Tennis betting tips for Stan Wawrinka vs. Roberto Bautista Agut
Stan Wawrinka faces Roberto Bautista Agut in one of the most exciting 1/4-finals of the Qatar ExxonMobil Open in Doha. The duel will be played on Thursday, with bookmakers giving a slight advantage to the Swiss Stan Wawrinka.
33-year-old Stan Wawrinka launches season 2019 in 66th place in the world rankings. The winner of the three Grand Slam titles missed a lot of tournaments due to an injury last season and will now seek to regain his best shape. Stan Wawrinka recorded two defeats with a 2:0 set in Doha as in the first round beat Karen Khachanov with 7-6, 6-4. In the second round, the Swiss beat Nicolas Jarry with 6-4, 7-6. Stan Wawrinka performed solidly in both matches, so he could expect a strong performance against Spaniard Roberto Bautista Agut.
30-year-old Roberto Bautista Agut is far ahead in the world rankings being in 24th place. He has been very persistent in his recent years, but he can not boast the success of his opponent, Stan Wawrinka. Roberto Bautista Agut’s best achievement in the Grand Slam tournament is the 4th round. The best ranking of the Spaniard is 13th since October 2017. Roberto Bautista Agut never managed to break into the top 10 of men’s tennis. Still this season, Roberto Bautista Agut will try to overtake himself. He lost only ten games in his two Doha games so far. In the first round the Spaniard dealt with Matteo Berrettini with 6-1, 6-4, and then beat his compatriot Guillermo Garcia-Lopez with 6-1, 6-4.
Stan Wawrinka and Roberto Bautista Agut played only once against each other – their fight was in 2016 as the Swiss won 2:0 sets in St. Louis. Petersburg. I think Stan Wawrinka will win the Bautista Agut and will qualify for the 1/2-finals of the Qatar ExxonMobil Open.
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