Great Britain through to United Cup final after beating Spain as Dan Evans beats Albert Ramos-Vinolas
Great Britain advanced to the United Cup Sydney final after Dan Evans beat Albert Ramos-Vinolas 6-3 1-6 6-3.
The Brit took on his Spanish opponent with scores 2-1 between the two countries, and won the first set relatively comfortably, 6-3.
There was a serious wobble for Evans as the 34-year-old Spaniard rallied and leveled things with a 6-1 victory in the second set.
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In the third, however, the 32-year-old Evans – Britain’s current No. 2 – pushed back as he regained his composure and won 6-3.
This gave the Great Britain team 3-1 which could not be revised with the remaining matches to be played between the two teams.
Cameron Norrie beat Rafael Nadal 3-6 6-3 6-4 the day before at Ken Rosewall Arena in Sydney, and Katie Swan beat Nuria Parrizas-Diaz for Great Britain.
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