Cincinnati Masters tennis live: Rafael Nadal faces Borna Coric in second round

Cincinnati Masters Tennis Live: Nadal vs Coric Live – After bowing out of Wimbledon this year without making the semi-finals…

Cincinnati Masters Tennis Live: Nadal vs Coric Live – After pulling out of Wimbledon this year after missing the semifinals with an abdominal injury, Rafael Nadal returns to the Cincinnati Masters. The 36-year-old will face Borna Coric in the second round of the ATP Masters 1000 tournament on Wednesday. Coric advanced to the second round after defeating Lorenzo Musetti in straight sets. Follow up Western & Southern Open Live on InsideSport.IN

Cincinnati Masters tennis live: Rafael Nadal returns from injury, faces Borna Coric in second round at Cincinnati Masters – Follow Nadal vs Coric live updates

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  • Nadal began the year with a 21-match winning streak that saw him win the Melbourne Open, Australian Open and Mexican Open titles. His run ended after losing to Taylor Fritz in the final of the Indian Wells Masters.
  • He started the clay court season at the Madrid Open where he reached the quarterfinals. He then suffered a second round defeat at the Italian Open.
  • At the French Open, he defeated then world No. 1 Novak Djokovic in the quarterfinals and defeated Casper Rudd in straight sets to win the title.
  • Rafael Nadal, looking to win his third straight Grand Slam title this year, has reached the semi-finals at Wimbledon. He was due to face Nick Kyrgios but withdrew from the tournament on the eve of the contest after suffering an abdominal injury.
  • He took a month to recover and is finally back on the circuit with this only tournament in Cincinnati before the US Open, the final Grand Slam of the year.
  • 25-year-old Borna Coric started the year at the Indian Wells Masters where she suffered a first-round defeat. He then lost in the second round of the Miami Open.
  • During the clay court season, he lost in the first round at the Monte Carlo Masters, Madrid Open and Italian Open. At the French Open, he made it to the second round and lost to Grigor Dimitrov.
  • He played a few Challenger tournaments and did not play at Wimbledon. He reached the quarterfinals of the Hamburg Open where he withdrew from the competition after suffering an injury while playing against Alex Molkan.
  • Before the Cincinnati Masters, he suffered a first-round loss at the Canadian Open. In Cincinnati, he defeated Lorenzo Musetti in straight sets 7–6, 6–3.

Nadal vs Coric head to head: Both players have met four times in the past and surprisingly, their head to head record is 2-2. They last met five years ago at the Canadian Open in 2017 and Nadal won the contest in straight sets. Nadal is once again the overwhelming favorite and is expected to lead the head-to-head record.

Talking about his comeback, Nadal said, “Abdominal strain is always dangerous. So I had to miss last week in Montreal and I’m here to resume my professional matches but I haven’t played much at home in terms of matches. I’ve practiced yes, but I haven’t played a set here before, so take things step by step and hope to be competitive.”

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Cincinnati Masters tennis live: Rafael Nadal returns from injury, faces Borna Coric in second round at Cincinnati Masters – Follow Nadal vs Coric live updates

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