NEWSFLASH … MILOS RAONIC THIGH INJURY … PHILIPP KOHLSCHREIBER TAKES OVER

Joining at the VIIth Tennis Classics in Budapest - 2014.

Joining at the VIIth Tennis Classics in Budapest – 2014. 

Photo source:www.sueddeutsche.de

Announcement was made in Budapest, by Director of VIIth Tennis Classics – Balázs Taróczy following the latest news received a short while ago  about the change of the injured Milos Raonic  who suffered thigh injury in the second ATP World Tour Finals group, so he was forced to cancel  to participate at the appearances VIIth Tennis Classics Tournament  – Budapest. As Raonic said, “I picked up the injury in the match against Andy Murray. I thought it was just a strain or spasm, but it turned out that nasty bruising, “- said the Canadian world ranking eighth and added, “As much as I wanted to play in the final group match against Nishikori in London and  also next Tuesday at the VIIth Tennis Classics in Budapest, … I hope that next year will manage to make up from missing out at the tournament in Budapest.”

So instead of Raonic will be Philipp Kohlschreiber the German tennis player will take over. He was extremely pleased and said right away in a second yes to director Balázs Taróczy’s request, saying: “I am very happy that I was invited to the Tennis Classics Tournament. The folks visiting the Tennis Classics through the past years may not be aware, but this tournament in Budapest has reached major reputation among the tennis players, and everyone tells me how much experience, how good the atmosphere in the Arena, and what a wonderful city is Budapest. I’m in training and in good shape. I can assure  audience that I will come up with high-quality show.”

Philipp Kohlschreiber, is the 24th player in the world rankings and one of the most technical and creative tennis player, who won this year also boasts ATP tournament. No one could stop him in Düsseldorf. Throughout his career, collected five trophies and played tennis together almost 8 million dollars. He is extremely successful in doubles, already gain victory in  seven doubles ATP tournament, so that says it all.

Just a reminder and change in couples …

The Arena doors open at 3.30 p.m.

4.30  p.m. – Opening ceremony and the first semi-final matches: Ernests Gulbis – Fabio Fognini

5.45 p.m. – The second semi-final match Philipp Kohlschreiber – Dominic Thiem

6.45 p.m. –  Doubles match Mansour Bahramival and Babos Tímea

7.30 p.m. – Tennis Classics finals

Update by Aggie Reiter

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