Britain’s Dan Evans, who had thought of retiring from the sport during his 12-month ban for cocaine use, is hopeful of landing a wild-card spot at Wimbledon, according to the Daily Mail.
Evans, who fell from world number 41 to 1,195 during his ban, recently reached the semi-finals of the Surbiton Trophy before being beat by top-seeded Frenchman Jeremy Chardy.
The 28-year-old believes he will have to go through a qualifying process and possibly a pre-qualifying process to reach Wimbledon as it is unlikely that he will receive a wild-card.
However, Evans still hasn’t been notified about the wild-card situation and had a small dig at the LTA after his defeat to Chardy.
I’m still waiting for the wild-cards. My understanding was that if I knuckled down they might materialise. But it wouldn’t be the first time they changed their minds.
Fellow Brit Andy Murray is also unsure if he will be at Wimbledon, with the Scot’s last competitive match on a tennis court taking place at last years Wimbledon.
If Murray and Evans are both not at the All England Club, British hopes will be placed on current British number one Kyle Edmund.