2008 French Open – Men's Doubles

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2008 French Open
Champions   Uruguay Pablo Cuevas
Peru Luis Horna
Runners-up   Canada Daniel Nestor
Serbia Nenad Zimonjić
Final score   6–2, 6–3
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Doubles   men   women   mixed   boys   girls
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Mark Knowles and Daniel Nestor were the defending champions, but did not compete together. Knowles partnered with Mahesh Bhupathi, but lost in the first round to Stephen Huss and Ross Hutchins. Nestor partnered with Nenad Zimonjić, and reached the final before losing to Pablo Cuevas and Luis Horna.

Seeds[edit]

  1. United States Bob Bryan / United States Mike Bryan (Quarterfinals)
  2. Canada Daniel Nestor / Serbia Nenad Zimonjić (Final)
  3. Israel Jonathan Erlich / Israel Andy Ram (Third round)
  4. India Mahesh Bhupathi / The Bahamas Mark Knowles (First round)
  5. Sweden Simon Aspelin / Austria Julian Knowle (Third round)
  6. Czech Republic Martin Damm / Czech Republic Pavel Vízner (First round)
  7. France Arnaud Clément / France Michaël Llodra (First round)
  8. Sweden Jonas Björkman / Zimbabwe Kevin Ullyett (Quarterfinals)
  9. Czech Republic Lukáš Dlouhý / India Leander Paes (Third round)
  10. South Africa Jeff Coetzee / South Africa Wesley Moodie (Second round)
  11. Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg / Poland Marcin Matkowski (Second round)
  12. Belarus Max Mirnyi / United Kingdom Jamie Murray (First round)
  13. Czech Republic František Čermák / Australia Jordan Kerr (Second round)
  14. Brazil Marcelo Melo / Brazil André Sá (Second round)
  15. Germany Christopher Kas / Netherlands Rogier Wassen (Second round)
  16. France Julien Benneteau / France Nicolas Mahut (withdrew)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                                       
  1  United States Bob Bryan
 United States Mike Bryan
3 7 61  
   Uruguay Pablo Cuevas
 Peru Luis Horna
6 5 7  
     Uruguay Pablo Cuevas
 Peru Luis Horna
6 67 7  
  Alt  Brazil Bruno Soares
 Serbia Dušan Vemić
4 7 66  
Alt  Brazil Bruno Soares
 Serbia Dušan Vemić
7 6  
  8  Sweden Jonas Björkman
 Zimbabwe Kevin Ullyett
5 3    
       Uruguay Pablo Cuevas
 Peru Luis Horna
6 6  
  2  Canada Daniel Nestor
 Serbia Nenad Zimonjić
2 3  
     Serbia Janko Tipsarević
 Serbia Viktor Troicki
3 4    
   Russia Igor Kunitsyn
 Russia Dmitry Tursunov
6 6    
     Russia Igor Kunitsyn
 Russia Dmitry Tursunov
6 4 4
  2  Canada Daniel Nestor
 Serbia Nenad Zimonjić
4 6 6  
   Belgium Steve Darcis
 Belgium Olivier Rochus
1 4  
  2  Canada Daniel Nestor
 Serbia Nenad Zimonjić
6 6    

Top half[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First round Second round Third round Quarterfinals
1 United States B Bryan
United States M Bryan
6 6  
  India R Bopanna
Pakistan A-u-H Qureshi
1 4   1 United States B Bryan
United States M Bryan
6 6  
  Australia P Hanley
Australia T Perry
7 6     Australia P Hanley
Australia T Perry
2 3  
WC France T Ascione
France F Serra
5 3   1 United States B Bryan
United States M Bryan
7 6  
  United States J Isner
United States S Querrey
6 7     United States J Isner
United States S Querrey
65 2  
  Italy P Starace
Italy F Volandri
3 5     United States J Isner
United States S Querrey
65 7 3
WC France J Eysseric
France A Mannarino
2 1   15 Germany C Kas
Netherlands R Wassen
7 5 0r
15 Germany C Kas
Netherlands R Wassen
6 6   1 United States B Bryan
United States M Bryan
3 7 61
9 Czech Republic L Dlouhý
India L Paes
6 6     Uruguay P Cuevas
Peru L Horna
6 5 7
  Thailand S Ratiwatana
Thailand S Ratiwatana
2 4   9 Czech Republic L Dlouhý
India L Paes
6 6  
  Germany T Behrend
Czech Republic T Cibulec
2 1     Argentina J Acasuso
Argentina S Prieto
4 4  
  Argentina J Acasuso
Argentina S Prieto
6 6   9 Czech Republic L Dlouhý
India L Paes
4 4  
  Czech Republic I Minář
Czech Republic J Vaněk
1 2     Uruguay P Cuevas
Peru L Horna
6 6  
  Sweden R Lindstedt
Finland J Nieminen
6 6     Sweden R Lindstedt
Finland J Nieminen
4 1  
  Uruguay P Cuevas
Peru L Horna
7 6     Uruguay P Cuevas
Peru L Horna
6 6  
7 France A Clément
France M Llodra
5 4  

Section 2[edit]

First round Second round Third round Quarterfinals
3 Israel J Erlich
Israel A Ram
6 4 7
WC France É Prodon
France L Recouderc
3 6 5 3 Israel J Erlich
Israel A Ram
4 6 6
  Slovakia D Hrbatý
South Korea H-t Lee
6 6     Slovakia D Hrbatý
South Korea H-t Lee
6 2 2
WC France G Monfils
France J Ouanna
3 4   3 Israel J Erlich
Israel A Ram
4 4  
  South Africa C Haggard
Germany M Zverev
6 64 3 Alt Brazil B Soares
Serbia D Vemić
6 6  
Alt Brazil B Soares
Serbia D Vemić
4 7 6 Alt Brazil B Soares
Serbia D Vemić
6 6  
WC France S Grosjean
Brazil G Kuerten
7 3 1 Alt Romania F Mergea
Romania H Tecău
3 4  
Alt Romania F Mergea
Romania H Tecău
5 6 6 Alt Brazil B Soares
Serbia D Vemić
7 6  
11 Poland M Fyrstenberg
Poland M Matkowski
6 7   8 Sweden J Björkman
Zimbabwe K Ullyett
5 3  
  Czech Republic J Levinský
Czech Republic D Škoch
4 63   11 Poland M Fyrstenberg
Poland M Matkowski
4 6 4
  United States T Parrott
Slovakia F Polášek
6 3 4   Slovakia M Mertiňák
Switzerland J-C Scherrer
6 3 6
  Slovakia M Mertiňák
Switzerland J-C Scherrer
3 6 6   Slovakia M Mertiňák
Switzerland J-C Scherrer
2 6 3
  Spain Montañés
Argentina S Roitman
6 4 6 8 Sweden J Björkman
Zimbabwe K Ullyett
6 3 6
  Israel H Levy
Israel D Sela
4 6 2   Spain Montañés
Argentina S Roitman
     
  United States E Butorac
Australia A Fisher
68 6 62 8 Sweden J Björkman
Zimbabwe K Ullyett
w/o    
8 Sweden J Björkman
Zimbabwe K Ullyett
7 1 7

Bottom half[edit]

Section 3[edit]

First round Second round Third round Quarterfinals
5 Sweden S Aspelin
Austria J Knowle
7 6  
  Sweden J Brunström
Sweden R Söderling
5 4   5 Sweden S Aspelin
Austria J Knowle
5 6 6
  Spain M Granollers
Spain S Ventura
6 7     Spain M Granollers
Spain S Ventura
7 0 1
  Australia C Guccione
Australia L Hewitt
4 5   5 Sweden S Aspelin
Austria J Knowle
63 7 5
  Serbia J Tipsarević
Serbia V Troicki
6 2 6   Serbia J Tipsarević
Serbia V Troicki
7 64 7
  Poland L Kubot
Croatia L Zovko
1 6 3   Serbia J Tipsarević
Serbia V Troicki
6 6  
  Austria J Melzer
Austria A Peya
5 4   10 South Africa J Coetzee
South Africa W Moodie
2 4  
10 South Africa J Coetzee
South Africa W Moodie
7 6     Serbia J Tipsarević
Serbia V Troicki
3 4  
13 Czech Republic F Čermák
Australia J Kerr
6 6     Russia I Kunitsyn
Russia D Tursunov
6 6  
WC France J Chardy
France D Guez
1 3   13 Czech Republic F Čermák
Australia J Kerr
3 2  
  Russia I Kunitsyn
Russia D Tursunov
6 6     Russia I Kunitsyn
Russia D Tursunov
6 6  
  Spain N Almagro
Spain Ó Hernández
3 3     Russia I Kunitsyn
Russia D Tursunov
6 5 7
  United States S Lipsky
United States D Martin
7 7     Australia S Huss
United Kingdom R Hutchins
4 7 5
  Croatia I Ljubičić
Czech Republic P Pála
5 63     United States S Lipsky
United States D Martin
5 7 3
  Australia S Huss
United Kingdom R Hutchins
6 6     Australia S Huss
United Kingdom R Hutchins
7 63 6
4 India M Bhupathi
The Bahamas M Knowles
4 4  

Section 4[edit]

First round Second round Third round Quarterfinals
6 Czech Republic M Damm
Czech Republic P Vízner
5 4  
  Argentina L Arnold Ker
Argentina JI Chela
7 6     Argentina L Arnold Ker
Argentina JI Chela
6 7  
  France M Gicquel
France F Santoro
62 67   WC France N Devilder
France O Patience
1 5  
WC France N Devilder
France O Patience
7 7     Argentina L Arnold Ker
Argentina JI Chela
2 4  
Alt Argentina C Berlocq
Chile P Capdeville
2 65     Belgium S Darcis
Belgium O Rochus
6 6  
  Belgium S Darcis
Belgium O Rochus
6 7     Belgium S Darcis
Belgium O Rochus
6 3 6
  South Africa R de Voest
Netherlands R Haase
3 6 7   South Africa R de Voest
Netherlands R Haase
4 6 4
12 Belarus M Mirnyi
United Kingdom J Murray
6 3 5   Belgium S Darcis
Belgium O Rochus
1 4  
14 Brazil M Melo
Brazil A Sá
4 6 6 2 Canada D Nestor
Serbia N Zimonjić
6 6  
  Italy S Bolelli
Italy A Seppi
6 3 2 14 Brazil M Melo
Brazil A Sá
4 4  
  Argentina A Calleri
Ecuador N Lapentti
7 2 4   United States R Ram
United States B Reynolds
6 6  
  United States R Ram
United States B Reynolds
66 6 6   United States R Ram
United States B Reynolds
3 2  
  Switzerland Y Allegro
Belgium K Vliegen
6 1 4 2 Canada D Nestor
Serbia N Zimonjić
6 6  
  Brazil M Daniel
United States J Thomas
2 6 6   Brazil M Daniel
United States J Thomas
3 5  
  France É Roger-Vasselin
France G Simon
3 3   2 Canada D Nestor
Serbia N Zimonjić
6 7  
2 Canada D Nestor
Serbia N Zimonjić
6 6  

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