May 14, 2021

Bautista – Sinner, live


Roberto Bautista.

Roberto Bautista.
Reuters

The Spanish tennis player Roberto Bautista Agut It is measured this Friday in the semifinals of the Miami Open, a tournament belonging to the Masters 1,000 category, to the Italian Jannik Sinner.

In the previous round of the quarterfinals, Bautista surpassed the world number 2 and first headliner, the Russian Daniil Medvedev, in two sets (4-6 and 2-6).

The current number 12 in the world, and second best Spanish after Rafael Nadal, disputes for the first time in his career, at 32 years old, Miami Masters 1,000 semifinals.

Sinner, who arrives like number 31 of the ATP After beating the Kazakh Aleksandr Búblik, he is a rival of lower ranking and less weight on the circuit but called to reach greater heights. The transalpine comes through an easier path than Roberto Bautista throughout this tournament.

In the previous duel between the two in Dubai, Sinner knocked out the Spaniard in three sleeves (6-4, 3-6, 7-5).

He will not start as a clear Baptist favorite, but with the pressure that comes with having a better ranking, more experience and have eliminated the top favorite.

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