Dan Evans will face Novak Djokovic in round three of the Monte Carlo Masters after a win over Hubert Hurkacz, while Rafa Nadal beat Federico Delbonis.
Evans triumphed against the 13th seed 6-4, 6-1 to set up a showdown with Novak Djokovic in round three.
The 30-year-old first broke the serve of his opponent in game nine of the first set before serving out the set to love.
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Evans then cruised through the second set and despite Hurkacz saving three match points, the Brit came through after losing just one game.
The victory continued something of a resurgence for the world number 33 who remarkably, had gone four years without a win on clay before arriving in Monaco.
With his last tour win on the surface coming back in 2017, Evans ended the four-match losing run with a hard-fought win over Dusan Lajovic 6-3 6-7 (11-13) 6-2 in round one.
Britain’s number one has now made it back-to-back victories after defeating Hurkacz but now faces the daunting task of Djokovic in the last 16 after the world number one beat Italian Jannik Sinner 6-4, 6-2.
Later in the day Rafael Nadal progressed to the next round with a comfortable 6-1 6-2 win over Federico Delbonis.
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