Borna Coric defeats Roger Federer in absorbing Gerry Weber Open final in Halle

Borna Coric produced the most notable performance of his career to defeat Roger Federer in an absorbing three-set encounter and win the Gerry Weber Open title.

Victory for the 21-year-old sees the Croatian secure only the second title of his career as he prevented Federer from capturing a record-extending 10th Halle victory.

Coric, who had reached the final without losing a set, maintained a high standard of grass-court tennis to beat the eight-time Wimbledon champion 7-6 (8-6) 3-6 6-2 after two hours and six minutes on court.

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