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Youngster Jack Draper claims surprise win over Cameron Norrie on the Combat of the Brits match

Teenager Jack Draper, ranked 303rd in the world, claims shock win over world No71 Cameron Norrie at the Battle of the Brits event in Roehampton

  • Jack Draper, 18, triumphed 7-6, 7-6 against Norrie at the National Tennis Centre 
  • Dan Evans bounced back from defeat by Andy Murray to beat Jan Choinski
  • Liam Broady came from a set down to overcome James Ward in Roehampton

British teenager Jack Draper enjoyed his career-best ranking win as he defeated compatriot Cameron Norrie in straight sets in the Battle of the Brits exhibition series on Monday.

Draper, 18, ranked 303rd in the world, triumphed 7-6, 7-6 against world No71 Norrie at the National Tennis Centre in Roehampton.

British No 1 Dan Evans bounced back from Sunday’s defeat by Andy Murray to beat Jan Choinski 7-5, 6-0, Liam Broady recovered from a set down to overcome James Ward 3-6, 7-6, 10-8, while Aidan McHugh defeated Anton Matusevich 6-4, 2-6, 10-8.

British teenager Jack Draper (above) enjoyed his career-best ranking win on Monday

British teenager Jack Draper (above) enjoyed his career-best ranking win on Monday

Draper, 18, ranked 303rd in the world, triumphed 7-6, 7-6 against world No71 Cameron Norrie

Draper, 18, ranked 303rd in the world, triumphed 7-6, 7-6 against world No71 Cameron Norrie

British No 2 Heather Watson eased past Jodie Burrage 6-1, 6-4 in the women’s competition.

Elsewhere, Emma Raducanu defeated Katy Dunne 6-1, 6-4, Beth Grey won 6-2, 6-2 against Naomi Broady, and Eden Silva beat Lissey Barnett 6-2, 2-6, 10-7.

Meanwhile, Roger Federer won the ATP Fans’ Favourite Award for the 18th year in a row, despite missing most of the season through injury.

The 20-time Slam winner, 39, said: ‘Thank you to all the fans out there voting for me and wanting to see me back on tour. I’m training hard to make that possible.’


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