The Croatian reached his first ATP World Tour Masters 1000 semi-final at the BNP Paribas Open and won his first ATP World Tour trophy in April 2017 at the Grand Prix Hassan II.
Federer put pressure on Coric's serve in the second set and converted a break point in the eighth game to force a decider.
"Many congratulations Borna for your first grass title", Federer said in the post-match presentation.
Coric took a little over two hours to claim his first grass court title. He looked every bit the Wimbledon contender as he aims to return to the stage where he lost to Federer in the final previous year.
But a costly net fault from the 21-year-old Coric allowed Federer to even up the affair in the second set. But Coric wiped out the first with a service victor while a wild Federer backhand accounted for the other. "This is a first for me". "Today, Nadal is back at the summit of men's professional tennis", the statement said.
Virat Kohli says flexible batting order can 'surprise' India's opponents
Ireland captain Gary Wilson is confident his side will get closer to India in Friday's second Twenty20 global in Dublin . Predicted playing XI: Kohli (c) Rohit, Dhawan, Rahul, Raina, Dhoni (wk), Pandya, Kuldeep, Chahal, Umesh, Kaul.
Colombia through to last 16 with 1-0 win, Senegal out
Rodriguez hasn't been at 100 per cent at any point in the tournament, but in the win over Poland, he was healthy enough to shine. Senegal made three changes with Cheikhou, Lamine Gassama and Keita Balde named in Aliou Cisse's starting XI.
Judge: Separated families must be reunited within 30 days
The first lady also saw the photos from the border and heard the recordings of children being separated from their families. The warm reception that met Sessions inside the Millennium Biltmore Hotel marked a contrast to the scene outside.
Federer dropped to 98-51 in career finals.
Former US Open champion Cilic also lost the 2013 Queen's final and experienced fresh heartache against Federer in this year's Australian Open final.
The 21-year-old Croatian had started the tournament by beating world No. 3 Alexander Zverev of Germany, and finished by denying Federer his 99th career title.
Taming Kudla was no easy task, with Federer losing a break after taking an early 2-0 lead.
Monday's new order is the sixth change of the year at No. 1, the most since there were eight in 1999.