2008 Pilot Pen Tennis
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2008 Pilot Pen Tennis
Men's singles champion Marin ?ili?

The 2008 Pilot Pen Tennis was a combined men's and women's tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts. It was the 40th edition of the Pilot Pen Tennis, and was part of the International Series of the 2008 ATP Tour, and of the Tier II Series of the 2008 WTA Tour. It took place at the Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center in New Haven, United States, from August 15 through August 23, 2008.

The men's field was headlined by ATP No. 13, Nottingham runner-up and Umag champion Fernando Verdasco, Cincinnati Masters semifinalist and Nottingham titlist Ivo Karlovi?, and winner of back-to-back titles in Stuttgart, Kitzbühel, Los Angeles and Washington Juan Martín del Potro. Other top seeds are Gstaad and Umag finalist Igor Andreev, Viña del Mar and Pörtschach runner-up Juan Mónaco, Marin ?ili?, Andreas Seppi and Mardy Fish.

The women's draw was led by WTA No. 10, Rome Tier I semifinalist and Paris champion Anna Chakvetadze, Australian Open semifinalist and Indian Wells Tier I quarterfinalist Daniela Hantuchová, and Paris, Eastbourne and Montreal semifinalist, Stanford finalist Marion Bartoli. Also competing are Paris finalist Ágnes Szávay, Bangalore runner-up Patty Schnyder, Flavia Pennetta, Alizé Cornet and Dominika Cibulková.

Finals

Men's Singles

Croatia Marin ?ili? defeated United States Mardy Fish, 6-4, 4-6, 6-2

  • It was Marin ?ili?'s 1st career title.

Women's Singles

Denmark Caroline Wozniacki defeated Russia Anna Chakvetadze, 3-6, 6-4, 6-1

  • It was Caroline Wozniacki's 2nd title of the year, and overall.

Men's Doubles

Brazil Marcelo Melo / Brazil André Sá defeated India Mahesh Bhupathi / The Bahamas Mark Knowles, 7-5, 6-2

Women's Doubles

Czech Republic Kv?ta Peschke / United States Lisa Raymond defeated Romania Sorana Cîrstea / Romania Monica Niculescu, 4-6, 7-5, [10-7]

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