66 Facts About Roberto Bautista


Roberto Bautista Agut is a Spanish professional tennis player.

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Roberto Bautista has been ranked as high as world No 9 by the Association of Tennis Professionals in singles, which he first achieved on 4 November 2019.

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Roberto Bautista lost in the first round to Ricardo Mello in straight sets.

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On 13 August 2012, Roberto Bautista Agut broke into the top 100 for the first time after strong performances in Challenger tournaments.

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Roberto Bautista reached his first ATP-level quarterfinal at St Petersburg later that year, losing to Fabio Fognini.

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Roberto Bautista Agut defeated world No 6, Tomas Berdych, in the quarterfinals in three sets and faced world No 9, Janko Tipsarevic, in the final, to whom he lost despite winning the first set.

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At the Topshelf Open, Roberto Bautista Agut went through to the quarterfinals, before losing to Xavier Malisse.

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Roberto Bautista made it to the semifinal where he lost to eventual champion Fabio Fognini.

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Roberto Bautista finished the year with a quarterfinal appearance at the St Petersburg Open, defeated by eventual champion Ernests Gulbis.

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Roberto Bautista lost to third seed and eventual champion John Isner after winning the first set.

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Roberto Bautista Agut started at the Australian Open with a first-round victory over Tim Smyczek.

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Roberto Bautista Agut lost both of his rubbers to Philipp Kohlschreiber and Daniel Brands.

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Roberto Bautista's tournament ended in the fourth round with a defeat to Ernests Gulbis.

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Roberto Bautista made it to the tournament's semifinals after beating former top-ten players, Tommy Robredo, Fernando Verdasco, and an in-form Barcelona finalist Santiago Giraldo en route to this stage.

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Roberto Bautista Agut beat Paolo Lorenzi, and Frenchman Benoit Paire but he was unable to beat world No 6 Tomas Berdych, ending his tournament in the third round after a four-set defeat.

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Roberto Bautista Agut won his first ATP title there, defeating former champion Benjamin Becker in the final in three sets.

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Roberto Bautista went back to playing on clay courts as the third seed in the Mercedes Cup in Stuttgart.

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Roberto Bautista Agut won in three sets, claiming his second 250-level title.

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Roberto Bautista Agut went to Russia to play in the Kremlin Cup tournament held in Moscow.

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Roberto Bautista Agut began his new season, as the third seed, in the Aircel Chennai Open.

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Roberto Bautista progressed to the semifinal where he lost to British qualifier Aljaz Bedene.

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Roberto Bautista's tournament ended in the semifinals against local Gael Monfils.

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Roberto Bautista made it to the quarterfinals where he was defeated in a tight three-setter by defending champion Kei Nishikori.

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Roberto Bautista Agut progressed to the semifinals where he lost to top seed Andy Murray.

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Roberto Bautista Agut was the 20th seed in Wimbledon, and advanced to the fourth round to take on seven-time Wimbledon champion and tournament second seed, Roger Federer, after wins over Ruben Bemelmans, Benoit Paire, and Nikoloz Basilashvili.

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Roberto Bautista took on the world number one, Novak Djokovic, losing in a four-set defeat.

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However, Roberto Bautista Agut had managed to repeat his best performance in New York for a second consecutive year.

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Roberto Bautista then played in the St Petersburg Open where he was the fourth seed.

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Roberto Bautista lost in the semifinals to second seed Milos Raonic.

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Roberto Bautista was the second seed in the Kremlin Cup, and in a repeat of the previous years final, Bautista Agut lost against Marin Cilic by the same scoreline.

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Roberto Bautista Agut reached the final where he led by a set and a break against Joao Sousa but failed to consolidate, going on to lose the match, which was the trend of his 2015 season in decisive matches.

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Roberto Bautista was crowned champion after the American retired in the second set.

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Roberto Bautista earned his first ever win over Cilic in a shock straight-sets result setting up a match-up with the sixth seed, Tomas Berdych.

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Roberto Bautista Agut lost in a tough five setter, denying him a chance at his first Grand Slam quarterfinal.

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Roberto Bautista Agut was the top seed and made it all the way to the final where he took on Serbian second seed Viktor Troicki.

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Roberto Bautista won the match and became the inaugural Garanti Koza Sofia Open champion.

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Roberto Bautista reached the fourth round of the French Open after he defeated Dmitry Tursunov, Paul-Henri Mathieu, and Borna Coric.

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Later that month, Roberto Bautista Agut reached the final of the Winston-Salem Open in which he lost to compatriot Pablo Carreno Busta in three sets.

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Roberto Bautista began his 2017 season in Chennai where he made it all the way to the final.

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Roberto Bautista went on to beat Andreas Haider-Maurer, and Peter Gojowczyk, on his way to a third round meeting with ninth seed Kei Nishikori.

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Roberto Bautista Agut caused an upset beating Nishikori for the first time and claiming his seventh top-ten scalp of his career.

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Roberto Bautista won all of his matches, without dropping a set, to win his second 250 title of the year, and sixth of his career.

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Roberto Bautista went on to beat his opponent in three sets, clinching his second Auckland title, and ending a three-match losing streak against the tall Argentine.

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Roberto Bautista Agut lost in the first round of the Australian Open, meaning that his streak of ten consecutive third round appearances in majors came to an end.

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Roberto Bautista Agut became the first player outside the top ten, to win the event since Fabrice Santoro in 2002.

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Roberto Bautista Agut opened his season as the seventh seed at the Qatar Open.

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Roberto Bautista defeated Matteo Berrettini, qualifier Guillermo Garcia Lopez, and three-time major champion Stan Wawrinka before facing world number one Novak Djokovic in the semifinals, whom he defeated in three close sets.

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Roberto Bautista reached his first Grand Slam quarterfinal, after he defeated the sixth-seed Marin Cilic, in five sets.

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Roberto Bautista Agut beat top seed Djokovic yet again at the Miami Masters.

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Roberto Bautista was the only player in the draw not to lose a set leading into the quarterfinals.

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Roberto Bautista Agut started the year with the 2020 Australian Open as the 9th seed, where he beat Feliciano Lopez and Michael Mmoh before losing to Marin Cilic in five sets in the third round, a rematch of the 2019 fourth round match.

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Roberto Bautista lost in the second round at Rotterdam to Pablo Carreno Busta and in the first mround in Dubai to Jan-Lennard Struff.

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Roberto Bautista beat Tennys Sandgren for his 300th career win and Miomir Kecmanovic before being upset in the third round by Canadian Vasek Pospisil.

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Roberto Bautista Agut made two finals in the early hardcourt season in Montpellier and Doha, where he was defeated by David Goffin and Nikoloz Basilashvili respectively.

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Roberto Bautista Agut has played a pivotal role in Spain's 2022 ATP Cup journey, by winning all of his three singles matches in the group stage.

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Roberto Bautista then beat Hubert Hurkacz of Poland in the semi finals in 3 sets to lead Spain into the final.

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Roberto Bautista Agut reached the final of the 2022 Qatar ExxonMobil Open in Doha again to set a rematch with Nikoloz Basilashvili.

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Roberto Bautista won the Doha title for the second time and his tenth in his career.

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Roberto Bautista Agut is a counterpuncher with a decent all-around game.

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Roberto Bautista is able to play offensively with his forehand but thrives off his defensive ability with his consistency and quickness around the court.

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Roberto Bautista has a clean flatter strike on both sides and his game is better suited for hard courts.

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Roberto Bautista's backhand is easily the weaker wing and the side opponents look to target.

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Roberto Bautista's serve lacks pace but can create decent angles and slice.

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Roberto Bautista is known for his "no-frills" style of play grounded in consistency and precision, rather than pure power and shotmaking.

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Roberto Bautista Agut started playing tennis at the age of five when his mother signed him up to play on the weekends.

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Roberto Bautista's idols growing up were Juan Carlos Ferrero and David Ferrer.

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