Baez Beats Coria For Cordoba Title
In an all-Argentinian final, fourth-seeded Sebastian Baez topped 6th-seeded Federico Coria 6-1, 3-6, 6-3 to win the title in Cordoba.
The 47th-ranked Baez won his second career title in this his fourth final. Coria was seeking his first ATP title.
“Winning a tournament in Argentina is something very difficult to describe with words, all my friends and family were there, it was something incredible,” the 22-year-old Baez said to the ATP. “I couldn’t find any celebration when the match point ended, I was able to get out what I felt when I got to my team. Seba has supported me for as long as I can remember in my career, I am very grateful to him.”
Baez finished winning 38/52 (73%) on first serves, 19/34 (56%) on second serves and was 4 of 6 on break point chances. The title will move him back into the Top 40 in the rankings.
“I’m 22 years old and I’m in the place I’ve always dreamed of,” he said. “Obviously I want more but I enjoy it to the fullest.”
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