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Evans helps Britain to shock win over Germany at ATP Cup

France's Ugo Humbert in action during his group stage match against Russia's Daniil Medvedev.

France's Ugo Humbert in action during his group stage match against Russia's Daniil Medvedev.

Daniel Evans starred as Great Britain stunned Alexander Zverev’s Germany 2-1 in Group C of the ATP Cup here on Sunday.

Daniel Evans won the opening singles against Jan-Lennard Struff 6-1, 6-2 and returned with Jamie Murray to win the deciding doubles against Kevin Krawietz & Zverev 6-3, 6-4.

The results: Group B:Russia bt France 2-1 {Daniil Medvedev lost to Ugo Humbert 7-6(5), 5-7, 6-7(2); Roman Safiullin bt Arthur Rinderknech 2-6, 7-5, 6-3; Medvedev & Safiullin bt Fabrice Martin & Edouard Roger-Vasselin 6-4, 6-4}.

Australia bt Italy 2-1 {Alex de Minaur bt Matteo Berrettini 6-3, 7-6(4); Max Purcell lost to Jannik Sinner 1-6, 3-6; John Peers & Luke Sville bt Berrettini & Simone Bolelli 6-3, 7-5}.

Group C: USA bt Canada 3-0 {Taylor Fritz bt Felix Auger-Aliassime 6-7(6), 6-4, 6-4; John Isner bt Brayden Schnur 6-1, 6-3; Fritz & Isner bt Auger-Aliassime & Denis Shapovalov 6-4, 6-4}.

Great Britain bt Germany 2-1 {Daniel Evans bt Jan-Lennar Struff 6-1, 6-2; Cameron Norrie lost to Alexander Zverev 6-7(2), 1-6; Evans & Jamie Murray bt Kevin Krawietz & Zverev 6-3, 6-4}.


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