Kohlschreiber moves to St. Gallen
Philipp Kohlschreiber pulls out of the ATP tournament in St. Gallen without any problemsPetersburg into the last sixteen.He won’t give a 20-year-old Russian a chance.
Tennis pro Philipp Kohlschreiber (Augsburg) is the winner of the ATP tournament in St. Gallen.Petersburg entered the last sixteen.
In the first round, the 33-year-old defeated 20-year-old Russian Yevgeny Tyurnev in his first match in an ATP tournament with 6-1,6-3.
The fifth seeded Kohlschreiber, who had cancelled his participation in the Davis Cup relegation, won the first set in just 25 minutes.
In the second round, the world rankings-34.Coalwriter’s next opponent will be determined between qualifier Daniel Masur (Munich) and the Lithuanian Ricardas Berankis.
Jan-Lennard Struff will also play in the 1.064 million dollar (890,000 euros) hard court tournament.
The 27-year-old Warsteiner will meet the Croatian Borna Coric in the first round, who defeated Germany’s number one Alexander Zverev at the US Open.The Hamburg Zverev won last year’s St. Gustav Zverev in St. Gallen.Petersburg will have its first of six titles on the tour so far, this year he is not at the start.