2008 Grand Prix De Tennis De Lyon
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2008 Grand Prix De Tennis De Lyon
2008 Grand Prix de Tennis de Lyon
Date20 - 26 October
Edition22nd
CategoryInternational Series
Draw32S / 16D
Prize moneyEUR 713,000
SurfaceCarpet / indoor
LocationLyon, France
VenuePalais des Sports de Gerland
Champions
Singles
Sweden Robin Söderling
Doubles
France Michaël Llodra / Israel Andy Ram

The 2008 Grand Prix de Tennis de Lyon was a men's tennis tournament played on indoor carpet courts. It was the 22nd edition of the Grand Prix de Tennis de Lyon, and was part of the International Series of the 2008 ATP Tour. It took place at the Palais des Sports de Gerland in Lyon, France, from 20 October through 26 October 2008.

The singles line up featured ATP No. 8, US Open quarterfinalist, San Jose, Dubai and Beijing champion, Los Angeles runner-up Andy Roddick, Stuttgart finalist Richard Gasquet, and Australian Open runner-up, Bangkok winner Jo-Wilfried Tsonga. Also present were Casablanca, Indianapolis and Bucharest titlist Gilles Simon, Båstad winner Tommy Robredo, Ivo Karlovi?, Robin Söderling and Paul-Henri Mathieu.

Seventh-seeded Robin Söderling won the singles title.

Finals

Singles

Sweden Robin Söderling defeated France Julien Benneteau, 6-3, 6-7(5-7), 6-1

  • It was Robin Söderling's 1st title of the year, and his 3rd overall. It was his 2nd win at the event.

Doubles

France Michaël Llodra / Israel Andy Ram defeated Australia Stephen Huss / United Kingdom Ross Hutchins, 6-3, 5-7, [10-8]

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