Top-ranked Daniil Medvedev upset by Roberto Bautista Agut, won't win title on grass in 2022
PALMA, Spain -- Top-ranked Daniil Medvedev will remain without a title on grass this season after a straight-sets loss to Roberto Bautista Agut in the quarterfinals of the Mallorca Championships on Thursday.
Medvedev lost 6-3, 6-2 after entering the match with an 8-2 record on the surface for the year, with his losses coming in consecutive finals in Germany and the Netherlands.
Medvedev, who will not play at Wimbledon because of the ban on Russians over the war in Ukraine, needed to come from behind to get past Aslan Karatsev in the round of 16 on Wednesday.
Medvedev, the defending champion in Mallorca, had only one break opportunity against the 20th-ranked Bautista Agut, who had advanced without having to play in the last 16 because Nick Kyrgios withdrew …
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