Dan Evans could not hide his heartbreak after wasting a match point en route to a five-set defeat to Stan Wawrinka in the US Open third round.
Evans twice led by a set and had match point in the fourth against the world No 3, but he failed to convert as Wawrinka came back to win 4-6 6-3 6-7 7-6 6-2.
The British No 2 left Louis Armstrong Stadium to a standing ovation, but it was Wawrinka who advanced to meet Ukraine’s Illya Marchenko in the last 16.
“It’s a bit of a heart-breaker really,” Evans said. “I don’t really know what to say. It was a tough one to take.
“It’ll probably hurt a bit for a while. …
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