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Jelena Janković successfully defended her title, beating qualifier Alizé Cornet in the final, 6–2, 6–2.[1]

Women's Singles
2008 Italian Open
ChampionSerbia Jelena Janković
Runner-upFrance Alizé Cornet
Final score6–2, 6–2
Details
Draw56 (4WC/12Q/4LL)
Seeds19
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
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Contents

SeedsEdit

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

  1.   Ana Ivanovic (Second Round)
  2.   Maria Sharapova (Semifinals, withdrew due to a left calf strain)
  3.   Svetlana Kuznetsova (Third Round)
  4.   Jelena Janković (Champion)
  5.   Serena Williams (Quarterfinals, withdrew due to a back injury)
  6.   Anna Chakvetadze (Semifinals)
  7.   Venus Williams (Quarterfinals)
  8.   Marion Bartoli (Third Round)
  9.   Patty Schnyder (Quarterfinals)
  10.   Vera Zvonareva (Third Round)
  11.   Ágnes Szávay (Second Round)
  12.   Agnieszka Radwańska (Third Round)
  13.   Nicole Vaidišová (First Round)
  14.   Dinara Safina (Withdrew due to a low back injury)
  15.   Shahar Pe'er (Withdrew due to a right shoulder tendinitis)
  16.   Amélie Mauresmo (Withdrew due to right intercostal muscle strain)
  17.   Francesca Schiavone (Second Round)
  18.   Nadia Petrova (First Round)
  19.   Sybille Bammer (First Round)

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
               
Q   Tsvetana Pironkova 2 6 1
6   Anna Chakvetadze 6 3 6
6   Anna Chakvetadze 6 4 3
Q   Alizé Cornet 3 6 6
Q   Alizé Cornet w/o    
5   Serena Williams      
Q   Alizé Cornet 2 2  
4   Jelena Janković 6 6  
7   Venus Williams 7 2 3
4   Jelena Janković 5 6 6
4   Jelena Janković w/o    
2   Maria Sharapova      
9   Patty Schnyder 77 5 2
2   Maria Sharapova 637 6

Top HalfEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
1   A Ivanovic 4 7 2
Q   K Zakopalová 4 2   Q   T Pironkova 6 5 6
Q   T Pironkova 6 6   Q   T Pironkova 6 1  
Q   M Niculescu 6 3 6 WC   V Azarenka 2 0r
Q   J Craybas 4 6 4 Q   M Niculescu 3 2  
WC   V Azarenka 6 6   WC   V Azarenka 6 6  
19   S Bammer 1 3   Q   T Pironkova 2 6 1
12   A Radwańska 6 6   6   A Chakvetadze 6 3 6
Q   A Amanmuradova 3 0   12   A Radwańska 3 6 6
Q   K Kanepi 4 6 0 WC   R Vinci 6 2 2
WC   R Vinci 6 4 6 12   A Radwańska 4 6 1
    K Bondarenko 7 6   6   A Chakvetadze 6 1 6
    T Garbin 5 4       K Bondarenko 6 610
6   A Chakvetadze 3 77 6

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
3   S Kuznetsova 6 6  
    O Govortsova 4 6 6     O Govortsova 2 0  
    K Knapp 6 1 2 3   S Kuznetsova 2 4  
    V Dushevina 1 3   Q   A Cornet 6 6  
Q   A Cornet 6 6   Q   A Cornet 6 6  
    L Šafářová 4 5   17   F Schiavone 3 2  
17   F Schiavone 6 7   Q   A Cornet w/o    
11   Á Szávay 6 6   5   S Williams      
    Z Yan 1 1   11   Á Szávay 0 3  
Q   S Peng 4 6 3 WC   S Errani 6 6  
WC   S Errani 6 1 6 WC   S Errani 4 3  
WC   M Santangelo 2 2   5   S Williams 6 6  
    A Bondarenko 6 6       A Bondarenko 2 0  
5   S Williams 6 6  

Bottom HalfEdit

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
7   V Williams 6 6  
    M Krajicek 3 2       S Stosur 4 1  
    S Stosur 6 6   7   V Williams 7 6  
Q   E Vesnina 3 5   10   V Zvonareva 5 2  
Q   I Benešová 6 7   Q   I Benešová 5 6 5
    A Sugiyama 3 3   10   V Zvonareva 7 4 7
10   V Zvonareva 6 6   7   V Williams 7 2 3
18   N Petrova 6 5 4 4   J Janković 5 6 6
    M Kirilenko 3 7 6     M Kirilenko 6 5 6
    A Medina Garrigues 6 7       A Medina Garrigues 3 7 2
Q   A Kleybanova 1 5       M Kirilenko 1 1  
LL   O Savchuk 711 3 1 4   J Janković 6 6  
    F Pennetta 696 6     F Pennetta 1 4  
4   J Janković 6 6  

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
8   M Bartoli 6 7  
    J Vakulenko 1 2       V Razzano 4 5  
    V Razzano 6 6   8   M Bartoli 6 4 67
LL   A Rodionova 1 3   9   P Schnyder 4 6 79
LL   V Ruano Pascual 6 6   LL   V Ruano Pascual 1 0  
Q   M Koryttseva 6 2 3 9   P Schnyder 6 6  
9   P Schnyder 3 6 6 9   P Schnyder 77 5 2
13   N Vaidišová 4 6 2 2   M Sharapova 637 6
LL   E Makarova 6 4 6 LL   E Makarova 3 4  
    T Paszek 3 0       C Wozniacki 6 6  
    C Wozniacki 6 6       C Wozniacki 4 63 
    D Cibulková 77 6   2   M Sharapova 6 77  
    G Dulko 614       D Cibulková 2 6 4
2   M Sharapova 6 3 6

QualifyingEdit

SeedsEdit

  1.   Alizé Cornet (Qualified)
  2.   Elena Vesnina (Qualified)
  3.   Pauline Parmentier (First Round)
  4.   Klára Zakopalová (Qualified)
  5.   Casey Dellacqua (First Round)
  6.   Kaia Kanepi (Qualified)
  7.   Mariya Koryttseva (Qualified)
  8.   Alisa Kleybanova (Qualified)
  9.   Akgul Amanmuradova (Qualified)
  10.   Jill Craybas (Qualified)
  11.   Peng Shuai (Qualified)
  12.   Tsvetana Pironkova (Qualified)
  13.   Anastasia Rodionova (Qualifying Competition, Lucky Loser)
  14.   Timea Bacsinszky (First Round)
  15.   Virginia Ruano Pascual (Qualifying Competition, Lucky Loser)
  16.   Ekaterina Makarova (Qualifying Competition, Lucky Loser)
  17.   Marta Domachowska (First Round)
  18.   Olga Savchuk (Qualifying Competition, Lucky Loser)
  19.   Iveta Benešová (Qualified)
  20.   Nuria Llagostera Vives (Still competing in Berlin)
  21.   Galina Voskoboeva (Qualifying Competition)
  22.   Rossana de los Ríos (Qualifying Competition)
  23.   Chan Yung-jan (Qualifying Competition)
  24.   Émilie Loit (First Round)

QualifiersEdit

Lucky LosersEdit

Qualifying DrawEdit

First qualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
1   Alizé Cornet 7 6
  Zhang Shuai 5 2 1   Alizé Cornet 6 6
WC   Nathalie Viérin 6 3 3 13   Anastasia Rodionova 0 3
13   Anastasia Rodionova 2 6 6

Second qualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
2   Elena Vesnina 6 6
  Alla Kudryavtseva 3 1 2   Elena Vesnina 77 6
  Andreja Klepač 6 77   Andreja Klepač 653
17   Marta Domachowska 3 63

Third qualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
3   Pauline Parmentier 2 0
  Monica Niculescu 6 6   Monica Niculescu 3 6 6
WC   Anna-Giulia Remondina 1 6 5 16   Ekaterina Makarova 6 2 3
16   Ekaterina Makarova 6 4 7

Fourth qualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
4   Klára Zakopalová 0 6 6
WC   Corinna Dentoni 6 2 1 4   Klára Zakopalová 6 3 6
  Ayumi Morita 653 21   Galina Voskoboeva 1 6 2
21   Galina Voskoboeva 77 6

Fifth qualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
5   Casey Dellacqua 3 65
  Yuliana Fedak 6 77   Yuliana Fedak 1 2
  Katie O'Brien 4 3 19   Iveta Benešová 6 6
19   Iveta Benešová 6 6

Sixth qualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
6   Kaia Kanepi 6 6
  Yaroslava Shvedova 2 2 6   Kaia Kanepi 6 77
  Maria Elena Camerin 6 6   Maria Elena Camerin 4 63
24   Émilie Loit 0 2

Seventh qualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
7   Mariya Koryttseva 6 6
  Kira Nagy 2 0 7   Mariya Koryttseva 6 6
  Julie Ditty 2 7 6   Julie Ditty 2 4
Alt   Regina Kulikova 6 5 3

Eighth qualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
8   Alisa Kleybanova 6 6
Alt   Zheng Jie 3 2 8   Alisa Kleybanova 0 6 6
  Alicia Molik 3 5 15   Virginia Ruano Pascual 6 4 3
15   Virginia Ruano Pascual 6 7

Ninth qualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
9   Akgul Amanmuradova 6 6
WC   Astrid Besser 1 1 9   Akgul Amanmuradova 6 77
  Emmanuelle Gagliardi 4 6 3 18   Olga Savchuk 2 64
18   Olga Savchuk 6 2 6

Tenth qualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
10   Jill Craybas 3 6 77
WC   Camila Giorgi 6 2 6110   Jill Craybas 7 6
  Tatiana Poutchek 4 4 22   Rossana de los Ríos 5 1
22   Rossana de los Ríos 6 6

Eleventh qualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
11   Peng Shuai 6 6
  Yuan Meng 1 2 11   Peng Shuai 6 6
WC   Giulia Gabba 3 1 23   Chan Yung-jan 3 4
23   Chan Yung-jan 6 6

Twelfth qualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
12   Tsvetana Pironkova 6 6
  Evgeniya Rodina 3 1 12   Tsvetana Pironkova 6 6
  Catalina Castaño 5 6 6   Catalina Castaño 1 2
14   Timea Bacsinszky 7 4 3

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Jankovic happy with back-to-back Italian titles". The Guardian. 19 May 2008. Retrieved 1 August 2017.

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