Philipp Kohlschreiber wins BMW Open

Philipp Kohlschreiber won the BMW Open and a new car.
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Philipp Kohlschreiber of Germany beat Marin Cilic of Croatia 7-6 (8), 6-3 Sunday to win the BMW Open for the second time.

Kohlschreiber, seeded fourth, also won this clay-court tournament in 2007. He saved seven of eight break points to capture his fourth title in his sixth ATP final. His previous title also came in Germany — last year's Gerry Weber Open in Halle.

''I improved from match to match, felt very well for the whole week and played good tennis,'' he said.

Kohlschreiber won more than $94,000 in prize money and a white convertible worth more than $73,000.

''I don't really know what I should say,'' he said. ''I don't have as much experience of this as (Roger) Federer.''

The third-seeded Cilic, who lost this final in 2010 to Mikhail Youzhny, won nearly $50,000.

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