Points won by each set: [ 27-34, 44-43, 27-15 ]
Points won directly behind the serve:
26 % Coria – 26 of 98
19 % Gonzalez – 19 of 98

It looked like a routine 75-minute 6-4, 6-4 victory of Gonzalez [22] when the Chilean created a double MP serving at 5:4 in the 2nd set, previously leading 5:3. He committed a double fault then, Coria [4] withstood a 19-stroke rally second match point. The Argentinian survived the following game trailing 15/40 again, and led 6:5* (40/0) – then the crazy Gonzalez played a serve-and-volley for the first time after a powerful 2nd serve! He saved four set points and had a double match point again at *6:4 in the tie-break, previously leading 5:2. He made a forehand error, then Coria played his first volley winner to save the fourth and last match point. On Coria’s fifth set point (8/6 in TB), Gonzalez committed another double fault, his 6th of the set (all his double faults he delivered in that set). The underdog lost his mind afterwards, at the beginning of the 3rd set he wanted to finish the points automatically with big forehands or backhand dropshots, and quickly – after many mistakes – he found himself at 0:3 with a double break. From the 4th game of the decider he improved his tennis, but it was too late. Coria’s second victory in the event escaping very difficult position – in the fourth round he ousted Benneteau 7-6, 2-6, 7-5 trailing *2:5 in the decider and 3:5 (0/30).

Serve & volley: Coria 1/1, Gonzalez 1/2

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