2008 Western & Southern Financial Group Masters – Singles

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2008 Western & Southern Financial Group Masters
Champion   United Kingdom Andy Murray
Runner-up   Serbia Novak Djokovic
Final score   7–6(7–4), 7–6(7–5)
Events
Singles   Doubles

Roger Federer was the defending champion, but lost in the third round to Ivo Karlović.

Andy Murray won in the final 7–6(7–4), 7–6(7–5), against Novak Djokovic, to claim his first ATP Masters title.

Seeds[edit]

The top eight seeds receive a bye into the second round.

  1. Switzerland Roger Federer (Third Round)
  2. Spain Rafael Nadal (Semifinals)
  3. Serbia Novak Djokovic (Final)
  4. Russia Nikolay Davydenko (Second Round)
  5. Spain David Ferrer (Second Round)
  6. United States Andy Roddick (Withdrew due to a shoulder injury)
  7. United States James Blake (Third Round)
  8. United Kingdom Andy Murray (Champion)
  9. Switzerland Stanislas Wawrinka (Withdrew due to a right knee injury)
  10. Spain Fernando Verdasco (Third Round)
  11. France Richard Gasquet (Second Round)
  12. Spain Tommy Robredo (Second Round)
  13. Chile Fernando González (First Round)
  14. Russia Mikhail Youzhny (First Round)
  15. Czech Republic Radek Štěpánek (First Round)
  16. Croatia Ivo Karlović (Semifinals)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                                       
  16  Croatia Ivo Karlović 78 77    
   Germany Philipp Kohlschreiber 66 63    
  16  Croatia Ivo Karlović 4 4    
  8  United Kingdom Andy Murray 6 6    
   Spain Carlos Moyá 6 3 1
  8  United Kingdom Andy Murray 2 6 6  
    8  United Kingdom Andy Murray 77 77  
  3  Serbia Novak Djokovic 64 65  
     Latvia Ernests Gulbis 3 4    
3  Serbia Novak Djokovic 6 6    
  3  Serbia Novak Djokovic 6 7  
  2  Spain Rafael Nadal 1 5    
   Ecuador Nicolás Lapentti 63 1  
  2  Spain Rafael Nadal 77 6    

Top Half[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Quarterfinals
 
    1  Switzerland R Federer 62 77 6  
Q  Sweden J Björkman 0 65          United States R Ginepri 77 65 0  
   United States R Ginepri 6 77         1  Switzerland R Federer 66 6 65  
LL  Chile P Capdeville 7 2 2       16  Croatia I Karlović 78 4 77  
   Argentina J Acasuso 5 6 6        Argentina J Acasuso 3 63  
   Brazil T Bellucci 3 4       16  Croatia I Karlović 6 77    
16  Croatia I Karlović 6 6         16  Croatia I Karlović 78 77  
12  Spain T Robredo 6 6            Germany P Kohlschreiber 66 63  
   United States M Fish 2 2       12  Spain T Robredo 66 4    
   France J Benneteau 0 3          Sweden R Söderling 78 6    
   Sweden R Söderling 6 6            Sweden R Söderling 64 7 68
   Germany P Kohlschreiber 6 6            Germany P Kohlschreiber 77 5 710  
Q  United States M Yani 3 4          Germany P Kohlschreiber 6 6  
    LL  South Korea W-s Jun 2 2    
 

Section 2[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Quarterfinals
 
    4  Russia N Davydenko 68 6 2  
   Serbia J Tipsarević 65 5          Spain C Moyá 710 4 6  
   Spain C Moyá 77 7            Spain C Moyá 6 77    
WC  United States J Isner 77 6            Russia I Andreev 4 62    
Q  Italy A Stoppini 62 3       WC  United States J Isner 6 68 5
   Russia I Andreev 77 64 77        Russia I Andreev 3 710 7  
15  Czech Republic R Štěpánek 64 77 63          Spain C Moyá 6 3 1
11  France R Gasquet 3 6 1       8  United Kingdom A Murray 2 6 6
   France M Llodra 6 1 0r     11  France R Gasquet 68 0    
   Russia D Tursunov 77 6          Russia D Tursunov 710 6    
WC  Russia M Safin 65 4            Russia D Tursunov 3 3  
   United States S Querrey 6 4 6       8  United Kingdom A Murray 6 6    
   France P-H Mathieu 4 6 3        United States S Querrey 63 1  
    8  United Kingdom A Murray 77 6    
 

Bottom Half[edit]

Section 3[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Quarterfinals
 
    7  United States J Blake 6 6    
LL  United States R Ram 65 4          France G Simon 4 3    
   France G Simon 77 6         7  United States J Blake 4 6 3  
   Finland J Nieminen 67 2            Latvia E Gulbis 6 1 6  
   Latvia E Gulbis 79 6          Latvia E Gulbis 6 3 77
   Sweden T Johansson 64 77 3     LL  France A Clément 4 6 65  
LL  France A Clément 77 65 6          Latvia E Gulbis 3 4  
13  Chile F González 3 6 3       3  Serbia N Djokovic 6 6  
   Czech Republic T Berdych 6 3 6        Czech Republic T Berdych 7 5 5  
   Spain F López 5 5          Italy A Seppi 5 7 7  
   Italy A Seppi 7 7            Italy A Seppi 1 2  
Q  South Africa K Anderson 3 61         3  Serbia N Djokovic 6 6    
   Italy S Bolelli 6 77          Italy S Bolelli 62 62  
    3  Serbia N Djokovic 77 77    
 

Section 4[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Quarterfinals
 
    5  Spain D Ferrer 62 6 3  
   Ecuador N Lapentti 77 6          Ecuador N Lapentti 77 3 6  
   Croatia M Čilić 65 2            Ecuador N Lapentti 6 7    
WC  United States J Levine 3 4         10  Spain F Verdasco 3 5    
Q  Australia C Guccione 6 6       Q  Australia C Guccione 64 64  
Q  Dominican Republic V Estrella 3 5       10  Spain F Verdasco 77 77    
10  Spain F Verdasco 6 7            Ecuador N Lapentti 63 1  
14  Russia M Youzhny 62 6 4       2  Spain R Nadal 77 6  
   Germany T Haas 77 2 6        Germany T Haas 5      
   France G Monfils 6 6          France G Monfils 1r    
WC  United States D Young 1 1            Germany T Haas 4 60  
Q  Germany B Becker 6 66 4       2  Spain R Nadal 6 77    
   France F Serra 4 78 6        France F Serra 0 1  
    2  Spain R Nadal 6 6    
 

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