Dan Evans may already have the 2019 shot of the year wrapped up after coming up with a beauty during qualifying for the Australian Open.
The 28-year-old took on Austria’s Jurij Rodionov in his second qualifier and came up with this out of this world winner.
— #AusOpen (@AustralianOpen) January 10, 2019
Shot of the year in the bag?
British No 4 Evans went on to win 6-4, 3-6, 7-5 and he will take on Italian Paolo Lorenzi for a place in the main draw of the Australian Open.
Fellow Brit Harriet Dart also reached the final qualifying round as she beat China’s Shilin Xu 7-6 (7-4), 6-1. Up next is Serbia’s Ivana Jorovic.
James Ward is out though after going down 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 to Argentina’s Marco Trungelliti.
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