Chicago — Europe retained their Laver Cup tennis crown here on Sunday as Alexander Zverev defeated Kevin Anderson to complete a 13-8 win over the World team. Germany’s Zverev came from a set down to complete a 6-7 (3/7) 7-5 10-7 win over Anderson as the Europeans successfully defended the title won in Prague in 2017. "It was such a close match all around, not only this one but all weekend, a few points here and there and it could have been different," said Zverev. "I’m just happy to get the win and we defended the title, that’s the most important thing." Zverev’s win was the final act of an enthralling day of action at Chicago’s United Center, where the World team had roared back into contention in the day’s first rubber. US duo John Isner and Jack Sock fought off two match points to defeat Zverev and world No2 Roger Federer in a gripping doubles battle. But Federer returned to win a vital three points against Isner in the first singles match of the day. Isner and Sock prevailed 4-6...

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