Borna Coric is a Croatian professional tennis player.
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Borna Coric is a Croatian professional tennis player.
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On 21 August 2022, Coric became the lowest-ranked champion in Masters 1000 history when he won the Cincinnati Masters.
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In 2013, Borna Coric reached the semifinals of both the Australian and French Open junior events, before going on to win the boys' singles event at the US Open against Australian Thanasi Kokkinakis in three sets.
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Borna Coric beat qualifier Horacio Zeballos in the second round to reach his first ATP quarterfinal.
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Borna Coric's run to the semifinals launched him into the world's top 100 for the first time, making him the youngest player to do so since Nadal in 2003.
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At the Australian Open, Borna Coric received his first direct entry into the main draw of a Grand Slam tournament.
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Borna Coric faced 29th seed Jeremy Chardy in the first round and lost in four sets.
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Borna Coric achieved his first grass-court win by defeating Donald Young in the first round in Halle before losing to Tomas Berdych in the second round.
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The Winston-Salem Open saw the first time that Borna Coric attended an ATP tournament as a seeded player, where he reached the quarterfinals and lost to eventual champion Kevin Anderson.
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In January, Borna Coric was named in Forbes' "30 Under 30" sports list for 2016.
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Borna Coric was beaten in the third round by sixth seed Tomas Berdych.
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Borna Coric lost in the third round to 14th seed Roberto Bautista Agut.
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Borna Coric reached his first ATP Masters 1000 quarterfinal at the Cincinnati Masters but was forced to retire when facing the eventual champion, Marin Cilic, in the quarterfinal match due to a knee injury, marking the first time that Borna Coric retired during a match in his career.
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Borna Coric was defeated in the first round by qualifier Henri Laaksonen.
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Borna Coric stormed back from a break down in both the second and third sets, and he had to save a total of five championship points.
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Borna Coric ended up losing in the quarterfinals to eighth seed, world No 9, and eventual finalist, Dominic Thiem.
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Borna Coric was eliminated in the quarterfinals by Jan-Lennard Struff.
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Borna Coric subsequently lost to eventual finalist, Kevin Anderson, in the third round.
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Borna Coric ousted second seed, Pablo Carreno Busta, in the first round.
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Borna Coric lost in the quarterfinals to eventual finalist Andrey Rublev.
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Borna Coric ended up losing in the quarterfinals to third seed, world No 23, and eventual champion, Roberto Bautista Agut.
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Borna Coric beat 19th seed, Albert Ramos Vinolas, in the second round.
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Borna Coric then got revenge on 13th seed, Roberto Bautista Agut, defeating him in the third round.
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Borna Coric lost to world No 1 and five-time champion, Roger Federer, in three tight sets, despite leading by a set and a break.
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Borna Coric followed up his semifinal result at Indian Wells with another impressive performance in Miami.
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Borna Coric was eliminated in the third round by 11th seed and world No 12, Diego Schwartzman, in straight sets.
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Borna Coric started his grass-court season at the Gerry Weber Open in Halle, Germany.
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Borna Coric eventually made it to the final where he stunned world No 1 and nine-time champion, Roger Federer, to win his second career ATP tour title and first on grass.
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Borna Coric ended up losing to third seed, 2009 champion, and eventual finalist, Juan Martin del Potro.
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Borna Coric fell to second seed and world No 3, Novak Djokovic, in the championship match.
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Borna Coric ended up reaching the fourth round where he lost to 28th seed and eventual semifinalist, Lucas Pouille.
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Federer won the match in a tiebreak after Borna Coric was unable to convert upon two match point opportunities.
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Borna Coric entered the grass-court season as Croatian number one for the first time in his career, after overtaking Marin Cilic in the ATP rankings.
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Borna Coric retired down a set against Pierre-Hugues Herbert in the quarterfinals due to a back injury.
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Borna Coric was defeated in the championship match by top seed, world No 4, and US Open finalist, Daniil Medvedev, in straight sets.
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Borna Coric began his 2020 season at the first edition of the ATP Cup.
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Borna Coric had to save a total of six match points in order to complete the upset.
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Borna Coric reached the quarterfinals at a Grand Slam for the first time in his career.
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Borna Coric ended up losing to fifth seed, world No 7, and eventual finalist, Alexander Zverev.
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Borna Coric only played one clay-court tournament before the French Open.
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Borna Coric had four set points in the first set, but he ultimately lost the match.
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Borna Coric competed in his final tournament of the season at the Paris Masters.
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Borna Coric started his 2021 season at the first edition of the Murray River Open.
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Borna Coric made it to the semifinals where he lost to qualifier Marton Fucsovics.
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Borna Coric ended up spending the rest of the year in recovery.
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Borna Coric was one of the first players to show up in Australia toward the end of December to prepare for the 2022 season.
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Borna Coric lost in the first round to Alejandro Davidovich Fokina in three sets.
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Borna Coric was beaten in the first round by third seed Italian, Flavio Cobolli, in three sets.
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Borna Coric lost in the second round to 18th seed, Grigor Dimitrov, in three sets.
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Borna Coric lost in the first round to Romanian wildcard Nicholas David Ionel.
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Borna Coric became the lowest-ranked ATP Masters 1000 quarterfinalist since 239th ranked compatriot Ivo Karlovic at 2011 Indian Wells.
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Borna Coric became the second-lowest-ranked semifinalist in Cincinnati since the start of the ATP rankings in 1973, and the third-lowest-ranked ATP Masters 1000 semifinalist since the start of the series in 1990.
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Borna Coric was the lowest-ranked player to reach the semifinals and final of a Masters event since No 191 Andrei Pavel in 2003 Paris.
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Borna Coric won the title defeating fourth seed and world No 7, Stefanos Tsitsipas, for his first Masters title becoming the lowest-ranked champion in Masters 1000 history.
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Borna Coric has great coordination and footwork, thus allowing him to move well laterally on the court.
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Borna Coric is punishing to players who drop the ball short, allowing him to take the ball on the rise and turn defense into offence effectively, earning him comparison to Novak Djokovic.
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Borna Coric has been lauded for his impressive mental fortitude in tough situations.
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Borna Coric began playing tennis at age 5 after watching his father Damir play.
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Borna Coric's idols growing up were Goran Ivanisevic and Rafael Nadal.
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