Life in tennis may have not been easy for him. But Federico Coria, eventually, found his way to prominence and is enjoying his first call-up to the Argentina national team for the Davis Cup series against Belarus.
While his brother Guillermo emerged as one of the greatest players in the country and even challenged for Grand Slams glory, that success came as a burden for Federico, who struggled to be recognized until now.
With the weight of the world off his shoulders, now he is ready to experience his first tournament representing his country and prove why Gaston Gaudio was right to select him. Here, learn more about Federico Coria.
How old is Federico Coria?
Born on March 9, 1992, Federico Coria is 29 years old. It may have not been an easy road for him but it was just a matter of time until Federico overcame the pressure of being Guillermo's younger brother.
Last year, he made it into the top 100 of the ATP ranking for the first time, and from then on, he just kept on rising. In 2021, Coria played all four Grand Slams, reached a tournament final, and competed in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
Federico Coria: Ranking
His fantastic growth between 2020 and 2021 has seen him climb places in the world ranking and right now Federico Coria is No. 61 of the world, something he should be really proud of.
This year, he reached his first ATP final at the Swedish Open held in Bastad. His participations in the Australian Open, Roland Garros, Wimbledon, and the US Open didn't go unnoticed, as he earned a spot in the national side.
Federico Coria: Height and weight
The Rosario-born, 29-year-old player is 5 ft 11 in tall (180 cm) and he weighs 161 lb (73 kg). Federico Coria has worked hard and he eventually found his opportunity to fulfill a lifelong dream: being called up to play for Argentina.