23 Facts About Guillermo Coria

1. Guillermo Coria was known as a quite solid baseliner and an excellent claycourter.

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2. Guillermo Coria appeared in five finals after the 2004 French Open defeat and lost four of them, the most famous of which being the fifth set tiebreak loss to the rising king of clay, Rafael Nadal, in the 2005 Rome Masters final.

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3. In 2004, Guillermo Coria won the clay-court tournament in Buenos Aires and reached the final of the 2004 NASDAQ-100 Open on hard court, where he faced Andy Roddick.

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4. Guillermo Coria was created on January 13, 1982 in Rufino, Argentina seeing that Guillermo Sebastian Coria.

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5. Guillermo Coria enjoys playing soccer and he is a well-known River Plate fan.

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6. Guillermo Coria admired Andre Agassi and Marcelo Rios while growing up.

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7. Guillermo Coria was the oldest of 3 brothers in his family.

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8. Guillermo Coria was known as a very solid baseliner and an excellent claycourter.

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9. Guillermo Coria was a very well-rounded player who had an excellent technique.

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10. Guillermo Coria made his return in a Challenger in Belo Horizonte, Brazil on 22 October 2007.

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11. At the 2006 US Open, Guillermo Coria retired in his first-round match against Ryan Sweeting after just five games.

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12. Guillermo Coria had a surprisingly consistent 2005 season, where he was one of only three players to reach the fourth round or better at every Grand Slam, the others being Roger Federer and David Nalbandian.

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13. Guillermo Coria appeared in five finals after the 2004 French Open defeat and lost four of them, with 3 of them against the rising king of clay, Rafael Nadal.

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14. Guillermo Coria reached finals on 3 different surfaces in 2004.

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15. On 3 May 2004, Guillermo Coria reached a career-high ranking of world No 3.

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16. Guillermo Coria had now won five consecutive clay-court tournaments which includes 2 consecutive Masters Series title and had gone 26 consecutive matches unbeaten on clay.

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17. In 2004, Guillermo Coria won the clay-court tournament in Buenos Aires and reached his first Masters final on hard court at the 2004 NASDAQ-100 Open, where he faced Andy Roddick.

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18. Guillermo Coria finished the year ranked No 5 in the world.

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19. At the 2003 French Open, Guillermo Coria defeated Andre Agassi in four sets in the quarterfinals, before suffering an upset loss to Martin Verkerk and his booming serves in the semifinals.

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20. Guillermo Coria went on to win his first Masters Series title at the 2003 Hamburg Masters by defeating Agustin Calleri in the final in three straight sets.

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21. Guillermo Coria tested positive for nandrolone in April 2001 after a match in Barcelona against Michel Kratochvil.

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22. Guillermo Coria won the boys' singles title at the 1999 French Open without dropping a single set, beating his friend and fellow Argentine, David Nalbandian in straight sets in the final.

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23. Guillermo Coria was one of the fastest players on the Association of Tennis Professionals tour, consistently showing exceptional performances in clay-court tournaments.

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