Wheelchair Doubles Masters: Louise Hunt & Dana Mathewson lose final

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Canada defeats St. Kitts & Nevis in CONCACAF Nations League qualifier

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A new superstar has arrived – Becker says Zverev’s win is a watershed moment

Highlights: Dominant Zverev beats Djokovic to win ATP Finals Alexander Zverev stunned Novak Djokovic to win the season-ending ATP Finals on Sunday, earning the 21-year-old the biggest win of his career. Six-time Grand Slam champion Boris Becker, who coached Djokovic to six major titles between 2014 and 2016, watched the match as a BBC Sport commentator. He explains why his fellow German’s victory over the world number one is a significant moment. Alexander Zverev winning the ATP Finals is a moment which the whole tennis world has been waiting for. For years we have been saying tennis needs new faces

ATP Tour Final: Alexander Zverev stuns Novak Djokovic to win ATP Finals in London

Watch the moment 21-year old Alexander Zverev seals a surprise 6-4 6-3 straight sets victory over world number one Novak Djokovic with a sublime forehand passing shot to win the ATP Tour title at the O2 Arena in London. REPORT: Zverev stuns Novak Djokovic to win ATP Finals in London Available to UK users only. BBC Sport

Alexander Zverev stuns Novak Djokovic to win ATP Finals in London

Alexander Zverev beats Novak Djokovic to win the ATP Tour final Alexander Zverev stunned world number one Novak Djokovic in straight sets to win the season-ending ATP Finals and earn the biggest victory of his career. Djokovic, 31, was the heavy favourite to win a sixth finals title but was outclassed 6-4 6-3 by the German. Third seed Zverev broke Djokovic for a 5-4 lead in the first set and then served three big aces to take the set. Zverev, 21, continued to dominate in the second set and sealed a memorable victory as Djokovic faltered. “I’m unbelievable happy, obviously

GB’s Cotterill & Lapthorne lose Masters final

Antony Cotterill and Andy Lapthorne were the top seeds in Bemmel Great Britain’s Antony Cotterill and Andy Lapthorne were lost the men’s Wheelchair Doubles Masters quads final in straight sets to Nick Taylor and David Wagner. The American pair won 6-4 7-6 in the Netherlands – their fifth victory in eight meetings with the top seeds. Bryan Barten and Ymanitu Silva beat Greg Hasterok and Lucas Sithole 6-4 6-2 in the bronze medal match. Cotterill and Lapthorne last won the event in 2016. Briton Gordon Reid and Argentina’s Gustavo Fernandez were beaten in the semi-finals of the men’s doubles by

Wolff: Verstappen will be an F1 champion when ‘raw edges are off’

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ATP Finals: Novak Djokovic beats Kevin Anderson to reach final

Novak Djokovic’s serving has been impeccable this week – he has not been broken at all in four matches World number one Novak Djokovic put in a ruthless display to beat Kevin Anderson and reach the final of the ATP Finals in London. The Serb will play Germany’s Alexander Zverev in Sunday’s season finale after a 6-2 6-2 victory. In what was a re-run of July’s Wimbledon final, Djokovic dominated in the same way this time to reach his seventh final of the year. The 14-time Grand Slam champion has not dropped a set all week. “I think it was

NASCAR Homestead: Hamlin gives up pitbox in Busch Cup title boost

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Martin Truex: ‘Eye for an eye’ if Joey Logano is ahead at Homestead

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Alouettes newcomer Johnny Manziel to make CFL debut vs. Tiger-Cats

​Johnny Manziel will make his CFL debut against his former team.

The Alouettes made the announcement Tuesday that Manziel will be their starter when they host the Hamilton Tiger-Cats on Friday at 7:30 p.m. ET.

Hamilton dealt Manziel to Montreal on July 24, along with offensive linemen Tony Washington and Canadian Landon Rice, for receiver Chris Williams, Canadian defensive lineman Jamaal Westerman and 2021-22 first-round draft picks.

Manziel made headlines across North America in May when he signed a two-year deal with Hamilton.

The 2012 Heisman Trophy winner played in both of Hamilton’s exhibition games, completing 21 of 31 passes for 168 yards and a touchdown while rushing six times for 19 yards, but remained on the sideline as Jeremiah Masoli’s backup once the regular season began.

Manziel dressed for Montreal’s 44-23 loss last week to Edmonton but didn’t play as Vernon Adams Jr. went the distance, completing 15 of 28 passes for 217 yards and an interception while rushing for 72 yards and a TD on eight carries.

The six-foot, 210-pound Manziel was taken in the first round, No. 22 overall, by the Cleveland Browns in the 2014 NFL draft but was released in March 2016 after posting a 2-6 record over two tumultuous campaigns.

Manziel, 25, appeared in 14 games overall, throwing for 1,675 yards and seven TD passes.

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