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Vienna: Philipp Sets Del Potro Clash

25/10/11

Philipp, who lifted the Erste Bank Open trophy in 2008, cruised past Spaniard Pablo Andujar 6-2, 6-2 in 62 minutes to set up a second-round clash against No. 2 seed Juan Del Potro. It will be the first head-to-head matchup between the two.

Philipp was in charge today from the beginning till the end. He converted five of his nine break point chances and dropped serve only once in the opening set.

With this win, Philipp improved to a 24-21 mark on the season.

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