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2008 Western & Southern Financial Group Masters – Singles

Roger Federer was the defending champion, but lost in the third round to Ivo Karlović.

Singles
2008 Western & Southern Financial Group Masters
ChampionUnited Kingdom Andy Murray
Runner-upSerbia Novak Djokovic
Final score7–6(7–4), 7–6(7–5)
Events
Singles Doubles
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Andy Murray won in the final 7–6(7–4), 7–6(7–5), against Novak Djokovic, to claim his first ATP Masters title.

SeedsEdit

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

  1.   Roger Federer (Third Round)
  2.   Rafael Nadal (Semifinals)
  3.   Novak Djokovic (Final)
  4.   Nikolay Davydenko (Second Round)
  5.   David Ferrer (Second Round)
  6.   Andy Roddick (Withdrew due to a shoulder injury)
  7.   James Blake (Third Round)
  8.   Andy Murray (Champion)
  9.   Stanislas Wawrinka (Withdrew due to a right knee injury)
  10.   Fernando Verdasco (Third Round)
  11.   Richard Gasquet (Second Round)
  12.   Tommy Robredo (Second Round)
  13.   Fernando González (First Round)
  14.   Mikhail Youzhny (First Round)
  15.   Radek Štěpánek (First Round)
  16.   Ivo Karlović (Semifinals)

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
               
16   Ivo Karlović 78 77  
    Philipp Kohlschreiber 6663 
16   Ivo Karlović 4 4  
8   Andy Murray 6 6  
    Carlos Moyá 6 3 1
8   Andy Murray 2 6 6
8   Andy Murray 77 77  
3   Novak Djokovic 6465 
    Ernests Gulbis 3 4  
3   Novak Djokovic 6 6  
3   Novak Djokovic 6 7  
2   Rafael Nadal 1 5  
    Nicolás Lapentti 631  
2   Rafael Nadal 77 6  

Top HalfEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
1   R Federer 6277 6
Q   J Björkman 0 65      R Ginepri 77 650
    R Ginepri 6 77   1   R Federer 666 65
LL   P Capdeville 7 2 2 16   I Karlović 78 4 77
    J Acasuso 5 6 6     J Acasuso 3 63 
    T Bellucci 3 4   16   I Karlović 6 77  
16   I Karlović 6 6   16   I Karlović 78 77  
12   T Robredo 6 6       P Kohlschreiber 6663 
    M Fish 2 2   12   T Robredo 664  
    J Benneteau 0 3       R Söderling 78 6  
    R Söderling 6 6       R Söderling 647 68
    P Kohlschreiber 6 6       P Kohlschreiber 77 5 710
Q   M Yani 3 4       P Kohlschreiber 6 6  
LL   W-s Jun 2 2  

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
4   N Davydenko 686 2
    J Tipsarević 655       C Moyá 710 4 6
    C Moyá 77 7       C Moyá 6 77  
WC   J Isner 77 6       I Andreev 4 62 
Q   A Stoppini 623   WC   J Isner 6 685
    I Andreev 77 6477     I Andreev 3 710 7
15   R Štěpánek 6477 63    C Moyá 6 3 1
11   R Gasquet 3 6 1 8   A Murray 2 6 6
    M Llodra 6 1 0r11   R Gasquet 680  
    D Tursunov 77 6       D Tursunov 710 6  
WC   M Safin 654       D Tursunov 3 3  
    S Querrey 6 4 6 8   A Murray 6 6  
    P-H Mathieu 4 6 3     S Querrey 631  
8   A Murray 77 6  

Bottom HalfEdit

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
7   J Blake 6 6  
LL   R Ram 654       G Simon 4 3  
    G Simon 77 6   7   J Blake 4 6 3
    J Nieminen 672       E Gulbis 6 1 6
    E Gulbis 79 6       E Gulbis 6 3 77
    T Johansson 6477 3 LL   A Clément 4 6 65
LL   A Clément 77 656     E Gulbis 3 4  
13   F González 3 6 3 3   N Djokovic 6 6  
    T Berdych 6 3 6     T Berdych 7 5 5
    F López 5 5       A Seppi 5 7 7
    A Seppi 7 7       A Seppi 1 2  
Q   K Anderson 3 61  3   N Djokovic 6 6  
    S Bolelli 6 77       S Bolelli 6262 
3   N Djokovic 77 77  

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
5   D Ferrer 626 3
    N Lapentti 77 6       N Lapentti 77 3 6
    M Čilić 652       N Lapentti 6 7  
WC   J Levine 3 4   10   F Verdasco 3 5  
Q   C Guccione 6 6   Q   C Guccione 6464 
Q   V Estrella 3 5   10   F Verdasco 77 77  
10   F Verdasco 6 7       N Lapentti 631  
14   M Youzhny 626 4 2   R Nadal 77 6  
    T Haas 77 2 6     T Haas 5    
    G Monfils 6 6       G Monfils 1r  
WC   D Young 1 1       T Haas 4 60 
Q   B Becker 6 664 2   R Nadal 6 77  
    F Serra 4 78 6     F Serra 0 1  
2   R Nadal 6 6  

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