Taken from 2.5 hours of fighting, Jannik Sinner overcame Roberto Bautista Agut’s resistance and secured myself for the Dubai Tennis Championship winners.
A complex very careful appearance by Jannik Sinner, horizontal by Roberto Bautista Agut with 6-4, 3-6, 7-5, after 2 hours and 24 minutes in Dubai.
The 19-year-old Italian tennis player, the same leader in No. 32 of the process ranking on the screen, reached 10 victories this year, in 13 matches (10-3).
Finish with the application of 16 aces the sinner, full body the only break of the 1st set in the game 9th and cut me with 4-4, to demand it in his service making it 6-4. Earlier in the set, in addition, the sinner is faced with points of division, laying one in the game 2nd (0-1, 30-40) and each in the 6th (2-3, 30-40).
Bautista Agut finally made his first break in the match in the 8th game of the 2nd set, to go ahead with 5-3 and then serve for his conquest.
The winner was decided in the 3rd set, in which Sinner led 4-2, but Bautista Agut equalized in the 8th game. Finally, the young Italian made another break, at the focal point of the 12th game, in which he created a double match point (5-6, 15-40) and ended the match with a big forehand that rose but landed within limits.
In the quarterfinals of the Dubai Tennis Championships, Sinner will face one of Lorenzo Sonego and Aslan Karatsev.
The first two tickets for the quarterfinals were taken by Denis Shapovalov and Jeremy Chardy, who will compete tomorrow for a place in the semifinals. Great finish by Shapovalov and beat Hubert Hurkacz 6-4, 6-3.
Also impressive is Jeremy Chardy, who has been going through an amazing period in recent weeks and came back from set for a second consecutive match, to eliminate Karen Khachanov 6-7 (3), 6-4, 6-4. We remind you that the 34-year-old Frenchman also eliminated Alex De Minaur in the previous round with a reversal.