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Wins for British pair Down Under

14th January 2020, 15:40 by Alex Jack

British pair Dan Evans and Kyle Edmund have both secured wins Down Under to secure progress in Adelaide and Auckland respectively.

Featuring in the Adelaide International, Evans is through to the quarter-finals after he secured a convincing victory against Alexander Bublik in the second round.

The 33-year-old Englishman, who overcame Juan Londero in the opening round, only required 75 minutes to secure a 7-5 6-2 victory over Bublik and will now face either third seed Andrey Rublev or Sam Querrey.

Meanwhile, at the ASB Classic in New Zealand, Edmund also secured progress with his first victory of 2020.

The world number 67 managed to beat Spain's Alejandro Davidovich 6-2 4-6 6-3 and will play either Italy's Andreas Seppi or French seventh seed Adrian Mannarino in the second round.

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Alex Jack is a Yorkshireman with Scottish connections and well versed in a number of sports. A Leeds United supporter, who also enjoys both codes of rugby. Leeds Rhinos is where you can find him in the summer, while Alex is an avid supporter of Scottish rugby union.

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