London - Britain's Dan Evans is set to make his comeback
after a one-year drugs ban at the Glasgow Trophy ATP Challenger event later
The 27-year-old, who tested positive for cocaine last April,
has been handed a wildcard into the qualifying draw for the tournament, which
starts on April 28.
"I want to thank everyone who has supported me
throughout this difficult period," said Evans. "I have learned a lot
about myself in my time away from the game, a sport that I love very dearly.
"I am now committed to training hard, resuming my
career and getting back to where I was, although appreciate this will take
Evans, who has a career-high ranking of 41, has slipped to
994th in the singles rankings.
"We have been having regular contact with Dan and he
has shown genuine commitment to getting his tennis career back on track,"
said Lawn Tennis Association performance director Simon Timson.
"We have provided a structured programme of sports
science and medicine support to help his journey since Dan became eligible