Roberto Bautista Agut is the new addition to the extremely prestigious ATP500 that will be played in Barcelona in 2020. The Spaniard will join an already strong line-up with Rafael Nadal, Dominic Thiem (the defending champion) and Daniil Medvedev (the 2019 runner-up)
The comments from David Ferrer
David Ferrer is the tournament director to comment:
“Bautista Agut is an extraordinary player capable of achieving what he wants. He has demonstrated it in 2019 with his triumph in Doha, the quarterfinals at the Australian Open, the Wimbledon semifinal and the final win that we will not forget for a long time in the Davis Cup.” Bautista Agut, reached the quarters twice in Barcelona.
Roberto Bautista Agut’s ranking and performance in 2020
Ranked world no.9 (career-high), Bautista-Agut played his last match on the 24th of November when he overcame Felix Auger-Aliassime 7-63 6-3 in the Rubber 1 in Davis Cup.
Rafael Nadal’s ranking and performance in 2020
Now ranked no.1, the Spaniard played his last match on the 24th of November when he beat Denis Shapovalov 6-3 7-67 in the Rubber 2 in Davis Cup.
Roberto Bautista Agut and Rafael Nadal played each other 3 times. The head to head is 3-0 for Nadal.
The last time that they squared off, Rafael Nadal won 6-1 6-1 in the 2nd round in Monte-Carlo in April 2019.
Dominic Thiem’s ranking and performance in 2020
At the moment ranked no.4 (career-high), the Austrian played his last match on the 17th of November when he had to bow to Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-76 6-2 7-64 in the final in London.
Daniil Medvedev’s ranking and performance in 2020
Now ranked no.5, Daniil played his last match on the 15th of November when he lost to Alexander Zverev 6-4 7-64 in the round robin in London.
Dominic Thiem and Daniil Medvedev played each other 3 times. The head to head is 2-1 for Thiem.
The last time that they played, Daniil Medvedev won 6-3 6-1 in the quarter in Montreal (Coupe Rogers) in August 2019.
You can see them in action in the following highlights.
Roberto Bautista Agut, Rafael Nadal, Dominic Thiem and Daniil Medvedev
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