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2008 Qatar Ladies Open – Singles

The 2008 Qatar Ladies Open – Singles was the singles event of the 2008 Qatar Ladies Open, a WTA Tier I tennis tournament held in February. Justine Henin was the defending champion, but she chose not to participate that year.

Singles
2008 Qatar Ladies Open
ChampionRussia Maria Sharapova
Runner-upRussia Vera Zvonareva
Final score6–1, 2–6, 6–0
Events
Singles Doubles
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Maria Sharapova won in the final 6–1, 2–6, 6–0, against Vera Zvonareva.[1]

SeedsEdit

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

  1.   Ana Ivanovic (Third Round, withdrew due to a left ankle sprain)
  2.   Svetlana Kuznetsova (Third Round)
  3.   Jelena Janković (Quarterfinals)
  4.   Maria Sharapova (Champion)
  5.   Anna Chakvetadze (Second Round)
  6.   Venus Williams (Third Round)
  7.   Daniela Hantuchová (withdrew due to a respiratory virus)
  8.   Marion Bartoli (Second Round)
  9.   Patty Schnyder (Second Round)
  10.   Nadia Petrova (First Round, retired due to an upset stomach)
  11.   Dinara Safina (Third Round)
  12.   Shahar Pe'er (Third Round)
  13.   Ágnes Szávay (First Round)
  14.   Amélie Mauresmo (Second Round)
  15.   Sybille Bammer (Quarterfinals)
  16.   Agnieszka Radwańska (Semifinals)
  17.   Francesca Schiavone (Second Round)

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
               
16   Agnieszka Radwańska 6 616
    Dominika Cibulková 4 77 4
16   Agnieszka Radwańska 4 3  
4   Maria Sharapova 6 6  
4   Maria Sharapova 6 6  
    Caroline Wozniacki 0 1  
4   Maria Sharapova 6 2 6
    Vera Zvonareva 1 6 0
    Li Na 6 6  
3   Jelena Janković 3 4  
    Li Na 6 3 3
    Vera Zvonareva 3 6 6
    Vera Zvonareva 2 6 6
15   Sybille Bammer 6 2 0

Top HalfEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
1   A Ivanovic 6 6  
    O Govortsova 4 77 3     O Govortsova 3 1  
    S Mirza 6 652r1   A Ivanovic      
    T Garbin 6 7   16   A Radwańska w/o    
Q   U Radwańska 2 5       T Garbin 3 3  
    A Morigami 5 0   16   A Radwańska 6 6  
16   A Radwańska 7 6   16   A Radwańska 6 616
9   P Schnyder 6 6       D Cibulková 4 77 4
    T Paszek 4 0   9   P Schnyder 3 4  
    L Šafářová 4 3       D Cibulková 6 6  
    D Cibulková 6 6       D Cibulková 6 6  
    K Knapp 6 6   6   V Williams 3 3  
WC   J Görges 1 4       K Knapp 2 3  
6   V Williams 6 6  

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
4   M Sharapova 6 4 6
Q   G Voskoboeva 6 78   Q   G Voskoboeva 4 6 1
    E Daniilidou 1 66  4   M Sharapova 6 6  
WC   A Kerber 634   Q   T Tanasugarn 2 2  
Q   T Tanasugarn 77 6   Q   T Tanasugarn 79 7  
WC   S Lisicki 623   14   A Mauresmo 675  
14   A Mauresmo 77 6   4   M Sharapova 6 6  
10   N Petrova 2 2 r     C Wozniacki 0 1  
    A Medina Garrigues 6 1       A Medina Garrigues 2 7 6
    M Kirilenko 6 5 6     M Kirilenko 6 5 1
LL   E Makarova 3 7 0     A Medina Garrigues 6 633
    Y-j Chan 6 2 3     C Wozniacki 3 77 6
    C Wozniacki 3 6 6     C Wozniacki 6 6  
8   M Bartoli 2 3  

Bottom HalfEdit

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
5   A Chakvetadze 674  
    N Li 6 0 6     N Li 79 6  
    E Likhovtseva 1 6 4     N Li 6 6  
Q   T Sun 77 623 12   S Pe'er 1 3  
    V Razzano 6577 6     V Razzano 1 63 
LL   A Klepač 3 4   12   S Pe'er 6 77  
12   S Pe'er 6 6       N Li 6 6  
13   Á Szávay 630   3   J Janković 3 4  
    A Sugiyama 77 6       A Sugiyama 4 6 6
Q   A Morita 6 6   Q   A Morita 6 4 0
    E Vesnina 3 4       A Sugiyama 1 2  
Q   J Zheng 4 6 1 3   J Janković 6 6  
Q   Y Shvedova 6 4 6 Q   Y Shvedova 1 6 3
3   J Janković 6 3 6

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
17   F Schiavone 6 3 4
    V Zvonareva 6 6       V Zvonareva 2 6 6
    A Rodionova 0 3       V Zvonareva 7 6  
    V Dushevina 3 6 2 11   D Safina 5 3  
    Z Yan 6 4 6     Z Yan 2 1  
    K Srebotnik 2 4   11   D Safina 6 6  
11   D Safina 6 6       V Zvonareva 2 6 6
15   S Bammer 6 6   15   S Bammer 6 2 0
    A Nakamura 1 3   15   S Bammer 3 7 6
Q   M Niculescu 6 6   Q   M Niculescu 6 5 4
LL   J Ditty 1 4   15   S Bammer 6 710  
    N Dechy 1 6 6 2   S Kuznetsova 3 68 
    S Peng 6 4 1     N Dechy 5 5  
2   S Kuznetsova 7 7  

External linksEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Sharapova maintains momentum with title win". The Independent. 25 February 2008. Retrieved 1 August 2017.