Score, report, and key facts
Bautista-Agut started off on the right foot in the set after breaking Lajovic in the 2nd game (2-0) before consolidating his break and lead 3-0. Anyhow, there was more to do for the Spaniard to win the set since Lajovic succeeded in breaking back in the 5th (2-3) game. Bautista-Agut maintained his focus to break Lajovic in the 12th (7-5) game.
Bautista-Agut had a favorable start in this set after breaking Lajovic in the 2nd game (2-0) before consolidating his break and lead 4-0. Nonetheless, that wasn’t sufficient for Roberto to win the set as Dusan found the way to break back in the 5th (1-4) game. The Spaniard kept his cool to break the Serbian in the 6th (5-1) game before winning the set (6-1).
Certainly, a key moment was when Roberto won 4 consecutive games in the 2nd set to change the scoreline from 0-0 to 4-0.
At the end of the match, Bautista-Agut scored 69 points vs. Lajovic’s 47 points.
Roberto was pretty focused in converting 50% of the break points that he conquered (5/10). On the other side, the Serbian had some problems converting his break points (only 40% – 2/5). That was one of the key issues for his loss.
After this match, the head to head between Bautista-Agut and Lajovic is 4-0 for Roberto.
Highlights Roberto Bautista Agut vs. Dusan Lajovic ATP Cup – Brisbane, Perth, Sydney