Dan Evans jokes. Cameron Norrie is cool, others on GB DC team are boring



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Dan Evans jokes. Cameron Norrie is cool, others on GB DC team are boring

Dan Evans joked Cameron Norrie is the only funny guy in the Great Britain Davis Cup team as he grew a moustache while others are "too self-conscious." Evans and Norrie stepped up for Great Britain on Saturday as they led their team to a 2-1 win over France.

Evans beat Adrian Mannarino 7-5 6-4 in the opening rubber of the tie, before Norrie beat Arthur Rinderknech 6-2 7-6 (8) to seal the win. Joe Salisbuty and Neal Skupski lost to Nicolas Mahut and Rinderknech in the doubles rubber but the tie was already decided.

“Norrie has done it [grown a moustache] but the others are too self-conscious,” joked Evans, per the Davis Cup Finals website. “The last time Noz [Norrie] and I were on the team, we did it and won so I said, ‘come on, let’s go’.

Cam needs to have a proper shave, though. He has not done it properly yet so he’s having a shave tonight, but at least he has got one going on. The others are too boring and self-conscious”.

Evans found it easier being the team's No.

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After winning the Indian Wells Masters, Norrie overtook Evans as the British No. 1. “I found there to be a bit more pressure coming out as the No. 2,” said Evans. “Last time, I came out and I was 1-0 up a lot of the time with Kedders [Kyle Edmund] doing a decent job.

“As No.2, your job is to open up the tie and set it up for the others, that’s how I think about it any way. In this tie, there is no denying that France have a strong, strong doubles team and if you go 1-0 down, in any form, then it’s a difficult doubles.

“It is always good to get the tie done and dusted in the singles and not have a nervy doubles match. I never want to be sat there at 1-1, I want to be 2-0”.