Rafael Nadal (c): Will only play doubles on Friday

1/4 Europe hold back big guns

Europe are 1/4 to win the Laver Cup after opting to hold their big guns back on the opening day's play in Prague.

John McEnroe, Roger Federer and Rod Laver with the Laver Cup trophy

Laver Cup 2017 guide

The inaugural Laver Cup match between Europe and a World team gets under way on Friday - we've got everything you need to know.

Roberto Bautista Agut

ATP: Thursday's betting update

Top seed Roberto Bautista Agut raised his game when it mattered to beat Rogerio Dutra Silva in the second round of the St Petersburg Open.

Johanna Konta

WTA: Thursday's betting update

Johanna Konta exited the Toray Pan Pacific Open after a 7-5 7-6 (7/5) defeat to Barbora Strycova in the second round.

Liam Broady

ATP: Wednesday's betting update

Britain's Liam Broady reached the quarter-finals of the St Petersburg Open with a stunning victory over fourth seed Adrian Mannarino.

Racing Tips

Desert Encounter wins at Ascot

Oli Bell: Don't desert Desert

Oli Bell previews Saturday's ITV Racing action and is backing Desert Encounter to claim the victory he deserves.

Frankie Dettori celebrates

Multiple Choice: Fun-time Frankie

Each Friday one of our racing team will recommend a multiple racing bet for the weekend - don't miss Matt Brocklebank's Saturday selections.

Who Dares Wins

Catching Pigeons: Who goes there

Last week's column included six winners and our gallops guru rounds up all the gossip from the major training centres ahead of another big Saturday.

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Football Tips

Philippe Coutinho can hit the target for Liverpool

Weekend Premier League tips

David John says Philippe Coutinho can get on the scoresheet and Tottenham can edge out West Ham in the Premier League.

Fleetwood manager Uwe Rosler

Sky Bet EFL betting tips

Nick Hext backs Fleetwood to win at home to Southend as his best bet in the Sky Bet EFL this weekend.

Action from York

Our best bets

Check out all of our available betting tips and previews of the forthcoming sporting action.