1st Round: Philipp def. Gicquel 62 62
2nd Round: Philipp win
as DelPotro withdrew Del Potro Injury Sends Kohlschreiber To Vienna Quarters
Vienna, Austria (AHN) - German Philipp Kohlschreiber advanced to the quarterfinals of the BA Tennis Trophy without swinging his racket, as no. 3 seed Juan Martin del Potro withdrew due to a toe injury Thursday.
The unseeded Kohlschreiber advanced to the next round against Spaniard Fernando Verdasco, who earlier booked a last-eight berth with a 6-1, 6-2 win over Guillermo Canas of Argentina.
Three others won Thursday to complete the quarterfinal cast-Austrian Jurgen Melzer, Spaniard Feliciano Lopez and Frenchman Gael Monfils.
Melzer thrashed Juan Carlos Ferrero 7-6, 6-3 and will next meet Lopez, who defeated Santiago Giraldo of Colombia via the same score.
Monfils, the no. 8 seed outplayed Czech Radek Stepanek 6-4, 6-3. He will oppose second-seeded Fernando Gonzalez.
The other quarterfinal match pits German Philipp Petzschner against Carlos Moya.