Dan Evans beats Bernard Tomic at Stockholm Open

Dan Evans
Dan Evans moved up to 43rd in the world rankings on Monday

Dan Evans celebrated becoming the British number one with a hard-fought win over Australian Bernard Tomic at the Stockholm Open.

Evans, 29, replaced Kyle Edmund as the nation's leading men's player earlier on Monday, 18 months after being unranked following a drugs ban.

He marked becoming the 13th man to achieve the feat with a 6-4 1-6 6-3 win over former world number 17 Tomic.

Eighth seed Evans faces Norway's Casper Ruud or Serb Filip Krajinovic next.

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