2008 Sony Ericsson Open - Men's Singles
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2008 Sony Ericsson Open %E2%80%93 Men's Singles
Men's singles
2008 Sony Ericsson Open
Final
ChampionRussia Nikolay Davydenko
Runner-upSpain Rafael Nadal
Score6-4, 6-2
Details
Draw96 (12Q / 1LL / 5WC)
Seeds32
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
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Nikolay Davydenko defeated Rafael Nadal in the final, 6-4, 6-2 to win the men's singles tennis title at the 2008 Miami Open. It was his second Masters title.[1][2][3][4]

Novak Djokovic was the defending champion, but lost in the second round to qualifier Kevin Anderson.[5][6]

Seeds

All seeds received a bye into the second round.

  1. Switzerland Roger Federer (quarterfinals)
  2. Spain Rafael Nadal (final)
  3. Serbia Novak Djokovic (second round)
  4. Russia Nikolay Davydenko (champion)
  5. Spain David Ferrer (second round)
  6. United States Andy Roddick (semifinals)
  7. Argentina David Nalbandian (second round)
  8. France Richard Gasquet (second round)
  9. United States James Blake (quarterfinals)
  10. Czech Republic Tomá? Berdych (semifinals)
  11. Russia Mikhail Youzhny (fourth round)
  12. France Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (third round)
  13. United Kingdom Andy Murray (second round)
  14. Spain Tommy Robredo (second round)
  15. Argentina Guillermo Cañas (fourth round)
  16. France Paul-Henri Mathieu (fourth round)
  17. Chile Fernando González (third round)
  18. Argentina Juan Mónaco (third round)
  19. Croatia Ivo Karlovi? (second round)
  20. Spain Carlos Moyá (third round)
  21. Australia Lleyton Hewitt (second round)
  22. Spain Juan Carlos Ferrero (third round)
  23. Croatia Ivan Ljubi?i? (second round)
  24. Spain Nicolás Almagro (third round)
  25. Finland Jarkko Nieminen (second round)
  26. Germany Philipp Kohlschreiber (second round)
  27. Czech Republic Radek ?t?pánek (fourth round)
  28. Switzerland Stanislas Wawrinka (second round)
  29. Spain Fernando Verdasco (second round)
  30. Argentina Juan Ignacio Chela (second round)
  31. Russia Igor Andreev (quarterfinals)
  32. Spain Feliciano López (third round)

Draw

Key

Finals

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
               
1 Switzerland Roger Federer 64 6 3
6 United States Andy Roddick 77 4 6
6 United States Andy Roddick 65 2  
4 Russia Nikolay Davydenko 77 6  
4 Russia Nikolay Davydenko 6 6  
  Serbia Janko Tipsarevi? 2 1  
4 Russia Nikolay Davydenko 6 6  
2 Spain Rafael Nadal 4 2  
10 Czech Republic Tomá? Berdych 6 6  
31 Russia Igor Andreev 4 4  
10 Czech Republic Tomá? Berdych 66 2  
2 Spain Rafael Nadal 78 6  
9 United States James Blake 6 3 1
2 Spain Rafael Nadal 3 6 6

Top half

Section 1

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
1 Switzerland R Federer 6 6  
  France G Monfils 68 6 6   France G Monfils 3 4  
WC United States J Isner 710 3 3 1 Switzerland R Federer 6 3  
  Sweden R Söderling 6 6     Sweden R Söderling 4 0r
  Austria S Koubek 0 1     Sweden R Söderling 3 6 6
28 Switzerland S Wawrinka 6 4 3
1 Switzerland R Federer 77 6  
  Argentina J Acasuso 65 2  
21 Australia L Hewitt 3 64  
  Argentina J Acasuso 6 6     Argentina J Acasuso 6 77  
  Spain S Ventura 2 4     Argentina J Acasuso 6 6  
  South Korea H-t Lee 4 3     Israel D Sela 4 4  
  Israel D Sela 6 6     Israel D Sela 77 6  
14 Spain T Robredo 65 1  

Section 2

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
12 France J-W Tsonga 64 7 6
  Austria J Melzer 78 77     Austria J Melzer 77 5 1
  France M Llodra 66 65   12 France J-W Tsonga 3 3  
  Germany R Schüttler 6 1 2   France J Benneteau 6 6  
  France J Benneteau 1 6 6   France J Benneteau 3 6 77
19 Croatia I Karlovi? 6 4 62
  France J Benneteau 6 3 2
6 United States A Roddick 4 6 6
30 Argentina JI Chela 3 7 3
  Belgium O Rochus 3 2   Q Czech Republic I Miná? 6 5 6
Q Czech Republic I Miná? 6 6   Q Czech Republic I Miná? 64 4  
  Romania V H?nescu 4 1   6 United States A Roddick 77 6  
Q Serbia V Troicki 6 6   Q Serbia V Troicki 7 2 4
6 United States A Roddick 5 6 6

Section 3

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
4 Russia N Davydenko 3 78 77
  Latvia E Gulbis 6 4 6   Latvia E Gulbis 6 66 63
  Slovakia D Hrbatý 3 6 1 4 Russia N Davydenko 65 7 6
Q Colombia S Giraldo 3 5     Italy S Bolelli 77 5 1
  Italy S Bolelli 6 7     Italy S Bolelli 6 6  
26 Germany P Kohlschreiber 4 3  
4 Russia N Davydenko 4 6 7
WC Croatia M An?i? 6 3 5
18 Argentina J Mónaco 6 7  
Q United States R Sweeting 6 6   Q United States R Sweeting 3 5  
  Italy F Volandri 3 2   18 Argentina J Mónaco 65 6 1
WC Croatia M An?i? 6 62 6 WC Croatia M An?i? 77 4 6
  France G Simon 2 77 3 WC Croatia M An?i? 6 2 79
13 United Kingdom A Murray 2 6 67

Section 4

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
11 Russia M Youzhny 6 6  
Q United States B Reynolds 77 4 77 Q United States B Reynolds 2 2  
  Russia M Safin 63 6 65 11 Russia M Youzhny 77 3 78
  United States M Fish 3 3   24 Spain N Almagro 64 6 66
  France A Clément 6 6     France A Clément 2 2  
24 Spain N Almagro 6 6  
11 Russia M Youzhny 6 0 3
  Serbia J Tipsarevi? 3 6 6
29 Spain F Verdasco 4 64  
  Serbia J Tipsarevi? 6 4 6   Serbia J Tipsarevi? 6 77  
Q Chinese Taipei Y-h Lu 1 6 4   Serbia J Tipsarevi? 6 6  
Q Russia I Kunitsyn 6 1 2   Sweden T Johansson 4 4  
  Sweden T Johansson 4 6 6   Sweden T Johansson 6 7  
5 Spain D Ferrer 4 5  

Bottom half

Section 5

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
8 France R Gasquet 3 77 65
  Russia D Tursunov 4 6 6   Russia D Tursunov 6 62 77
  Russia E Korolev 6 3 2   Russia D Tursunov 4 6 6
  Argentina JM del Potro 7 6   32 Spain F López 6 3 4
WC United States J Levine 5 1     Argentina JM del Potro 4 2  
32 Spain F López 6 6  
  Russia D Tursunov 2 2  
10 Czech Republic T Berdych 6 6  
22 Spain JC Ferrero 6 6  
WC Japan K Nishikori 5 2     Spain A Montañés 3 2  
  Spain A Montañés 7 6   22 Spain JC Ferrero 1 3  
  Argentina C Berlocq 64 3   10 Czech Republic T Berdych 6 6  
  United States S Querrey 77 6     United States S Querrey 1 2  
10 Czech Republic T Berdych 6 6  

Section 6

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
15 Argentina G Cañas 6 4 7
Q United States S Warburg 77 6   Q United States S Warburg 3 6 5
  Italy P Starace 62 2   15 Argentina G Cañas 78 7  
Q Uruguay P Cuevas 6 6   17 Chile F González 66 5  
  United States V Spadea 4 2   Q Uruguay P Cuevas 3 3  
17 Chile F González 6 6  
15 Argentina G Cañas 4 66  
31 Russia I Andreev 6 78  
31 Russia I Andreev 6 6  
  Germany M Berrer 6 6     Germany M Berrer 2 1  
Q Netherlands R Haase 4 4   31 Russia I Andreev 6 64 6
  Argentina A Calleri 65 6 64 Q South Africa K Anderson 4 77 4
Q South Africa K Anderson 77 3 77 Q South Africa K Anderson 77 3 6
3 Serbia N Djokovic 61 6 4

Section 7

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
7 Argentina D Nalbandian 1 4  
  Spain Ó Hernández 1 1     Belgium X Malisse 6 6  
  Belgium X Malisse 6 6     Belgium X Malisse 3 64  
WC Brazil G Kuerten 1 5   27 Czech Republic R ?t?pánek 6 77  
  France S Grosjean 6 7     France S Grosjean 3 3  
27 Czech Republic R ?t?pánek 6 6  
27 Czech Republic R ?t?pánek 3 4  
9 United States J Blake 6 6  
23 Croatia I Ljubi?i? 64 6 3
  France F Santoro 6 6     France F Santoro 77 2 6
  Sweden J Björkman 1 0     France F Santoro 3 77 4
  France M Gicquel 6 4 2 9 United States J Blake 6 64 6
  Italy A Seppi 2 6 6   Italy A Seppi 5 3  
9 United States J Blake 7 6  

Section 8

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
16 France P-H Mathieu 4 6 6
  Croatia M ?ili? 6 6     Croatia M ?ili? 6 1 4
  Belgium K Vliegen 3 2   16 France P-H Mathieu 77 7  
  France N Mahut 78 6   20 Spain C Moyá 61 5  
  Germany F Mayer 66 3     France N Mahut 610 4  
20 Spain C Moyá 712 6  
16 France P-H Mathieu 4 4  
2 Spain R Nadal 6 6  
25 Finland J Nieminen 3 2  
  Germany N Kiefer 4 711 6   Germany N Kiefer 6 6  
LL Spain G García López 6 69 4   Germany N Kiefer 2 4  
  Argentina S Roitman 3 4   2 Spain R Nadal 6 6  
Q Germany B Becker 6 6   Q Germany B Becker 5 2  
2 Spain R Nadal 7 6  

Qualifying

Qualifying seeds

  1. Belgium Steve Darcis (first round)
  2. Spain Guillermo García López (qualifying competition, Lucky loser)
  3. Australia Chris Guccione (qualifying competition)
  4. Germany Mischa Zverev (first round)
  5. Netherlands Robin Haase (qualified)
  6. United States Donald Young (qualifying competition)
  7. Czech Republic Ivo Miná? (qualified)
  8. Uruguay Pablo Cuevas (qualified)
  9. Ecuador Nicolás Lapentti (first round)
  10. Peru Luis Horna (withdrew due to an illness)
  11. Chile Nicolás Massú (first round)
  12. Germany Denis Gremelmayr (qualifying competition)
  13. Argentina Juan Pablo Brzezicki (first round)
  14. United States Bobby Reynolds (qualified)
  15. Germany Benjamin Becker (qualified)
  16. United States Amer Deli? (first round)
  17. Russia Teymuraz Gabashvili (first round)
  18. Serbia Viktor Troicki (qualified)
  19. Chinese Taipei Lu Yen-hsun (qualified)
  20. Chile Paul Capdeville (qualifying competition)
  21. United States Robert Kendrick (first round)
  22. Russia Igor Kunitsyn (qualified)
  23. South Africa Kevin Anderson (champion)
  24. United States Wayne Odesnik (qualifying competition)

Qualifiers

Lucky loser

  1. Spain Guillermo García López

Qualifying draws

First qualifier

First round Qualifying competition
          
1 Belgium Steve Darcis 1 2
Israel Harel Levy 6 6
Israel Harel Levy 3 5
23 South Africa Kevin Anderson 6 7
United States Kevin Kim 2 3
23 South Africa Kevin Anderson 6 6

Second qualifier

First round Qualifying competition
          
2 Spain Guillermo García López 6 6
Greece Konstantinos Economidis 1 1
2 Spain Guillermo García López 4 2
15 Germany Benjamin Becker 6 6
Netherlands Peter Wessels 6 3 5
15 Germany Benjamin Becker 4 6 7

Third qualifier

First round Qualifying competition
          
3 Australia Chris Guccione 77 6
WC Portugal Gastão Elias 63 1
3 Australia Chris Guccione 64 2
United States Sam Warburg 77 6
United States Sam Warburg 77 6
13 Argentina Juan Pablo Brzezicki 61 3

Fourth qualifier

First round Qualifying competition
          
4 Germany Mischa Zverev 5 3
Colombia Santiago Giraldo 7 6
Colombia Santiago Giraldo 6 7
24 United States Wayne Odesnik 4 5
Slovakia Luká? Lacko 3 1
24 United States Wayne Odesnik 6 6

Fifth qualifier

First round Qualifying competition
          
5 Netherlands Robin Haase 6 6
South Africa Rik de Voest 4 0
5 Netherlands Robin Haase 6 6
Serbia Du?an Vemi? 4 3
Serbia Du?an Vemi? 66 6 6
16 United States Amer Deli? 78 3 4

Sixth qualifier

First round Qualifying competition
          
6 United States Donald Young 6 0
South Africa Wesley Moodie 1 0r
6 United States Donald Young 3 5
14 United States Bobby Reynolds 6 7
WC Canada Philip Bester 3 1
14 United States Bobby Reynolds 6 6

Seventh qualifier

First round Qualifying competition
          
7 Czech Republic Ivo Miná? 6 6
WC Lithuania Ri?ardas Berankis 2 4
7 Czech Republic Ivo Miná? 6 6
20 Chile Paul Capdeville 3 4
WC United States Ryan Harrison 4 5
20 Chile Paul Capdeville 6 7

Eighth qualifier

First round Qualifying competition
          
8 Uruguay Pablo Cuevas 6 77
Alt Netherlands Jesse Huta Galung 4 64
8 Uruguay Pablo Cuevas 6 6
Australia Alun Jones 4 4
Australia Alun Jones 7 3 6
17 Russia Teymuraz Gabashvili 5 6 2

Ninth qualifier

First round Qualifying competition
          
9 Ecuador Nicolás Lapentti 5 7 4
Czech Republic Luká? Dlouhý 7 5 6
Czech Republic Luká? Dlouhý 77 63 3
19 Chinese Taipei Lu Yen-hsun 62 77 6
Luxembourg Gilles Müller 3 4
19 Chinese Taipei Lu Yen-hsun 6 6

Tenth qualifier

First round Qualifying competition
          
Alt Belarus Max Mirnyi 4 2
Switzerland Stéphane Bohli 6 6
Switzerland Stéphane Bohli 6 63 4
18 Serbia Viktor Troicki 3 77 6
United Kingdom Alex Bogdanovic 4 6 1
18 Serbia Viktor Troicki 6 3 6

Eleventh qualifier

First round Qualifying competition
          
11 Chile Nicolás Massú 6 1 4
Argentina Diego Hartfield 3 6 6
Argentina Diego Hartfield 6 3 0
WC United States Ryan Sweeting 3 6 6
WC United States Ryan Sweeting 6 3 6
21 United States Robert Kendrick 4 6 4

Twelfth qualifier

First round Qualifying competition
          
12 Germany Denis Gremelmayr 6 6
Chinese Taipei Wang Yeu-tzuoo 1 3
12 Germany Denis Gremelmayr 1 2
22 Russia Igor Kunitsyn 6 6
Germany Philipp Petzschner 4 1
22 Russia Igor Kunitsyn 6 6

References

  1. ^ "Sony Ericsson Open 2008 Final Highlights - Rafael Nadal v Nikolay Davydenko". YouTube. Tennis TV. 7 April 2008. Retrieved 2022.
  2. ^ "Davydenko hammers Nadal in Miami". BBC Sport. 6 April 2008. Retrieved 2017.
  3. ^ "Davydenko thumps Nadal in Miami final". France 24. 6 April 2008. Retrieved 2022.
  4. ^ "Davydenko downs Nadal to win Miami tennis Masters". China Daily. Miami. 7 April 2008. Retrieved 2022.
  5. ^ Evans, Richard (30 March 2008). "Anderson stuns Djokovic in Miami". The Guardian. Retrieved 2022.
  6. ^ "Anderson beats Djokovic in Miami". RTÉ. 29 March 2008. Retrieved 2022.

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