Dan Evans reaches maiden ATP Tour semi-final in Zagreb

Dan Evans reached the first ATP tour semi-final of his career with victory over Philipp Kohlschreiber in Zagreb

The Sport Review staff
By The Sport Review staff
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Great Britain's Dan Evans Photo: Marianne Bevis

British No2 Dan Evans reached the first ATP tour semi-final of his career with a three-set win over third seed Philipp Kohlschreiber in Zagreb.

The 23-year-old beat the German third seed 6-4 2-6 6-4 to become the first British man aside from Andy Murray to reach an ATP semi-final since James Ward at Queen’s back in 2011.

Evans will play top seed Tommy Haas for a place in the final on Saturday, while Marin Cilic faces Bjorn Phau in the other last-four clash.

The Briton can can expect to rise from 147 to around 124 in the world rankings on Monday thanks to his impressive run.

Evans reached the third round of the US Open last year, losing to Tommy Robredo in four sets.

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