Dan Evans, number 28 in the world, has conquered the exhibition tournament of the Battle of the British by beating his compatriot Kyle Edmund by 6-3 and 6-2.
Edmund, number 44 in the world, had just left Cameron Norrie on the road and passed first in a group that included three-time Grand Slam champion Andy Murray.
However, Evans, who already eliminated Murray in the semifinals, completed a magnificent performance and took the title in two sets that lasted barely one hour and 18 minutes.
The tournament is charitable and all proceeds will go to donations.
In the game for third and fourth place, which had to face Murray and Norrie, the Scotsman dropped and was replaced by James Ward, who could not beat Norrie (6-3, 7-5).
Tennis will now continue in the UK with a series of tournaments in July organized by the British Tennis Federation (LTA) that will be the preamble before official competition returns in August with the ATP 500 dispute. from Washington. EFE (HN)