AUSTRALIAN OPEN FREE TIP: Roberto Bautista Agut vs. Tommy Paul
- Title : AUSTRALIAN OPEN FREE TIP: Roberto Bautista Agut vs. Tommy Paul
Tommy Paul has emerged as a serious threat at the Aus Open. Can he go past Bautista Agut tonight?
Roberto Bautista Agut is 25. in the ATP rankings with his best one being at no. 9.
He is 7-2 for the season and is coming off a big win over Andy Murray in the previous round - 6-1, 6-7, 6-3, 6-4.
In the second round, the Spaniard face a 2-0 down against Brandon Holt but managed to come back and win. In the opening round, Bautista Agut defeated Joao Sousa in straight sets.
Bautista Agut has been playing in Melbourne since 2010 and his best result came in 2019 when he reached the quarterfinal.
Tommy Paul is 35th in the ATP rankings with his career-high being at no. 28. He is 4-1 for the season.
Paul is coming off an easy 6-1, 6-4, 6-3 win over Jenson Brooksby. Previously, he defeated Alejandro Davidovich Fokina in five sets and Jan-Lenard Struff in straight sets.
Paul has been playing in Melbourne since 2018 and this is his best result.
- Bautista Agut leads 3-1 against Paul
- The last time they played was in Paris last year with Paul winning 6-4, 6-4
- Bautista Agut is 301-145 on hard surface while Paul is 175-115
This will be an interesting match between two players with similar style able to be on the court for a long time. Bautista Agut is the more experienced and led the head-to-head by 3-1 which means that these two know each other every well. Bautista Agut knows how to play patiently and wait for his opportunity. He is capable of win games in a row which will definitely make a difference in this match. Paul is more focused on playing from the base line. This will be a long battle and the experience and mental strength will get Bautista Agut to the win.
Roberto Bautista Agut to win and total over 37.5 games
|Roberto Bautista Agut to win
|06:00 : 23-Jan-23