2008 Regions Morgan Keegan Championships and the Cellular South Cup

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2008 Regions Morgan Keegan Championships
and Cellular South Cup
Date:   February 24 – March 2
Edition:   33rd (men) / 23rd (women)
Location:   Memphis, Tennessee, USA
Venue:   Racquet Club of Memphis
Champions
Men's Singles
Belgium Steve Darcis
Women's Singles
United States Lindsay Davenport
Men's Doubles
India Mahesh Bhupathi / The Bahamas Mark Knowles
Women's Doubles
United States Lindsay Davenport / United States Lisa Raymond
Regions Morgan Keegan Championships
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Cellular South Cup
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The 2008 Regions Morgan Keegan Championships and the Cellular South Cup were tennis tournaments played on indoor hard courts. It was the 33rd edition of the Regions Morgan Keegan Championships, the 23rd edition of the Cellular South Cup, and was part of the International Series Gold of the 2008 ATP Tour, and of the Tier III Series of the 2008 WTA Tour. Both the men's and the women's events took place at the Racquet Club of Memphis in Memphis, Tennessee, United States, from February 24 through March 2, 2008.

The men's singles featured ATP No. 6, 2007 Davis Cup champion and recent San Jose winner Andy Roddick, other Davis Cup champion, Australian Open quarterfinalist and Delray Beach runner-up James Blake, and three-time Memphis winner, defending champion Tommy Haas. Other seeded players were San Jose finalist Radek Štěpánek, Delray Beach semifinalist Sam Querrey, Thomas Johansson, Jürgen Melzer and Robin Söderling.

The women's side included WTA No. 8, Australian Open quarterfinalist and Memphis defending champion Venus Williams, Portorož winner Tatiana Golovin, and Australian Open doubles runner-up and 2007 Memphis finalist Shahar Pe'er. Also competing were 1997 Cellular South Cup titlist and recent Auckland champion Lindsay Davenport, Quebec City quarterfinalist Olga Govortsova, Caroline Wozniacki, Sofia Arvidsson and Laura Granville.

Champions[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

Belgium Steve Darcis defeated Sweden Robin Söderling 6–3, 7–6(7–5)

  • It was Steve Darcis' 1st title of the year, and his 2nd overall.


Women's Singles[edit]

United States Lindsay Davenport defeated Belarus Olga Govortsova 6–2, 6–1

  • It was Lindsay Davenport's 2nd title of the year, and her 55th overall. It was her 2nd win at the event.


Men's Doubles[edit]

India Mahesh Bhupathi / The Bahamas Mark Knowles defeated Thailand Sanchai Ratiwatana / Thailand Sonchat Ratiwatana, 7–6(7–5), 6–2


Women's Doubles[edit]

United States Lindsay Davenport / United States Lisa Raymond defeated United States Angela Haynes / United States Mashona Washington, 6–3, 6–1


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