2014 ATP Dusseldorf, Nice Recaps: Gulbis, Kohli Take Titles On The Road To Roland Garros
Philipp Kohlschreiber has more or less struggled this season but he found some form and wont the title on home soil in Dusseldorf 6-2, 7-6 over Ivo Karlovic, who was contesting his second ATP final of the season.
Kohli beat Teymuraz Gabashvili, Mate Delic in 3 sets, and Denis Istomin in 3 en route to the final, while Karlovic beat Tobias Kamke, Nikola Milojevic, Juan Monaco and Jiri Vesely to reach the final.
Santiago Gonzalez and Scott Lipsky took the doubles title over Martin Emmrich/Christopher Kas.
Ernests Gulbis won his second title of 2014 with a 6-1, 7-6 win over Federico Delbonis, who was contesting his second ATP final of the season and third of his career (he drops to 1-2 in finals).
Gulbis beat Martin Klizan and Dmitry Tursunov in 3 sets, then Albert Montanes in the semis.
Delbonis beat Mikhail Kukushkin, Paul Henri Mathieu, John Isner and Gilles Simon to reach the final.
Martin Klizan and Philipp Oswald won the doubles title over Rohan Bopanna/Aisam Qureshi.