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Dan Evans squanders strong position as he crashes out in Indian Wells

The Guardian
Monday 11 October 2021 23:25

British No 1 loses 10 consecutive games to Diego SchwartzmanArgentinian roars back to win 5-7, 6-4, 6-0 in third roundDan Evans crashed out of the BNP Paribas Open after he let slip a set and a break lead against Diego Schwartzman, the world No 15. Evans lost the final 10 games as he was defeated 5-7, 6-4, 6-0 in the third round in Indian Wells.Evans was second best in the opening stages of the match until he demonstrated the court sense that has helped him climb the rankings. After Schwartzman broke early in the first set to take a 5-2 lead, Evans took a step back, lengthened the rallies and challenged the Argentinian to hit through him on the notoriously slow Indian Wells courts. Continue reading...

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