Marvellous Medvedev fires Russia to ATP Cup win


Melbourne: Daniil Medvedev enjoyed the perfect Australian Open preparation as he fired Russia to victory in the $7.5 million ATP Cup with a dominant 6-4 6-2 win over Italy’s Matteo Berrettini. Andrey Rublev thrashed Fabio Fognini 6-1 6-2. Agencies

Abu dhabi
Jehan wins race to move up to second place

Indian racer Jehan Daruvala ended Round 3 of the Formula 3 Asian Championship with an emphatic win from pole position here today, pushing himself up to the second spot in the points table.

Milan
Ronaldo marks turning 36 by helping Juve beat Roma 2-0

Cristiano Ronaldo marked his birthday by setting up Juventus to beat Roma 2-0 in Serie A. Ronaldo turned 36 on Friday then showed little sign of slowing down as he scored and also hit the crossbar in the first half. An own goal by Roma defender Roger Ibanez sealed the win for a clinical Juve. Juventus leapfrogged Roma into third place.

London
Kane returns to help Spurs back to winning ways

Harry Kane scored on his return from injury to help Tottenham Hotspur to a 2-0 victory over West Bromwich Albion today and end a three-match losing run in the Premier League. Tottenham moved up to seventh place. Dominic Calvert-Lewin equalised in the fifth minute of stoppage time for Everton to draw 3-3 at Manchester United, who squandered a chance to move level on points with first-placed Manchester City in the English Premier League on Saturday.

Rome
Ibrahimovic nets 500th club goal in Milan win

AC Milan striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored the 500th and 501st club goals of his career in a 4-0 Serie A win over Crotone today to continue his remarkable form at the age of 39. The Swede, who turns 40 in October, swept a shot into the top corner before tapping in a second after the break to reach a landmark that has been achieved in a career spanning more than 21 years and nine different clubs.

Madrid
Varane double leads Madrid comeback win

With Sergio Ramos out injured, Raphael Varane stepped up to lead Real Madrid to victory. He did it with goals, too, like his teammate in central defence has often done recently. Varane scored twice in the second half to help the defending champions come from behind to win at last-placed Huesca 2-1 in the Spanish league.

Melbourne
Sinner downs Travaglia to take Great Ocean Road title

Italian teenager Jannik Sinner beat compatriot Stefano Travaglia 7-6(4) 6-4 in the Great Ocean Road Open final today, becoming the youngest player to have won two ATP titles since Novak Djokovic in 2006. The 19-year-old had won the Sofia Open at the end of last year.

Melbourne
Evans claims maiden ATP title at Murray River Open

Briton Dan Evans captured his first ATP Tour title with a commanding 6-2 6-3 win against Felix Auger-Aliassime in the Murray River Open final today.



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