Mejía Evans Copa Davis

Mejía hit in the Davis Cup against Evans

Colombian tennis player Nicolás Mejía defeated British Daniel Evans 6-2, 2-6, 6-4 after 2h31 minutes of play in the first point of the Davis Cup series between Colombia and Great Britain. In this way, the locals took a 1-0 lead.

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Nicolas Mejia He left behind a 2022 where he alternated between good and bad, but was able to maintain a ranking that will allow him to play in the Challengers. His best results were the semi-finals Cali and Temuco Challengers. Moreover, it reached the same incident in the year ITF M25 de Anapoima. On the other hand, he reached the quarterfinals in Lexington, Granby and Ambato. The year 2023 began by achieving a 16-inch round Piracicaba and in Understandingthe latter of quality.

Daniel Evans He is coming off a season where he couldn’t find regularity but managed to stay among the best. The Briton, who was unranked in 2018 due to cocaine doping, managed to return to the Top 100 and achieve his best ranking in 2021 (No. 22). Last season, his most significant result was the semi-final ATP M1000 de Montreal. In addition, he received the title Nottingham challenger. He was also in the top four in San Diego and Sydney. His year 2023 began in United Cup and then quickly falls in Adelaide. In his previous tournament, he reached the third round Australian Open.

Mejía offers a big surprise

Nicolás Mejía and Daniel Evans They faced each other in the first point of the series Colombia and Great Britain author Davis cup.

In the first set, the Colombian played bravely, fired up and completely relaxed in front of the constant local support. After breaking at the start and going 3-0, he kept it in the lead. Although the Brit was able to add and press, Mejía showed some fantastic tennis and took the lead 6-2 in 40 minutes.

Already in the second set, the British showed a different face, much more precise and the initiative to take a quick numerical advantage. Nicolás, on the other hand, slowed down, allowing his rival to play without tension. With two breaks in his favour, Evans responded 6-2 in 43 minutes.

In the deciding set, Dan came out to eat the court and created quick break points, but the local tennis player managed to escape to stay alive. In the eighth game, the Colombian pressed, had two break points, but did not catch them. I held 5-4, Mejía came aggressively and accurately from the return to seal a great victory. 6-2, 2-6, 6-4 after 2h13min.

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