Bautista Agut and Del Potro win big titles

big titles for Del Potro and Bautista Agut

Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships, UAE Men’s Final: [15] Lucas Pouille (FRA) vs. [23] Roberto Bautista Agut (ESP) Perhaps the outcome was inevitable; however, sometimes a head-to-head record becomes irrelevant when a player is riding a wave of confidence. Pouille has gotten off to great start to his 2018 season; he made it to two…

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A Day Of Firsts For Bautista Agut

Shanghai Rolex Masters, China Men’s Semifinal:  [1] Novak Djokovic (SRB) vs. [19] Roberto Bautista Agut (ESP) It was the first time that Bautista Agut had ever defeated a number one ranked player.  It was the first time in six attempts that he was able to defeat Djokovic. With the straight sets (6-4, 6-4) victory over…

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It Got Away From Johnson

Valencia Open, Spain Men’s Semifinal: [CR24] Roberto Bautista-Agut (ESP) vs. [CR33] Steve Johnson (USA) A promising start to the match was derailed in the second set by a few untimely errors from Johnson. He was aiming for his second consecutive Final and second career Final.  Perhaps he was slightly fatigued, if not physically, mentally.  It is emotionally…

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Growing Pains For Zverev

ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament, The Netherlands [CR16] Roberto Bautista Agut (ESP) vs. [CR137] Alexander Zverev (GER) Zverev did well to get four games in the first set.  He showed his maturity when he held off the break points against him in his first service game and was fully engaged in the match until he served…

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