Borna Coric, sensational triumph in Cincinnati, after losing in the first round at the Concord Iasi Open!
Croatian Borna Coric hit the big hit of his career at the Masters 1,000 in Cincinnati. A month away from the elimination suffered in the first round at the Challenger 100 Concord Iași Open, the Croatian athlete ranked 152nd ATP won, on Sunday, the Cincinnati Masters tournament, after defeating the Greek Stefanos Tsitsipas, number 7, in the final world, score 7-6 (0), 6-2!
Following this victory, 25-year-old Coric climbed 123 positions in the world ranking, and as of Monday he is ranked 29th in the world.
Borna Coric had an exceptional career in Cincinnati, where he achieved superb victories against great players of the world.
In the first round, Coric defeated the Italian Lorenzo Musetti (7-6, 6-3), so that in the second round he passed the great Rafa Nadal, world number 3, 7-6, 4-6, 6-3.
In the round of 16, Coric defeated the Spaniard Roberto Bautista Agut, world number 18 (6-2, 6-3), in the quarters he eliminated the Canadian Felix Auger-Aliassime, 8th ATP, score 6-4, 6-4, and in the semifinals he passed another favorite, the British Cameron Norrie, 9th place ATP, score 6-3, 6-4.
It should be noted that Borna Coric was eliminated in the first round at the Concord Iași Open even by the Romanian Nicholas David Ionel, 4-6, 2-6, our player then achieving the victory of his career.