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2008 Sony Ericsson Open %E2%80%93 Women's Singles
Women's Singles
2008 Sony Ericsson Open
ChampionUnited States Serena Williams
Runner-upSerbia Jelena Jankovi?
Final score6-1, 5-7, 6-3
Details
Draw96 (8WC/12Q/2LL)
Seeds32
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
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The 2008 Sony Ericsson Open - Women's Singles was the women's singles event of the 2008 Sony Ericsson Open, a WTA Tier I tennis tournament held in late March and early April. Serena Williams was the defending champion, and won in the final 6-1, 5-7, 6-3 against Jelena Jankovi?. It was the fifth time Williams had won the tournament, tying the record with Steffi Graf.[1]

Seeds

All seeds received a bye into the second round.

  1. Belgium Justine Henin (Quarterfinals)
  2. Serbia Ana Ivanovic (Third Round)
  3. Russia Svetlana Kuznetsova (Semifinals)
  4. Serbia Jelena Jankovi? (Final)
  5. Russia Anna Chakvetadze (Third Round)
  6. United States Venus Williams (Quarterfinals)
  7. Slovakia Daniela Hantuchová (Third Round)
  8. United States Serena Williams (Champion)
  9. France Marion Bartoli (Second Round)
  10. Russia Elena Dementieva (Quarterfinals, retired due to a mid-back injury)
  11. Switzerland Patty Schnyder (Third Round)
  12. Czech Republic Nicole Vaidi?ová (Second Round)
  13. Russia Dinara Safina (Quarterfinals)
  14. Russia Nadia Petrova (Second Round, retired due to a right quad strain)
  15. Hungary Ágnes Szávay (Second Round)
  16. Israel Shahar Pe'er (Fourth Round)
  17. Poland Agnieszka Radwa?ska (Second Round)
  18. Austria Sybille Bammer (Third Round)
  19. Russia Vera Zvonareva (Semifinals)
  20. Italy Francesca Schiavone (Second Round)
  21. Ukraine Alona Bondarenko (Second Round)
  22. Slovenia Katarina Srebotnik (Third Round)
  23. France Virginie Razzano (Second Round)
  24. France Amélie Mauresmo (Third Round)
  25. Belarus Victoria Azarenka (Third Round)
  26. Russia Maria Kirilenko (Second Round)
  27. Italy Flavia Pennetta (Third Round)
  28. Spain Anabel Medina Garrigues (Second Round)
  29. India Sania Mirza (withdrew due to a right wrist injury)
  30. Netherlands Michaëlla Krajicek (Second Round)
  31. Italy Karin Knapp (Second Round)
  32. United States Lindsay Davenport (Fourth Round)

Draw

Key

Finals

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
               
1 Belgium Justine Henin 2 0  
8 United States Serena Williams 6 6  
8 United States Serena Williams 3 7 6
3 Russia Svetlana Kuznetsova 6 5 3
3 Russia Svetlana Kuznetsova 6 6  
6 United States Venus Williams 4 4  
8 United States Serena Williams 6 5 6
4 Serbia Jelena Jankovi? 1 7 3
10 Russia Elena Dementieva 1 1r
4 Serbia Jelena Jankovi? 6 3  
4 Serbia Jelena Jankovi? 6 6  
19 Russia Vera Zvonareva 1 4  
19 Russia Vera Zvonareva 7 6  
13 Russia Dinara Safina 5 4  

Top Half

Section 1

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
1 Belgium J Henin 6 6  
  Germany A Kerber 7 6     Germany A Kerber 4 2  
  Uzbekistan A Amanmuradova 5 1   1 Belgium J Henin 6 6  
  Japan A Morigami 2 6 4   Italy S Errani 2 1  
  Italy S Errani 6 3 6   Italy S Errani 6 4 7
26 Russia M Kirilenko 4 6 62
1 Belgium J Henin 6 6  
  Russia E Vesnina 2 2  
23 France V Razzano 4 4  
Q Switzerland E Gagliardi 4 3     United States A Harkleroad 6 6  
  United States A Harkleroad 6 6     United States A Harkleroad 4 7 4
  Russia E Vesnina 6 6     Russia E Vesnina 6 5 6
  Russia E Likhovtseva 4 4     Russia E Vesnina 6 4 6
15 Hungary Á Szávay 2 6 1

Section 2

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
11 Switzerland P Schnyder 7 4 6
  United States M Shaughnessy 6 4 1 Q United States V King 686 2
Q United States V King 3 6 6 11 Switzerland P Schnyder 0 1  
Q Czech Republic P Kvitová 6 5 5   Estonia K Kanepi 6 6  
  Estonia K Kanepi 3 7 7   Estonia K Kanepi 7 1 6
21 Ukraine A Bondarenko 676 3
  Estonia K Kanepi 3 3  
8 United States S Williams 6 6  
27 Italy F Pennetta 6 6  
  Australia C Dellacqua 2 61  Q Russia A Rodionova 4 2  
Q Russia A Rodionova 6 7   27 Italy F Pennetta 7 3 2
  Czech Republic K Zakopalová 4 1   8 United States S Williams 666 6
  Romania E Gallovits 6 6     Romania E Gallovits 1 2  
8 United States S Williams 6 6  

Section 3

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
3 Russia S Kuznetsova 6 3 6
  Chinese Taipei Y-j Chan 6 2 6   Chinese Taipei Y-j Chan 1 6 0
  Romania IR Olaru 1 6 1 3 Russia S Kuznetsova 1 7 6
  Ukraine T Perebiynis 6 7   25 Belarus V Azarenka 6 5 0
  Argentina G Dulko 4 61    Ukraine T Perebiynis 2 4  
25 Belarus V Azarenka 6 6  
3 7 6  
16 Israel S Pe'er 643  
17 Poland A Radwa?ska 6 3 5
  Russia E Makarova 6 633 WC 2 6 7
WC 3 7 6 WC 0 2  
Q Japan A Nakamura 0 0   16 Israel S Pe'er 6 6  
  France N Dechy 6 6     France N Dechy 663  
16 Israel S Pe'er 7 6  

Section 4

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
9 France M Bartoli 3 1  
  Bulgaria T Pironkova 4 5     Denmark C Wozniacki 6 6  
  Denmark C Wozniacki 6 7     Denmark C Wozniacki 2 6 6
Q Paraguay R de los Ríos 6 4 6 22 Slovenia K Srebotnik 6 3 1
  Austria Y Meusburger 2 6 4 Q Paraguay R de los Ríos 2 2  
22 Slovenia K Srebotnik 6 6  
  Denmark C Wozniacki 3 3  
6 United States V Williams 6 6  
30 Netherlands M Krajicek 2 6 2
  Germany M Müller 4 7 2 WC New Zealand M Erakovic 6 3 6
WC New Zealand M Erakovic 6 646 WC New Zealand M Erakovic 2 1  
  United States J Craybas 4 6 666 United States V Williams 6 6  
  Poland M Domachowska 6 0 7   Poland M Domachowska 4 3  
6 United States V Williams 6 6  

Bottom Half

Section 5

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
5 Russia A Chakvetadze 6 6  
  France A Cornet 1 6 3   Austria T Paszek 3 2  
  Austria T Paszek 6 2 6 5 Russia A Chakvetadze 5 1  
WC United States C Vandeweghe 4 5   WC Germany S Lisicki 7 6  
WC Germany S Lisicki 6 7   WC Germany S Lisicki 6 7  
LL Ukraine M Koryttseva 1 5  
WC Germany S Lisicki 3 2  
10 Russia E Dementieva 6 6  
20 Italy F Schiavone 6 4 4
LL Thailand T Tanasugarn 1 2     Slovakia D Cibulková 3 6 6
  Slovakia D Cibulková 6 6     Slovakia D Cibulková 0 7 4
  Ukraine K Bondarenko 6 6   10 Russia E Dementieva 6 616
  France P Parmentier 1 3     Ukraine K Bondarenko 0 4  
10 Russia E Dementieva 6 6  

Section 6

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
14 Russia N Petrova 1 r  
PR China J Zheng 6 7   PR China J Zheng 2    
Q Russia G Voskoboeva 2 63  PR China J Zheng 5 6 6
  China S Peng 1     24 France A Mauresmo 7 4 4
  Greece E Daniilidou 1 r     China S Peng 6 2 62
24 France A Mauresmo 4 6 7
PR China J Zheng 4 5  
4 Serbia J Jankovi? 6 7  
31 Italy K Knapp 6 5 0
  Czech Republic L ?afá?ová 6 7     Czech Republic L ?afá?ová 3 7 6
WC Romania S Cîrstea 1 5     Czech Republic L ?afá?ová 2 1  
  Sweden S Arvidsson 6 6   4 Serbia J Jankovi? 6 6  
Q Belarus T Poutchek 4 3     Sweden S Arvidsson 7 2 69
4 Serbia J Jankovi? 676 7

Section 7

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
7 Slovakia D Hantuchová 6 6  
  Venezuela M Sequera 6 6     Venezuela M Sequera 2 1  
  Russia Y Shvedova 3 4   7 Slovakia D Hantuchová 4 7 5
WC Russia A Pivovarova 3 62    Japan A Sugiyama 6 687
  Japan A Sugiyama 6 7     Japan A Sugiyama 6 6  
28 Spain A Medina Garrigues 2 3  
  Japan A Sugiyama 2 7 0
19 Russia V Zvonareva 6 656
19 Russia V Zvonareva 3 6 6
WC Canada S Dubois 3 3   Q Russia E Bychkova 6 3 2
Q Russia E Bychkova 6 6   19 Russia V Zvonareva 6 6  
  Belarus O Govortsova 3 7 2 Q Russia A Kleybanova 1 4  
Q Russia A Kleybanova 6 666 Q Russia A Kleybanova 6 6  
12 Czech Republic N Vaidi?ová 4 0  

Section 8

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
13 Russia D Safina 6 6  
Q Canada A Wozniak 2 6 6 Q Canada A Wozniak 2 2  
  France A Rezaï 6 4 3 13 Russia D Safina 4 6 6
WC United States M Oudin 5 6 1 18 Austria S Bammer 6 1 0
  Italy T Garbin 7 2 6   Italy T Garbin 2 2  
18 Austria S Bammer 6 6  
13 Russia D Safina 6 6  
32 United States L Davenport 3 4  
32 United States L Davenport 6 6  
Q Ukraine O Savchuk 1 5     France C Pin 2 1  
  France C Pin 6 7   32 United States L Davenport 6 6  
  France É Loit 7 6   2 Serbia A Ivanovic 4 2  
  Spain V Ruano Pascual 614     France É Loit 1 2  
2 Serbia A Ivanovic 6 6  

Qualiying

Qualifying Seeds

  1. Switzerland Timea Bacsinszky (First Round)
  2. Ukraine Mariya Koryttseva (Qualifying Competition, Lucky Loser)
  3. Argentina María Emilia Salerni (First Round)
  4. Russia Anastasia Rodionova (Qualified)
  5. Thailand Tamarine Tanasugarn (Qualifying Competition, Lucky Loser)
  6. Russia Alisa Kleybanova (Qualified)
  7. China Yuan Meng (Qualifying Competition)
  8. Japan Aiko Nakamura (Qualified)
  9. United States Julie Ditty (First Round)
  10. Czech Republic Petra Cetkovská (Qualifying Competition)
  11. United States Lilia Osterloh (Qualifying Competition)
  12. Ukraine Olga Savchuk (Qualified)
  13. Chinese Taipei Hsieh Su-wei (First Round)
  14. Russia Alla Kudryavtseva (Qualifying Competition)
  15. Colombia Catalina Castaño (First Round)
  16. Russia Ekaterina Bychkova (Qualified)
  17. Luxembourg Anne Kremer (Qualifying Competition)
  18. Russia Olga Puchkova (First Round)
  19. Ukraine Yuliana Fedak (First Round)
  20. Russia Galina Voskoboeva (Qualified)
  21. Italy Maria Elena Camerin (First Round)
  22. Germany Sandra Klösel (First Round)
  23. Japan Ayumi Morita (First Round)
  24. Paraguay Rossana de los Ríos (Qualified)

Qualifiers

Lucky Losers

Qualifying Draw

First qualifier

First Round Qualifying Competition
1 Switzerland Timea Bacsinszky 77 5 3
Hungary Melinda Czink 657 6 Hungary Melinda Czink 3 6 65
Croatia Karolina ?prem 2 6 1 20 Russia Galina Voskoboeva 6 4 77
20 Russia Galina Voskoboeva 6 4 6

Second qualifier

First Round Qualifying Competition
2 Ukraine Mariya Koryttseva 6 6
Russia Evgeniya Rodina 3 4 2 Ukraine Mariya Koryttseva 1 5
WC United States Sloane Stephens 1 5 16 Russia Ekaterina Bychkova 6 7
16 Russia Ekaterina Bychkova 6 7

Third qualifier

First Round Qualifying Competition
3 Argentina María Emilia Salerni 6 3 3
Czech Republic Petra Kvitová 2 6 6 Czech Republic Petra Kvitová 6 6
WC Belgium Tamaryn Hendler 4 7 6 WC Belgium Tamaryn Hendler 1 1
23 Japan Ayumi Morita 6 5 0

Fourth qualifier

First Round Qualifying Competition
4 Russia Anastasia Rodionova 77 6
United States Ahsha Rolle 640 4 Russia Anastasia Rodionova 6 3 6
United Kingdom Anne Keothavong 2 6 6 United Kingdom Anne Keothavong 1 6 3
15 Colombia Catalina Castaño 6 1 2

Fifth qualifier

First Round Qualifying Competition
5 Thailand Tamarine Tanasugarn 6 6
WC United Kingdom Anna Fitzpatrick 2 3 5 Thailand Tamarine Tanasugarn 4 65
Russia Alina Jidkova 635 24 Paraguay Rossana de los Ríos 6 77
24 Paraguay Rossana de los Ríos 77 7

Sixth qualifier

First Round Qualifying Competition
6 Russia Alisa Kleybanova 6 6
Hungary Gréta Arn 4 2 6 Russia Alisa Kleybanova 6 6
United States Mashona Washington 6 6 United States Mashona Washington 1 2
22 Germany Sandra Klösel 3 3

Seventh qualifier

First Round Qualifying Competition
7 China Yuan Meng 7 77
WC United States Gail Brodsky 5 64 7 China Yuan Meng 0 2
Belarus Tatiana Poutchek 7 6 Belarus Tatiana Poutchek 6 6
13 Chinese Taipei Hsieh Su-wei 5 4

Eighth qualifier

First Round Qualifying Competition
8 Japan Aiko Nakamura 3 6 6
Czech Republic Renata Vorá?ová 6 4 2 8 Japan Aiko Nakamura 6 6
Czech Republic Barbora Strýcová 4 0 17 Luxembourg Anne Kremer 1 3
17 Luxembourg Anne Kremer 6 6

Ninth qualifier

First Round Qualifying Competition
9 United States Julie Ditty 3 1
United States Vania King 6 6 United States Vania King 6 6
Netherlands Brenda Schultz-McCarthy 4 66 14 Russia Alla Kudryavtseva 1 2
14 Russia Alla Kudryavtseva 6 78

Tenth qualifier

First Round Qualifying Competition
10 Czech Republic Petra Cetkovská 656 6
WC Georgia (country) Anna Tatishvili 77 4 0 10 Czech Republic Petra Cetkovská 4 1
Canada Aleksandra Wozniak 6 6 Canada Aleksandra Wozniak 6 6
19 Ukraine Yuliana Fedak 4 2

Eleventh qualifier

First Round Qualifying Competition
11 United States Lilia Osterloh 7 6
Germany Julia Schruff 5 1 11 United States Lilia Osterloh 1 3
Switzerland Emmanuelle Gagliardi 6 6 Switzerland Emmanuelle Gagliardi 6 6
21 Italy Maria Elena Camerin 3 4

Twelfth qualifier

First Round Qualifying Competition
12 Ukraine Olga Savchuk 6 6
United States Bethanie Mattek 1 4 12 Ukraine Olga Savchuk 5 6 6
WC United States Audra Cohen 77 6 WC United States Audra Cohen 7 2 4
18 Russia Olga Puchkova 633

References

  1. ^ "Serena Williams equals record in Miami". The Telegraph. 6 April 2008. Retrieved 2017.

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