Philipp falls in Stuttgart opener07/07/14
Philipp has been given wild card for the MercedesCup, an ATP 250 event in Stuttgart.
The German suffered a 6-4, 6-1 loss to world no.61 Andrey Golubev of Kazakhstan on Monday.
Golubev broke four times from 11 opportunities and saved three of four break points he faced during the 80-minute opening round encounter.
It was the first career meeting between the two.
Stats: aces (0-6), double faults (5-4), total points won (56-71).« back