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Ainslie hoping to pull off America's Cup miracle
12:06pm Monday 23rd September 2013 in Sport
Going in to the final round of races Ainslie’s team remain 8-5 behind, with Team New Zeland needing just one win to clinch the crown.
However, the promotion of the five-time Olympic medallist to team tactician has seen an incredible upturn in his side’s fortunes and they have now won seven of the last ten races, including success in both of Sunday’s duels.
It would cap a remarkable comeback for the holders of the trophy, who endured a horrible start to the competition after being docked two points for illegally modifying their catamarans.
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