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Wimbledon 2022: Roberto Bautista Agut withdraws from tournament after testing positive for COVID-19
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Wimbledon 2022: Roberto Bautista Agut withdraws from tournament after testing positive for COVID-19

"Today I have notified @Wimbledon of my withdrawal. I have tested positive for Covid-19," tweeted the 34-year-old.

Top seed Denis Shapovalov stunned by Arthur Rinderknech at Qatar Open
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Top seed Denis Shapovalov stunned by Arthur Rinderknech at Qatar Open

Arthur Rinderknech broke once in each set to advance 6-4, 6-4 to a semi-final against Nikoloz Basilashvili, the third seed and defending champion in Doha.

Qatar Open 2022: Roberto Bautista Agut condemns Andy Murray to heavy defeat
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Qatar Open 2022: Roberto Bautista Agut condemns Andy Murray to heavy defeat

Second seed Bautista Agut eased to a 6-0, 6-1 win in the second round of a tournament where Murray, now ranked 87 in the world, was champion in 2008 and 2009.

ATP Cup 2022: Canada sweep past Spain to win maiden title
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ATP Cup 2022: Canada sweep past Spain to win maiden title

Canadian Felix Auger-Aliassime stormed through a gripping clash with Spanish star Roberto Bautista Agut for a massive victory that earned his country a maiden ATP Cup title on Sunday.

ATP Cup: Roberto Bautista Agut stuns Hubert Hurkacz as Spain beat COVID-hit Poland to make final
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ATP Cup: Roberto Bautista Agut stuns Hubert Hurkacz as Spain beat COVID-hit Poland to make final

Spain had a big advantage before the semi-final in Sydney had even started. Poland suffered a major blow when Kamil Majchrzak announced he tested positive for Covid-19 and had been forced into seven days of isolation.

ATP Cup: Roberto Bautista Agut leads Spain to crushing win over Chile
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ATP Cup: Roberto Bautista Agut leads Spain to crushing win over Chile

Bautista Agut, a nine-time ATP Tour titlist, was part of the Nadal-led Spain team that made the final at the inaugural teams event in 2020, when they were beaten by Novak Djokovic's Serbia

US Open 2021: Teenagers Carlos Alcaraz, Leylah Fernandez upset Stefanos Tsitsipas, Naomi Osaka
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US Open 2021: Teenagers Carlos Alcaraz, Leylah Fernandez upset Stefanos Tsitsipas, Naomi Osaka

Fernandez, who won her first WTA title in March at Monterrey, had never beaten so high-ranked a rival as third-rated Osaka and the same was true for Alcaraz when he sent home the men's world number three.

ATP Toronto Masters: Daniil Medvedev outlasts Hubert Hurkacz, Stefanos Tsitsipas stops Casper Ruud's streak
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ATP Toronto Masters: Daniil Medvedev outlasts Hubert Hurkacz, Stefanos Tsitsipas stops Casper Ruud's streak

Daniil Medvedev gathered his resources to stage a fightback in two and a quarter hours on the way to revenge for a five-set loss he took at Wimbledon against the number 13.

Halle Open: Alexander Zverev becomes latest seed to crash out following defeat against Ugo Humbert
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Halle Open: Alexander Zverev becomes latest seed to crash out following defeat against Ugo Humbert

After Roger Federer suffered a shock defeat on Wednesday, Zverev, who reached the semi-finals of the French Open last week, also exited in the second round when he lost 7-6 (7/4), 3-6, 6-3 to France's Ugo Humbert.

Italian Open: Grigor Dimitrov stunned by Alejandro Davidovich Fokina in first round
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Italian Open: Grigor Dimitrov stunned by Alejandro Davidovich Fokina in first round

Italian Open, Grigor Dimitrov, Alejandro Davidovich Fokina, Roberto Bautista Agut, Tommy Paul, Nadia Podoroska, Serena Williams, Laura Siegemund, Madison Keys, Sloane Stephens

Miami Open: 19-year-old Italian Jannik Sinner advances to face Hubert Hurkacz in final
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Miami Open: 19-year-old Italian Jannik Sinner advances to face Hubert Hurkacz in final

Sinner, who reached last year's French Open quarter-finals, defeated Bautista 5-7, 6-4, 6-4 to become only the fourth teen to reach the men's final in the 36-year history of the ATP Miami Masters.

Miami Open: Defending champion Ash Barty returns to final, Hubert Hurkacz stuns Stefanos Tsitsipas
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Miami Open: Defending champion Ash Barty returns to final, Hubert Hurkacz stuns Stefanos Tsitsipas

Barty, who is assured of retaining her No 1 ranking next week, will play for the title Saturday against the winner of the second semi-final between No 8 Bianca Andreescu and No 23 Maria Sakkari.

Miami Open: Top seed Daniil Medvedev follows Naomi Osaka, bows out of tournament
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Miami Open: Top seed Daniil Medvedev follows Naomi Osaka, bows out of tournament

Seventh-seeded Spaniard Roberto Bautista Agut beat Medvedev 6-4, 6-2, for his third win in as many meetings with the Russian.

Miami Open: Ashleigh Barty reaches semis after hard-fought win over Aryna Sabalenka; Daniil Medvedev into last eight
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Miami Open: Ashleigh Barty reaches semis after hard-fought win over Aryna Sabalenka; Daniil Medvedev into last eight

Meanwhile, Jannik Sinner downed Emil Ruusuvuori 6-3, 6-2 to advance to the last eight.

Miami Open: Daniil Medvedev limps to third round win, John Isner downs Felix Auger-Aliassime
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Miami Open: Daniil Medvedev limps to third round win, John Isner downs Felix Auger-Aliassime

Medvedev failed to convert three match points in the second set after taking a 5-2 lead. An hour later the Russian was still playing, and on a humid afternoon with temperatures in the mid 80s, he paid a price.

Italian teenager Jannik Sinner beats Roberto Bautista Agut to enter Dubai quarter-finals
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Italian teenager Jannik Sinner beats Roberto Bautista Agut to enter Dubai quarter-finals

Making his tournament debut this week, the 19-year-old Sinner fired 16 aces during the two-hour 24-minute battle to set up a last-eight encounter with Lorenzo Sonego or Aslan Karatsev.

Qatar Open: Georgia's Nikoloz Basilashvili beats Roberto Bautista Agut to claim fourth career title
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Qatar Open: Georgia's Nikoloz Basilashvili beats Roberto Bautista Agut to claim fourth career title

Their clash in the Gulf desert nation was characterised by hot, dusty wind that slowed down their exchanges but world number 42 Basilashvili bided his time to snatch the first set in a tiebreak.

Qatar Open: Roberto Bautista Agut, Nikoloz Basilashvili through to final in windswept Doha
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Qatar Open: Roberto Bautista Agut, Nikoloz Basilashvili through to final in windswept Doha

Bautista Agut eased past Russia's Andrey Rublev, ranked eighth in the world and the defending champion, with a dominating performance, 6-3, 6-3

Qatar Open: Beaten Federer hopes to be '100 percent' for Wimbledon
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Qatar Open: Beaten Federer hopes to be '100 percent' for Wimbledon

Looking ahead, Federer also said that he had not taken decisions on tournaments before Wimbledon or the Tokyo Olympics but hinted that he would likely be at Roland Garros.

Angry Daniil Medvedev out of Rotterdam ATP, Andrey Rublev beats Andy Murray
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Angry Daniil Medvedev out of Rotterdam ATP, Andrey Rublev beats Andy Murray

World number three Medvedev was the top seed for this week's tournament following his run to the Australian Open final but was dumped out 7-6 (7/4), 6-4 in just over 90 minutes by Serbian Lajovic, currently ranked 27th.