Despite the defeat to Norwegian Casper Ruud in the ATP 250 final in Bastad, Argentine tennis player Federico Coria finished the best week of his career for several reasons.
The Santa Fe, Guillermo’s younger brother, fell on Sunday 6-3 and 6-3 against the European in one hour and 26 minutes, and was at the door of his first consecration. Nevertheless, Fefo got his first victory in the Swedish tournament against a member of the Top 20, because he beat 6-4, 4-6 and 6-2 to the Chilean Cristian Garín, 18th racket on the planet and second best seed in the competition, in the quarterfinals .
On the other hand, at 29, he made his debut in a decisive instance of the circuit. His best result so far had been in the current season, in Córdoba, where he fell in the semifinals against his compatriot and revelation Juan Manuel Cerúndolo.
Finally, thanks to his unforgettable performance, the 180-centimeter right-hander will climb 17 places, to 63rd, his best historical position in the ATP rankings.