2008 Australian Open – Men's Doubles

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Men's Doubles
2008 Australian Open
Champion Israel Jonathan Erlich
Israel Andy Ram
Runner-up France Arnaud Clément
France Michaël Llodra
Final score 7–5, 7–6(7–4)
Events
Singles men women boys girls
Doubles men women mixed boys girls
Legends men women mixed
WC Singles men women quad
WC Doubles men women quad
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Bob Bryan and Mike Bryan were the defending champions, but lost in the quarterfinals to Mahesh Bhupathi and Mark Knowles.

Jonathan Erlich and Andy Ram won in the final 7–5, 7–6(4), against Arnaud Clément and Michaël Llodra.

Seeds[edit]

  1. United States Bob Bryan / United States Mike Bryan (Quarterfinals)
  2. Canada Daniel Nestor / Serbia Nenad Zimonjić (Quarterfinals)
  3. Sweden Simon Aspelin / Austria Julian Knowle (First round)
  4. Czech Republic Martin Damm / Czech Republic Pavel Vízner (Quarterfinals)
  5. Australia Paul Hanley / India Leander Paes (Second round)
  6. India Mahesh Bhupathi / The Bahamas Mark Knowles (Semifinals)
  7. France Arnaud Clément / France Michaël Llodra (Final)
  8. Israel Jonathan Erlich / Israel Andy Ram (Champions)
  9. Czech Republic František Čermák / Czech Republic Lukáš Dlouhý (Third round)
  10. United States Eric Butorac / Zimbabwe Kevin Ullyett (Third round)
  11. Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg / Poland Marcin Matkowski (Third round)
  12. Belarus Max Mirnyi / United Kingdom Jamie Murray (First round)
  13. Brazil Marcelo Melo / Brazil André Sá (First round)
  14. France Julien Benneteau / France Nicolas Mahut (Third round)
  15. Germany Christopher Kas / Netherlands Rogier Wassen (Third round)
  16. Czech Republic Leoš Friedl / Czech Republic David Škoch (Second round)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                             
1 United States Bob Bryan
United States Mike Bryan
3 7 65
6 India Mahesh Bhupathi
The Bahamas Mark Knowles
6 5 77
6 India Mahesh Bhupathi
The Bahamas Mark Knowles
4 4  
8 Israel Jonathan Erlich
Israel Andy Ram
6 6  
  France Marc Gicquel
France Fabrice Santoro
4 1  
8 Israel Jonathan Erlich
Israel Andy Ram
6 6  
8 Israel Jonathan Erlich
Israel Andy Ram
7 77  
7 France Arnaud Clément
France Michaël Llodra
5 64  
  South Africa Jeff Coetzee
South Africa Wesley Moodie
7 5 6
4 Czech Republic Martin Damm
Czech Republic Pavel Vízner
5 7 4
  South Africa Jeff Coetzee
South Africa Wesley Moodie
3 69  
7 France Arnaud Clément
France Michaël Llodra
6 711  
7 France Arnaud Clément
France Michaël Llodra
6 6  
2 Canada Daniel Nestor
Serbia Nenad Zimonjić
4 4  

Top Half[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
1 United States B Bryan
United States M Bryan
6 6  
  Argentina M González
Argentina J Mónaco
3 2   1 United States B Bryan
United States M Bryan
6 6  
  Argentina C Berlocq
Italy A Seppi
7 2 3   Spain N Almagro
Chile N Massú
3 4  
  Spain N Almagro
Chile N Massú
5 6 6 1 United States B Bryan
United States M Bryan
6 6  
  Czech Republic P Pála
Argentina M Vassallo Argüello
6 7 4 14 France J Benneteau
France N Mahut
3 4  
  South Africa R de Voest
South Africa C Haggard
7 6 6   South Africa R de Voest
South Africa C Haggard
1 1  
  Argentina M García
Austria O Marach
6 1 2 14 France J Benneteau
France N Mahut
6 6  
14 France J Benneteau
France N Mahut
2 6 6 1 United States B Bryan
United States M Bryan
3 7 6
11 Poland M Fyrstenberg
Poland M Matkowski
5 6 6 6 India M Bhupathi
The Bahamas M Knowles
6 5 7
  Spain G García López
Spain F Verdasco
7 4 3 11 Poland M Fyrstenberg
Poland M Matkowski
77 65 6
  Sweden T Johansson
Romania A Pavel
3 6 6   Sweden T Johansson
Romania A Pavel
63 77 4
WC Australia A Coelho
Australia B Klein
6 3 3 11 Poland M Fyrstenberg
Poland M Matkowski
3 2  
  Israel H Levy
Israel D Sela
3 5   6 India M Bhupathi
The Bahamas M Knowles
6 6  
  Switzerland Y Allegro
Belgium K Vliegen
6 7     Switzerland Y Allegro
Belgium K Vliegen
1 4  
  Russia M Youzhny
Germany M Zverev
610 4   6 India M Bhupathi
The Bahamas M Knowles
6 6  
6 India M Bhupathi
The Bahamas M Knowles
712 6  

Section 2[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
3 Sweden S Aspelin
Austria J Knowle
4 6 2
  Sweden R Lindstedt
Finland J Nieminen
6 4 6   Sweden R Lindstedt
Finland J Nieminen
63 6 3
  United States H Armando
Belgium X Malisse
4 3     France M Gicquel
France F Santoro
77 3 6
  France M Gicquel
France F Santoro
6 6     France M Gicquel
France F Santoro
6 6  
WC Australia C Ball
Australia A Feeney
6 6     Australia C Ball
Australia A Feeney
4 2  
WC Australia C Guccione
Australia P Luczak
3 2   WC Australia C Ball
Australia A Feeney
77 3 6
WC Australia C Ebelthite
Australia N Lindahl
7 3 6 16 Czech Republic L Friedl
Czech Republic D Škoch
64 6 3
16 Czech Republic L Friedl
Czech Republic D Škoch
5 6 7   France M Gicquel
France F Santoro
4 1  
9 Czech Republic F Čermák
Czech Republic L Dlouhý
6 6   8 Israel J Erlich
Israel A Ram
6 6  
  Belgium S Darcis
Belgium O Rochus
2 3   9 Czech Republic F Čermák
Czech Republic L Dlouhý
77 77  
  Spain M Granollers-Pujol
Spain S Ventura
7 6     Spain M Granollers-Pujol
Spain S Ventura
65 65  
  United States R Kendrick
United States J Thomas
6 4   9 Czech Republic F Čermák
Czech Republic L Dlouhý
5 3  
  United States S Lipsky
United States D Martin
6 6   8 Israel J Erlich
Israel A Ram
7 6  
  Spain Ó Hernández
Spain Montañés
2 4     United States S Lipsky
United States D Martin
64 0  
  United States A Roddick
Russia D Tursunov
5 3   8 Israel J Erlich
Israel A Ram
77 6  
8 Israel J Erlich
Israel A Ram
7 6  

Bottom Half[edit]

Section 3[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
5 Australia P Hanley
India L Paes
77 77  
  Peru L Horna
Austria S Koubek
62 65   5 Australia P Hanley
India L Paes
3 6 66
  United Kingdom J Auckland
United States S Querrey
1 64     India R Bopanna
United States R Ram
6 3 78
  India R Bopanna
United States R Ram
6 77     India R Bopanna
United States R Ram
6 4 3
  South Africa J Coetzee
South Africa W Moodie
6 6     South Africa J Coetzee
South Africa W Moodie
3 6 6
  Germany R Schüttler
Serbia J Tipsarević
3 4     South Africa J Coetzee
South Africa W Moodie
6 6  
  France É Roger-Vasselin
France G Simon
7 1 6   France É Roger-Vasselin
France G Simon
2 3  
12 Belarus M Mirnyi
United Kingdom J Murray
6 6 3   South Africa J Coetzee
South Africa W Moodie
7 5 6
13 Brazil M Melo
Brazil A Sá
611 77 4 4 Czech Republic M Damm
Czech Republic P Vízner
5 7 4
  Argentina L Arnold Ker
Spain F López
713 64 6   Argentina L Arnold Ker
Spain F López
w/o    
  Argentina J Acasuso
Argentina S Roitman
4 4     Austria W Eschauer
Germany F Mayer
     
  Austria W Eschauer
Germany F Mayer
6 6     Argentina L Arnold Ker
Spain F López
4 5  
  France S Grosjean
France J-W Tsonga
6 6   4 Czech Republic M Damm
Czech Republic P Vízner
6 7  
  Canada F Dancevic
Australia S Huss
2 3     France S Grosjean
France J-W Tsonga
3 6 3
  Australia J Kerr
Australia T Perry
6 1 2 4 Czech Republic M Damm
Czech Republic P Vízner
6 4 6
4 Czech Republic M Damm
Czech Republic P Vízner
3 6 6

Section 4[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
7 France A Clément
France M Llodra
77 6  
  Thailand S Ratiwatana
Thailand S Ratiwatana
64 4   7 France A Clément
France M Llodra
6 6  
  Italy S Bolelli
Italy F Volandri
6 1 63   Italy F Fognini
Croatia I Ljubičić
2 3  
  Italy F Fognini
Croatia I Ljubičić
4 6 77 7 France A Clément
France M Llodra
6 6  
  Argentina JP Brzezicki
Argentina A Calleri
77 6   10 United States E Butorac
Zimbabwe K Ullyett
4 4  
  United States J Isner
Croatia I Karlović
63 3     Argentina JP Brzezicki
Argentina A Calleri
     
  Czech Republic T Cibulec
Croatia L Zovko
3 1   10 United States E Butorac
Zimbabwe K Ullyett
w/o    
10 United States E Butorac
Zimbabwe K Ullyett
6 6   7 France A Clément
France M Llodra
6 6  
15 Germany C Kas
Netherlands R Wassen
6 61 6 2 Canada D Nestor
Serbia N Zimonjić
4 4  
WC Australia S Groth
Australia J Sirianni
3 77 3 15 Germany C Kas
Netherlands R Wassen
6 6  
WC Australia N Healey
Australia R Smeets
7 3 3   South Korea H-t Lee
France F Serra
1 2  
  South Korea H-t Lee
France F Serra
5 6 6 15 Germany C Kas
Netherlands R Wassen
4 4  
  Czech Republic J Levinský
Slovakia M Mertiňák
63 3   2 Canada D Nestor
Serbia N Zimonjić
6 6  
  Austria J Melzer
Austria A Peya
77 6     Austria J Melzer
Austria A Peya
2 3  
WC Australia A Jones
Australia G Jones
4 1   2 Canada D Nestor
Serbia N Zimonjić
6 6  
2 Canada D Nestor
Serbia N Zimonjić
6 6  

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