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Surbiton Trophy: High seed Dan Evans shocked by Gabriel Diallo in second spherical

Dan Evans’ focus strikes to the Challenger occasion in Nottingham subsequent week
Venue: Surbiton Racket & Health Membership Dates: 4-11 June
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Dan Evans’ grass-court marketing campaign took an early blow as he suffered a shock defeat within the second spherical of the Surbiton Trophy.

The British primary was overwhelmed 7-5 6-2 by Canada’s world quantity 146 Gabriel Diallo.

High seed Evans had began his Wimbledon preparations early on the south London Challenger occasion after his first-round exit on the French Open.

Andy Murray, seeded second, performs within the quarter-finals on Saturday.

Elsewhere in Thursday’s motion, there have been blended outcomes for Britain’s girls with Katie Boulter and Lily Miyazaki amongst these advancing to the quarter-finals.

Boulter, who might change the injured Emma Raducanu as British primary subsequent week, defeated compatriot Sonay Kartal 3-6 6-3 6-4, whereas Miyazaki beat Eden Silva 6-4 7-5 in one other all-British affair.

Isabelle Lacy additionally progressed to the final eight with out hitting a ball after her opponent Sachia Vickery withdrew, whereas Katie Swan superior after Oceane Dodin retired injured with the Briton 5-3 up within the first set.

However there was defeat for British quantity 4 Harriet Dart, who misplaced 6-4 6-7 (5-7) 6-4 to Germany’s Tatjana Maria.

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