Dan Evans reached his second ATP Masters semi-final after fighting back at the National Bank Open.

American Tommy Paul had a torrid start to the first set, but the British number two took charge in the second and surged ahead to win 1-6 6-3 6-4.

"You wonder if that's going to happen if you get into a match, and I stepped up," Evans said after the singles match and before he also won the doubles match.

“When I got to the front I really took it from Tommy and that's been the case this week so far and I went at it in a good way,

“The crowd, that's what they buy tickets for. This is a live sport. you never know what will happen. Before that, I played on the court.

Pablo Carreno Busta, 31, became the only player in Montreal to avoid dropping a set when he knocked out Jack Draper to avoid

the possibility of an All-Britain semi-final by booking his place against Evans. The 20-year-old scrapped hard but the Spaniard dominated throughout to win 7-6 (4) 6-1,

his younger opponent enjoying a week to reach his first Master's quarter-final and knock out the world number five. Stefanos Tsitsipas.