2008 BCR Open Romania
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2008 BCR Open Romania
2008 BCR Open Romania
Date8-14 September
CategoryInternational Series
Draw32S / 16D
Prize moneyEUR349,000
SurfaceClay / outdoor
LocationBucharest, Romania
VenueArenele BNR
France Gilles Simon
France Nicolas Devilder / France Paul-Henri Mathieu
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The 2008 BCR Open Romania was a men's tennis tournament played on outdoor clay courts. It was the 16th edition of the event known that year as the BCR Open Romania, and was part of the International Series of the 2008 ATP Tour. It took place at the Arenele BNR in Bucharest, Romania, from 8 September through 14 September 2008.

The singles field was led by ATP No. 12, Stuttgart runner-up, Canada Masters quarterfinalist Richard Gasquet, Casablanca and Indianapolis titlist, and Bucharest defending champion Gilles Simon, and Costa do Sauípe and Acapulco winner, Valencia finalist Nicolás Almagro. Other seeded players were Marseille and Munich semifinalist Paul-Henri Mathieu, French Open quarterfinalist Ernests Gulbis, Carlos Moyá, Marcel Granollers and José Acasuso.

Second-seeded and defending champion Gilles Simon won the singles title.



France Gilles Simon defeated Spain Carlos Moyá, 6-3, 6-4

  • It was Gilles Simon's 3rd title of the year, and his 5th overall. It was his 2nd consecutive win at the event.


France Nicolas Devilder / France Paul-Henri Mathieu defeated Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg / Poland Marcin Matkowski, 7-6(7-4), 6-7(9-11), [22-20]

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