Roberto Bautista Agut made the primary significant surprise of the 2019 ATP Tour season, staggering World No. 1 Novak Djokovic 3-6, 7-6(6), 6-4 on Friday to achieve the last of the Qatar ExxonMobil Open.
It took the World No. 24 two hours and 35 minutes to win his fourth triumph against a rival inside the Top 5 of the ATP Rankings, and his second win against Djokovic. The Serbian entered the match driving Bautista Agut 7-1 in their FedEx ATP Head2Head arrangement.
“I will recall this match for my entire life. It was an inconceivable climate,” Bautista Agut said on court. “I work each day to play this tennis. I know it’s hard to play at this dimension. That is the reason Novak is No. 1 on the planet. In any case, I can’t be more upbeat than I am currently.”
Bautista Agut’s disturbed breaks a dash of five sequential finals come to by Djokovic, who had additionally won 13 back to back matches in Doha.
For the main set and a half it created the impression that Djokovic was well on his approach to winning his 30th success in his previous 32 matches, driving by a set and breaking for 4-3 in the second set. It wasn’t that Bautista Agut was playing ineffectively, however Djokovic’s inside and out diversion was demonstrating unreasonably strong for the seventh seed.
Be that as it may, the Spaniard increased his hostility, utilizing his level cross-court groundstrokes to drive the best seed back. It nearly felt as though Bautista Agut was doing to Djokovic what the Serbian normally does to whatever remains of the ATP Tour, once in a while missing while at the same time applying the most extreme weight on his adversary. Bautista Agut had three set focuses in the second set before the tie-break, and another at 6/5 in the tie-break. So when he didn’t figure out how to change over any of those, it felt as though Djokovic would figure out how to finish it off. Be that as it may, Bautista Agut continued through to the end to drive a decider, in which he promptly crushed serve and never looked spirit Read more.