Philipp Kohlschreiber explains why he retired from Hamburg event



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Philipp Kohlschreiber explains why he retired from Hamburg event

Philipp Kohlschreiber explained in press conference at Hamburg on Saturday why he retired to his compatriot Florian Mayer when he had won the first set 6-4 and Mayer was leading 3-2 in the second set. At one point Kohlschreiber suddenly retired and broke his racket.

'In the last matches, my muscles were very strict. Looking at the Image, I wasn't hurting, but it was just too Dangerous to keep playing. At the moment my appearance in Kitzbuhel is uncertain. I will speak about it with doctors', the World No.

58 said.
'It was a great week here. Unfortunately I have to go home again being injured. Now I will have to be careful and see what next days will bring me. In the last weeks or months my body didn't allow me to do what I wanted to, and I lost matches.'
Kohlschreiber is still committed to play Rogers Cup qualies in Montreal and Cincinnati.

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