Roger Federer fights back to progress, Dan Evans knocked out

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Briton Dan Evans, the world number 97, was thumped out in the second round

English number three Dan Evans was thumped out of the Miami Open in the second round as Denis Shapovalov recuperated from going a set down to win.

Evans, the world number 97, took the opening set 6-4 preceding the twentieth seeded Canadian raged the second 6-1.

The 19-year-old at that point spared two breaks brings up he finished off the third 6-3 to win in two hours one moment.

Roger Federer originated from a set down to beat world number 46 Radu Albot 4-6 7-5 6-3 to achieve the third round.

In the wake of winning Saturday’s originally set, the 29-year-old Moldovan needed to serve to remain in the second when he trailed 5-4.

Be that as it may, world number five Federer broke Albot in the eleventh diversion to take the set 7-5 and power a decider.

Both Federer, 37, and Albert held their serves in the third set until the Swiss made the main break to serve for the match at 5-3, and fixed triumph on his first match point.

In the meantime, Swiss Stan Wawrinka endured an unexpected 7-5 2-6 7-6 (7) misfortune to 103rd-positioned Serb Filip Krajinovic, while Belgian world number 20 David Goffin beat Pablo Andujar of Spain 6-4 6-1.

Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov thumped out Spaniard Feliciano Lopez 6-1 6-3, and Leonardo Mayer beat individual Argentine Guido Pella.

Portugal’s Joao Sousa advanced against American Steve Johnson, while Spaniard David Ferrer revitalized to beat world number three Alexander Zverev of Germany 2-6 7-5 6-3.

Ferrer, 36 and positioned 155th on the planet, got a trump card for the competition and is contending in his last year as an expert player.

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