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Novak to hitch Crew Europe at Laver Cup in London – Novak Djokovic


21-time Grand Slam champion Novak Djokovic will make his second Laver Cup look when Europe takes on the World 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 competitors, now in its fifth yr. They gained in Prague 2017, Chicago 2018, Geneva 2019 and Boston 2021.

Crew World Captain John McEnroe introduced his first three gamers: Felix Auger-Aliassime (Canada), Taylor Fritz (USA) and Diego Schwartzman (Argentina).

“I’m actually excited to be becoming a member of Crew Europe once more for the Laver Cup at London’s O2 enviornment in September,” stated Novak. “It’s the one competitors the place you possibly can play in a crew atmosphere with guys that you just’re usually competing towards and to be becoming a member of Rafa, Roger and Andy – three of my greatest all-time rivals – it’s going to be a very distinctive second within the historical past of our sport.”

The competitors pits six high European gamers towards six of their counterparts from the remainder of the world. There are 12 matches performed over three days (9 singles and three doubles). Every match victory on day 1 is price one level, on day 2 two factors, and on day 3 three factors. The primary crew to say 13 factors win the match. Every participant takes the court docket a couple of times for singles, with at the very least 4 of the six collaborating in doubles. All matches are performed as best-of-three, with a 10-point tiebreaker if play goes to a 3rd set.

The match is called after Australian tennis legend Rod Laver, one of many best gamers within the historical past of the game. Roger Federer’s administration firm, TEAM8, Brazilian businessman and former Davis Cup participant Jorge Paulo Lemann and Tennis Australia partnered to create the Laver Cup.

You’ll be able to obtain Nole 2022 August desktop calendar right here.



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