Philipp falls to Gulbis in Kuala Lumpur25.09.14
Philipp was stopped in the second round of the Malaysian Open on Thursday, when he suffered a 3-6, 7-6 (3), 1-6 loss to no.2 seed Ernests Gulbis of Latvia. The match lasted two hours and three minutes.
After splitting the first two sets, Gulbis broke twice in the deciding third to progress into the ATP World Tour 250 event last eight. The two are now tied 1-1 in H2H meetings.
Philipp and his partner Jurgen Melzer will face no.4 seeds, the Polish/Indian pairing of Marcin Matkowski and Leander Paes, in the doubles quarter-final on Friday.