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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]

2008 Copa Telmex
DateFebruary 18 – February 24
Edition11th
CategoryInternational Series
Draw32S/16D
Prize money$441,000
SurfaceClay / Outdoor
LocationBuenos Aires, Argentina
VenueBuenos Aires Lawn Tennis Club
Champions
Singles
Argentina David Nalbandian
Doubles
Argentina Agustín Calleri / Peru Luis Horna
← 2007 · Copa Telmex · 2009 →

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.

Contents

EntrantsEdit

SeedsEdit

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

Other entrantsEdit

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:

ChampionsEdit

SinglesEdit

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

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

DoublesEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "ITF – Buenos Aires tournament details". ITF.

External linksEdit