Their match was suspended for almost three hours after the temperature reached the mid-30s, with the tournament's heat stress scale hitting a five and forcing play to be suspended on the outside courts at around 2pm.
"I showered, obviously. Had a bit of food. Stretched out and then I had a lie down. I actually watched Roy Keane on that Tiernan show.
"It was quite a good 37 minutes, if you really want to know what I did! I'm looking on YouTube and stuff. I had wanted to watch it. I had seen clips of it. I have not finished it yet."
After enjoying himself during the break, Evans went on to set up a second round clash with Jeremy Chardy by defeating Bagnis. However, he felt the extreme heat break "didn't really come at a good time" for him, given he had just taken a two-sets-to-one lead over his opponent.
"I'm pretty good in the heat, doesn't bother me," he added. "I have just never worn a hat and I have never liked wearing one. Doesn't feel comfortable. Big ears, I guess. But I felt the break didn’t really come at a good time for me.
"I had won the third set. I felt like he was struggling. He was going to the towel a lot at the back of the court a lot. And then I had to start again. It's strange because I never even knew about the rule, to be honest.
"I just knew it was hot. Once the wind stopped it was horrible. I came back from the toilet, and then the guy said: 'You're going in'. I didn't feel great going back out but then I actually played very well."