Roberto Batista Agut: A capable challenger

Roberto Batista Agut will look to go the final distance in the 2017 edition of the Chennai Open.

ROBERTA-BATISTA-AGUT

Name: Roberto Batista Agut

Country: Spain

Age: 28

World Ranking: 14

Record in Chennai Open: 2013: Final (Runner-up); 2014: Round of 32; 2015: Semifinals; 2016: Quarterfinals

Form Book:

World No. 14 Roberto Batista Agut had the best year in 2016 in terms of rankings.The Spaniard reached the final of ATP Masters 1000 for the first time this year after defeating Novak Djokovic in the semifinal. It helped him achieve a career high No. 13. He lifted his third ATP World Tour trophy by winning the Auckland ASB Classic title and went on to add another in Sofia, Russia.

In Chennai, Roberto Batista Agut reached the final in his first ever attempt in 2013. He has been having a mixed run ever since and will look to set the record straight in what will be his fifth appearance in Chennai.