Miami — A tenacious Roberto Bautista Agut battled back to beat world No1 Novak Djokovic 1-6 7-5 6-3 and advance to the quarter-finals of the Miami Open on Tuesday as the Spaniard claimed his second win over the Serb in 2019. Six-times champion Djokovic blasted the 22nd seed off the court in the opening set, but Bautista Agut grew more aggressive in the second, stepping in to take his second serves early and baiting his opponent into extended rallies. The tide turned in Bautista Agut’s favour in the third set when, after both players exchanged service breaks, an uncharacteristically sloppy Djokovic sent a backhand wide to fall behind 4-2. Three games later Bautista Agut smacked a forehand winner down the line to seal the win, which was reminiscent of the Spaniard’s come-from-behind victory over Djokovic in the semi-finals of the Qatar Open in January. “The key of the match was at the beginning of the second set,” Bautista Agut said after his latest victory. “I played more aggressive....

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