Originally Posted by Gizo
Coria was a great player to watch with tremendous court craft and speed. I personally think that he had the best and most elegant drop shots I've ever seen.
One of the best performances I saw from him was his 6-2 6-2 6-1 demolition of Robredo in the Stuttgart final later that year. His thrashing of Massu in the Kitzbuhel final a week later was almost as good. In fact he won 32 sets out of 32 during that Stuttgart-Kitzbuhel-Sopot three-peat in 2003.
A very underrated match that he played in was his 4 hour 41 minute R4 5 set tussle against Zabaleta at RG in 2003, which was interrupted by the darkness and completed over 2 days.
Yes, agreed. Coria also had a lot of fantastic, hardfought matches at the masters series clay-court events between 2003 and 2005. 2004 Miami as well.