Kohlschreiber To Play Home Tournament In Munich

Philipp Kohlschreiber

MUNICH, April 1, 2021

Three-time BMW Open champion Philipp Kohlschreiber of Germany will return to his home tournament for the 16th time this year. This was announced by the organizers of the ATP 250 clay-court event on Thursday. The International Bavarian Championships will be held on April 26 to May 2 at the venue of the MTTC Iphitos in Munich.

Kohlschreiber lifted the trophy in 2007 (against Mikhail Youzhny), 2012 (against Marin Cilic) and 2016 (against Dominic Thiem). The 37-year-old also appeared in three more finals.

“Of course this is one of my favourite tournaments on the tour,” Kohlschreiber said and is looking forward to the 2021 edition.

The Augsburg native will be part of a strong German contingent led by World No. 7 Alexander Zverev, World No. 42 Jan-Lennard Struff and World No. 54 Dominik Koepfer. Kohlschreiber is currently ranked 112th in the world.

In-form Russian and recent Dubai champion Aslan Karatsev, Marton Fucsovics of Hungary, Nikoloz Basilashvili from Georgia, Norwegian young gun Caspar Ruud, Dusan Lajovic of Serbia and Hubert Hurkacz from Poland will also come to Munich.

Full entry list:

Alexander Zverev GER 7
Casper Ruud NOR 25
Dusan Lajovic SRB 26
Aslan Karatsev RUS 27
Daniel Evans GBR 29
Jannik Sinner ITA 31
Lorenzo Sonego ITA 34
Filip Krajinovic SRB 35
Hubert Hurkacz POL 37
Nikoloz Basilashvili GEO 38
Marton Fucsovics HUN 40
Jan-Lennard Struff GER 42
John Millman AUS 43
Guido Pella ARG 48
Dominik Koepfer GER 54
Tennys Sandgren USA 62
Yoshihito Nishioka JPN 66
Stefano Travaglia ITA 70
Jiri Vesely CZE 71