Laver Cup preview: the entertaining crossover between Roger Federer and Diego Schwartzman | NewsNet

The most important edition of the Making Cup: it will be the last performance of Roger Federer. The tournament that the Swiss commanded will be the contest where he will say goodbye to tennis professionally, but in the previous match, his last match showed his talent and was part of a fun moment with Diego Schwartzman.

Just a quick warm-up for the galaRoger wrote and showed a video playing ping pong with the Little One, where it is noted that His Majesty is different and that he could go to table tennis. The Argentine replied: “I’m not going to give you revenge, friend.”

Laver Cup Format

It is divided into two teams: Europe and Rest of the World. In the first are Roger, Nadal, Stefano Tsitsipas, Novak Djokovic, Casper Ruud and Andy Murray (Matteo Berrettini as a substitute) and the captain is Björn Borg.

On the other side are: Taylor Frtiz, Felix Auger-Aliassime, the little oneTiafoe, Alex de Miñaur and Sock (Tommy Paul substitute) and the captain of the world team is Johan McEnroe.

It is a three-day event, four matches are played (three singles and one doubles). Each victory adds to the team and in the end the champion team will be decided.

When does Federer play for the Laver Cup?

roger next to Rafael Nadal will be measured against the pair of Jack Sock y Frances Tiafoe Friday at 4:30 p.m. (Argentine time).

What Federer said in the preview

“I know my limitations and that’s why I asked Borg if it’s okay if I can only play one doubles on Friday night. Matteo (Berrettini) will play Saturday for me. Borg said it’s okay, he’s talked to John (McEnroe) and with the ATP and they say it’s fine. Here I am to prepare for my last doubles match. I’m nervous because I haven’t played for a long time and I hope to be competitive, “he added.

On the possibility of playing with Nadal, as happened in the 2017 Geneva edition, Federer said that “of course” he would love it. “It could be a unique situation if it happened. For everything we have fought for, for what we have respected each other. We have gotten along very well, the career that we have both had … It is a great message for the sport, not only for the tennis. It would be a very special moment”, concluded Federer.



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