Philipp Kohlschreiber defeated Marin Cilic 7-6 (8), 6-3 to win the BMW Open for the second time. He previously took the title in 2007. He’s now the first two-time German winner in Munich.
”I improved from match to match, felt very well for the whole week and played good tennis, said Kohlschreiber.
“As we walked on the court, we had a nice crowd and the weather cleared up. I think we had a tight and great first set. I was a little more lucky in the important moments. Maybe that was the key to the whole match. I had a good start in the second set, making a break and I held it until the end.”
“It’s tough to find the words when you win your home tournament. The win at the BMW Open in 2007 gave me a great start in my career. Now, in the later stages of my career, it’s an amazing feeling to win in front of my home fans.
”I don’t really know what I should say, I don’t have as much experience of this as (Roger) Federer.”
The victory gave him his fourth ATP World Tour tournament, $94,000 d...