Munich: Philipp Beaten in Comeback Tournament01.05.12
Philipp's comeback tournament at Munich ended in the first round Tuesday with a 7-5, 7-5 loss to No. 6 seed Mikhail Youzhny of Russia. Youzhny, who came through a tense match in one hour and 46 minutes for his 20th win at the event, converted five of his six break point chances and won 74 per cent of point on his first delivery. Philipp broke his opponent three times.
In doubles, Philipp teamed up with Tommy Haas. In their first-round encounter they were defeated by fellow Germans Matthias Bachinger and Frank Moser 7-6(5), 1-6, 10-4.