British No 3 Cameron Norrie beats British No 1 Dan Evans in four sets to reach Australian Open second round for the first time; Evans, seeded 30th, had won his first tour-level title on the eve of the delayed Grand Slam
Last Updated: 09/02/21 10:07am
Cameron Norrie defeated Dan Evans in an all-British clash to reach the Australian Open second round for the first time in his career.
British No 1 Evans, seeded 30th, won his first tour-level title on the eve of the delayed first Grand Slam but was beaten 6-4 4-6 6-4 7-5 in just under three-and-a-half hours.
Norrie, the British No 3, will play Ilya Ivashka or Roman Safiullin in the second round at Melbourne Park.
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