2008 US Open – Men's Singles

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2008 US Open
Champion   Switzerland Roger Federer
Runner-up   United Kingdom Andy Murray
Final score   6–2, 7–5, 6–2
Events
Singles   men   women       boys   girls
Doubles   men   women   mixed   boys   girls
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Legends    men    women    mixed
WC Singles    men    women    quad
WC Doubles    men    women    quad
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Main article: 2008 US Open (tennis)

Roger Federer was the four-time defending champion. He won a 5th consecutive US Open title after winning the final 6–2, 7–5, 6–2 against Andy Murray of Great Britain who was contesting his first major final. It was Federer's 13th major title and his only successful title defence in majors that year, after losing the Australian Open and Wimbledon titles.[1]

Seeds[edit]

  1. Spain Rafael Nadal (Semifinals)
  2. Switzerland Roger Federer (Champion)
  3. Serbia Novak Djoković (Semifinals)
  4. Spain David Ferrer (Third Round)
  5. Russia Nikolay Davydenko (Fourth Round)
  6. United Kingdom Andy Murray (Final)
  7. Argentina David Nalbandian (Third Round)
  8. United States Andy Roddick (Quarterfinals)
  9. United States James Blake (Third Round)
  10. Switzerland Stanislas Wawrinka (Fourth Round)
  11. Chile Fernando González (Fourth Round)
  12. France Richard Gasquet (First Round)
  13. Spain Fernando Verdasco (Third Round)
  14. Croatia Ivo Karlović (Third Round)
  15. Spain Tommy Robredo (Fourth Round)
  16. France Gilles Simon (Third Round)
  17. Argentina Juan Martín del Potro (Quarterfinals)
  18. Spain Nicolás Almagro (Third Round)
  19. France Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (Third Round)
  20. Germany Nicolas Kiefer (First Round, retired)
  21. Russia Mikhail Youzhny (withdrew due to illness)
  22. Czech Republic Tomáš Berdych (First Round)
  23. Russia Igor Andreev (Fourth Round)
  24. France Paul-Henri Mathieu (Second Round)
  25. Germany Philipp Kohlschreiber (Second Round, retired)
  26. Russia Dmitry Tursunov (Third Round)
  27. Spain Feliciano López (First Round)
  28. Czech Republic Radek Štěpánek (Third Round)
  29. Argentina Juan Mónaco (First Round)
  30. Croatia Marin Čilić (Third Round)
  31. Italy Andreas Seppi (Third Round)
  32. France Gaël Monfils (Fourth Round)

Qualifying Draw[edit]

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

Second seeded Roger Federer won the tournament for the fifth year in a row.
  Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                                                   
  1  Spain Rafael Nadal 3 6 6 6  
 United States Mardy Fish 6 1 4 2  
  1  Spain Rafael Nadal 2 65 6 4  
  6  United Kingdom Andy Murray 6 77 4 6  
17  Argentina Juan Martín del Potro 62 61 6 5
  6  United Kingdom Andy Murray 77 77 4 7  
    6  United Kingdom Andy Murray 2 5 2
  2  Switzerland Roger Federer 6 7 6
  8  United States Andy Roddick 2 3 6 65  
3  Serbia Novak Djoković 6 6 3 77  
3  Serbia Novak Djoković 3 7 5 2
  2  Switzerland Roger Federer 6 5 7 6  
Q  Luxembourg Gilles Müller 65 4 65
  2  Switzerland Roger Federer 77 6 77  

Top half[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
1 Spain R Nadal 78 6 78
Q Germany B Phau 66 3 66 1 Spain R Nadal 6 6 6
Q United States R DeHeart 77 5 6 3 6 Q United States R DeHeart 1 2 4
Belgium O Rochus 64 7 4 6 4 1 Spain R Nadal 6 6 6
Serbia V Troicki 7 6 6 Serbia V Troicki 4 3 0
WC Australia C Ball 63 0 1 Serbia V Troicki 2 6 6 3
Peru L Horna 2 3 2 25 Germany P Kohlschreiber 6 3 4 0 r
25 Germany P Kohlschreiber 6 6 6 1 Spain R Nadal 6 5 77 6
22 Czech Republic T Berdych 3 1 2 United States S Querrey 2 7 62 3
United States S Querrey 6 6 6 United States S Querrey 78 6 4 6
Spain P Andújar 4 2 2 France N Devilder 66 4 6 3
France N Devilder 6 6 6 United States S Querrey 77 77 6
Germany R Schüttler 68 0 0 r 14 Croatia I Karlović 65 65 2
France F Serra 710 6 2 France F Serra 65 4 2
Q Czech Republic J Minář 5 1 4 14 Croatia I Karlović 77 6 6
14 Croatia I Karlović 7 6 6

Section 2[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
9 United States J Blake 6 3 6 4 6
United States D Young 1 6 1 6 4 9 United States J Blake 4 6 1
Germany D Gremelmayr 1 78 64 4 Belgium S Darcis 6 3 0 r
Belgium S Darcis 6 66 77 6 9 United States J Blake 3 3 64
United States M Fish 77 63 6 6 United States M Fish 6 6 77
Q Australia R Smeets 64 77 3 4 United States M Fish 6 3 6 6
France S Grosjean 77 65 3 2 24 France P-H Mathieu 2 6 3 4
24 France P-H Mathieu 64 7 6 6 United States M Fish 7 6 6
32 France G Monfils 6 6 6 32 France G Monfils 5 2 2
Q Uruguay P Cuevas 4 4 1 32 France G Monfils 6 6 3 6
Russia E Korolev 77 6 711 Russia E Korolev 2 3 6 4
Sweden R Söderling 64 3 69 32 France G Monfils 6 6 6
LL Kazakhstan A Golubev 6 6 6 7 Argentina D Nalbandian 3 4 2
WC United States B Evans 4 3 2 LL Kazakhstan A Golubev 2 4 2
Brazil M Daniel 1 2 4 7 Argentina D Nalbandian 6 6 6
7 Argentina D Nalbandian 6 6 6

Section 3[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
4 Spain D Ferrer 77 6 6
Argentina M Vassallo Argüello 61 2 2 4 Spain D Ferrer 4 7 6 77
Q Germany A Beck 77 6 77 Q Germany A Beck 6 5 3 65
United States J Isner 65 4 63 4 Spain D Ferrer 4 4 6 6 5
Q United States R Sweeting 5 5 6 2 Japan K Nishikori 6 6 3 2 7
Croatia R Karanušić 7 7 3 6 Croatia R Karanušić 1 5 r
Japan K Nishikori 6 6 5 6 Japan K Nishikori 6 7
29 Argentina J Mónaco 2 2 7 2 Japan K Nishikori 3 4 3
17 Argentina JM del Potro 4 77 6 6 17 Argentina JM del Potro 6 6 6
Argentina G Cañas 6 60 4 1 17 Argentina JM del Potro 4 6 7 6
Spain Ó Hernández 3 77 4 5 Brazil T Bellucci 6 1 5 3
Brazil T Bellucci 6 65 6 7 17 Argentina JM del Potro 6 64 6 3 6
Germany M Berrer 4 2 2 16 France G Simon 4 77 1 6 3
Argentina J Acasuso 6 6 6 Argentina J Acasuso 4 1 4
Spain M Granollers 4 3 7 2 16 France G Simon 6 6 6
16 France G Simon 6 6 5 6

Section 4[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
10 Switzerland S Wawrinka 77 6 6
Italy S Bolelli 65 3 3 10 Switzerland S Wawrinka 6 78 6
United States W Odesnik 2 6 4 6 6 United States W Odesnik 4 66 2
Italy F Fognini 6 0 6 3 4 10 Switzerland S Wawrinka 5 64 6 6 6
Ecuador N Lapentti 4 6 6 4 3 LL Italy F Cipolla 7 77 4 0 4
Chinese Taipei Y-h Lu 6 1 4 6 6 Chinese Taipei Y-h Lu 1 6 62 4
Q Czech Republic J Hernych 77 4 6 60 64 LL Italy F Cipolla 6 4 77 6
LL Italy F Cipolla 62 6 2 77 77 10 Switzerland S Wawrinka 1 3 3
27 Spain F López 6 65 2 6 4 6 United Kingdom A Murray 6 6 6
Austria J Melzer 4 77 6 2 6 Austria J Melzer 6 6 6
Czech Republic J Vaněk 3 6 6 7 Czech Republic J Vaněk 0 2 2
Q Switzerland S Bohli 6 3 2 5 Austria J Melzer 77 6 65 1 3
Russia T Gabashvili 3 7 65 64 6 United Kingdom A Murray 65 4 77 6 6
France M Llodra 6 5 77 77 France M Llodra 4 6 5 67
Argentina S Roitman 3 4 0 6 United Kingdom A Murray 6 1 7 79
6 United Kingdom A Murray 6 6 6

Bottom half[edit]

Section 5[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
8 United States A Roddick 6 6 6
France F Santoro 2 2 2 8 United States A Roddick 3 7 6 7
Latvia E Gulbis 7 6 77 Latvia E Gulbis 6 5 2 5
Sweden T Johansson 5 1 63 8 United States A Roddick 6 7 77
Spain G García López 4 6 6 6 31 Italy A Seppi 2 5 64
Slovakia D Hrbatý 6 3 4 4 Spain G García López 2 6 2 2
South Korea H-t Lee 3 5 6 6 3 31 Italy A Seppi 6 4 6 6
31 Italy A Seppi 6 7 3 3 6 8 United States A Roddick 6 6 6
20 Germany N Kiefer 6 1 4 1 r 11 Chile F González 2 4 1
Czech Republic I Minář 4 6 6 4 Czech Republic I Minář 77 6 4 3 2
WC United States S Jenkins 3 3 5 Finland J Nieminen 62 3 6 6 6
Finland J Nieminen 6 6 7 Finland J Nieminen 5 4 77 1
United States B Reynolds 6 63 2 6 77 11 Chile F González 7 6 63 6
Q Czech Republic T Zíb 4 77 6 4 64 United States B Reynolds 66 4 4
Spain I Navarro 63 3 6 65 11 Chile F González 78 6 6
11 Chile F González 77 6 4 77

Section 6[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
15 Spain T Robredo 77 6 6
Germany M Zverev 64 2 1 15 Spain T Robredo 4 77 6 6
United States V Spadea 6 2 3 6 4 Russia M Safin 6 64 4 0
Russia M Safin 3 6 6 4 6 15 Spain T Robredo 77 6 6
LL Pakistan A-u-H Qureshi 4 77 62 2 19 France J-W Tsonga 62 2 3
Spain C Moyá 6 65 77 6 Spain C Moyá 6 3 4 4
Spain S Ventura 77 4 2 3 19 France J-W Tsonga 4 6 6 6
19 France J-W Tsonga 63 6 6 6 15 Spain T Robredo 6 2 3 7 3
30 Croatia M Čilić 4 7 6 67 6 3 Serbia N Djoković 4 6 6 5 6
France J Benneteau 6 5 3 79 2 30 Croatia M Čilić 6 2 6 7
United States R Ginepri 6 6 77 United States R Ginepri 4 6 2 5
WC United States A Delic 1 2 65 30 Croatia M Čilić 79 5 4 60
Q United States R Kendrick 77 6 5 7 3 Serbia N Djoković 67 7 6 77
France N Mahut 63 4 7 5 Q United States R Kendrick 68 4 4
France A Clément 3 3 4 3 Serbia N Djoković 710 6 6
3 Serbia N Djoković 6 6 6

Section 7[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
5 Russia N Davydenko 6 6 6
Israel D Sela 3 3 3 5 Russia N Davydenko 6 6 77
WC United States A Krajicek 2 2 1 Argentina A Calleri 4 4 62
Argentina A Calleri 6 6 6 5 Russia N Davydenko 6 77 6
Spain A Montañés 65 3 6 3 26 Russia D Tursunov 2 64 3
Romania V Hănescu 77 6 2 6 Romania V Hănescu 77 3 4 2
Argentina E Schwank 5 6 5 65 26 Russia D Tursunov 62 6 6 6
26 Russia D Tursunov 7 4 7 77 5 Russia N Davydenko 4 6 3 610
18 Spain N Almagro 6 6 7 Q Luxembourg G Müller 6 4 6 712
Canada F Dancevic 3 4 5 18 Spain N Almagro 6 6 6
WC United States S Warburg 6 1 WC United States S Warburg 3 4 4
Serbia J Tipsarević 2 0 r 18 Spain N Almagro 77 6 65 66 5
WC France L Recouderc 4 0 6 4 Q Luxembourg G Müller 63 3 77 78 7
Q Luxembourg G Müller 6 6 4 6 Q Luxembourg G Müller 2 2 77 6 6
Germany T Haas 63 6 5 7 6 Germany T Haas 6 6 65 3 3
12 France R Gasquet 77 4 7 5 2

Section 8[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
13 Spain F Verdasco 6 6 6
Russia I Kunitsyn 3 4 1 13 Spain F Verdasco 65 77 6 66 6
Q Portugal R Machado 6 79 6 Q Portugal R Machado 77 65 4 78 0
Q South Africa R de Voest 4 67 1 13 Spain F Verdasco 2 4 4
Portugal F Gil 6 3 2 3 23 Russia I Andreev 6 6 6
France J Chardy 3 6 6 6 France J Chardy 63 4 3
France M Gicquel 63 4 4 23 Russia I Andreev 77 6 6
23 Russia I Andreev 77 6 6 23 Russia I Andreev 77 65 3 6 3
28 Czech Republic R Štěpánek 7 6 6 2 Switzerland R Federer 65 77 6 3 6
Italy P Starace 5 3 1 28 Czech Republic R Štěpánek 6 6 63 6
WC United States J Levine 3 6 66 66 Australia C Guccione 4 4 77 2
Australia C Guccione 6 3 78 78 28 Czech Republic R Štěpánek 3 3 2
Q Brazil T Alves 4 1 6 77 6 2 Switzerland R Federer 6 6 6
Q Chile P Capdeville 6 6 1 62 4 Q Brazil T Alves 3 5 4
Argentina M González 3 0 3 2 Switzerland R Federer 6 7 6
2 Switzerland R Federer 6 6 6

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Federer rolls past Murray to win 13th Grand Slam title". ESPN Tennis. 13 September 2008. Retrieved 5 July 2013. 

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