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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