The 13th racket of the world, Croatian tennis player Borna Coric, defeated Czech Tomas Berdych in the second round of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships – 1/6, 6/1, 7/6 (4).
For 2 hours and 13 minutes of the match, Born made nine aces and two breaks, making a mistake when serving once. While Tomas five times filed through and realized two break points, making four double faults. Through personal meetings of opponents was 3: 1 in favor of the Czech.
In the quarter finals of the tournament in Dubai, Coric will play with Georgian Nikoloz Basilashvili.