Australian Open: Roberto Bautista Agut vs. Radu Albot 2/9/2021 Tennis Prediction

Australian Open: Roberto Bautista Agut vs. Radu Albot 2/9/2021 Tennis Prediction Photo by Susan Mullane-USA TODAY Sports

Radu Albot vs. Roberto Bautista Agut - 2021 Australian Open Men's Singles First Round

Tuesday, February 9 2021

Click to Get Latest Betting Odds

TV: ESPN (US); Amazon Prime (UK) Stream live sports and exclusive originals on ESPN+. Sign up now! Advertisement

Roberto Bautista Agut looks to bounce back after a tough loss against Matteo Berrettini at the ATP Cup on Saturday which saw Team Spain get knocked out in the semi finals. Will RBA be able to get the job done here, or will we see a shocking upset against Radu Albot?

Radu Albot has not played much as of recent on the main ATP Tour, but mainly has been challenging on the Challenger Tour as of recent as he has struggled to find the game which saw him make inroads in some tournaments in 2019. Albot is not the tallest of players, and he has to heavily rely on his on court movement and speed as he cannot win free points through his serve. Albot prefers playing on clay as this allows him to move around faster, and he will have to hope for a miracle when he meets Roberto Bautista Agut who knows how to play exceptionally well on these courts.

Roberto Bautista Agut will be looking to bounce back after a tough loss to Matteo Berrettini on Saturday, and I am sure he will do just that here at the Australian Open. Roberto Bautista Agut has both a great serve, and incredible movement around the court. The big part of Roberto Bautista Agut’s game which impresses a lot of people, is his patience. RBA is very patient on the court, and he will not look to win quick points if he doesn’t win it straight away and he will wear his opponents down with continuously long and draining rallies. Bautista Agut knows he can make the inroads of this tournament if he plays his best game, and he will be extra motivated to do so after a tough ATP Cup.

Get the Experts BEST BETS For Today's Games

This is going to be the first meeting between both players, and this is going to be a Roberto Bautista Agut demolishion. Radu Albot has not been playing his best tennis in the last year, and when he plays on hard courts, he is very much going to be the underdog as he cannot win easy points with his serve. Unlike other opponents, Bautista Agut also loves to play long rallies and he will be able to pick the mistakes in Radu Albot’s game. This will allow for a quick victory for the Spaniard in my opinion. Roberto Bautista Agut to win.

Click Here for the Best Online US Sportsbook Risk Free Bets and Sign up Bonuses this Week April 2021

Liam’s Pick Roberto Bautista Agut in Straight Sets

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a Sports Chat Place site consensus.

Mitch's Take...

Free NBA Parlay Mitch's NBA Parlay for 5/7/21 NBA Pick and Prediction