Andy keeps Britain in with chance
Great Britain’s hopes of returning to the elite World Group in the Davis Cup are resting on a knife edge following a mixed day by the seaside in Croatia yesterday.
World number three Andy Murray unsurprisingly overcame 16-year-old Borna Coric in the opening play-off rubber on the clay of the Stadium Stella Maris in Umag, taking two hours in winning 6-3, 6-0, 6-3.
But Dan Evans, despite breaking into the world’s top 150 on the back of his glorious run to the third round of the US Open recently, was no match for Ivan Dodig, going down in straight sets, 3-6, 2-6, 3-6.
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