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Tennis: Evans thrashes Gojowczyk as Britain lead Germany in Davis Cup, Tennis Information & Prime Tales

Tennis: Evans thrashes Gojowczyk as Britain lead Germany in Davis Cup, Tennis Information & Prime Tales

INNSBRUCK, AUSTRIA (AFP) – Dan Evans swatted Peter Gojowczyk apart 6-2, 6-1 on Tuesday (Nov 30) to provide Britain a 1-0 lead over Germany of their Davis Cup quarter-finals tie in Innsbruck.

World quantity 25 Evans gained the primary 4 video games of the match and broke Gojowczyk 5 occasions to finish a convincing victory in simply 55 minutes.

Britain, taking part in with out brothers Andy and Jamie Murray, will qualify for the final 4 if Twelfth-ranked Cameron Norrie beats Jan-Lennard Struff, Germany’s prime singles participant within the absence of Alexander Zverev.

“I labored onerous and that was the story of the match,” mentioned Evans.

“In all probability the perfect tennis I performed all 12 months.”

Gojowczyk, ranked 86th, was given the nod forward of Dominik Koepfer for the opening rubber however struggled badly on serve and double-faulted 4 occasions in two video games as Evans raced right into a 4-0 lead.

Evans broke three extra occasions in a one-sided second set, rebounding properly from a shock loss to Czech world quantity 143 Tomas Machac within the group stage on Sunday.

The winner between Britain and Germany will play Russia or Sweden in Madrid on Saturday for a spot within the closing.

Croatia turned the primary staff to succeed in the semi-finals on Monday by defeating Italy 2-1.

Novak Djokovic’s Serbia tackle Kazakhstan within the quarter-finals on Wednesday.

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