Montpellier Open 2023: Roberto Bautista Agut vs Arthur Fils – Preview, Head-to-Head, and Prediction

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Roberto Bautista Agut of Spain reacts after winning the tennis final match of the 2022 ATP Qatar Open against Nikoloz Basilashvili of Georgia in Doha on February 19, 2022. (Photo by KARIM JAAFAR / AFP) (Photo by KARIM JAAFAR/AFP via Getty Images)

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4th seed Roberto Bautista Agut locks horns with a confident Arthur Fils in the round of 16 of the 2023 Montpellier Open on Wednesday.

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SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA – JANUARY 09: Roberto Bautista Agut of Spain plays a backhand in his final match against Felix Auger-Aliassime of Canada during the day nine 2022 ATP Cup tie between Spain and Canada at Ken Rosewall Arena on January 09, 2022, in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Brendon Thorne/Getty Images)

Roberto Bautista Agut

The experienced Spaniard has had a good start to the season. He played in the Adelaide International 1 and defeated Andrey Rublev in the first round before losing to Sebastian Korda in the second round. In the Adelaide International 2, Bautista Agut finished runner-up.

In the Australian Open, the 34-year-old made it to the fourth round with wins against Joao Sousa, Brandon Holt, and Andy Murray. The fourth round saw Bautista Agut lose to Tommy Paul in four sets. In the Montpellier Open, Bautista Agut received a bye into the second round.

Arthur Fils

The 18-year-old Frenchman has shown great form in 2023. He started off by winning a Challenger event in Oeiras. He followed it up with a run to the finals in another Challenger event in Quimper.

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Arthur Fils

Fils began his campaign at the Montpellier Open with a stunning win against compatriot Richard Gasquet. The youngster won the match 7-5, 7-5 to defeat the veteran. This win would have surely boosted his confidence. It was also Fils’ first win at the ATP level.

Head-to-Head and Prediction

Roberto Bautista Agut and Arthur Fils will be facing each other for the first time. Therefore, the head-to-head scoreline currently stands at 0-0.

Prediction: Roberto Bautista Agut to win in straight sets.

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