Svajda Secures Surbiton Win Over Evans

Dan Evans and Zachary Svajda (photo: Tom Dulat/Getty Images for LTA)

SURBITON, June 6, 2024

The grass-court season has kicked off this week with the Lexus Surbiton Trophy. The combined ATP Challenger Tour 125 and ITF World Tennis Tour W100 event is being held at the Surbiton Racket and Fitness Club.

Surbiton Trophy Thursday Results Recap:

  • Britain’s Dan Evans comes within two points of victory in the second set before losing 46 76(5) 63 against America’s Zachary Svajda in two hours and 18 minutes.
  • Surrey-born qualifier Emily Appleton moves into the quarter-finals after a 63 62 win against Australia’s Taylah Preston.
  • British No.2 Harriet Dart comes up short in an entertaining match as she loses 62 36 63 against 2022 Lexus Surbiton Open champion Alison Van Uytvanck.
  • France’s Harmony Tan is too strong for British wildcard Katy Dunne as she wins 61 62.
  • Qualifier Naiktha Bains from Leeds battles hard but loses 63 26 64 against Australia’s Olivia Gadecki.

For full results and Thursday’s order of play, please click here.