2008 Copa Telmex

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2008 Copa Telmex
Date February 18 – February 24
Edition 11th
Category International Series
Draw 32S/16D
Prize money $441,000
Surface Clay / Outdoor
Location Buenos Aires, Argentina
Venue Buenos Aires Lawn Tennis Club
Argentina David Nalbandian
Argentina Agustín Calleri / Peru Luis Horna
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The 2008 Copa Telmex was a tennis tournament played on outdoor clay courts. It was the 11th edition of the event known that year as Copa Telmex, and was part of the International Series of the 2008 ATP Tour. It took place at the Buenos Aires Lawn Tennis Club in Buenos Aires, Argentina, from February 18 through February 24, 2008.[1]

The singles field was led by ATP No. 11, 2007 Madrid Masters and 2007 Paris Masters champion David Nalbandian, Viña del Mar singles and doubles runner-up Juan Mónaco, and Costa do Sauípe finalist Carlos Moyá. Other seeds were 2007 U.S. Open quarterfinalist Juan Ignacio Chela, Costa do Sauípe winner Nicolás Almagro, Igor Andreev, Potito Starace and Filippo Volandri.



Athlete Nationality Ranking* Seeding
David Nalbandian Argentina Argentina 11 1
Juan Mónaco Argentina Argentina 14 2
Carlos Moyá Spain Spain 13 3
Juan Ignacio Chela Argentina Argentina 25 4
Nicolás Almagro Spain Spain 29 5
Igor Andreev Russia Russia 32 6
Potito Starace Italy Italy 35 7
Filippo Volandri Italy Italy 41 8

Other entrants[edit]

The following players received wildcards into the main draw:

The following players received entry from the qualifying draw:

The following player received entry by a Special Exempt (SE):

The following players received Lucky Loser into the main draw:



Argentina David Nalbandian defeated Argentina José Acasuso, 3–6, 7–6(7–5), 6–4

  • It was David Nalbandian's 1st title of the year, and his 8th overall.


Argentina Agustín Calleri / Peru Luis Horna defeated Austria Werner Eschauer / Australia Peter Luczak, 6–0, 6–7(6–8), [10–2]


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