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

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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