As a Top 100 singles/Top 32 doubles player, is eligible to receive LTA Elite Support.

scheduleLast updated 26/07/2021
GB RANKING
Great Britain 1
WORLD RANKING
27
CAREER HIGH
26 08/02/2021
DAVIS CUP TIES PLAYED
16

Get to know Dan

  • Nickname: Evo
  • Place of birth: Birmingham
  • Lives: Cheltenham
  • Trains: National Tennis Centre
  • Coach: Mark Hilton
  • Favourite surface: Grass and Hard
  • Favourite shot: Forehand
  • Tennis beginnings: Started playing squash first before playing tennis at 7-years-old with his father.
  • 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.
GB RANKING
Great Britain 6
WORLD RANKING
63
CAREER HIGH
145 07/10/2019
DAVIS CUP TIES PLAYED
16

Get to know Dan

  • Nickname: Evo
  • Place of birth: Birmingham
  • Lives: Cheltenham
  • Trains: National Tennis Centre
  • Coach: Mark Hilton
  • Favourite surface: Grass and Hard
  • Favourite shot: Forehand
  • Tennis beginnings: Started playing squash first before playing tennis at 7-years-old with his father.
  • 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.

2021 2021 addremove

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.

2020 2020 addremove

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. 

2019 2019 addremove

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. 

2018 2018 addremove

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.

Career Highlights Career Highlights addremove

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.

Junior Career Junior Career addremove

Member of GB team that won World Junior Tennis Competition in Czech Republic in 2004.  

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