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Rafael Nadal was the three-time defending champion, but lost in the second round to Juan Carlos Ferrero.

Men's Singles
2008 Italian Open
ChampionSerbia Novak Djokovic
Runner-upSwitzerland Stanislas Wawrinka
Final score4–6, 6–3, 6–3
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
← 2007 · Italian Open · 2009 →

Novak Djokovic won in the final 4–6, 6–3, 6–3 against Stanislas Wawrinka.

SeedsEdit

The top eight seeds receive a bye into the second round.

  1.   Roger Federer (Quarterfinals)
  2.   Rafael Nadal (Second Round)
  3.   Novak Djokovic (Champion)
  4.   Nikolay Davydenko (Third Round)
  5.   David Ferrer (Second Round)
  6.   Andy Roddick (Semifinals, retired due to a back injury)
  7.   David Nalbandian (Second Round)
  8.   James Blake (Quarterfinals)
  9.   Richard Gasquet (First Round)
  10.   Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (First Round)
  11.   Carlos Moyá (First Round)
  12.   Fernando González (Third Round, withdrew due to a right hamstring injury)
  13.   Juan Mónaco (Second Round)
  14.   Tommy Robredo (Quarterfinals)
  15.   Paul-Henri Mathieu (First Round)
  16.   Andy Murray (Second Round)

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
               
1   Roger Federer 6467 
    Radek Štěpánek 7 7  
    Radek Štěpánek 0 0 r
3   Novak Djokovic 6 1  
3   Novak Djokovic 6 1  
    Nicolás Almagro 1 0 r
3   Novak Djokovic 4 6 6
    Stanislas Wawrinka 6 3 3
6   Andy Roddick 6 4 7
14   Tommy Robredo 3 6 64
6   Andy Roddick 0 r  
    Stanislas Wawrinka 3    
8   James Blake 7 651
    Stanislas Wawrinka 657 6

Top HalfEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
1   R Federer 6 6  
    G Cañas 686 6     G Cañas 3 3  
WC   G Naso 7 3 2 1   R Federer 7 6  
    P Starace 6 2 6     I Karlović 643  
    M Čilić 4 6 4     P Starace 3 7 63
    I Karlović 7 6       I Karlović 6 657
15   P-H Mathieu 642   1   R Federer 6467 
9   R Gasquet 4 1       R Štěpánek 7 7  
Q   L Horna 6 6   Q   L Horna 6 7  
    D Tursunov 4 2       J Acasuso 3 61 
    J Acasuso 6 6   Q   L Horna 4 6 3
    J Nieminen 3 6 3     R Štěpánek 6 1 6
    R Štěpánek 6 3 6     R Štěpánek 4 6 6
5   D Ferrer 6 2 1

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
3   N Djokovic 6 6  
    S Darcis 7 7       S Darcis 4 0  
    I Ljubičić 5 65  3   N Djokovic 6 3 6
    H-t Lee 4 5       I Andreev 3 6 3
    I Andreev 6 7       I Andreev 4 6 6
Q   P Cuevas 0 4   13   J Mónaco 6 1 4
13   J Mónaco 6 6   3   N Djokovic 6 1  
12   F González 3 7 7     N Almagro 1 0 r
    J Tipsarević 6 606612   F González 6 6  
Q   E Korolev 1 6 6 Q   E Korolev 3 2  
    R Söderling 6 3 4 12   F González      
    N Almagro 6 6       N Almagro w/o    
WC   F Cipolla 1 3       N Almagro 6 7  
7   D Nalbandian 4 5  

Bottom HalfEdit

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
6   A Roddick 6 6  
    M Llodra 5 6 62    M Fish 1 4  
    M Fish 7 3 7 6   A Roddick 7 6  
    S Bolelli 6 6       S Bolelli 653  
Q   O Patience 0 3       S Bolelli 6 6  
    G Simon 6 4 7     G Simon 4 4  
10   J-W Tsonga 2 6 666   A Roddick 6 4 7
14   T Robredo 6 6   14   T Robredo 3 6 64
    JI Chela 4 1   14   T Robredo 7 7  
    N Mahut 656 7     N Mahut 5 65 
Q   T Fabbiano 7 4 5 14   T Robredo 4 6 7
WC   M Ančić 6 6   4   N Davydenko 6 2 64
    F López 4 4   WC   M Ančić 2 2  
4   N Davydenko 6 6  

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
8   J Blake 7 3 6
    A Seppi 6 6       A Seppi 656 1
    F Santoro 4 2   8   J Blake 5 7 6
    F Volandri 666 2     F Verdasco 7 5 2
Q   N Lapentti 7 2 6 Q   N Lapentti 2 7 2
    F Verdasco 6 6       F Verdasco 6 5 6
11   C Moyá 3 4   8   J Blake 7 651
16   A Murray 5 6 1     S Wawrinka 657 6
Q   JM del Potro 7 4 0r 16   A Murray 2 65 
WC   M Safin 7 2 1     S Wawrinka 6 7  
    S Wawrinka 656 6     S Wawrinka 6 6  
    JC Ferrero 656 6     JC Ferrero 4 3  
    N Kiefer 7 3 4     JC Ferrero 7 6  
2   R Nadal 5 1  

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