21-time Grand Slam champion Novak Djokovic will make his 2nd Laver Cup look when Europe takes at the International at The O2 in London from September 23-25, 2022.
Novak is the fourth member of Crew Europe Captain Bjorn Borg’s six-man crew, becoming a member of Rafael Nadal (Spain), Roger Federer (Switzerland) and Andy Murray (Nice Britain).
Crew Europe is undefeated in Laver Cup festival, now in its 5th 12 months. They gained in Prague 2017, Chicago 2018, Geneva 2019 and Boston 2021.
Crew International Captain John McEnroe introduced his first 3 gamers: Felix Auger-Aliassime (Canada), Taylor Fritz (USA) and Diego Schwartzman (Argentina).
“I’m truly excited to be becoming a member of Crew Europe once more for the Laver Cup at London’s O2 area in September,” mentioned Novak. “It’s the one festival the place you’ll be able to play in a crew surroundings with guys that you just’re in most cases competing towards and to be becoming a member of Rafa, Roger and Andy – 3 of my greatest all-time opponents – it’s going to be a actually distinctive second within the historical past of our recreation.”
The contest pits six best Ecu gamers towards six in their opposite numbers from the remainder of the arena. There are 12 fits performed over 3 days (9 singles and 3 doubles). Each and every fit victory on day 1 is price one level, on day 2 two issues, and on day 3 3 issues. The primary crew to say 13 issues win the match. Each and every participant takes the courtroom a few times for singles, with a minimum of 4 of the six collaborating in doubles. All fits are performed as best-of-three, with a 10-point tiebreaker if play is going to a 3rd set.
The match is known as after Australian tennis legend Rod Laver, probably the most largest gamers within the historical past of the game. Roger Federer’s control corporate, TEAM8, Brazilian businessman and previous Davis Cup participant Jorge Paulo Lemann and Tennis Australia partnered to create the Laver Cup.
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