Philipp Kohlschreiber picked up his fifth ATP career title after triumphing on the clay courts of Dusseldorf.
The 30-year-old German cruised to victory over big serving Ivo Karlovic of Croatia 6-2, 7-6 (4) in 1 hour, 13 minutes.
“I’ll be taking [ATP] points, self-confidence and a sense of fun to Paris, it’s simply a great feeling” stated Kohlschreiber after the match. He evened his career head-to-head against Karlovic to 2-2.
He will next face Pere Riba of Spain in the opening round of the French Open at Roland Garros.
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