Nadal helps Spain clinch Davis Cup

World No. 1 Rafael Nadal finished his season on a high by leading Spain to its sixth Davis Cup title.

Spain, who had been forced to dig deep to win 2-1 against Britain, defeated Canada 2-0 as Nadal defeated Denis Shapovalov 6-3, 7 6(7) in the Caja Magica on Sunday.

Before that, World No. 9 Roberto Bautista Agut put Nadal in position to clinch the trophy with a 7-6(3), 6-3 win against Felix Auger-Aliassime, who had not played a match during the event.