2008 Challenge Bell

The 2008 Challenge Bell was a tennis tournament played on indoor carpet courts. It was the 16th edition of the Challenge Bell, and was part of the Tier III tournaments of the 2008 WTA Tour. It was held at the PEPS de l'Université Laval in Quebec City, Canada, from October 27 through November 2, 2008.

2008 Challenge Bell
DateOctober 27 – November 2
Edition16th
CategoryWTA Tier III
Draw32S (32Q) / 16D (0Q)
Prize moneyUS$175,000
SurfaceCarpet – indoors
LocationQuebec City, Canada
VenuePEPS de l'Université Laval
Champions
Singles
Russia Nadia Petrova
Doubles
Germany Anna-Lena Grönefeld / United States Vania King
← 2007 · Tournoi de Québec · 2009 →

EntrantsEdit

SeedsEdit

Country Player Rank1 Seed
  RUS Nadia Petrova 13 1
  ITA Flavia Pennetta 14 2
  AUT Sybille Bammer 26 3
  THA Tamarine Tanasugarn 36 4
  CAN Aleksandra Wozniak 37 5
  USA Bethanie Mattek 43 6
  BLR Olga Govortsova 46 7
  SWE Sofia Arvidsson 54 8
  GER Sabine Lisicki 56 9
  • 1 Rankings are as of October 13, 2008

Other entrantsEdit

The following players received wildcards into the singles main draw

The following players received entry from the qualifying draw:

The following player received entry as a lucky loser:

WithdrawalsEdit

Before the tournament

ChampionsEdit

SinglesEdit

  Nadia Petrova def.   Bethanie Mattek, 4–6, 6–4, 6–1

DoublesEdit

  Anna-Lena Grönefeld /   Vania King def.   Jill Craybas /   Tamarine Tanasugarn, 7–6(7–3), 6–4

External linksEdit