2008 Austrian Open (tennis)
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2008 Austrian Open Tennis
2008 Austrian Open
Date14-20 July
Edition38th
CategoryInternational Series Gold
Draw32S / 16D
Prize moneyEUR550,000
SurfaceClay / outdoor
LocationKitzbühel, Austria
VenueKitzbühel Sportpark Tennis Stadium
Champions
Singles
Argentina Juan Martín del Potro[1]
Doubles
United States James Cerretani / Romania Victor H?nescu[2]
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The 2008 Austrian Open was a men's tennis tournament played on outdoor clay courts. It was the 38th edition of the Austrian Open, and was part of the International Series Gold of the 2008 ATP Tour. It took place at the Kitzbühel Sportpark Tennis Stadium in Kitzbühel, Austria, from 14 July through 20 July 2008.

The singles field featured Bergamo Challenger winner and Hamburg Masters semifinalist Andreas Seppi, Houston and Munich doubles champion and Wimbledon semifinalist Rainer Schüttler, and Prost?jov Challenger titlist and Stuttgart semifinalist Agustín Calleri. Other seeds were 2007 Kitzbühel singles runner-up and doubles champion Potito Starace, Stuttgart semifinalist Eduardo Schwank, Jürgen Melzer, Juan Martín del Potro and Olivier Rochus.

Finals

Singles

Argentina Juan Martín del Potro defeated Austria Jürgen Melzer 6-2, 6-1 [1]

  • It was Juan Martín del Potro's 2nd title of the year, and overall.

Doubles

United States James Cerretani / Romania Victor H?nescu defeated Argentina Lucas Arnold Ker / Belgium Olivier Rochus 6-3, 7-5 [2]

References

  1. ^ a b "2008 Kitzbühel - Singles draw". Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP).
  2. ^ a b "2008 Kitzbühel - Doubles draw". Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP).

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