Evans admits positive test for cocaine

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LONDON (AP) British tennis player Dan Evans admitted Friday that he tested positive for cocaine in April and now faces a suspension.

The 27-year-old Evans, who reached a career-high ranking of No. 41 in March, organized a news conference in London and read a statement but took no questions.

"It's really important you know this was taken out of competition and the context was completely unrelated to tennis," Evans said. "I made a mistake and I must face up to it. I can only deeply apologize from the bottom of my heart."

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