Dan Evans has been given a wildcard into the Glasgow Trophy Challenger by the Lawn Tennis Association, Sky Sports report.

Evans will make his competitive return to action at the end of this month when the tournament gets underway on April 28th.

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The former world number 41 was given a one-year ban after he tested positive for traces of cocaine at the Barcelona Open last April.

Three months before the incident, Evans managed a career best finish at a Grand Slam, reaching the fourth-round at the Australian Open.

During his year ban, the Brit has been given support from the sport’s governing body, the LTA. Evans has received plenty of help during that time and is free to return to competitive tennis on April 24th.

Talking ahead of his return, Evans said:

I have learned a lot about myself in my time away from the game. I am now committed to training hard, resuming my career and getting back to where I was, although appreciate this will take time. If there is a lesson to be learned here it’s that it is every athlete’s responsibility for what they put into their bodies.

Evans, who has praised the support he has received during his ban, will be hoping he can put in a positive performance when he returns in Scotstoun later this month.