Big shots crash out of Dubai tennis


Defending champion Roberto Bautista Agut has crashed out of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships.

Last year's winner went down in three sets to Georgia's Nikoloz Basilashvili 7-6, 4-6, 3-6.

Earlier in the day, top seed Kei Nishikori was knocked out by Poland's world number 77 Hubert Hurkacz 5-7, 7-5, 2-6.

Elsewhere, Gael Monfils strolled into the quarter-finals with a 6-3, 6-2 win over 2016 runner-up Marcos Baghdatis.


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