Daniel Evans is back on the way to the top. Currently, the 28-year-old Briton, ranked only ranked 189 in the world rankings, but this Ranking will be second-round opponent Roger Federer don't be fooled. Not too long ago, Evans was one of the Top 50 in the world, the Basel says about him: "He has all the strokes." The technical Repertoire it is not missing Evans so, rather, it was discipline faux pas, which slowed down his ascent, and it threw back.
His greatest error
It is the spring of 2017, Daniel Evans is playing the Tennis of his life. The advance into the Australian Open quarter-finals brought him for the first time, one of the best 50 players in the world, in March, he climbed to number 41. In the last week of April he will travel to Barcelona. His second clay court tournament of the season is the unexpected to the dramatic experience. Evans tested positive for cocaine.
at the end of June, he went Public with this, and it is provisionally locked, he says: "I made a mistake and must now bear the consequences." Evans makes it clear that he had consumed the drug during the competition time. In Barcelona he had taken a approved drugs that were found to be contaminated with cocaine from its previous private use. In October 2017 Federation ITF, locks him in the world, with retroactive effect from 24. April for a year. Twelve months later, Evans returns to the Tour, before the Comeback at a Challenger in Glasgow, he says: "The cocaine has destroyed my life."
In the UK, they promise a lot of young Daniel Evans. He is regarded as a promise for the future. If it weren't for this song. The "Telegraph" referred to him once as those players in British Tennis, wasted his Talent "the most egregious type of waste". In April 2013, Evans, the world number 325, in the Davis Cup suffered a five-set defeat against the Russian Top-100-players Dimitri to Roger Federer each time. After the Match, he admits with disarming honesty: "There are too many other things in life that distract me. I don't train hard enough, I'm working hard enough. I know that this is the reason." The reason that he has not brought it with 22.
Almost five months later, Evans creates it at the US Open as a qualifier in the 3. Round, after he defeated Kei Nishikori to classified this time in 12th place, and Bernard Tomic (ATP 52). Once more, he indicates how his life as a tennis professional with the necessary seriousness. However, it is the summer of 2016, to the right-handers, meanwhile, crashed to 772, the setting, the demands of his profession. And leads him in the Top 100. The pattern of professional Evans is not yet (see cocaine affair).
Shirts from the Shop
His biggest success, Daniel Evans celebrates in January 2017. At the Australian Open he was eliminated in the 2. Round To Marin Cilic. What is there to talk about also: its flowers are white t-Shirts on which Logos and advertising, are missing inscriptions. Evans' partnership with Nike has been run by the end of 2016 and are not renewed, so he must take care of in Melbourne himself due to his Outfit. "I walked into a Uniqlo store and bought a lot. The Shirts cost $ 19.99 per piece, I took 18 of them," he says. In the Morning before the Match against Cilic, he got a few more, "for they are not of the best quality". The tournament ends for Evans in the quarter-finals, where he fails to Jo-Wilfried Tsonga.
The shock of the tournament
games of skill rarely provide for great excitement. Daniel Evans has done it in Melbourne but now in the last week on the topic. In the Match against the young Austrian Jurij Rodionov of the blow that is unlikely to be surpassed. You could describe the art piece now at this point, but the rows would be him. You prefer to see yourself.
a stroke of magic: Evans was already in the qualification with a great reflex. (Video: ATP)
Special connection to Federer
Against Roger Federer has denied Evans ' first official Match was in 2016 in Wimbledon, when he was in the 3. Round remained't stand a chance against the Swiss. Nevertheless, something that connects him, at least for Federer – Special with the 20-times Major Champion. As a Federer in January 2017 after a six-month injury lay-off returns, and on the side of Belinda Bencic in the Hopman Cup, denies, is his first opponent: Daniel Evans. Federer wins 6:3, 6:4.
early Wednesday morning, Swiss time (from about 4.30 PM in the Ticker) in Melbourne for the reunion. Federer remembers the duel well, at the meeting of Perth. "I liked how he played. He's happy to risk and takes the Ball early." The favorite also says: "It is nice to see him back on the Tour." (kai)
Created: 15.01.2019, 21:07 PM