Croatia's Coric downs Hungary's Fucsovics in Australian Open

Croatia's Coric downs Hungary's Fucsovics in Australian Open

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Chennai: Croatian Borna Coric in action during ATP Chennai Open in Chennai on Jan 2, 2017. (Photo: IANS)
Melbourne, Jan 17 (IANS) Croatian Borna Coric on Thursday sealed his spot in the third round of the Australian Open after defeating Hungary's Marton Fucsovics in straight sets 6-4, 6-3, 6-4.
The No.11 seed advances to the third round of the tournament for the first time after he beat Fucsovics, 26, with a serve and volley in a match that lasted for two hours and 16 minutes, reports Efe news.
In the third round, the 22-year-old Croatian will meet the winner of the Evgeny Donskoy-Filip Krajinovic second round clash.
On Tuesday, Coric defeated Steve Darcis in straight sets in the first round.
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