2008 AIG Japan Open Tennis Championships – Men's Singles

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Men's Singles
2008 AIG Japan Open Tennis Championships
Champion Czech Republic Tomáš Berdych
Runner-up Argentina Juan Martín del Potro
Final score 6–1, 6–4
Events
Singles   men   women
Doubles   men   women

David Ferrer was the defending champion, but lost in the quarterfinals to Juan Martín del Potro.

Tomáš Berdych won in the final 6–1, 6–4, against Juan Martín del Potro.

Seeds[edit]

All seeds received a bye into the second round.

  1. Spain David Ferrer (Quarterfinals)
  2. United States Andy Roddick (Semifinals)
  3. Chile Fernando González (Quarterfinals)
  4. France Richard Gasquet (Semifinals)
  5. Argentina Juan Martín del Potro (Final)
  6. Spain Tommy Robredo (Third Round)
  7. France Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (Third Round, retired due to an abdominal strain)
  8. Russia Mikhail Youzhny (Third Round)
  9. Czech Republic Tomáš Berdych (Champion)
  10. France Gaël Monfils (withdrew due to a right shoulder injury)
  11. Finland Jarkko Nieminen (Third Round)
  12. Germany Rainer Schüttler (Quarterfinals)
  13. United States Sam Querrey (Second Round)
  14. Austria Jürgen Melzer (Third Round)
  15. Italy Simone Bolelli (Second Round)
  16. Spain Guillermo García López (Second Round)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                                       
  1  Spain David Ferrer 1 5    
5  Argentina Juan Martín del Potro 6 7    
  5  Argentina Juan Martín del Potro 6 4 7  
  4  France Richard Gasquet 3 6 5  
4  France Richard Gasquet 6 6  
  12  Germany Rainer Schüttler 3 2    
    5  Argentina Juan Martín del Potro 1 4  
  9  Czech Republic Tomáš Berdych 6 6  
  9  Czech Republic Tomáš Berdych 6 6    
3  Chile Fernando González 0 4    
  9  Czech Republic Tomáš Berdych 63 7 77
  2  United States Andy Roddick 77 5 63  
   Serbia Viktor Troicki 3 4  
  2  United States Andy Roddick 6 6    

Top Half[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Quarterfinals
 
    1  Spain D Ferrer 6 4 6  
   United States J Levine 4 6 6        United States J Levine 4 6 1  
Q  Thailand D Udomchoke 6 1 0       1  Spain D Ferrer 4 6 6  
WC  Japan Y Sugita 3 66         WC  Japan T Suzuki 6 3 2  
WC  Japan T Suzuki 6 78       WC  Japan T Suzuki 77 4 77
    15  Italy S Bolelli 65 6 65  
      1  Spain D Ferrer 1 5  
      5  Argentina JM del Potro 6 7  
    11  Finland J Nieminen 79 6    
Q  Philippines C Mamiit 3 7 6     Q  Philippines C Mamiit 67 4    
LL  United States B Evans 6 5 4       11  Finland J Nieminen 1 3  
   Israel D Sela 7 6         5  Argentina JM del Potro 6 6    
   Germany B Phau 5 1          Israel D Sela 5 0  
    5  Argentina JM del Potro 7 6    
 

Section 2[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Quarterfinals
 
    4  France R Gasquet 6 6    
Q  Austria M Slanar 4 6 6     Q  Austria M Slanar 4 2    
   United States D Young 6 3 2       4  France R Gasquet 6 6    
   Japan K Nishikori 77 65 6          Japan K Nishikori 1 2    
   United States R Kendrick 63 77 2        Japan K Nishikori 6 6  
    16  Spain G García López 4 4    
      4  France R Gasquet 6 6  
      12  Germany R Schüttler 3 2  
    12  Germany R Schüttler 6 63 6  
WC  Japan S Iwabuchi 1 4          South Korea H-t Lee 3 77 3  
   South Korea H-t Lee 6 6         12  Germany R Schüttler 6 612 6
   Italy F Cipolla 77 77         8  Russia M Youzhny 3 714 4  
   Spain I Navarro 65 64          Italy F Cipolla 2 2  
    8  Russia M Youzhny 6 6    
 

Bottom Half[edit]

Section 3[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Quarterfinals
 
    6  Spain T Robredo 6 6    
   Australia J Sirianni 6 6          Australia J Sirianni 2 2    
Q  Japan Y Ito 3 2         6  Spain T Robredo 66 2    
   Croatia R Karanušić 6 6         9  Czech Republic T Berdych 78 6    
Q  Japan H Kondo 2 2          Croatia R Karanušić 3 4  
    9  Czech Republic T Berdych 6 6    
      9  Czech Republic T Berdych 6 6  
      3  Chile F González 0 4  
    13  United States S Querrey 65 3    
   Japan G Soeda 4 2          United States A Delic 77 6    
   United States A Delic 6 6            United States A Delic 4 64  
   Chinese Taipei Y-h Lu 6 77         3  Chile F González 6 77    
Q  Slovenia L Gregorc 4 65          Chinese Taipei Y-h Lu 6 5 3
    3  Chile F González 1 7 6  
 

Section 4[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Quarterfinals
 
    7  France J-W Tsonga 4 77 6  
   United States B Reynolds 6 6          United States B Reynolds 6 64 4  
WC  Japan T Ito 3 1         7  France J-W Tsonga 7 1r  
   United States W Odesnik 6 6            Serbia V Troicki 5 2    
   United States K Kim 4 3          United States W Odesnik 2 1  
       Serbia V Troicki 6 6    
         Serbia V Troicki 3 4  
      2  United States A Roddick 6 6  
    14  Austria J Melzer 6 6    
   Germany S Stadler 6 6          Germany S Stadler 2 3    
   Germany P Petzschner 2 4         14  Austria J Melzer 62 2  
   Czech Republic I Minář 711 2 6       2  United States A Roddick 77 6    
   Germany M Zverev 69 6 2        Czech Republic I Minář 611 77 62
    2  United States A Roddick 713 64 77  
 

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