Points won by each set: [ 40-30, 36-26 ]
Points won directly on serve:
39 % Wawrinka – 27 of 69
27 % Coric – 18 of 63

Wawrinka [4] was Coric’s [44] most frequent opponent in the early stages of career of the Croat. It was already their third meeting, in Coric’s first ATP final (also the first time seeded, in his main-level event no. 35), and for the third time the Swiss left the court as a winner. He played an excellent match, his serves & volleys worked a bit above his standards. The 19-year-old Coric had all his five break points trailing 2:4 in the opener. “I’m really happy to win the match the way I played today,” said Wawrinka. “Again it was in two sets as it has been all tournament. The crowd was amazing. They give amazing support every year. I’m always trying to improve. I’m trying to move better, trying to play more aggressive with a better forehand and serve better. I’m very happy with my serve this week. I’m happy to get the trophy again. It’s a great feeling.”

Wawrinka’s route to his 12th title (4th in Chennai):
2 Andrey Rublev 6-3, 6-2
Q Guillermo Garcia-Lopez 6-4, 6-4
S Benoit Paire 6-3, 6-4
W Borna Coric 6-3, 7-5

Serve & volley: Wawrinka 1/2, Coric 3/6

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