Result: Britain's Daniel Evans defeats Bernard Tomic to move into US Open third round

British qualifier Dan Evans plays a forehand on his way to a shock victory over Kei Nishikori in the first round of the US Open on August 26, 2013
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Dan Evans secures his place in the third round of the US Open by recovering from a set deficit to beat Australian Bernard Tomic.

Britain's Dan Evans has recovered from a set deficit to book his place in the third round of the US Open with victory over Bernard Tomic.

The 23-year-old, who is separated by 127 places in the world rankings from his Australian counterpart, was humbled 6-1 in the opening set by the world number 52.

However, the British number three rallied to pick up the following set 6-3, before emerging triumphant from an exhilarating 7-6 tie-break to take the lead.

Despite being broken in the first game of the fourth set, Evans raced into a 5-3 lead, before serving out the match to move into the next round.

British qualifier Dan Evans plays a forehand on his way to a shock victory over Kei Nishikori in the first round of the US Open on August 26, 2013
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