Venus Williams (USA)
He won the 2010 and 2008 Wimbledon tournaments. He finished second in the 2006 and 2007 tournaments as well.
Rafael Nadal won it by beating Roger Federer in an epic match.
The Wimbledon Tennis starts on the 23rd of June 2008, today! Check out www.welovewimbledontennis.co.uk/ for lots of tennis news and information over the 2 weeks of the tournament. Sounds like you may have missed getting some tickets, so get comfy on your couch and watch it on the BBC.
According to documented information that is available on the internet it states that a tennis player by the name of Venus Williams was the defending champion and won the final in the Wimbledon tennis tournament in 2008. Venus Williams played against her sister Serena.
There were a few tournaments throughout the year of 2008 in tennis so there isn't really a valid champion for the year. But, here are some tournament champions throughout that year: U.S. Open - Roger Federer Wimbledon - Rafael Nadal French Open - Rafael Nadal Australian Open - Novak Djokavic
Caversham International Tennis Tournament was created in 2008.