The 2008 WTA Tour Championships (also known as the Sony Ericsson WTA Tour Championships for sponsorship reasons) was a tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts. It was the 38th edition of the year-end singles championships, the 33rd edition of the year-end doubles championships, and is part of the 2008 WTA Tour. It took place at the Khalifa International Tennis Complex in Doha, Qatar, from November 4 through November 9, 2008.
Venus Williams def. Vera Zvonareva, 6–7(5), 6–0, 6–2
- It was Venus Williams' 3rd title of the year, and her 39th overall. It was her 1st career year-end championships title.
Cara Black / Liezel Huber def. Květa Peschke / Rennae Stubbs, 6–1, 7–5
The top eight players and the top four doubles teams in the 2008 WTA Tour will qualify for the Championships. Two more players will also come to Doha as reserves. Should any player withdraw, they will enter the tournament.
Qualified singles players 
Singles alternates 
Withdrawn players 
- Maria Sharapova (2515) (Sharapova announced a hiatus from tennis from the Rogers Cup until 2009, which prevented her from continuing to collect points and qualify)
Qualified doubles teams 
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