Roberto Bautista Agut is a professional Spanish tennis player. He started playing tennis at the age of five. He achieved his career-high singles ranking of world no. 9 on 4th November 2019. In his extensive tennis career to date, he has won ten ATP singles titles out of nineteen finals, claiming his biggest win at the 2018 Dubai Tennis Championships, which was an ATP 500 tournament.
As for his Junior career, Bautista Agut did manage to rake up a win-loss record of 41-13, entering the top 50 at Junior World no. 47, in July 2006. In his professional career, his biggest final was the 2016 Shanghai Masters, where he eventually lost to Andy Murray. His best result at a major was reaching the semifinals at the 2019 Wimbledon Championships. The Spanish sensation has great promise and at this pace will soon be able to advance in topping his career rankings.
|Coach||Pepe Vendrell, Tomás Carbonell, Daniel Gimeno-Traver|
|Prize money||US$ 15,665,078|
|Highest ranking||No. 9|
|Current ranking||No. 15|
|Social media profile||Instagram – @robertobautistaagut|
Personal Information and Relationships
- Robert Bautista Agut was born on 14th April 1988.
- His father Joaquin was a former football player and a banker. He died in November 2019, during the Davis Tournament.
- His mother Esther owned a clothing store in Castellón de la Plana. She died unexpectedly in May 2018.
- Roberto’s nickname is Bati
- He married Ana Bodí Tortosa on 30 November 2019. They have a child named Roberto, who was born in September 2020.
2013 – Bautista Agut made it to his first career ATP final in Chennai, which was his first tournament of 2013. He also played at the Australian Open, Roland Garros, Wimbledon, US Open and St Petersburg Open, closing the season at World no. 58.
2014 – Roberto won his first ATP title at the Topshelf Open, a grass-court tournament in ‘s-Hertogenbosch, defeating Benjamin Becker in the finals. Playing at the Mercedes Cup in Stuttgart, he reached his third professional ATP tournament final in which he defeated Lukáš Rosol to claim his second 250-level title. With great performances that season, he bagged ATP’s Most Improved Player award. He closed the season at his then career-best at World No. 15 in singles and World no. 255 in doubles.
2015 – The year did not prove to be a very fruitful year for the Spanish player. He closed the season at World no. 25, dropping out of the Top 20.
2016 – He won the ASB Classic Championship, and defeated the talented American Jack Sock in the finals. He also won the Garanti Koza Sofia Open, claiming his fourth career singles title and his second title that year. He also made it to his first Masters finals that year at the Shanghai Masters. He closed the year back in the Top 20 at World no. 14.
2017 – He won another two ATP titles at the 2017 Season in Chennai and the Winston-Salem Open, closing the year at World no. 20.
2018 – Winning his biggest title yet at the ATP 500 tournament in Dubai, he became the first player outside the top ten to do so after Fabrice Santoro in 2002. He closed the year at World no. 24.
2019 – He opened his season at the Qatar Open, claiming the title, defeating Tomáš Berdych in the final. He had a good run this season at the Miami Masters, Wimbledon and the Montreal and Cincinnati Masters making his way into the top 10 for the first time in his career. He closed the season at his career-best ranking of World no. 9.
2020 – Bautista Agut reached the finals at the Inaugural ATP Cup and the semi-final at the Cincinnati Masters. He also achieved his 300th career win at the US Open that year.
2021 – He made it to the finals at Montpellier and Doha and reached the fourth round at the 2021 Wimbledon Championships.
2022 – Bautista Agut made it to the finals at the 2022 ATP Cup, in Spain. He also won the title at the 2022 Qatar ExxonMobil Open for the second time in Doha, achieving his tenth career title.
Prize Money Earnings and Net worth
Roberto has earned a good US$ 15,665,078 in his entire tennis career as prize money. He also earns endorsements and sponsorship deals. As of 2022, he is estimated to have a net worth of US $10 million.
Endorsements and Sponsored
In terms of endorsements and sponsorship, Roberto Bautista Agut has deals with:
- Lacoste – A brand well known for apparel, accessories and sportswear
- Guinot – Guinot is a Singapore based company dealing in personal care products
- Wilson – One of the popular and leading tennis racket brands. He uses the Wilson Six One 95 racket under a paint job of the Wilson Pro Staff 97
- Mizuno Wave – Mizuno wave is a Japanese sportswear brand.
- Roberto’s favourite tennis shot is his forehand
- Growing up, he idolised David Ferrer and Juan Carlos Ferrero
- Off the court, he enjoys horseback riding and playing various sports. He even owns seven horses.
- Back in the day, Roberto also played football for Villarreal C.F. until he was 14 when he decided to focus on his tennis career.