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Kohlschreiber titles in Munich

May 7, 2007 at 6:18 AM

MUNICH, Germany, May 7 (UPI) -- Germany's Philipp Kohlschreiber came back Sunday to beat doubles partner Mikhail Youzhny of Russia, 2-6, 6-3, 6-4, in the final of the BMW Open in Munich.

The 23-year-old Kohlschreiber, in his first-ever ATP final, gained an early break of serve in the second set and had the only break of the third in the fifth game.

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He went on to hold serve, claiming victory on his third match point to capture the first prize of $75,000.

"It's such an amazing thing to win your first ATP title and to do it in Germany," said Kohlschreiber. "I'm so happy. This is just a crazy day and I need a few days before this sinks in."

The third-seeded Youzhny, playing in his third ATP final of 2007, fell to 1-2 in title matches this season.

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