2008 SAP Open
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2008 SAP Open
2008 SAP Open
DateFebruary 18-24
CategoryInternational Series
Draw32S / 16D
Prize money$411,000
SurfaceHard / indoor
LocationSan Jose, California, U.S.
VenueHP Pavilion
United States Andy Roddick [1]
United States Scott Lipsky / United States David Martin [2]

The 2008 SAP Open was a men's tennis tournament played on indoor hard courts. It was the 119th edition of the SAP Open, and was part of the International Series of the 2008 ATP Tour. It took place at the HP Pavilion in San Jose, California, United States, from February 18 through February 24, 2008.

The singles draw featured ATP No. 6 and 2007 Davis Cup champion Andy Roddick, Australian Open quarterfinalist and other 2007 Davis Cup champion James Blake, and 2007 US Open quarterfinalist Tommy Haas. Other seeds were Sydney semifinalist Radek ?t?pánek, 2007 SAP Open quarterfinalist Hyung-taik Lee, Jürgen Melzer, Sam Querrey and Kristof Vliegen.

The event started off with an exhibition match between fourteen time Grand Slam champion Pete Sampras and Tommy Haas, replacing injured Marat Safin, scheduled to play the exhibition in the first place. The retired American legend defeated his opponent 6-4, 6-2.[3][4]



United States Andy Roddick defeated Czech Republic Radek ?t?pánek, 6-4, 7-5

  • It was Andy Roddick's 1st title of the year, and his 24th overall. It was his 3rd win at the event.


United States Scott Lipsky / United States David Martin defeated United States Bob Bryan / United States Mike Bryan, 7-6(7-4), 7-5


  1. ^ "2008 San Jose - Singles draw". Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP).
  2. ^ "2008 San Jose - Doubles draw". Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP).
  3. ^ Tennis Week (2008-02-13). "Injury Shelves Safin From San Jose". Retrieved .
  4. ^ 2008 SAP Open results

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