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British Tennis Star Dan Evans Kicks a Fan Off His Box in Bizarre US Open Scenes as Carlos Alcaraz Clash Heats Up

Published 09/02/2023, 2:34 PM EDT

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Picture the fierce competition at the US Open 2023, where top tennis players battle for victory. Now, imagine something unexpected happening during the Round 3 match between Carlos Alcaraz and Dan Evans. Amidst all the intense action on the court, an uninvited guest made things amusing.

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In the midst of high-stakes tennis action at the US Open 2023, a hilarious turn of events occurred during the Round 3 match between Carlos Alcaraz and British player Dan Evans. While the competition on the court was intense, a spectator’s antics off of it stole the spotlight.

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As the Alcaraz vs. Evans match heated up, Dan Evans spotted someone unfamiliar person sitting in his player’s box. Instead of getting upset, Evans decided to handle the situation with humor. He politely asked the unexpected guest to sit in the right seat, injecting a touch of comedy into the match. This incident was reported by a fan on the app X, formerly known as Twitter.

In the arena of the US Open 2023, it seems that unusual spectator behavior is just a regular sight, to say the least. Just one day before this peculiar incident, another fan’s enthusiasm had escalated to disruptive levels during the Bernarda Pera vs. Ostapenko match.


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Ostapenko’s clever response changed everything. After winning a critical point, she waved goodbye in a playful way, which annoyed the unruly fan enough for them to leave the stadium. This brought relief to the crowd, who showed their approval with applause.

Daniel Evans’ US Open run comes to an end at R3

Britton Daniel Evans found himself in a challenging position as he advanced to Round 3 at the US Open 2023. His reward, or some might say his “challenge,” was a match-up against the formidable 20-year-old Spaniard, Carlos Alcaraz.


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Evans, seeded 26th, acknowledged the difficulty of the match ahead, saying, “It’s a little annoying to have him in the top eight of the draw, but it is what it is.” Despite the tough competition, Evans expressed his excitement for the match and his intention to play aggressively.

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In his own words, “It’s a very difficult draw. He will obviously be the overwhelming favorite, but it’s a good opportunity to play a very good tennis player on a big stage. That is why you play tennis.”


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Despite putting up a strong performance, Evans ultimately lost the match to Carlos Alcaraz with a final score of 2-6, 3-6, 6-4, 3-6. Nevertheless, he displayed true sportsmanship and determination at the US Open 2023.

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Written by:

Ansh Tandon


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Ansh Tandon is a Tennis Writer at EssentiallySports. Ansh received his undergraduate degree in Journalism and Mass Communication and has been working in content creation for 2+ years. Before Ansh stepped into sports journalism, he was a professional tennis player, honing his skills in national level tournaments for the past 12 years as an active AITA athlete.
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Tony Thomas