Dan Evans through to Adelaide quarter-finals; Kyle Edmund makes progress in Auckland | Tennis News

Dan Evans swept previous Alexander Bublik to safe a spot in the Adelaide International quarter-finals whereas Davis Cup team-mate Kyle Edmund additionally made progress in Auckland.

Evans, contemporary from a convincing victory in opposition to Juan Londero in the primary spherical, solely wanted 75 minutes to safe a 7-5 6-2 win over Bublik and e-book his spot in the final eight.

Kazakhstan’s Bublik misplaced his serve to go down 5-4 in the primary set however broke again for 5-5.

Evans, ranked 33 in the world, responded by profitable a 3rd break-point to take a 6-5 lead after which served to love to take the opener.

The second set was a extra pedestrian affair for the Briton, as he gained 5 of the primary six video games and served out the match. Evans will now face both third seed Andrey Rublev or Sam Querrey for a spot in the semi-finals in Australia.

Edmund had to work a bit tougher for his victory on the ASB Classic in New Zealand, the place he was taken to three units in a rain-affected conflict earlier than overcoming Alejandro Davidovich Fokina to document his first win of 2020.

The 25-year-old world No 69 gained the primary set in relatively-comfortable trend however noticed his opponent hit again in a second set that included a prolonged stoppage for rain when Davidovich Fokina was serving at 5-Four up.

When play resumed after a break of virtually 90 minutes, the Spanish wild card duly wrapped up the set to ship the match to a decider, the place Edmund emerged triumphant to declare a 6-2 4-6 6-Three win.

Edmund will face seventh-seeded Frenchman Adrian Mannarino or Italian Andreas Seppi subsequent up.

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