Borna Coric Beats Australian Open Runner-Up Andy Murray in Straight Sets

The Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships quarterfinals on February 26th saw Borna Coric (VCORE Tour F 97POLYTOUR SPIN) secure his second Top 10 victory, registering a straight-sets win against Australian Open runner-up and World No. 3 Andy Murray.

Entering the main draw as a lucky loser, the 18-year-old Croatian made it to the quarterfinals after two extended, full-set matches. However, against Murray, the World No. 84 excelled, beating his opponent in just under 80 minutes. Borna demonstrated excellent skill in his service games, dropping very few points, and broke Murray four times throughout the match. Playing with very few errors while boasting powerful, accurate shots, Borna won the match with an impressive 6-1, 6-3 scoreline.

Borna’s racquet, the VCORE Tour F, gives players a 6% increase in serve speed. Featuring “Aerofins”—aerodynamic ridges carved into the frame head—the VCORE Tour F cuts down on air resistance by 14%, giving players an explosive serve. “The racquet’s control gives me a lot of security. On important shots where I get uneasy, the control gives me the security to play confidently,” commented Borna on his racquet.

To learn all about the new racquet and watch its promo video, be sure to pay a visit to the official VCORE site.

2015 Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships Results

Men’s Singles (Quarterfinals)

Borna Coric (VCORE Tour F 97POLYTOUR SPIN)(CRO) def. [3] Andy Murray (GBR) 6-1, 6-3

*Photo of Borna taken at the 2015 Australian Open