“I actually like to play in Dubai, as a result of it is rather snug for gamers to have the lodge so shut to the match and the services are superb, additionally the coaching courts, the place we are able to be so long as we would like,” he instructed the web site of the Responsibility Free Tennis Roberto Bautista, champion in 2018, which is able to debut on Tuesday in opposition to the German Jan-Lennard Struff.

“It is extremely simple to play right here, though the situations are generally a bit windy. Usually they’re good, good to get pleasure from and play good tennis,” continues the Castellón, who speaks effectively of his rival, which has been measured thrice with as many victories in two units and solely 15 misplaced video games: “He has improved quite a bit, may be very aggressive and may play very quick, whereas being strong and focused. However I’ll attempt to beat him, in fact.”

Bautista, who obtained on the day of star therapy media, talked about the workforce competitions wherein he shone with Spain: “I actually loved the ATP Cup, it was an ideal begin to the season after the Davis Cup. We performed effectively, we had been very shut to profitable the title and it was superb to play as a workforce. It’s a good expertise for the followers and the atmosphere, each the Davis, the Laver and the ATP Cup. “Lastly, the quantity 12 in the world analyzed the match image and its prospects. On its method are, amongst others, Basilashvili , Tsitsipas and Fognini, earlier than a potential remaining in opposition to Djokovic, whom he beat thrice, two final 12 months. “The image in Dubai is all the time very onerous, as a result of they’re the greatest in the world. I have to be focused from day one and beat higher and higher rivals if I attain the final rounds. There’s a lot to do and I have to be cautious.”