Britain’s Dan Evans produced the biggest win of his career by inflicting the first defeat of the year on world No 1 Novak Djokovic at the Monte Carlo Masters on Thursday.
Evans, whose first-round win was his first on clay at tour level for four years, had never beaten a top-six player but he put on a brilliant performance against Djokovic to win 6-4 7-5.
Djokovic, a 2013 and 2015 champion at the Monte-Carlo Country Club, saw his perfect 10-0 start to the year come to an end following a below-par performance by his high standards.
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The British No 1 is through to the quarter-finals of a Masters event for the first time and will next play David Goffin.
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