Argentine Federico Coria advanced to his second tour-level final on Saturday when he battled past Spaniard Albert Ramos-Vinolas 6-4, 7-6(2) at the Cordoba Open.
Competing on home soil, the sixth seed continued his impressive week as he outlasted defending champion Ramos-Vinolas in a series of brutal baseline exchanges to advance after two hours and 32 minutes.
The 30-year-old Coria, who has dropped just one set en route to the final, rallied from a break down in the second set, hitting with consistency in the second-set tie-break to earn victory in his first ATP Head2Head meeting against Ramos-Vinolas.
Coria lost in the championship match in Bastad in 2021, but he will try to go one step further to his maiden ATP Tour crown when he plays Hugo Dellien or Sebastian Baez on Sunday. Coria is up to No. 49 in the Pepperstone ATP Live Rankings.