2008 SAP Open

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2008 SAP Open
Date February 18 – February 24
Edition 119th
Category International Series
Draw 32S / 16D
Prize money $411,000
Surface Hard / indoor
Location San Jose, California, U.S.
Venue HP Pavilion
United States Andy Roddick
United States Scott Lipsky / United States David Martin

The 2008 SAP Open was a men's tennis tournament played on indoor hard courts. It was the 119th edition of the SAP Open, and was part of the International Series of the 2008 ATP Tour. It took place at the HP Pavilion in San Jose, California, United States, from February 18 through February 24, 2008.

The singles draw featured ATP No. 6 and 2007 Davis Cup champion Andy Roddick, Australian Open quarterfinalist and other 2007 Davis Cup champion James Blake, and 2007 US Open quarterfinalist Tommy Haas. Other seeds were Sydney semifinalist Radek Štěpánek, 2007 SAP Open quarterfinalist Hyung-taik Lee, Jürgen Melzer, Sam Querrey and Kristof Vliegen.

The event started off with an exhibition match between fourteen time Grand Slam champion Pete Sampras and Tommy Haas, replacing injured Marat Safin, scheduled to play the exhibition in the first place. The retired American legend defeated his opponent 6–4, 6–2.[1][2]



United States Andy Roddick def. Czech Republic Radek Štěpánek, 6–4, 7–5

  • It was Andy Roddick's 1st title of the year, and his 24th overall. It was his 3rd win at the event.


United States Scott Lipsky / United States David Martin def. United States Bob Bryan / United States Mike Bryan, 7–6(7–4), 7–5


  1. ^ Tennis Week (2008-02-13). "Injury Shelves Safin From San Jose". Retrieved 2008-11-06. 
  2. ^ 2008 SAP Open results

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