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Djokovic can match Federer - Becker

Djokovic can match Federer - Becker

Former world No.1 Boris Becker believes there is a possibility Novak Djokovic can reach Roger Federer's record haul of 20 majors. After over two years without a major victory amid a slump in form and persistent elbow injury, a rejuvenated Djokovic returned to the peak of his powers to win Wimbledon in 2018.

Leeds fined £200,000

Leeds fined £200,000

An EFL investigation has found that Leeds United breached rules relating to treating teams with the "utmost good faith". After a member of his staff was caught at Derby's training ground, Leeds manager Marcelo Bielsa admitted he had spied on all his side's opponents this season. Bielsa was widely condemned for his approach.

Roma edge closer to top four

Roma edge closer to top four

Defenders Aleksandar Kolarov and Federico Fazio both scored in the second half as Roma closed in on top four with a hard-fought 2-1 win over Bologna on February 18. Eusebio Di Francesco's side followed their Champions League last 16, first-leg win over Porto last week by consolidating fifth position and are now just a point behind AC Milan in fourth.

Kyrgios edges 'good mate' Millman

Kyrgios edges 'good mate' Millman

Nick Kyrgios outlasted fifth seed John Millman 6-4 6-7 (1-7) 7-6 (7-3) in the opening round of the ATP 250 tournament on Monday. Next up for Kyrgios is either 2015 champion Ivo Karlovic or Radu Albot. Meanwhile, Monday's matches were washed out at the ATP 500 Rio Open in Brazil, where all seven scheduled singles fixtures were cancelled due to rain.

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