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Canada beats Australia to bag 1st Davis Cup championship


Montreal’s Felix Auger-Aliassime beat Australia’s Alex de Minaur 6-4, 6-3 on Sunday to clinch Canada’s first Davis Cup championship.

Denis Shapovalov, from Richmond Hill, Ont., won Canada’s first singles match — 6-2, 6-4 over Thanasi Kokkinakis — on Sunday.

It was Canada’s second Davis Cup final appearance in four years.

A Canadian squad featuring Shapovalov, Auger-Aliassime and Vasek Pospisil advanced to the 2019 final, where it lost 2-0 to Spain.

More to come…

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