BORNA COMES BACK: CORIC WINS HIS OPENING MATCH
Last year’s St. Petersburg Open runner-up Borna Coric from Croatia dispatched the Spaniard Feliciano Lopez 6/3, 7/6(2). The match lasted 1 h 34 mins. According to the statistics Coric earned three times more points on his return 30 v.9 and had fewer unforced errors (19-29).
After the match the Croat shared his impressions on being in St. Petersburg and playing here: «I feel well and I always come back here to St. Petersburg with great pleasure as I had one of my best results here. During the match I felt well and in the second set I didn’t have many chances to convert a break. The main thing was I didn’t get nervous and I was waiting for the right moment”.
Prior to the tournament Borna Coric posted on his Instagram that he is coming to St. Petersburg to make one step further at the St. Petersburg Open – i.e. to clinch the title.