Roberto Bautista Agut

Roberto Bautista Agut is a Spanish professional tennis player, who has competed on the ATP Tour since 2005.

Date of Birth: 14 April 1988
Birthplace: Castellón de la Plana, Spain
Residence: Castellón de la Plana, Spain  
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
Weight: 165 lbs (75 kg)
Plays: Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Turned Pro: 2005

Roberto Bautista Agut is a Spanish professional tennis player who was born on April 14, 1988, in Castellon de la Plana, Spain. After starting the sport at a young age, the Spaniard was soon onto the junior tour.

Despite not enjoying the best of successes on the minor circuit, this did not stop him from eventually going pro in 2005. His first few years as a professional brought him mixed success on the ITF and Challenger tours, with him going deep and winning a select few tournaments.

2009 was when his first chance to shine on the main ATP Tour stage came when he battled his way through qualifying at the 500 tournament in Valencia. After spending the next few years gaining traction and making a name for himself on the main tour, his first final came in 2013 at the Tata Open.

Despite not getting his name on the trophy on that occasion, his first taste of silverware came in the following season, when he won the Stuttgart Open and the Libema Open. The Spaniard made a habit of chipping away at the ATP tournaments and managed to average a couple of trophies per season for the next half-decade.

This helped him steadily rise up the rankings and earn his way into the coveted seeded spots at the main tournaments. Come 2019, Bautista Agut was in his prime, reaching the quarterfinals in the season-opening slam Down Under before bettering that result and getting to the semifinals on the grass of SW19 at Wimbledon.

He had achieved his career-high world ranking of 9 in November of that same year before winning the Davis Cup to round off a memorable season. Despite constantly competing in an era of Spanish men’s tennis, which was awash with talent, namely Rafael Nadal, Bautista Agut has still earned himself countless fans worldwide.

You may also like