2008 Stella Artois Championships – Singles

Andy Roddick was the defending champion, but lost in the semifinals to Rafael Nadal.

Singles
2008 Artois Championships
ChampionSpain Rafael Nadal
Runner-upSerbia Novak Djokovic
Final score7–6(8–6), 7–5
Events
Singles Doubles
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Rafael Nadal won in the final 7–6(8–6), 7–5, against Novak Djokovic. It was the first time since 1999 that neither Lleyton Hewitt nor Andy Roddick won the title.

SeedsEdit

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

  1.   Rafael Nadal (Champion)
  2.   Novak Djokovic (Final)
  3.   Andy Roddick (Semifinals)
  4.   David Nalbandian (Semifinals)
  5.   Richard Gasquet (Quarterfinals)
  6.   Andy Murray (Quarterfinals, withdrew due to a thumb injury)
  7.   Paul-Henri Mathieu (Third Round)
  8.   Ivo Karlović (Quarterfinals)
  9.   Fernando Verdasco (Second Round)
  10.   Fernando González (Third Round)
  11.   Lleyton Hewitt (Quarterfinals)
  12.   Andreas Seppi (Second Round)
  13.   Janko Tipsarević (Third Round)
  14.   Feliciano López (First Round)
  15.   Mardy Fish (Third Round, retired due to an ankle injury)
  16.   Sam Querrey (First Round)

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
               
1   Rafael Nadal 6577 77
8   Ivo Karlović 77 6564
1   Rafael Nadal 7 6  
3   Andy Roddick 5 4  
3   Andy Roddick w/o    
6   Andy Murray      
1   Rafael Nadal 78 7  
2   Novak Djokovic 665  
5   Richard Gasquet 4 6 63
4   David Nalbandian 6 3 77
4   David Nalbandian 1 0  
2   Novak Djokovic 6 6  
11   Lleyton Hewitt 2 2  
2   Novak Djokovic 6 6  

Top HalfEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
1   R Nadal 6 6  
WC   J Björkman 77 4 6 WC   J Björkman 2 2  
    I Kunitsyn 636 4 1   R Nadal 6 3 6
    A Falla 6 4 2     K Nishikori 4 6 3
    K Nishikori 2 6 6     K Nishikori 710 6  
    O Patience 7 5 6     O Patience 683  
16   S Querrey 5 7 4 1   R Nadal 6577 77
10   F González 77 6   8   I Karlović 77 6564
Q   R Bloomfield 653   10   F González 6 77  
    M Safin 4 6 6     M Safin 3 63 
Q   J Ward 6 1 4 10   F González 3 5  
WC   A Bogdanovic 3 3   8   I Karlović 6 7  
Q   J Sirianni 6 6   Q   J Sirianni 3 2  
8   I Karlović 6 6  

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
3   A Roddick 666 6
    R Ginepri 6 77       R Ginepri 78 1 1
    V Spadea 4 64  3   A Roddick 77    
    C Guccione 6 627 15   M Fish 65r  
    Y-h Lu 4 77 5     C Guccione 6 604
    É Roger-Vasselin 1 4   15   M Fish 4 77 6
15   M Fish 6 6   3   A Roddick w/o    
12   A Seppi 6 4 6 6   A Murray      
    A Clément 3 6 1 12   A Seppi 3 79 3
    K Vliegen 4 5       E Gulbis 6 676
    E Gulbis 6 7       E Gulbis 7 1 4
    S Grosjean 78 6   6   A Murray 5 6 6
Q   R de Voest 661       S Grosjean 0r  
6   A Murray 2    

Bottom HalfEdit

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
5   R Gasquet 6 6  
    F Dancevic 2r       S Bolelli 3 3  
    S Bolelli 2     5   R Gasquet 77 6  
    N Lapentti 5 3       M Ančić 654  
    M Ančić 7 6       M Ančić 78 6  
    H-t Lee 3r   9   F Verdasco 664  
9   F Verdasco 5     5   R Gasquet 4 6 63
14   F López 3 77 644   D Nalbandian 6 3 77
    N Mahut 6 6477     N Mahut 7 6  
    K Anderson 654       J Isner 5 4  
    J Isner 77 6       N Mahut 4 1  
    D Sela 4 4   4   D Nalbandian 6 6  
    V Troicki 6 6       V Troicki 4 64 
4   D Nalbandian 6 77  

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
7   P-H Mathieu 6 3 6
    M Čilić 77 77       M Čilić 3 6 4
    J Melzer 6265  7   P-H Mathieu 4 4  
WC   D Evans 1 1   11   L Hewitt 6 6  
WC   X Malisse 6 6   WC   X Malisse 3 2  
WC   J Goodall 4 4   11   L Hewitt 6 6  
11   L Hewitt 6 6   11   L Hewitt 2 2  
13   J Tipsarević 77 6   2   N Djokovic 6 6  
    I Navarro 624   13   J Tipsarević 3 6 6
    B Reynolds 1 5       I Minář 6 3 4
    I Minář 6 7   13   J Tipsarević 6 1 4
    F Cipolla 4 3   2   N Djokovic 2 6 6
    R Karanušić 6 6       R Karanušić 2 67 
2   N Djokovic 6 79  

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