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Coric stuns Nadal in Basel, Federer through
Coric stuns Nadal in Basel, Federer through

BASEL Switzerland (Reuters) - Croatian wunderkind Borna Coric offered emphatic proof of his potential when he crushed Rafa Nadal in the Swiss Indoor tournament on Friday before local hero Roger Federer cruised into the last four. The 17-year-old Coric, already being called 'Baby Djokovic' because of similarities with world number one Novak Djokovic, gave an off-colour Nadal a torrid time, winning 6-2 7-6 (4). The Spaniard, who has appendicitis and later announced he would not play at the Paris Masters next week or season-ending ATP World Tour Finals in London next month, was unrecognizable in the first set as he offered little resistance, losing the opening five games. ...

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