sport news Dan Evans continues race up the rankings following win over Dominic Koepfer

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Dan Evans continues race up the rankings following win over Dominic Koepfer in Nottingham... but sees semi-final with Go Soeda called off due to poor weather Dan Evans is continuing his fine form in the build up to Wimbledon 2019  The British No 3 made it eight straight wins at grass-court tournaments  Evans defeated quarter-final opponent Dominic Koepfer with comfortable ease  His semi-final clash with Go Soeda called off due to poor weather conditions

By Janine Self for MailOnline

Published: 01:15 BST, 16 June 2019 | Updated: 01:23 BST, 16 June 2019

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A marathon day for Dan Evans finished in frustration as the weather again had the last laugh on the Briton's bid to win a second title in successive weeks.

The British No 3 made it eight straight wins at grass-court tournaments although he only saw the green stuff at Nottingham Tennis Centre for the first time on Saturday.

His challenges included an unpredictable swirling wind, a stubborn left-hander in unseeded quarter-final opponent Dominic Koepfer and the inadvertent swallowing of a fly, not to mention a long wait before his semi-final against Japanese Go Soeda was called off.

A marathon day for Dan Evans finished in frustration as the weather again had the last laugh

A marathon day for Dan Evans finished in frustration as the weather again had the last laugh

Having made hard work of overcoming Koepfer 7-6, 6-7, 6-4,

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