Laver Cup 2022 will be played this weekend, a team event held as part of the ATP tour, which will serve as a farewell to Roger Federer, who announced that he is going to finish his legendary career as a professional tennis player. will leave behind.
Here we tell you everything about the momentous event that brought together the best tennis players in the world.
The Laver Cup is a team tournament that will be played for the fifth time as part of the ATP calendar, bringing together fourteen of the world’s best tennis players from teams representing Europe and the rest of the world. It will take place at the O2 Arena in London from 23 to 25 September, with three singles games and one doubles game per day.
The winning team will be determined by a scoring system, which is determined to award one point for victory on the first day, two on the second day, and finally three points on the final day.
There are six starting players and one substitute that make up each team, captained by the legends Björn Borg and Joe McEnroe for Europe and the rest of the world respectively.
Here’s who will participate in 2022:
rest of the world
At the moment only the clashes of the first day are known, as each team will have the discretion to arrange their tennis players as they believe to be the best throughout the event, bearing in mind that the clashes may not be repeated. . Here is the schedule for Friday 23 September:
It has already been announced that Roger Federer will compete as a professional in this tournament for the last time and will face Jacques Sock and Frances Tiafo as a pair alongside Rafael Nadal on the first day. After this game, Italian Matteo Berrettini will take over as Federer’s quota for the rest of the competition.
Federer’s decision to play doubles goes hand in hand with his extensive recovery period, as he is not sure whether he can be competitive. As a result, the Swiss lost the last singles game played in the 2021 Wimbledon quarterfinals to Hubert Herkaz.
The entire program will be broadcast in the United States through the Tennis Channel network, which has exclusive rights to broadcast it on TV. The Tennis Channel app of the same application, will be in charge of rebroadcasting via streaming.
In the case of Latin America, ESPN will be the network in charge of covering the event with its Star+ subscription streaming platform.