Kohlschreiber books semis spot

2012-07-26 20:57
Philipp Kohlschreiber (File)

Kitzbuehel, Austria - Top-seed Philipp Kohlschreiber of Germany won twice to reach his fifth semi-final of the season at the Bet-at-Home Cup on Thursday.

Kohlschreiber defeated Attila Balazs of Hungary 6-4, 6-1 in a second-round match that was suspended because of rain on Wednesday with Balazs leading 3-0. The German then beat Lukas Rosol of the Czech Republic 6-4, 2-6, 6-4 in the quarter-finals.

Kohlschreiber will play Filippo Volandri of Italy, who had two 6-4, 6-4 wins over fourth-seeded Albert Ramos of Spain and Rogerio Dutra Silva of Brazil respectively.

Defending champion Robin Haase also reached the semis, in which he will take on either fifth-seeded Martin Klizan of Slovakia or Simone Bolelli of Italy.

Results from the fourth day of the ATP tour event in Kitzbuehel on Thursday (x denotes seeding):

Second round:

Philipp Kohlschreiber (GER x1) bt Attila Balazs (HUN) 6-4, 6-1
Filippo Volandri (ITA) bt Albert Ramos (ESP x4) 6-4, 6-4
Rogerio Dutra Silva (BRA) bt Ernests Gulbis (LAT x7) 6-4, 6-4
Wayne Odesnik (USA) bt Jurgen Zopp (EST) 5-7, 7-5, 6-3
Robin Haase (NED x3) bt Philipp Oswald (AUT) 6-4, 3-6, 6-2


Philipp Kohlschreiber (GER x1) bt Lukas Rosol (CZE) 6-4, 2-6, 6-4
Filippo Volandri (ITA) bt Rogerio Dutra Silva (BRA) 6-4, 6-4
Robin Haase (NED x3) bt Wayne Odesnik (USA) 6-2, 6-4
Martin Klizan (SVK x5) bt Simone Bolelli (ITA) 1-6, 7-5, 6-1


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