Shot of the Day: Roberto Bautista Agut
Roberto Bautista Agut (ESP) hit the shot of the day at the 2022 Doha semifinals.
The most significant of them is the women’s 500-level event in Dubai, where much of the tour’s Top 20 will return for the first time since the Australian Open.
The Georgian came into Doha with a 2-13 tour-level record since the restart, but won five matches in a row—including saving match point to beat Federer on Thursday—to win the title.
The Spaniard will look to lift his second Doha trophy in three years against the suddenly in-form Basilashvili.
After failing to serve out his match with Denis Shapovalov at last year's US Open, the American found himself in a similar situation at the Qatar ExxonMobil Open.
The 20-time Grand Slam champion was playing his first tournament in just over 13 months and was a point away from reaching the semifinals. The Swiss later decided to pull out of next week's ATP 500 event in Dubai.