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Dan Evans becomes the last British star to crash out of the US Open after a defeat to Corentin Moutet

Dan Evans becomes the last British star to crash out of the US Open singles after a second round defeat to Corentin Moutet in four sets

  • Dan Evans has left the US Open after losing to Corentin Moutet in New York
  • The Frenchman fought back excellently to eliminate Evans in the second round
  • Despite leading 4-1 in the third set tie-break, Evans slipped to his exit
  • Evans was the last British player to be in singles at the tournament

Dan Evans has become the last British player to fall at the US Open after suffering a defeat to Corentin Moutet, hindering his dreams of making it to the third round.

Evans resumed the rain-delayed clash against his French opponent hoping to advance to the next leg for the fourth time, but the dashing star was left behind for missed opportunities.

Despite a 4-1 lead in the third set tie-break, Evans slipped to an exit over four grueling sets.

Dan Evans became the last British player to be eliminated from the US Open singles on Friday

Dan Evans became the last British player to be eliminated from the US Open singles on Friday

The British No. 1 suffered a defeat against Corentin Moutet in the second round at Flushing Meadows

The British No. 1 suffered a defeat against Corentin Moutet in the second round at Flushing Meadows

The British No. 1 suffered a defeat against Corentin Moutet in the second round at Flushing Meadows

Moutet fought back to take the third set and then took advantage of his momentum to take the fourth all the way to a tie-break despite trailing 4-1.

The 21-year-old took a 4-6 6-3 7-6 (7-5) 7-6 (6-1) victory, eliminating the last British player from the singles draw in the process.

More to follow.

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