Daniel Evans is a British tennis player with a career-high singles ranking of World Number 21, which he achieved in August 2023. 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 currently 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 23 May 1990
Nationality United Kingdom United Kingdom
Playing Style Right Handed
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 around US$7.8 million in prize money.


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 the 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.

In 2023, he was in the third rounds of the Aussie Open and the US Open.

Career Record


Career Titles: 2

  • Highest Singles Ranking: 21 (August 7, 2023)
  • Current Singles Ranking: 33 (October 3, 2023)

Best Grand Slam Singles Performances

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


  • Highest Doubles Ranking: 52 (April 26, 2021)
  • Current Doubles Ranking: 116 (October 2, 2023)

Best Grand Slam Doubles Performances

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

People Ask

What is Dan Evans’ nationality?

Great Britain. Evans was born in Birmingham, England, and was the Number 1 male British tennis player for a time.

How tall is Dan Evans?

He is 175 cm tall. He is also right-handed and has a two-handed backhand.

Who is Dan Evans’ coach?

As of the 2023 tennis season, he is coached by Sebastian Prieto. He has also worked with Mark Hilton, Paul Annacone, Leighton Alfred, Leon Smith, and David Felgate.

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