Tennis greats Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal will reunite to be part of Team Europe at this year’s Laver Cup, to be held in London in September. Tournament organizers made the announcement in a press release on Thursday, confirming that longtime friends and rivals will represent Team Europe in their quest to retain the trophy in the bilateral contest against Team World. Tennis superstars Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer have confirmed that they will team up later this year for the fifth edition of the Laver Cup, which will take place at The O2 in London from 23-25 September 2022. Laver Cup on Thursday.
“Both players will represent Team Europe as they take on Team World in a bid to retain the Laver Cup for the fifth consecutive time under the watchful eye of captain Bjorn Borg,” the organizers added.
“I’m really looking forward to racing again later this year and the Laver Cup is a huge part of my plan. It’s no secret that I love the event and I’m really excited to be back at The O2 and London.” one of the best cities in the world,” Federer, a 20-time Grand Slam champion, said in the press release.
“Rafa is an amazing person and an inspiration to me and many others around the world. He messaged me on social media after the Laver Cup in Boston last year suggesting we play doubles in London and I am definitely ready for a Laver Cup ‘Fedal’. come back!” Federer continued.
Nadal, who recently overtook Federer and Novak Djokovic to become the first man to win 21 Grand Slam titles after his Australian Open victory, said: “The Laver Cup is a unique event and I have loved competing in it. “.
Nadal added that sharing the court with Federer again will be “a truly special experience.”
“I suggested to Roger that we should play doubles together in London and he seems to be interested, so now we just have to persuade our captain Bjorn!” the Spanish said.
“Roger has been a huge part of my career, a great rival and also a true friend. Being part of Team Europe together is great and if we can share the court once again as a doubles partner then this would be a truly exciting experience.” special for both of us at this stage of our careers.