Murray, Evans Get Wild Cards

August 19, 2021 08:00 AM

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AUGUST 19, 2021)—The Winston-Salem Open announced today the final two wild card entries for the 2021 tournament.

Daniel Evans and Andy Murray, both hailing from Great Britain, will play in this year’s event.

Murray is a former world no. 1 and holds 46 career singles titles, including two at Wimbledon and one U.S. Open championship. The 34-year-old Scotsman is also the only player to win back-to-back Olympic gold medals (2012, 2016).

Evans is currently ranked No. 28 in the world and is the top-ranked British man on the ATP Tour. He took home his first title this year in Melbourne, Australia. He is having a career-best year having reached a high of No. 25 in the rankings.

“To round out our direct entries into the main draw this year with these two gentlemen is a real treat for our fans. We are so proud to present this high-quality field to the community, and we know our event may be a once-in-a-lifetime experience for so many. We are truly thrilled with today’s announcements, says Winston-Salem Open Tournament Director Jeff Ryan.