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Canada won the Davis Cup tennis title for the first time on Sunday. Canada competed in the Davis Cup for the first time 109 years ago, defeating 28-time champions Australia in the final. World number six Felix Agur Alysmey handed Australia an unassailable 2-0 lead when he beat Australia’s Alex de Minaur 6-3-6-4 in the second singles.
Felix hit 16 winners while Alex could only hit five. Earlier, Denis Shapovalov defeated Thanasi Kokanakis 6-2, 6-4. Alysmi described the Davis Cup win as a dream come true. Canada had earlier reached the final in 2019 when they lost to Rafael Nadal’s Spain team. Shapovalov and Felix also helped Canada win the Junior Davis Cup in 2015.