Daniel Evans to face Gilles Muller in Sydney tennis final

Sydney, Jan 13 (IANS) British tennis player Daniel Evans reached the final of the Sydney International after beating Russian Andrey Kuznetsov 6-2, 3-6, 6-3 here on Friday.

The world No. 67, Evans, who defeated the tournament’s favourite Dominic Thiem in the quarter-finals, won against Kuznetsov in a game that lasted one hour and 50 minutes, reports Efe.

Luxembourg’s Gilles Muller, who defeated Serbian Viktor Troicki 6-3, 7-6 (6), will face Evans in the final.

Both will seek on Saturday to win their first Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) tournament.