Dan Evans marked his grand slam debut as a seed by coming from two sets to love down to win a match for the first time in his career at the Australian Open.
Dan Evans stared at an early exit from the Australian Open before turning things around against Mackenzie McDonald and recording the first five-set comeback of his career.
With Andy Murray sidelined through injury, seven British players will compete in the main singles championships at the Australian Open.
Dan Evans brushed off jibes from Tim Henman about his weight and insisted he is in good shape for the Australian Open.
Coco Gauff was sensationally drawn against Venus Williams again in the first round of the Australian Open.
British number one Dan Evans has been drawn to face American Mackenzie McDonald in the opening round of the Australian Open.
With Andy Murray sidelined through injury, six British players have gained direct entry into the main singles draws at the Australian Open.
British number one Dan Evans swept past Alexander Bublik to secure a place in the Adelaide International quarter-finals while Davis Cup team-mate Kyle Edmund also made progress in Auckland.
Nick Kyrgios and Alex De Minaur collapsed to the court after clinching a 2-1 quarter-final victory for Australia that knocked Great Britain out of the inaugural ATP Cup.
Leon Smith hopes Great Britain can return to Madrid next year with an even stronger Davis Cup team after narrowly missing out on a place in the final.
Great Britain’s excellent Davis Cup run came to an end with a semi-final defeat by hosts Spain in Madrid.