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08 April 2013

Davis Cup 2013: Great Britain Shock Win Against Russia

UNITED KINGDOM (April 8th, 2013) – Great Britain has sealed a 3-2 win over Russia on the final day of play in Coventry at the Davis Cup by BNP Paribas Europe/Africa Zone Group I second round against Russia. 

Wilson sponsored player, Dan Evans defeated Evgeny Donskoy – ranked over 200 places higher than him in the singles rankings - 6-4, 6-4, 6-1 to secure Great Britain’s place in the 16-nation World Group Play-offs from September 13-15. Their opponents will be drawn April 10 and as ever, the balls used are the Wilson Davis Cup edition. Evans, who plays with the Six One 95 strung with Luxilon Alu power and Wilson Sensation, spoke after the match: "We did our analysis after Friday and I knew I could come to the net and win points. I like being there. I hit my forehand really well today too."