Philipp falls to top seed in Braunschweig07/07/14
Philipp has been given a wild card to the Sparkassen Open 2014 main draw this week.
The 30-year-old German recorded two wins. He first beat alternate Uladzimir Ignatik of Belorus 6-4 3-6, 7-5, and then outplayed no.6 seed, Brazil’s Thomaz Bellucci, 7-6(5), 6-3 to reach the Challenger event quarter-finals.
He met top-seeded Andrey Golubev of Kazakhstan on Thursday and suffered a 6-4, 6-4 loss after one hour and 27 minutes of play.
Stats: aces (1-3), double faults (3-1), total points won (56-76).« back