US Qualies: Philipp Eases Into 2nd Rd21/08/13
Philipp successfully began his campaign in the qualifying tournament of the US Open. He beat American Gage Brymer 6-4, 6-2 in one hour and 10 minutes.
Philipp converted three of his 10 break point opportunities and didn't face a break point during the match. He will now face Igor Kunitsyn of Russia. The two have played twice before and Kunitsyn leads the series 2-0.