2008 Mercedes Cup

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2008 Mercedes Cup
Date 7–13 July
Edition 31st
Category International Series Gold
Draw 28S / 16D
Prize money €547,000
Surface Clay / Outdoor
Location Stuttgart, Germany
Argentina Juan Martín del Potro
Germany Christopher Kas / Germany Philipp Kohlschreiber
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The 2008 Mercedes Cup was a men's tennis tournament played on outdoor clay courts. It was the 31st edition of the Mercedes Cup, and was part of the International Series Gold of the 2008 ATP Tour. It took place in Stuttgart, Germany, from 7 July through 13 July 2008.

The announced field was headlined by ATP No. 2, Stuttgart defending champion, French Open and new Wimbledon titlist Rafael Nadal, Sydney doubles winner and Queen's Club quarterfinalist Richard Gasquet, and French Open quarterfinalist, Costa do Sauípe and Acapulco champion Nicolás Almagro. Also competing were Auckland titlist Philipp Kohlschreiber, Munich runner-up Simone Bolelli, Agustín Calleri, José Acasuso and Eduardo Schwank.



Argentina Juan Martín del Potro defeated France Richard Gasquet 6–4, 7–5

  • It was Juan Martín del Potro's 1st career title.


Germany Christopher Kas / Germany Philipp Kohlschreiber defeated Germany Michael Berrer / Germany Mischa Zverev 6–3, 6–4

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