Daniel Evans Bio

  • Birmingham-born Dan Evans started playing tennis aged seven, with his father David, and first sport he played was squash
  • Parents David (an electrician) and Bernadette (a nurse); sisters Clare and Laura
  • Favourite surface is clay
  • Enjoys playing golf (nine handicap) and watching football (supports Aston Villa)
  • Member of British team that won the World Junior Tennis Competition in the Czech Republic in 2004
  • Formerly trained at LTA Academy in Loughborough under Mark Taylor
  • His former coaches included, Graeme Adams, Mark Hilton and Leighton Alfred
  • Favourite sports personalities are Tiger Woods and David Beckham
  • As a junior captured four titles, reaching 2008 Australian Open boys' singles quarter-finals
  • Made ATP debut as a wild card at Queen's Club in June 2008
  • Made Grand Slam debut as a wild card at 2009 Wimbledon
  • Made his Davis Cup debut for Great Britain versus Poland in Euro/African Zone I tie in September 2009
  • Trains at Roehampton, which  is LTA national training centre
  • Favorite tournaments are Wimbledon and Queen's Club in London
  • Has one-handed backhand and considers favorite shot slice backhand
  • Goal is to  break into Top 100 and win an ATP World Tour title
  • His best tennis memory is winning fifth and decisive Davis Cup match vs. Russia's Evgeny Donskoy in April.
Biographical information from ATP. Unless noted otherwise all data as of year-end 2013.

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