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Miami Open: Roberto Bautista Agut beats Novak Djokovic to reach quarter-final

Discussion in 'Tennis' started by Arsenal boy, Mar 27, 2019.

  1. Arsenal boy

    Arsenal boy New Member

    World number one Novak Djokovic suffered another surprise defeat as he was beaten by Roberto Bautista Agut in the Miami Open fourth round.

    The Spaniard claims second win over World No. 1 Novak Djokovic, he defeated Djokovic this year in Doha in January. The serb lost in three sets to the then world number 24 Roberto Bautista Agut and was hoping for a revenge but sadly, things didn't go as planned for the World No 1.

    The Serb, who went out in the third round of Indian Wells last week, was beaten 1-6 7-5 6-3 by the Spaniard. Djokovic, a six-time champion in Miami Met an impenetrable wall in Bautista Agut.

    The tide turned in Bautista Agut’s favour in the third when, after both players exchanged service breaks, an uncharacteristically sloppy Djokovic sent a backhand wide to fall behind 4-2.

    Three games later Bautista Agut smacked a forehand winner down the line to seal the win, which was reminiscent of Bautista Agut’s come-from-behind victory over Djokovic in the semi-finals of the Qatar Open in January

    British number one Kyle Edmund earlier reacted angrily to noise from the crowd during his loss to American John Isner.

    Against Bautista Agut, Djokovic claimed the first set in 31 minutes and the second was on serve at 5-4 when rain stopped play. Djokovic was eliminated before an evening rain delay pushed Roger Federer’s match against Russia’s Daniil Medvedev back to Wednesday.

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