Daniel Evans is a British tennis player with a career-high singles ranking of No.22, which he achieved on September 27, 2021. He also has a career-high doubles ranking of No.52, which he reached in April 2021. Evans was part of the UK Davis Cup team that won in 2015.

Player Profile

Daniel Evans was born on May 23, 1990, in Birmingham, England. The Brit current resides in Dubai in the United Arab Emirates. He stands 175 cm tall and his weight was last listed at 75 kg. A right-handed player, he has a powerful one-handed backhand.

Height / weight 1.75 m / 75 kg
Born May 23, 1990
Nationality United Kingdom United Kingdom
Nickname Dan

He is coached by Sebastian Prieto. Throughout his, he has also been coached by a number of individuals including Mark Hilton, Paul Annacone, Leighton Alfred, Leon Smith, and David Felgate to name a few. Since he turned pro in 2006, he has earned $5,368,587 in prize money.

Career

He started training in tennis when he was 10 and when he was 13, he trained at Loughborough University. In 2004, he was on the British Junior Team that won the World Junior Tennis Competition. In 2006, he won a junior title at the Marcq-en-Baroeul. As a junior player in 2008, he reached the quarterfinals of the Australian Open Boys’ Singles.

In 2008, he entered the world rankings at No.1339. By the end of the year, he was ranked No.477. In 2009, he was made a part of the British Davis Cup team and in the same year, he received a wildcard to play in Wimbledon. His best finishes in the grass-court grand slam were when he landed in the third round in 2016, 2019, and 2021.

In 2015, he helped Great Britain become Davis Cup champion. In 2017, he made it to the fourth round of the Australian Open. Later that year though, he failed a drug test and he found himself banned from competing.

He returned to tennis in 2018 and in October 2019, he became the British No.1. In 2021, he won the Murray River Open, giving him his first ATP title. In 2022, he made it to the third round of the Aussie Open and later the second round of the French Open.

Career Record

Singles

  • Highest Singles Ranking: 22(September 27, 2021)
  • Current Singles Ranking: 33 (July 8,2022)

Best Grand Slam Singles Performances

  • Australian Open - 4R (2017)
  • French Open - 2R (2022)
  • Wimbledon - 3R (2016, 2019, 2021)
  • US Open - 4R (2021)

Doubles

  • Highest Doubles Ranking: 52 (April26, 2021)
  • Current Doubles Ranking: 236 (July8, 2022)

Best Grand Slam Doubles Performances

  • Australian Open - 2R (2021)
  • French Open - 2R (2019, 2020)
  • Wimbledon - 1R (2014, 2016, 2019)
  • US Open - 3R (2016)

Team Competitions

  • Davis Cup - W (2015)

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