World number one Novak Djokovic suffered another surprise defeat as he was beaten by Roberto Bautista Agut in the Miami Open fourth round.

The Serb, who went out in the third round of Indian Wells last week, was beaten 1-6 7-5 6-3 by the Spaniard.

Djokovic, a six-time champion in Miami, also lost to Bautista Agut at the Qatar Open in January.

British number one Kyle Edmund earlier reacted angrily to noise from the crowd during his loss to American John Isner.

Against Bautista Agut, Djokovic claimed the first set in 31 minutes and the second was on serve at 5-4 when rain stopped play.

The Spaniard came out stronger after the delay, saving six of seven break points and winning 80% of first-serve points to force a deciding set.

The 22nd seed broke for a 4-2 lead in the final set and converted his first match point to ensure victory.

It is the first time Djokovic has lost in Miami after winning the first set – he previously had a 41-0 record.

Edmund & Kyrgios angered by crowds

Edmund was trailing 5-3 in the second-set tie-break when the point was stopped after he heard a shout from the crowd.

Umpire Carlos Bernardes ruled Edmund had lost the point as a result, with the Briton saying: “They keep shouting every point, I keep hearing it.”

Isner served an ace on the next point to wrap up a 7-6 (7-5) 7-6 (7-3) win.

Australia’s Nick Kyrgios was given a point penalty for appearing to swear at a member of the crowd during his loss to Borna Coric.

Kyrgios, who was abused by a spectator in his third-round win over Dusan Lajovic, also smashed his racquet in the 4-6 6-3 6-2 defeat.

He was given a warning for breaking the racquet – which he later gave to a crowd member – before being deducted a point for an audible obscenity.

The 23-year-old criticised umpire Gianluca Moscarella at a changeover, saying: “The entire match people were screaming out. You did not do one thing until I told you to do it.

“Honest feedback, you’ve done a terrible job.”


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