Cincinnati Masters Final Live: Stefanos Tsitsipas takes on Borna Coric

CINCINNATI MASTERS FINAL LIVE: World No. 4 Stefanos Tsitsipas takes a first-set lead as he breaks Borna Coric’s first serve…

Cincinnati Masters Final Live: World No. 4 Stefanos Tsitsipas broke Borna Coric’s first service game to take a first-set lead in the Cincinnati Masters final on Sunday. Tsitsipas defeated number one seed Daniil Medvedev 7-6, 3-6, 6-3 in the semifinals. Coric meanwhile defeated ninth seed Cameron Norrie in straight sets to reach his first final on the ATP Tour this year. Follow Western & Southern Open live updates on InsideSport.IN

Cincinnati Masters final live: Stefanos Tsitsipas seeks fourth title this year, faces in-form Borna Coric in Cincinnati Masters final – follow live updates

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4-4 to Coric, After being stuck at deuce for several minutes, Coric finally won his service game to tie at 4-4.

3-4 from Coric, Coric breaks Tsitsipas to reduce the deficit to 3-4.

2-0 to Tsitsipas, Tsitsipas drew first blood in the contest as she led Borna Coric 2-0 in her first service game.

  • Stefanos Tsitsipas will make his first final at the Cincinnati Masters.
  • The world No. 4 earned a second-round bye and dominated his first two matches in Cincinnati, defeating Filip Krajnovich and 13th seed Diego Schwartzman in straight sets.
  • In the third round, he won in three sets against John Isner to enter the quarterfinals.
  • In the semifinals, he won the first set tie-breaker against Daniil Medvedev and was down 3–6 in the second set but came back to win the last set 6–3 to enter the final.
  • Tsitsipas won the Mallorca Open and Mote Carlo Masters titles this year and is eyeing his first title on hard courts.
  • Meanwhile, Borna Coric had a great run in the tournament as he defeated three players seeded in the top 10 in the tournament.
  • He started the tournament with a straight sets win against unlucky Lorenzo Musetti in the first round.
  • In the second round he faced Rafael Nadal, who returned to the circuit after recovering from an abdominal injury suffered during Wimbledon. Nadal’s comeback was cut short by Crick as he defeated the second seed in three sets.
  • In the next round he faced 15th seed Roberto Bautista Agut and defeated the Spaniard in straight sets.
  • He continued his dominance in the quarterfinals and semifinals against seventh seed Felix Auger Aliassime and Cameron Norrie, winning in straight sets to enter his first final this year.
  • By qualifying for the final, he became the lowest-ranked finalist in Cincinnati Masters history.

Tsitsipas vs Coric head-to-head: Both the players have met twice in the past and the head to head record is 1-1. They last met at the 2020 US Open with Borna Coric winning a nail-biting battle that went five sets. Although Tsitsipas is a highly ranked player, Coric is on fire right now and cannot be taken lightly. Another nail biting competition is the one card.

Cincinnati Masters final live: Stefanos Tsitsipas seeks fourth title this year, faces in-form Borna Coric in Cincinnati Masters final – Follow Tsitsipas vs Coric live updates

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