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2008 Mutua Madrilena Masters Madrid %E2%80%93 Singles
Singles
2008 Mutua Madrileña Masters Madrid
Final
ChampionUnited Kingdom Andy Murray
Runner-upFrance Gilles Simon
Score6-4, 7-6(8-6)
Details
Draw48 (2WC/6Q/1LL)
Seeds16
Events
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Andy Murray defeated Gilles Simon in the final, 6-4, 7-6(8-6) to win the singles tennis title at the 2008 Madrid Open. It was his second Masters title.[1][2][3]

David Nalbandian was the defending champion, but lost in the third round to Juan Martín del Potro.[4][5]

This was the last edition of the tournament to be held on indoor hard courts, as it would switch to outdoor clay courts the following year.

Seeds

All seeds receive a bye into the second round.

  1. Spain Rafael Nadal (semifinals)
  2. Switzerland Roger Federer (semifinals)
  3. Serbia Novak Djokovic (third round)
  4. United Kingdom Andy Murray (champion)
  5. Russia Nikolay Davydenko (second round)
  6. Spain David Ferrer (second round)
  7. Argentina David Nalbandian (third round)
  8. United States Andy Roddick (third round)
  9. Argentina Juan Martín del Potro (quarterfinals)
  10. Switzerland Stanislas Wawrinka (third round)
  11. United States James Blake (second round)
  12. Chile Fernando González (second round)
  13. Spain Fernando Verdasco (second round)
  14. Croatia Ivo Karlovi? (quarterfinals)
  15. France Richard Gasquet (third round)
  16. France Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (third round)

Draw

Finals

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
               
1 Spain Rafael Nadal 6 6  
  Spain Feliciano López 4 4  
1 Spain Rafael Nadal 6 5 66
  France Gilles Simon 3 7 7
14 Croatia Ivo Karlovi? 61 6 62
  France Gilles Simon 7 4 7
  France Gilles Simon 4 66  
4 United Kingdom Andy Murray 6 7  
  France Gaël Monfils 2 2  
4 United Kingdom Andy Murray 6 6  
4 United Kingdom Andy Murray 3 6 7
2 Switzerland Roger Federer 6 3 5
9 Argentina Juan Martín del Potro 3 3  
2 Switzerland Roger Federer 6 6  

Top half

Section 1

First round Second round Third round Quarterfinals
1 Spain R Nadal 7 3 6
  Germany N Kiefer 7 4 5   Latvia E Gulbis 5 6 3
  Latvia E Gulbis 5 6 7 1 Spain R Nadal 6 6  
Q Belgium S Darcis 1 4   15 France R Gasquet 4 2  
  United States M Fish 6 6     United States M Fish 7 4 3
15 France R Gasquet 63 6 6
1 Spain R Nadal 6 6  
  Spain F López 4 4  
10 Switzerland S Wawrinka 3 7 7
  Germany P Kohlschreiber 6 6     Germany P Kohlschreiber 6 5 65
  Spain C Moyá 2 2   10 Switzerland S Wawrinka 4 4  
  Spain F López 7 6     Spain F López 6 6  
WC Spain Montañés 64 3     Spain F López 6 7  
6 Spain D Ferrer 4 64  

Section 2

First round Second round Third round Quarterfinals
3 Serbia N Djokovic 68 78 3
  Russia D Tursunov 6 2 3 Q Romania V H?nescu 710 66 1r
Q Romania V H?nescu 4 6 6 3 Serbia N Djokovic 64 65  
Q France F Serra 3 4   14 Croatia I Karlovi? 7 7  
  Sweden R Söderling 6 6     Sweden R Söderling 67 68  
14 Croatia I Karlovi? 7 7  
14 Croatia I Karlovi? 61 6 62
  France G Simon 7 4 7
11 United States J Blake 6 1 4
  France G Simon 4 6 7   France G Simon 3 6 6
  Russia I Andreev 6 1 67   France G Simon 66 6 7
  France M Llodra 4 4   Q United States R Ginepri 7 4 66
Q United States R Ginepri 6 6   Q United States R Ginepri 4 6 6
5 Russia N Davydenko 6 4 4

Bottom half

Section 3

First round Second round Third round Quarterfinals
8 United States A Roddick 6 6  
  Italy A Seppi 65 6 3   Spain T Robredo 3 4  
  Spain T Robredo 7 3 6 8 United States A Roddick 4 6 3
  France G Monfils 6 6     France G Monfils 6 3 6
WC Italy F Fognini 2 4     France G Monfils 6 6  
12 Chile F González 3 4  
  France G Monfils 2 2  
4 United Kingdom A Murray 6 6  
13 Spain F Verdasco 2 3  
Q Belgium O Rochus 3 5     Croatia M ?ili? 6 6  
  Croatia M ?ili? 6 7     Croatia M ?ili? 5 62  
LL Italy S Bolelli 7 6   4 United Kingdom A Murray 7 7  
  Spain N Almagro 64 1   LL Italy S Bolelli 0 1 r
4 United Kingdom A Murray 6 2  

Section 4

First round Second round Third round Quarterfinals
7 Argentina D Nalbandian 6 65 6
  Germany R Schüttler 1 2     Czech Republic T Berdych 2 7 1
  Czech Republic T Berdych 6 6   7 Argentina D Nalbandian 4 2  
  Russia M Youzhny 5 6 2 9 Argentina JM del Potro 6 6  
  Finland J Nieminen 7 3 6   Finland J Nieminen 2 2 r
9 Argentina JM del Potro 6 4  
9 Argentina JM del Potro 3 3  
2 Switzerland R Federer 6 6  
16 France J-W Tsonga 3 6 7
  France P-H Mathieu 4 4   Q Spain M Granollers 6 3 65
Q Spain M Granollers 6 6   16 France J-W Tsonga 4 1  
  Argentina J Mónaco 1 1   2 Switzerland R Federer 6 6  
  Czech Republic R ?t?pánek 6 6     Czech Republic R ?t?pánek 3 66  
2 Switzerland R Federer 6 7  

Qualifying

Qualifying seeds

  1. Serbia Janko Tipsarevi? (first round)
  2. Italy Simone Bolelli (qualifying competition, Lucky loser)
  3. Argentina José Acasuso (qualifying competition)
  4. Croatia Ivan Ljubi?i? (qualifying competition)
  5. Argentina Agustín Calleri (first round)
  6. France Julien Benneteau (qualifying competition)
  7. France Florent Serra (qualified)
  8. Argentina Eduardo Schwank (qualifying competition)
  9. Spain Marcel Granollers (qualified)
  10. Belgium Steve Darcis (qualified)
  11. Spain Guillermo García López (first round)
  12. Argentina Guillermo Cañas (qualifying competition)

Qualifiers

Lucky loser

  1. Italy Simone Bolelli

Qualifying draw

First qualifier

First round Qualifying competition
          
1 Serbia Janko Tipsarevi? 3 6 2
United States Robby Ginepri 6 3 6
United States Robby Ginepri 77 6
8 Argentina Eduardo Schwank 62 4
WC Spain Óscar Burrieza 65 4
8 Argentina Eduardo Schwank 77 6

Second qualifier

First round Qualifying competition
          
2 Italy Simone Bolelli 6 6
Ecuador Nicolás Lapentti 4 3
2 Italy Simone Bolelli 64 62
10 Belgium Steve Darcis 77 77
France Nicolas Devilder 4 61
10 Belgium Steve Darcis 6 77

Third qualifier

First round Qualifying competition
          
3 Argentina José Acasuso 6 3 2
WC Spain Pablo Andújar 3 6 0r
3 Argentina José Acasuso 4 4
7 France Florent Serra 6 6
WC Bulgaria Grigor Dimitrov 3 3
7 France Florent Serra 6 6

Fourth qualifier

First round Qualifying competition
          
4 Croatia Ivan Ljubi?i? 6 7
Australia Chris Guccione 3 5
4 Croatia Ivan Ljubi?i? 5 5
9 Spain Marcel Granollers 7 7
WC Spain Carlos Gómez-Herrera 0 2
9 Spain Marcel Granollers 6 6

Fifth qualifier

First round Qualifying competition
          
5 Argentina Agustín Calleri 3 1
Belgium Olivier Rochus 6 6
Belgium Olivier Rochus 7 6
12 Argentina Guillermo Cañas 5 3
Luxembourg Gilles Müller 6 2 4
12 Argentina Guillermo Cañas 4 6 6

Sixth qualifier

First round Qualifying competition
          
6 France Julien Benneteau 64 77 6
Spain Iván Navarro 77 64 3
6 France Julien Benneteau 4 3
Romania Victor H?nescu 6 6
Romania Victor H?nescu 6 77
11 Spain Guillermo García López 1 62

References

  1. ^ "Madrid Masters 2008 Final Highlights - Gilles Simon v Andy Murray". YouTube. 20 October 2008. Retrieved 2022.
  2. ^ Roopanarine, Les (19 October 2008). "Masterful Murray sweeps to Madrid title". The Guardian. Retrieved 2022.
  3. ^ "Murray defeats Simon to win Madrid". The New York Times. 19 October 2008. Retrieved 2022.
  4. ^ "Martín del Potro destrona al 'rey' David Nalbandián" [Martín del Potro dethrones the 'king' David Nalbandian]. Diario AS (in Spanish). 17 October 2008. Retrieved 2022.
  5. ^ "Del Potro fue el verdugo de David Nalbandian en el Masters de Madrid" [Del Potro was Nalbandian's executioner at the Madrid Masters]. Radio Cooperativa. es. 16 October 2008. Retrieved 2022.

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