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Dan Evans advances to the semi-finals of the Canadian Open, while Jack Draper does not.

Dan Evans of the United Kingdom has reached the Canadian Open semi-finals after rallying from a set down to defeat American Tommy Paul in Montreal.

Evans, 32, won 1-6, 6-3, 6-4 to go to his second ATP Masters semi-final.

“I went about it correctly. I was pumped, and it was a terrific fight between myself and Tommy “Evans stated.

He will next face Pablo Carreno Busta of Spain, who defeated Jack Draper 7-6 (7-4) 6-1 to avert an all-British semi-final.

Evans advanced to the men’s doubles semi-finals with Australia’s John Peers, defeating Argentina’s Horacio Zeballos and Spain’s Marcel Granoller 7-6 (7-3) 7-6. (7-3).

Hubert Hurkacz of Poland defeated Australian Nick Kyrgios 7-6 (7-4) 6-7 (5-7) 6-1 in his first match after losing to Novak Djokovic in the Wimbledon final.

Hurkacz will face Casper Ruud in the final after the Norwegian defeated Felix Auger-Aliassime of Canada 6-1, 6-2.

Beatriz Haddad Maia became the first Brazilian to reach the semi-finals of a WTA 1000 tournament in Toronto, defeating Swiss 12th seed Belinda Bencic 2-6 6-3 6-3.

After defeating world number one Iga Swiatek in the previous round, Maia will play Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic, who defeated Zheng Qinwen of China 4-6 6-4 6-4 in the final four.

Simona Halep of Romania, a two-time winner, defeated 18-year-old Coco Gauff 6-4 7-6 (7-2) to set up a clash with another American, seventh seed Jessica Pegula.

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