At the Internazionali BNL d'Italia on Thursday night, Stefanos Tsitsipas defeated Borna Coric with ease, 6-3, 6-4, setting up a thrilling semifinal matchup with third seed Daniil Medvedev.
Tsitsipas has faced difficult competition from Coric in the past. Three of their five ATP Head2Head confrontations had ended in triumphs for the Croatian going into Thursday's match, while Tsitsipas had won one of those matches when Coric retired in the opening set.
Tsitsipas has won all four of his matches at the Foro Italico in straight sets, improving his season record to 13-3 on clay courts. After one hour and 36 minutes, the 2022 Rome finalist advanced by fending off three of the four break points he faced against Coric.