2008 Mercedes Cup
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2008 Mercedes Cup
2008 Mercedes Cup
Date7-13 July
Edition31st
CategoryInternational Series Gold
Draw28S / 16D
Prize moneyEUR547,000
SurfaceClay / Outdoor
LocationStuttgart, Germany
VenueTennis Club Weissenhof
Champions
Singles
Argentina Juan Martín del Potro [1]
Doubles
Germany Christopher Kas / Germany Philipp Kohlschreiber [2]
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The 2008 Mercedes Cup was a men's tennis tournament played on outdoor clay courts. It was the 31st edition of the Mercedes Cup, and was part of the International Series Gold of the 2008 ATP Tour. It took place at the Tennis Club Weissenhof in Stuttgart, Germany, from 7 July until 13 July 2008.

The announced field was headlined by ATP No. 2, Stuttgart defending champion, French Open and new Wimbledon titlist Rafael Nadal, Sydney doubles winner and Queen's Club quarterfinalist Richard Gasquet, and French Open quarterfinalist, Costa do Sauípe and Acapulco champion Nicolás Almagro. Also competing were Auckland titlist Philipp Kohlschreiber, Munich runner-up Simone Bolelli, Agustín Calleri, José Acasuso and Eduardo Schwank.

Finals

Singles

Argentina Juan Martín del Potro defeated France Richard Gasquet 6-4, 7-5

  • It was Juan Martín del Potro's 1st career title.

Doubles

Germany Christopher Kas / Germany Philipp Kohlschreiber defeated Germany Michael Berrer / Germany Mischa Zverev 6-3, 6-4

References

  1. ^ "2008 Stuttgart Outdoor - Men's Singles draw". Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP).
  2. ^ "2008 Stuttgart Outdoor - Men's Doubles draw". Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP).

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