2008 WTA Tour Championships (also known as the for sponsorship reasons) was a Sony Ericsson WTA Tour Championships 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.
Champions [ edit ]
Singles [ edit ]
def. Venus Williams 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.
Doubles [ edit ]
/ Cara Black def. Liezel Huber Květa Peschke / Rennae Stubbs, 6–1, 7–5
Players [ edit ]
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 [ edit ]
Singles alternates [ edit ]
Withdrawn players [ edit ]
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) [2 ]
Qualified doubles teams [ edit ]
References [ edit ]
External links [ edit ]