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This week’s roundup also features a hat-trick of penalty saves, lucrative cricket-fan catches and a baffling backwards putt

1) It’s the semi-finals of the Davis Cup this weekend as Great Britain take on Argentina in Glasgow. Here is the visitors’ former stalwart Juan Mónaco wilting against the never-say-die attitude of Rafael Nadal, and here are the best shots of the 2015 tournament, featuring a quite ridiculous retrieve by Andy Murray – not unlike this one during an incredible match point in last year’s final. In the other semi, Croatia take on a France team featuring Gaël Monfils, who did this in the 2014 tournament and can dive with the best of them. One more thing: did you know a saltwater crocodile once conducted the Davis Cup draw?

2) What happens in rugby when one nine-year-old is bigger, quicker and stronger than the rest? Biff. What happens when you get a little too clever? Oops.

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