The 27-year-old Koepfer from Donaueschingen lost against the Spaniard Pablo Carreno-Busta 2: 6, 3: 6. The second German starter was the Warsteiner Struff (31) at the Hartplatz event in North Carolina the Belarussen Ilja Iwaschka 2: 6, 1: 6. One week before the start of the US Open, the two Germans are eliminated in the second round.