3:35 pm, Tue 03 Sep 2013
Birmingham tennis player Dan Evans says he is confident he can keep performing at the top level after his success at the US Open.
The 23-year-old, who is ranked 179 in the world, made it to the third round at Flushing Meadows earlier this week earning him £60,000 in prize money.
Read more on Dan Evans' success at the US Open
6:07 pm, Fri 30 Aug 2013
Dan Evans, the 23-year-old tennis player from Birmingham, is through to the third round of the US Open.
Evans, who is ranked number 179 in the world, beat Australian Bernard Tomic, who is ranked just outside the top 50, in four sets, 1-6, 6-3, 7-6, 6-3.
He will now take on Spaniard Tommy Robredo in the third round of the US Open.
Our Sports Correspondent, Steve Clamp, has been to meet Dan's sister, Laura Kitching.
12:24 pm, Fri 30 Aug 2013
Britain's new tennis sensation, Dan Evans, will take on Spaniard Tommy Robredo in the third round of the US Open.
The Birmingham man has surprised the tennis world with his performances so far at this year's tournament - which he only qualified for because another player dropped out.
Tommy Robredo in action at Wimbledon this year
Credit: Dominic Lipsinksi/PA Archive/Press Association Images
His defeat of 11th seed Kei Nishikori in the first round earlier this week was Evans' first ever US Open match.
He followed that up by defeating Australian, Bernard Tomic, yesterday - a player whose father blocked a practice session with Evans, claiming he was not good enough.
Nineteenth seed Tommy Robredo beat Marinko Matosevic in four sets in his first round match, and dominated Frank Dancevic in the second round in straight sets.
9:59 pm, Thu 29 Aug 2013
Birmingham's Dan Evans is through to the third round of the US Open in New York.
The 23-year-old, who is ranked number 179 in the world, beat Australian Bernard Tomic, who is ranked just outside the top 50, in four sets, 1-6, 6-3, 7-6, 6-3.
4:17 pm, Tue 27 Aug 2013
3:47 pm, Tue 27 Aug 2013
Dave Evans is the father of Daniel Evans, who stormed to victory in the the US Open, beating the 11th seed Kei Nishikori in the first round.
Daniel rang his father at 5:00 this morning - he just said "Yeah, I've played well" before moving on to "general chitchat" but Dave says though that "underneath he's going mad."
2:16 pm, Tue 27 Aug 2013
Name: Dan Evans
Born: 23/05/1990 in Birmingham
Ranked: 179 in the world
Best ranking: 169
Favourite surface: Clay
Began playing tennis aged seven
Part of the British team that won the World Junior Tennis Competition in the Czech Republic in 2004
Coached by Mark Taylor at the Nottingham Performance Academy
ATP debut as a wild card at Queen's Club in 2008
Grand Slam debut as a wild card at Wimbledon in 2009
Davis Cup debut for Great Britain against Poland in 2009
One career title Challenger title, in Jersey 2009
Nine career Futures titles
Lead the British team to victory against Slovakia in a 2012 Davis Cup tie, beating Lukas Lacko and Martin Klizan in the singles matches. Both were ranked significantly higher than him
Qualified for the 2013 US Open after three qualifier wins
Knocked out 11th seed Kei Nishikori in the first round
1:12 pm, Tue 27 Aug 2013
The former coach of Dan Evans, who knocked the 11th seed out of the
US Open, said it was clear from an early age that the British player had a natural ability.
The 23-year-old, who is ranked 179th in the world, clinched a 6-4 6-4 6-2 victory against Kei Nishikori in New York.
Read: Surprise win for British player at US Open
Scott Key told ITV News: "I think this a big opportunity for him to take on this as a big move forward in his career. Undoubtedly we all knew he had the talent but I think it's actually having the belief in his own talent and that's what's changing."
10:39 am, Tue 27 Aug 2013
Birmingham's Dan Evans will face Bernard Tomic in the second round of the US Open at Flushing Meadows, after he knocked out 11th seed Kei Nishikori this weekend.
Evans in action earlier this year
Credit: Joe Giddens/PA Wire/Press Association Images
The British number two, from Hall Green, won 6-4 6-4 6-2 to upset the Japanese man in the first round.
Australian, Tomic, came out on top of a thrilling five-set match against Spain's Albert Ramos in his first round match. Tomic was 2-1 down in sets, before claiming the decisive fifth set 6-3.
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