Nice Britain made the proper begin to their Davis Cup quarter-final as Dan Evans thrashed German opponent Peter Gojowczyk within the opening rubber.
Evans, 31, took benefit of a shaky begin from Gojowczyk – who was a late change within the German group – to take the opening set in 27 minutes.
The British quantity two continued to dominate and sealed a 6-2 6-1 win.
His victory means Cameron Norrie will safe Britain’s spot within the final 4 if he beats Jan-Lennard Struff.
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