2008 Legg Mason Tennis Classic

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2008 Legg Mason Tennis Classic
Date August 9–17
Edition 40th
Draw 32S / 16D
Prize money $483,000
Surface Hard / outdoor
Location Washington, D.C., USA
Champions
Singles
Argentina Juan Martín del Potro
Doubles
France Marc Gicquel / Sweden Robert Lindstedt
Men's singles champion Juan Martín del Potro

The 2008 Legg Mason Tennis Classic was a men's tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts. It was the 40th edition of the Legg Mason Tennis Classic, and was part of the International Series of the 2008 ATP Tour. It took place at the William H.G. FitzGerald Tennis Center in Washington, D.C., United States, from August 9 through August 17, 2008.

The singles were led by ATP No. 9, San Jose and Dubai titlist, Los Angeles finalist, and defending champion Andy Roddick, winner of back-to-back titles in Stuttgart, Kitzbühel and Los Angeles Juan Martín del Potro, and Dubai finalist and Wimbledon quarterfinalist Feliciano López. Other seeds were Indian Wells quarterfinalist Tommy Haas, Indian Wells runner-up and Los Angeles semifinalist Mardy Fish, Marat Safin, Marc Gicquel and Marcel Granollers.

Champions[edit]

Singles[edit]

Argentina Juan Martín del Potro defeated Serbia Viktor Troicki, 6–3, 6–3

  • It was Juan Martín del Potro's 4th title of the year, and overall.

Doubles[edit]

France Marc Gicquel / Sweden Robert Lindstedt defeated Brazil Bruno Soares / Zimbabwe Kevin Ullyett, 7–6(8–6), 6–3

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