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The 2008 Pilot Pen Tennis was a combined men's and women's tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts. It was the 40th edition of the Pilot Pen Tennis, and was part of the International Series of the 2008 ATP Tour, and of the Tier II Series of the 2008 WTA Tour. It took place at the Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center in New Haven, United States, from August 15 through August 23, 2008.

2008 Pilot Pen Tennis
DateAugust 15 – 23
LocationNew Haven, United States
VenueCullman-Heyman Tennis Center
Men's Singles
Croatia Marin Čilić
Women's Singles
Denmark Caroline Wozniacki
Men's Doubles
Brazil Marcelo Melo / Brazil André Sá
Women's Doubles
Czech Republic Květa Peschke / United States Lisa Raymond
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Men's singles champion Marin Čilić

The men's field was headlined by ATP No. 13, Nottingham runner-up and Umag champion Fernando Verdasco, Cincinnati Masters semifinalist and Nottingham titlist Ivo Karlović, and winner of back-to-back titles in Stuttgart, Kitzbühel, Los Angeles and Washington Juan Martín del Potro. Other top seeds are Gstaad and Umag finalist Igor Andreev, Viña del Mar and Pörtschach runner-up Juan Mónaco, Marin Čilić, Andreas Seppi and Mardy Fish.

The women's draw was led by WTA No. 10, Rome Tier I semifinalist and Paris champion Anna Chakvetadze, Australian Open semifinalist and Indian Wells Tier I quarterfinalist Daniela Hantuchová, and Paris, Eastbourne and Montreal semifinalist, Standford finalist Marion Bartoli. Also competing are Paris finalist Ágnes Szávay, Bangalore runner-up Patty Schnyder, Flavia Pennetta, Alizé Cornet and Dominika Cibulková.



Men's SinglesEdit

  Marin Čilić defeated   Mardy Fish, 6–4, 4–6, 6–2

  • It was Marin Čilić's 1st career title.

Women's SinglesEdit

  Caroline Wozniacki defeated   Anna Chakvetadze, 3–6, 6–4, 6–1

  • It was Caroline Wozniacki's 2nd title of the year, and overall.

Men's DoublesEdit

  Marcelo Melo /   André Sá defeated   Mahesh Bhupathi /   Mark Knowles, 7–5, 6–2

Women's DoublesEdit

  Květa Peschke /   Lisa Raymond defeated   Sorana Cîrstea /   Monica Niculescu, 4–6, 7–5, [10–7]

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