Bautista Agut sends Djokovic packing from Miami Open

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Spain’s Roberto Bautista Agut rallied to shock world primary Novak Djokovic 1-6, 7-5, 6-Three on Tuesday to achieve the quarter-finals of the ATP and WTA Miami Open.

Bautista Agut, ranked 25th on the planet, booked a gathering with defending champion John Isner, who beat Britain’s Kyle Edmund 7-6 (7/5), 7-6 (7/3).

The defeat derailed Djokovic’s bid for a report seventh Miami Open ATP title.

The Serbian star, who earned his 15th Grand Slam title on the Australian Open in January, returned type a brief rain delay within the second set to carry for 5-5 and had a break level within the subsequent sport.

However Bautista Agut held agency, eking out the set and wrapping up the victory in two hours and 29 minutes.

He notched his second three-set win over Djokovic this season after a victory over the Serbian on the best way to the title in Doha.

The defeat capped a disappointing March on US hardcourts for Djokovic, who was bundled out of the third spherical at Indian Wells.

 

 

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