The Italian Jannik Sinner, the current world No. 31 who points to a figure at 19 years old, has set aside Roberto Bautista (12th) of the final of Masters 1,000 on hard court of Miami after winning 5-7, 6-4 and 6-4 in 2h.28 ‘. Russian Andrey Rublev (8th) and the Polish Hubert hurkacz (37th) will play the second semifinal.
Bautista, 32, a winner of nine ATP titles, was seeking his third finish of the season after losing in Montpellier (Goffin) and Doha (Basilashvili), but Sinner has prevented the Castellón from playing his second Masters 1,000 category final on Sunday: Bautista fell in Shanghai’2016 in view of Andy Murray.
Instead, the Italian will debut in a final of this caliber after beating the Spanish for the second tournament in a row and again in three contested sets: Jannik already beat Roberto a few days ago in the round of 16 of the ATP Dubai by 6-4, 3-6 and 7-5 in 2h.24 ‘.
After scoring the first set 5-7, Bautista had a good chance to win in two sets, but with 3-3 Sinner raised a 0-40 and a fourth break ball in the seventh game and then it was he who got in the 10th game the ‘break’ that leveled the match (6-4).