Australian Open 20-19
Venue: Melbourne Park Dates: 14-27 January
Coverage: Daily live commentaries on the BBC Sport website, listen to Tennis daily from 07:00 GMT on BBC Radio 5 live Sport Excess and watch highlights on BBC TV and on Line from 1-9 January.

British number four Dan Evans is one win away from playing in a Grand Slam for the first time since a medication ban after beating Austria’s Jurij Rodionov in Australian Open qualifying.

Evans, 28, will face Italian veteran Paolo Lorenzi in his final qualifying match after a 6-4 3-6 7-5 success.

Evans returned out of a yearlong prohibit in April 2018 after testing positive for cocaine throughout 2017’s Barcelona Open.

Fellow Briton Harriet Dart can be 1 rounded far from the main draw.

The 22-year-old beat China’s Shilin Xu 7-6 (7-4) 6 1.

Dart will face Serbia’s Ivana Jorovic as she aims to play in the major attraction of a Slam for its next moment.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here