Argentina, Croatia into Davis Cup final

Party time: Leonardo Mayer is mobbed by his Argentina teammates as they secured a spot in the Davis Cup final.

Argentine substitute Leonardo Mayer has denied holders Britain a second straight Davis Cup final appearance with a 4-6 6-3 6-2 6-4 defeat of Dan Evans, clinching a 3-2 upset win in the World Group semi-finals.

Hewitt's bid to appeal rape conviction dismissed

Bob Hewitt is shown outside a Johannesburg court in 2015.

South Africa's top court has dismissed an application by disgraced former grand slam doubles champion Bob Hewitt to challenge his conviction for rape and sexual assault, Independent Online service reported on Monday.

Brave Djokovic guts his way through final

Toe trouble: Novak Djokovic

Maybe it helped that he lost to a good friend. Maybe it helped that he put up a good fight while fighting his own body. And maybe after the long run to the US Open final, Novak Djokovic finally can get some rest.