Roberto Bautista Agut is a Spanish professional player, currently ranked at no. 22 by the ATP in Male’s singles. The player specializes in right-handed and two-handed backhand play.
Since his debut as a professional in 2005, Roberto reached his career-high rank no. 13 on October 17, 2016, in singles and 169 on March 3, 2014, in doubles categories, respectively. Let’s know more about the Spanish player who made it to the quarter-final of the Grand Slam right now.
But before here some information about Roberto.
Roberto Bautista Agut: Quick Facts
|Full Name:||Roberto Bautista Agut|
|Birth Date:||April 14, 1988|
|Birth Place:||Castellon De La Plana, Spain|
|Father’s Name:||Joaquin Bautista Agut|
|Height:||6 feet(183 cm)|
|Weight:||165 lbs(75 kg)|
|Coach:||Tomas Carbonella, Pepe Vendrell|
|Net Worth:||$2 million|
|Social Media:||Instagram, Twitter|
Roberto Bautista Agut Plays Goffin in the quarter-final of 2019 Grand Slam
As the game is reaching its end, Wimbledon is getting more exciting than ever. Roberto Bautista Agut won against World rank no. Benoit Paire of France to advance to the quarter-final. Agut achieved such a feat by winning a straight set of 6-3,7-5,6-2.
Likewise, Agut previously claimed victory over Germany’s Peter Gojowczyk, Steve Darcis, and World rank no. 10 Karen Khachanov respectively. To enter the semi-final of the Grand Slam, the 23rd rank is going face to face against 26th ranked Guido Pella from Argentina.
The match will be held on Court 1 on July 10.
Age and Measurements
As of 2019, the Spanish tennis player is 31 years old. Even in his 30s, Agut is agile and fit. He maintains his toned body of 6 feet(183cm) and 165 lbs (75 kg) to play the match at his best form.
Similarly, the player has tanned skin and short curly brunette hair. But any additional information can not be found.
Early Life and Childhood
Roberto Bautista Agut was born on April 14, 1988, in Castellon de la Plana, Spain. He is the son of Spanish parents, Joaquin and Ester Bautista Agut. His father was a former football player turned banker.
His mother, who encouraged him to play tennis since the age of 5, passed away in May 2018. Other than that, no additional information can be found on Agut’s family and educational background.
Moreover, Agut used to play football and even played for Villarreal C.F. until he was 14. But his love for tennis was so strong that eventually, Agut left the team to focus on his tennis career.
Professional Career and ATP Ranking
Agut is an agile and counterpuncher who can play offensive and defensive with his forehand. But Agut skills really show while playing defense as it shows his consistency and quickness around the court. But he really lacks in pace while serving.
Regardless, Roberto has achieved quite a feat in tennis. During his junior years, Agut has a win-loss record of 41-13, acquiring him the rank of No. 47 in July 2006. After turning professional in 2005 and under Coaches Tomas Carbonella and Pepe Vendrell’s guidance, Agut has improved his playing style.
So far, the Spanish player has acquired 9 singles titles, including his first ATP title, 2014 Topshelf Open defeating former champion Benjamin Becker in the final. That same year he claimed victory over Luka Rosol and won his second 250-level title, Mercedes Cup in Stuttgart.
Since then, Agut has already conquered the 2016 Garanti Koza Sofia Open based in Bulgaria. Again in 2017, Winston-Salem Open was taken home by the Spanish player with a straight win, making his second 250 title.
In March 2018, Agut won his biggest title in the ATP 500 tournament in Dubai. In fact, he became the first player outside the top-10 to win the event since Fabrice Santoro in 2002.
Agut had the best opening of the season at the Qatar Open when he defeated world no. 1 Novak Djokovic in the semi-final. He also claimed the title by defeating Tomas Berdych in the final.
Similarly, he defeated Andy Murray, former No. 1 and five-times Australian Open finalist. Even more, Agut entered his first Grand Slam quarter-final after defeating Marin Cilic. The feat helped to raise his rank and enter the top 20.
At the Miami Masters, Agut once again defeated no. 1 Djokovic. Notably, Agut is also the first Spanish after Rafael Nadal to enter the top 20.
Roberto Bautista Agut: Personal Life
Even though many people questioned his sexuality because of his rainbow laces, Agut is straight. In fact, he is in a healthy relationship with his fiance Ana Bodi Tortosa, a former beauty queen from Burriana.
Apparently, the couple has known each other since their teenage days. But not much information has been given by both. Other than that, Agut enjoys watching football in his spare time and also enjoys horseback riding.
Similarly, Agut supports Villarreal C.F. and C.D. Castellon. Also, he grew up admiring Juan Carlos Ferrero and David Ferrer.
Net Worth and Income
As of 2019, the Spanish player has an estimated net worth of $2 million only. But the player earns a massive sum from his tennis career and earning.
Throughout his career, Agut has amassed $10,345,066 prize money from both his singles and double combined. Just this year alone, the Spanish player has already earned $1,188,779.
Social Media Presence
Instagram- 51.7k Followers
Twitter- 35k Followers