German tennis veteran Philipp Kohlschreiber is hoping to represent his country at the Tokyo Olympics next year and reach 500 match wins on the ATP Tour. Kohlschreiber, 35, fulfilled his goal of playing at the Olympics three years ago in Rio de Janeiro.
Unfortunately for the German, his campaign in Rio de Janeiro came to an end in an unfortunate and disappointing way as he was forced to pull out from his second round match due to injury. "I would like to play the Tokyo Olympics next year," world No.
80 Kohlschreiber said when asked about his future goals, per Tennis TourTalk. Kohlschreiber, an eight-time ATP champion and former world No. 16, has earned 465 match wins on the ATP Tour throughout his career. Moreover I aim to reach 500 match wins on the ATP Tour.
I am very close," Kohlschreiber revealed. Five of Kohlschreiber's eight titles came in front of his home fans in Germany. Kohlschreiber, a three-time Munich champion, captured his maiden ATP title on the clay of Munich in 2007. "I would also like to win some other ATP tournaments, maybe in Germany," Kohlschreiber added.