2008 Mercedes Cup – Singles

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Singles
2008 Mercedes Cup
Champion Argentina Juan Martín del Potro
Runner-up France Richard Gasquet
Final score 6–4, 7–5
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women

Rafael Nadal was the defending champion, but was forced to withdraw due to a knee injury.

Juan Martín del Potro won in the final 6–4, 7–5, against Richard Gasquet.

Seeds

The top four seeds receive a bye into the second round.

  1. Spain Rafael Nadal (withdrew due to a knee injury)
  2. France Richard Gasquet (Final)
  3. Spain Nicolás Almagro (Second Round)
  4. Germany Philipp Kohlschreiber (Quarterfinals)
  5. Italy Simone Bolelli (Second Round)
  6. Argentina Agustín Calleri (Semifinals)
  7. Argentina José Acasuso (First Round)
  8. Argentina Eduardo Schwank (Semifinals)

Draw

Key

Finals

  Semifinals Final
                         
  8  Argentina Eduardo Schwank 2 4    
   Argentina Juan Martín del Potro 6 6    
     Argentina Juan Martín del Potro 6 7  
  2  France Richard Gasquet 4 5  
6  Argentina Agustín Calleri 7 2 3
  2  France Richard Gasquet 63 6 6  

Top Half

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals Semifinals
LL Czech Republic J Hernych 7 0 7
  Argentina B Dabul 6 5 6   Argentina B Dabul 65 6 65
  Germany D Gremelmayr 3 7 3 LL Czech Republic J Hernych 0 6 3
WC Germany D Brands 6 3 4 8 Argentina E Schwank 6 4 6
WC Germany A Beck 3 6 6 WC Germany A Beck 65 2  
WC Argentina G Coria 6 1 2 8 Argentina E Schwank 7 6  
8 Argentina E Schwank 0 6 6 8 Argentina E Schwank 2 4  
  Argentina JM del Potro 6 6  
4 Germany P Kohlschreiber 6 6  
  Argentina C Berlocq 6 5 3 Q Kazakhstan Y Schukin 3 3  
Q Kazakhstan Y Schukin 4 7 6 4 Germany P Kohlschreiber 63 3  
  Russia E Korolev 3 5     Argentina JM del Potro 7 6  
  Argentina JM del Potro 6 7     Argentina JM del Potro 6 3 6
  Germany M Zverev 7 4 2 5 Italy S Bolelli 3 6 3
5 Italy S Bolelli 66 6 6

Bottom Half

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals Semifinals
6 Argentina A Calleri 7 6  
  Austria J Melzer 63 4   6 Argentina A Calleri 5 7 6
Q Colombia S Giraldo 6 4 611   Uruguay P Cuevas 7 5 1
  Uruguay P Cuevas 4 6 7 6 Argentina A Calleri 6 6  
  Germany M Berrer 6 6     Germany M Berrer 4 2  
  France É Prodon 3 4     Germany M Berrer 7 0  
3 Spain N Almagro 5 0 r
6 Argentina A Calleri 7 2 3
7 Argentina J Acasuso 3 65   2 France R Gasquet 63 6 6
  Spain Montañés 6 7     Spain Montañés 7 6  
  Spain S Ventura 1 4     Spain Ó Hernández 64 4  
  Spain Ó Hernández 6 6     Spain Montañés 3 65  
Q Czech Republic L Rosol 6 6   2 France R Gasquet 6 7  
Q Austria M Fischer 2 4   Q Czech Republic L Rosol 7 2 2
2 France R Gasquet 67 6 6

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