Philipp Kohlschreiber wins BMW Open

Associated Press  |  Last updated May 05, 2012
Philipp Kohlschreiber of Germany beat Marin Cilic of Croatia 7-6 (8), 6-3 Sunday to win the BMW Open for the second time. Kohlschreiber, seeded fourth, also won this clay-court tournament in 2007. He saved seven of eight break points to capture his fourth title in his sixth ATP final. His previous title also came in Germany - last year's Gerry Weber Open in Halle. ''I improved from match to match, felt very well for the whole week and played good tennis,'' Kohlschreiber said. Kohlschreiber won $94,419 in prize money and a white BMW Cabrio convertible worth $73,539. ''I don't really know what I should say. I don't have as much experience of this as (Roger) Federer,'' he said. The third-seeded Cilic won $49,718 as a consolation.
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