2008 Bank of the West Classic – Doubles

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Doubles
2008 Bank of the West Classic
Champions Zimbabwe Cara Black
United States Liezel Huber
Runners-up Russia Elena Vesnina
Russia Vera Zvonareva
Final score 6–4, 6–3
Events
Singles Doubles

Sania Mirza and Shahar Pe'er were the defending champions. They were both present but did not compete together.


Mirza partnered with Anna Chakvetadze, but lost in the first round to Eva Hrdinová and Vladimíra Uhlířová.
Peer partnered with Gisela Dulko, but lost in the first round to Ayumi Morita and Ai Sugiyama.

Cara Black and Liezel Huber won in the final 6–4, 6–3, against Elena Vesnina and Vera Zvonareva.

Seeds[edit]

  1. Zimbabwe Cara Black / United States Liezel Huber (Champions)
  2. Chinese Taipei Chia-jung Chuang / Italy Francesca Schiavone (Withdrew due to a left ankle sprain for Schiavone)
  3. Argentina Gisela Dulko / Israel Shahar Pe'er (First Round)
  4. Belarus Tatiana Poutchek / Russia Anastasia Rodionova (Semifinals)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Draw[edit]

First Round Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
1 Zimbabwe C Black
United States L Huber
6 6  
  South Africa N Grandin
United States A Haynes
4 3   1 Zimbabwe C Black
United States L Huber
6 6  
  Czech Republic E Hrdinová
Czech Republic V Uhlířová
6 6     Czech Republic E Hrdinová
Czech Republic V Uhlířová
3 4  
  Russia A Chakvetadze
India S Mirza
3 4   1 Zimbabwe C Black
United States L Huber
4 6 [10]
4 Belarus T Poutchek
Russia A Rodionova
6 6   4 Belarus T Poutchek
Russia A Rodionova
6 3 [7]
  Slovakia D Hantuchová
Russia N Petrova
4 3   4 Belarus T Poutchek
Russia A Rodionova
6 6  
WC United States A Yelsey
United States R Zalameda
6 2 [10] WC United States A Yelsey
United States R Zalameda
3 1  
WC South Africa K Anderson
Switzerland P Schnyder
3 6 [5] 1 Zimbabwe C Black
United States L Huber
6 6  
  Russia A Kleybanova
Romania M Niculescu
6 6     Russia E Vesnina
Russia V Zvonareva
4 3  
  Belarus O Govortsova
Belarus D Kustova
4 2     Russia A Kleybanova
Romania M Niculescu
6 6  
  Japan A Morita
Japan A Sugiyama
4 6 [10]   Japan A Morita
Japan A Sugiyama
1 4  
3 Argentina G Dulko
Israel S Pe'er
6 2 [8]   Russia A Kleybanova
Romania M Niculescu
6 3 [3]
  Russia E Vesnina
Russia V Zvonareva
6 6     Russia E Vesnina
Russia V Zvonareva
2 6 [10]
  Latvia L Dekmeijere
United States A Spears
4 3     Russia E Vesnina
Russia V Zvonareva
7 5 [10]
  Uzbekistan A Amanmuradova
Ukraine K Bondarenko
6 6     Uzbekistan A Amanmuradova
Ukraine K Bondarenko
64 7 [6]
Alt United States A Harkleroad
Russia A Jidkova
1 2  

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