ATP Miami Open 2021: Roberto Bautista Agut vs Jan Lennard Struff – Preview, Head to Head and Prediction

Roberto Bautista Agut will face Jan Lennard Struff in a mouth-watering third round clash at Miami Open 2021.

Roberto Bautista Agut vs Jan Lennard Struff
Roberto Bautista Agut vs Jan Lennard Struff

Roberto Bautista Agut vs Jan Lennard Struff is one of the most exciting matches to look forward to in the third round of the Miami Open 2021. Bautista Agut received a walkover in the second round, and is seeded seventh in Miami. Meanwhile, Jan Lennard Struff is the 31st seed and is a real threat to deal with on the hard-court surface.

Match Details:

  • Date: 29th March 2021
  • Tournament: Miami Open
  • Fixture: Roberto Bautista Agut vs Jan Lennard Struff 
  • Round: Third Round
  • Venue: Miami, Open
  • Category:  ATP 1000
  • Surface: Outdoor Hard Court
  • Prize Money: $40,000

Roberto Bautista Agut vs Jan Lennard Struff: Match Preview

Roberto Bautista Agut
Roberto Bautista Agut

Roberto Bautista Agut received a bye in the first round by virtue of being the seventh seed. He was meant to be up against a tricky opponent in the second round. However, the Dubai Open 2021 runner-up, Lloyd Harris was suffering from an injury and decided to withdraw from the tournament. Bautista Agut last played in Dubai where he lost in the last 16 to the Italian prodigy, Jannik Sinner.

Jan Lennard Struff also received a bye in the first round by virtue of being the 31st seed. He defeated Ricardas Berankis in the second round clash in straight sets. The German had to hardly break any sweat as he dropped just seven games en-route to his victory. Struff was knocked out from the second round of the Dubai Open a couple of weeks ago, losing to Denis Shapovalov in straight sets.

Roberto Bautista Agut vs Jan Lennard Struff: Head-to-Head

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Jan Lennard Struff

The duo have faced each other on four occasions, with Bautista Agut leading the head to head encounter, 3-1. They last faced against each other at the Dubai Open 2020 where Struff won in straight sets. Their first meeting came way back in 2017 in Barcelona, where Agut managed to emerge victorious in straight sets.

Roberto Bautista Agut vs Jan Lennard Struff: Match Prediction

There is not much to separate the two players ahead of their clash in the third round. The match is equally poised and can go either way. Roberto Bautista Agut has been in impressive form this hard court-season, reaching the finals of the Montpellier Open and the Qatar Open, but losing on both occasions. However, he has had his fair share of disappointments, making early exits from Dubai Open and Rotterdam Open. The Spaniard is expected to win a tight contest and book a place in the quarterfinals.

Match Prediction: Roberto Bautista Agut to defeat Jan Lennard Struff in three sets

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