2008 Challenge Bell

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2008 Challenge Bell
Date(s) October 27 – November 2
Edition 16th
Category WTA Tier III
Draw 32S (32Q) / 16D (0Q)
Prize money $175,000
Surface Carpet / Indoor
Location Quebec City, Canada
Venue PEPS de l'Université Laval
Russia Nadia Petrova
Germany Anna-Lena Grönefeld / United States Vania King

The 2008 Challenge Bell was a tennis tournament played on indoor carpet courts. It was the 16th edition of the Challenge Bell, and was part of the Tier III tournaments of the 2008 WTA Tour. It was held at the PEPS de l'Université Laval in Quebec City, Canada, from October 27 through November 2, 2008.



Country Player Rank1 Seed
 RUS Nadia Petrova 13 1
 ITA Flavia Pennetta 14 2
 AUT Sybille Bammer 26 3
 THA Tamarine Tanasugarn 36 4
 CAN Aleksandra Wozniak 37 5
 USA Bethanie Mattek 43 6
 BLR Olga Govortsova 46 7
 SWE Sofia Arvidsson 54 8
 GER Sabine Lisicki 56 9
  • 1 Rankings are as of October 13, 2008

Other entrants[edit]

The following players received wildcards into the singles main draw

The following players received entry from the qualifying draw:

The following player received entry from a lucky loser spot:


Before the tournament



Russia Nadia Petrova def. United States Bethanie Mattek, 4–6, 6–4, 6–1

  • It was Petrova's 2nd title of the year and the 9th of her career.


Germany Anna-Lena Grönefeld / United States Vania King def. United States Jill Craybas / Thailand Tamarine Tanasugarn, 7–6(7–3), 6–4

  • It was Grönefeld's 2nd title of the year and the 8th of her career. It was King's 2nd title of the year and the 6th of her career.

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