Borna Coric

Borna Coric is a Croatian professional tennis player, who has competed on the ATP Tour since 2013.

Date of Birth: 14 November 1996
Birthplace: Zagreb, Croatia
Residence: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
Weight: 187 lbs (85 kg)  
Plays: Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Turned Pro: 2013

Borna Coric is a Croatian professional tennis player who was born on November 14, 1996, in Zagreb, Croatia. After growing up in a sporting family, the Croat had a glittering junior career, reaching the semifinals of the Boys' Australian Open and French Open before then subsequently winning the Boys' US Open.

After turning pro in 2013, the Croatian’s debut on the fully-fledged ATP Tour came that same year, with him losing in the first round in a home tournament in Umag - the Croatia Open. While using the ITF Tour as a steady income stream, he continued to chip away at the ATP events, gradually getting further and further at each stage.

In 2014, he reached the semifinal in the Swiss Indoors in Basel, marking his first deep run at a main-draw ATP event. A few years later, Coric regularly made good runs at the ATP 1000 and 500 events and regularly appeared at the Grand Slams.

It was only a matter of time before his first Tour title came, and 2017 was the year for that when he claimed the crown at the Marrakech Open. This would have given him a lot of confidence for all the years of hard graft he had put in up until that point, which was evident when he secured another trophy the following season on the grass at the Halle Open in the summer.

This period was certainly a highlight for the Zagreb-born player, who also saw his ranking reach its peak of world number 12. This set him in good stead for seeded entry into every tournament, helping to propel him up the ladder even further.

Despite a few injury-hit seasons, he managed to maintain some of the form he had known towards the end of the 2010s, and he got back amongst the titles most recently in 2022, when he got his name engraved on the trophy in Cincinnati, with the Masters 1000 tournament being his biggest ever win.

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