2008 Pilot Pen Tennis

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2008 Pilot Pen Tennis
Date:   August 15 – 23
Edition:   40th
Location:   New Haven, United States
Venue:   Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center
Champions
Men's Singles
Croatia Marin Čilić
Women's Singles
Denmark Caroline Wozniacki
Men's Doubles
Brazil Marcelo Melo / Brazil André Sá
Women's Doubles
Czech Republic Květa Peschke / United States Lisa Raymond
Pilot Pen Tennis
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Men's singles champion Marin Čilić

The 2008 Pilot Pen Tennis was a combined men's and women's tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts. It was the 40th edition of the Pilot Pen Tennis, and was part of the International Series of the 2008 ATP Tour, and of the Tier II Series of the 2008 WTA Tour. It took place at the Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center in New Haven, United States, from August 15 through August 23, 2008.

The men's field was headlined by ATP No. 13, Nottingham runner-up and Umag champion Fernando Verdasco, Cincinnati Masters semifinalist and Nottingham titlist Ivo Karlović, and winner of back-to-back titles in Stuttgart, Kitzbühel, Los Angeles and Washington Juan Martín del Potro. Other top seeds are Gstaad and Umag finalist Igor Andreev, Viña del Mar and Pörtschach runner-up Juan Mónaco, Marin Čilić, Andreas Seppi and Mardy Fish.

The women's draw was led by WTA No. 10, Rome Tier I semifinalist and Paris champion Anna Chakvetadze, Australian Open semifinalist and Indian Wells Tier I quarterfinalist Daniela Hantuchová, and Paris, Eastbourne and Montreal semifinalist, Standford finalist Marion Bartoli. Also competing are Paris finalist Ágnes Szávay, Bangalore runner-up Patty Schnyder, Flavia Pennetta, Alizé Cornet and Dominika Cibulková.

Champions[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

Croatia Marin Čilić defeated United States Mardy Fish, 6–4, 4–6, 6–2

  • It was Marin Čilić's 1st career title.

Women's Singles[edit]

Denmark Caroline Wozniacki defeated Russia Anna Chakvetadze, 3–6, 6–4, 6–1

  • It was Caroline Wozniacki's 2nd title of the year, and overall.

Men's Doubles[edit]

Brazil Marcelo Melo / Brazil André Sá defeated India Mahesh Bhupathi / The Bahamas Mark Knowles, 7–5, 6–2

Women's Doubles[edit]

Czech Republic Květa Peschke / United States Lisa Raymond defeated Romania Sorana Cîrstea / Romania Monica Niculescu, 4–6, 7–5, [10–7]

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