Bautista Agut wins 11th title in Austria

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Roberto Bautista Agut, the No.3 seed, won his 11th ATP title by outclassing wild card Filip Misolic 6-2 6-2 in the final of the Generali Open.

Bautista Agut lifted his second trophy this year on Saturday - after Doha - in his 21st career final. It was only his second on clay after Stuttgart in 2014.

"It was a very long time since I won a title on clay," the Spaniard said. "It's very special for me, because I've done a lot of good work on this surface."

Bautista Agut was dominant, breaking Misolic twice in each set.

"I enjoyed the final, I managed the pressure very well," Bautista Agut said.

"I knew I was a little bit the favourite today, but he had so many good wins this tournament. I played a very good match."

Earlier, Misolic had to complete his semi-final against Germany's Yannick Hanfmann that had been suspended a day earlier due to rain.

Misolic led Hanfmann 1-0 in their third-set tiebreaker.

The 20-year-old Austrian prevailed to advance to the final in his first ATP tournament.

At the Croatia Open, top seed Carlos Alcaraz overcame a scare in the second set on the way to defeating qualifier Giulio Zeppieri 7-5 4-6 6-3 to advance to his seventh career ATP final.

The victory means the 19-year-old Spaniard is in his tour-leading sixth final of the year.

"It's amazing to be in a final here again," said Alcaraz, who won his maiden ATP title in Croatia last year.

He overcame a roll of his ankle in the semi-final against the 20-year-old Italian.

"At the moment it is good," Alcaraz said of his ankle. "I don't feel too much right now. Let's see tonight or tomorrow morning, but I am going to say I will be ready for the final."

Alcaraz converted six of his 15 break points while Zeppieri, who had not win a tour-level match before this week, broke him four times.

In Sunday's final, Alcaraz will face the No.2 seed, Jannik Sinner.

Sinner eased past fellow Italian Franco Agamenone, a qualifier, 6-1 6-3 to advance to his first ATP final this year and eighth overall.

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