Juan Martin del Potro overcame 22 aces from Germany's Philipp Kohlschreiber to advance to the third round of the Shanghai Masters with a 3-6, 6-3, 7-6 (4) victory on Wednesday.
The sixth-seeded Argentine is coming off a win at the Japan Open last week and is trying to secure his spot in the ATP Tour Finals in London.
Kohlschreiber hit 50 winners to 29 for del Potro and broke...
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October 08, 2013
Philipp Kohlschreiber and Florian Mayer gave Germany a 2-0 lead over Brazil in their Davis Cup World Group playoff on Friday with victories over Rogerio Dutra Silva and Thomaz Bellucci.
Kohlschreiber defeated Dutra Silva 6-3, 7-5, 6-4 in the first match, although the 25th-ranked German was pushed hard by the 134th-ranked Brazilian.
Mayer had a more comfortable 6-4, 6-1, 6-2 victory...
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September 13, 2013
Rafael Nadal was pushed on a wet and wild Monday night at the U.S. Open by Philipp Kohlschreiber, but before he could dispatch of the 22nd-seeded German, Nadal had to pitch in by making sure the court was playable.
Nadal, who is undefeated in 19 matches on hard courts this year after coming back to beat Kohlschreiber 6-7 (4), 6-4, 6-3, 6-1, said he had a rough go of it on a muggy...
(September 2, 2013) FLUSHING MEADOWS, NY – Rafael Nadal has improved his record on hard court his year to a perfect 19-0 with a 6-7 (4), 6-4, 6-3, 6-1 win on Monday night over Philipp Kohlschreiber in the fourth round of the US Open. The world No. 2 from Spain, who won the US Open […]
Despite 26 aces and plenty of home-crowd support, unlike in his previous match, 13th-seeded John Isner lost to 22nd-seeded Philipp Kohlschreiber in the U.S. Open’s third round for the second consecutive year. Kohlschreiber’s 6-4, 3-6, 7-5, 7-6 (5) victory Saturday over the highest-ranked American means the host country has only one man left: 109th-ranked Tim Smyczek, whose third...
(August 31, 2013) FLUSHING MEADOWS, NY – Not even support from the fans at Flushing Meadows could help John Isner to a victory over Germany’s Philipp Kohlschreiber. The German beat the American again at the US Open in the third round on Saturday 6-4, 3-6. 7-5, 7-6(5). Last year the Germany also beat […]
Rafael Nadal is undefeated in 19 matches on hard courts this year after coming back to beat 22nd-seeded Philipp Kohlschreiber of Germany 6-7 (4), 6-4, 6-3, 6-1 and return to the U.S. Open quarterfinals.
He will not, however, play Roger Federer next.
The second-seeded Nadal, who counts the 2010 US Open among his 12 Grand Slam titles, beat Kohlschreiber on Monday night in the fourth...
Defending men's champion and fifth-seeded Roger Federer advanced to the third round of the Western & Southern Open with a 6-3, 7-6 (7) win over 29th-ranked Philipp Kohlschreiber on Tuesday.
''It was just really important to play somewhat of a clean match,'' said Federer, who already has won a record five W&S championships and improved to 7-0 in his career...
Fabio Fognini (R) defeats Philipp Kohlschreiber for first career ATP title.
(July 14, 2013) In the morning of the final day at the Mercedes Cup, tournament director Edwin Weindorfer reported a positive outcome of this year’s tennis event in Stuttgart.
“With about 44,000 spectators who have attended the tournament throughout the week, we achieved a new record in terms of visitor...
(July 13, 2013) Italy’s Fabio Fognini joined the ATP winner’s circle for the first time taking the clay court event in Stuttgart defeating German Philipp Kohlschreiber 5-7, 6-4, 6-4 for the title. “Finally, after two finals, I have won,” Fognini said. “I played great, great tennis this week. I am really happy to have [...]
(July 13, 2013) Another sunny and hot day in Stuttgart began with a fully-packed program off the courts.
In the morning, the organizers of the Mercedes Cup presented their “Vision 2015”, the year when the tournament’s surface will switch from clay to grass. Themed by “Mercedes Cup serves green”, a symbolic groundbreaking ceremony took place with tournament director Edwin...
Fabio Fognini rallied to beat second-seeded Philipp Kohlschreiber of Germany 5-7, 6-4, 6-4 in the final of the ATP Mercedes Cup on Sunday for his first career title.
The fifth-seeded Italian won on the sun-drenched clay court after taking a 4-1 lead in the final set.
Fognini lost his first two career finals last year and went into the match with a 0-2 record against Kohlschreiber...
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July 12, 2013
Of the 32 men and women set to play in Wimbledon's fourth round on Monday, 10 will be trying to reach a Grand Slam quarterfinal for the first time.
So who are these players? How old are they, where are they from - and how did they get here?
A quick primer:
- Kenny de Schepper, 26, France, ranked 80th. ... Before last week, he was 1-4 in Grand Slam matches. ... Before beating...
Defending champion Tommy Haas advanced to the quarterfinals of the Gerry Weber Open on Thursday by outlasting Ernests Gulbis 7-6 (5), 6-4.
Second-seeded Richard Gasquet defeated Jurgen Melzer 6-3, 6-1, and Philipp Kohlschreiber stopped Tobias Kamke 6-4, 6-3 to reach the final eight in the grass-court tuneup for Wimbledon.
The 35-year-old Haas, who won the event in 2009, is coming...
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June 12, 2013
Second-seeded Richard Gasquet swept past Jurgen Melzer 6-3, 6-1 on Thursday to reach the quarterfinals of the Gerry Weber Open.
Sixth-seeded Philipp Kohlschreiber joined Gasquet in the last eight by beating German compatriot Tobias Kamke 6-4, 6-3. Kohlschreiber won the Halle event in 2011. The tournament is a grass-court tune-up for Wimbledon.
Gasquet fired an ace to close out...
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June 11, 2013
By Ros Satar (June 3, 2013) PARIS – World No. 1 Novak Djokovic dropped his first set of the tournament against Philipp Kohlschreiber, but rallied impressively to win in four sets 4-6, 6-3, 6-4, 6-4 on Monday at Roland Garros. Djokovic has had a couple of difficult days, since learning of the death of [...]
Big girls need big bottles.
On the second Monday of Roland Garros, the remaining quarterfinal lineups take shape. We continue our comprehensive look at the round of 16.
Novak Djokovic vs. Philipp Kohlschreiber: Four long years ago, Kohlschreiber stunned the future No. 1 in the third round here, their only clay meeting. Never have they met since Djokovic became the Djuggernaut...
Roland Garros 2013 Schedule for Day 9: Monday, 3 June 2013 Court Philippe Chatrier 11:00 AM Start Time Women’s Singles – 4th Round Francesca Schiavone (ITA) vs. Victoria Azarenka (BLR)  Men’s Singles – 4th Round Novak Djokovic (SRB)  vs. Philipp Kohlschreiber (GER)  Men’s Singles – 4th Round Rafael Nadal (ESP)  [...]
Monday At Stade Roland Garros Paris Court Philippe Chatrier Francesca Schiavone, Italy, vs. Victoria Azarenka (3), Belarus
Novak Djokovic (1), Serbia, vs. Philipp Kohlschreiber (16), Germany
Rafael Nadal (3), Spain, vs. Kei Nishikori (13), Japan
Sloane Stephens (17), United States, vs. Maria Sharapova (2), Russia
Court Suzanne Lenglen Tommy Haas (12), Germany, vs. Mikhail Youzhny...
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June 02, 2013
(May 5, 2013) German tennis veteran Tommy Haas won his first Munich Open in his tenth attempt, ousting defending champion Philipp Kohlschreiber 6-3, 7-6 (3). The match was first all-German final in Munich in 48 years. “It’s a sensational feeling to be quite honest,” Haas said of the win. “It was another one of those [...]
Tommy Haas won the BMW Open for the first time in his 10th attempt.
The third-seeded Haas beat defending champion Philipp Kohlschreiber 6-3, 7-6 (3) on Sunday to win the first all-German final in Munich in 48 years.
The 35-year-old Haas capped an impressive week by beating Kohlschreiber in 83 minutes for his 14th ATP Tour title and his fourth on home soil.
Now based in Los Angeles...
Tommy Haas defeated Ivan Dodig 6-4, 6-3 on Saturday to reach the final of the BMW Open for the second time.
The third-seeded Haas ensured an all-German title match in Munich for the first time in 48 years. Defending champion Philipp Kohlschreiber will play Daniel Brands in the other semifinal later Saturday.
The 35-year-old Haas, who reached the 2000 final and hopes to win the...
MUNICH (May 1, 2013) — Defending BMW Open champion Philipp Kohlschreiber took just 63 minutes to defeat world No. 195 Evgeny Korolev in his opening match, 6-2, 6-4. Croat Ivan Dodig also found himself in the quarterfinals after ousting tournament No. 2 seed and fellow Croat Marin Cilic in an easy two sets, 6-4, 6-2. Ukrainian Alexandr Dolgopolov defeated Dmitry Tursunov, 7-6...
Ivan Dodig of Croatia caused another upset at the BMW Open on Friday by ousting fifth-seeded Alexandr Dolgopolov of Ukraine 6-4, 6-4 to reach the semifinals.
It was the third straight-sets victory of the week for Dodig, who beat Russian two-time champion Nikolay Davydenko in the first round, and followed up with victory over second-seeded countryman Marin Cilic on Wednesday.
Seven-time winner Rafael Nadal beat Milos Raonic 6-4, 6-0 Saturday to reach the final of the Barcelona Open.
He will play for the title Sunday against Nicolas Almagro in a match between Spaniards. Almargo defeated Philipp Kohlschreiber 6-2, 6-1 in the other semifinal. This will be his second clay-court final of the year.
The start of Nadal's match was delayed because of rain...
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April 26, 2013