Roberto Bautista Agut vs Novak Djokovic vs Andy Murray - epic tennis rivalries

Roberto Bautista Agut is one the most consistent players on the ATP tour for years, meaning he's faced the best many times.

Roberto Bautista Agut in action. (Twitter: @ATPCup)

Roberto Bautista Agut did not pursue a career in the game from the very onset. Bautista Agut was playing football for Villarreal C.F. until he was 14 years old, before developing a love for tennis.

The Spaniard has won nine singles career titles so far but is yet to win a grand slam. However, he came exceedingly close to the glorious achievement after reaching the semi-finals of the 2019 edition of Wimbledon.

There, he recorded the unique distinction of being the only player in the draw to not concede a set leading into the quarterfinals.

The Spaniard is also extremely sharp with offensive gameplay using his forehand. At the same time, he is also defensively astute and quite consistent across the court.

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And he is also a fighter, as evidenced by the career he’s had till this point. and his ranking history.

Given his status as one of the sport’s most consistent players, it is thus no surprise that he has mixed it up among the best of the best.

Thus, here we are going to look at his rivalries and his head-to-head record against a number of notable players on the tour.

Roberto Bautista Agut vs Novak Djokovic

The two have faced off 12 times, but unsurprisingly this has not been a happy rivalry for the Spaniard. He’s only won 3 of those matches.

Total matchesMatches won by AgutMatches won by Djokovic
1239

Roberto Bautista Agut vs Andy Murray

These two have faced off four times, and again Bautista Agut has lost more than he’s won. In fact, he’s only won 1 match against the Scot.

Total matchesMatches won by AgutMatches won by Murray
413

Roberto Bautista Agut vs Stefanos Tsitsipas

This is the first one-sided rivalry on this list, since Tsitsipas has won both of the matches these two have contested.

Total matchesMatches won by AgutMatches won by Tsitsipas
202

Roberto Bautista Agut vs Gael Monfils

Monfils comfortably shades this one, as he’s beaten the Spaniard 4 out of five times that they have faced off.

Total matchesMatches won by AgutMatches won by Monfils
514

Roberto Bautista Agut vs Steve Johnson

Arguably the most one-sided rivalry on this list. Not only has Agut never lost, he’s got an impressive 7-0 record against Johnson.

Total matchesMatches won by AgutMatches won by Johnson
770

Agut vs Dominic Thiem

Another rivalry that Agut shades by a comfortable margin. He’s only lost 1 of the five matches these two have played.

Total matchesMatches won by AgutMatches won by Thiem
541

Agut vs David Goffin

This one is a fairly close rivalry, and one that is shaded only slightly by Goffin. He’s won 4 of the 7 matches they’ve contested.

Total matchesMatches won by AgutMatches won by Goffin
734

Agut vs Marin Cilic

Another seven-match rivalry in the books. But this one is clearly in favour of Cilic, who’s only lost 2 of these matches.

Total matchesMatches won by AgutMatches won by Cilic
725

Agut vs Fabio Fognini

These two have faced off a lot, and it’s almost always ended badly for the Spaniard. Of the 11 matches, Agut has only won 3.

Total matchesMatches won by AgutMatches won by Fognini
1138

Agut vs Richard Gasquet

The Frenchman has often found himself on the losing end against Agut. Indeed, the latter has won 7 of their 9 matches.

Total matchesMatches won by AgutMatches won by Gasquet
972

Agut vs Kei Nishikori

Agut has, more often than not, ended up on the losing end of this side of the rivalry. Indeed, Nishikori’s only lost 1 of their 5 matches.

Total matchesMatches won by AgutMatches won by Nishikori
514

Agut vs Lucas Pouille

Agut shades this rivalry, but only just; Pouille has lost 3 out of the five matches that they have contested till date.

Total matchesMatches won by AgutMatches won by Pouille
532

Agut vs Marius Copil

Another one sided rivalry, this time also in favour of the Spaniard. He’s beaten Copil in all of their three matches till date.

Total matchesMatches won by AgutMatches won by Copil
330

Agut vs Matteo Berrettini

Agut has not fared too well against the Italian till this point. Indeed, Berrettini’s won 4 out of the 5 matches they have played.

Total matchesMatches won by AgutMatches won by Berrettini
514




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