The gutsy world number 51, who
reached his first ATP Tour final in Sydney last week, set up a
contest with Australia's Bernard Tomic or Dominican Victor
Ranked in the high 700s only a couple of years ago, Evans was
grinning from ear to ear after recording the biggest win of his
career in a shade under three hours on Court Three.
Croatian Cilic, who won his sole grand slam crown at Flushing
Meadow in 2014, mixed 55 winners with 69 unforced errors and was
able to convert just three of 19 break points during the match.
Evans scored his first ever win over a top-10 player as recently
as last week, beating Austria's Dominic Thiem en route to the
(Reporting by Nick Mulvenney, editing by John Stonestreet)
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