DAVIS CUP TIES1
Last updated: 18/05/2022
DAVIS CUP TIES 1
Last updated: 18/05/2022
SURFACE: Grass and Hard
LTA SUPPORT Elite Players
SURFACE:Grass and Hard
As a Top 100 singles/Top 32 doubles player, Dan Evans is eligble to receive LTA Elite Support.
- Nickname: Evo
- Place of birth: Birmingham
- Lives: Cheltenham
- Trains: National Tennis Centre
- Likes: Playing golf (off 9 handicap), playing pool and going to the cinema
- Family: Father David is an electrician and mother Bernadette is a nurse. Has two sisters Clare and Laura
Started playing squash first before playing tennis at 7-years-old with his father
Evans got off to a flying start to begin the 2022 with big wins over Denis Shapovalov and John Isner at the ATP Cup before progressing to the semi-final at the Sydney Tennis Classic.
He reached the third round of the Australian Open where he lost to ninth seed Felix Auger-Aliassime.
Evans played Japan’s Yoshihito Nishioka after a first round bye in Miami. After getting off to a strong start winning the first set, Evans was eventually defeated 3-6, 6-4, 6-3.
Rolling over to the clay court season and Evans defeated top 20 player, Roberto Bautista Agut, to guarantee himself a spot in the third-round of the Madrid Open before eventually losing 7(7)-6, 7-5 to Audrey Rublev.
In February won his first ATP Tour title at the Murray River Open in Melbourne and on 26 February reached a career high ranking.
Was beaten by Cam Norrie in the first round of the Australian Open. In April Evans reached his first doubles Masters 1000 final with compatriot Neal Skupski at the 2021 Miami Open and entered the top 100 in the doubles rankings for the first time. Evans and Skupski also reached the doubles final of the Monte-Carlo Masters the following week, but were beaten again by Mate Pavic and Nikola Mektic.
At the Monte-Carlo Masters, Evans recorded the biggest win of his career to date by beating World Number 1 Novak Djokovic in straight sets, before defeating David Goffin in the quarterfinals as well to reach his first Masters 1000 singles semi-final. Was named joint Men’s Player of the Year for 2020 at the LTA Tennis Awards and also reached the quarter-finals of the Viking Open Nottingham and the cinch Championships in the build up to Wimbledon.
In September, Evans equalled his best Grand Slam result, reaching the fourth round at the US Open, before losing to eventual champion, Daniil Medvedev. This performance took him to a new career high ranking of 23.
Standout performer for GB in inaugural ATP Cup. Reached the quarter-finals of the Rotterdam Open in February, and semi-finals of Dubai Championships also in February. Rewarded with career high ranking of 28 in March before the Covid-19 suspension. Continued to impress after tennis resumed in 2020 and reached the semi-finals of the European Open in Antwerp in October, before progressing to the semi-finals of the Vienna Open the following week.
Started the year ranked No.192. Posted a 10-match win streak in claiming his first ATP Challenger titles in Great Britain – both on grass in Surbiton (d. Troitski) and Nottingham (d. Donskoy) before falling 1R Queens to Wawrinka; Won 32 of 39 matches this season (outside of clay) going into QF Eastbourne; started the year qualifying for the Australian Open where he pushed defending champion Federer to two TBs in first two sets; reached final of $100k ATP Challenger in Quimper straight after; then reached his second ATP Tour level singles final of Delray Beach in Florida, upsetting No.2 seed Isner, No.3 Tiafoe and No.6 Seppi before falling to Albot in the final missing championship point 36 63 76(7); SF at ATP Indian Wells Challenger; won one match in four clay court events before returning to grass.
Returned from ban at Glasgow Challenger on April 28 with a wildcard and qualified into the main draw, falling to the No.8 seed; went one better next event at ATP Challenger in Loughborough before coming on strong on the grass qualifying for Surbiton reaching the SFs and reached the Nottingham final; won ATP Challenger in Vancouver as a qualifier ranked 310.
Started 2017 well, reaching the ATP Tour Sydney singles final and upset Cilic en route to the fourth round – his best Grand Slam showing; shortly after testing positive for cocaine in Barcelona in April and served a 12 month ban; made his Tour debut at 2008 Queens; played Wimbledon main draw singles four times in his career (starting 2009) entering 2019. Best results apart from ITF/ATP Challenger tour early in his career came in Davis Cup, starting in 2012 where After returning home to represent GB in his third Davis Cup tie against Slovakia, Dan enjoyed two memorable singles wins against higher ranked opponents (against Lacko and in the deciding fifth rubber in a five set thriller over Klizan) to lead the British team into the quarter-finals of the Euro/Africa Zone Group I; In 2013 received a last minute call-up to the Davis Cup squad where he fell to Tursunov in five sets on the opening day but again clinched the fifth and deciding rubber on the final day over world No. 80 Evgeny Donskoy 64 64 61. At ATP Challenger level, won eight singles titles from 14 finals (including six of last nine since 2016) and 13 from 25 ITF Futures singles finals.
Member of GB team that won World Junior Tennis Competition in Czech Republic in 2004.
Who sponsors Dan Evans?
Dan Evans has multiple sponsors currently, with LUKE sponsoring his clothing, Adidas sponsoring shoes, and Wilson sponsoring rackets.
Who is Dan Evans’ coach?
Dan Evans is currently without a professional coach, but his previous coach was Mark Hilton.
*ATP Challenger and ITF titles have been combined in the overall ITF titles on this page
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