Djokovic joins Nadal, Federer, Murray for Team Europe at Laver Cup
Tennis enthusiasts are used to seeing rafa nadal, novak djokovic, roger federer and andy murray fight enamel and nail to conquer each other on the grand slams however the “large four” are set to play together inside the equal crew for the primary time at the laver cup in london.
Wimbledon champion djokovic on friday changed into named as the fourth member of the six-guy team europe, the 35-12 months-vintage serb joining his lengthy-time competitors at the fifth version of the atp-sanctioned event from sept. 23-25. Named after australian remarkable rod laver, the 3-day crew occasion pits six of europe’s pinnacle players towards six from the rest of the arena.
“it’s the best competition where you can play in a team environment with guys that you’re usually competing against and to be joining rafa, roger and andy – three of my biggest all-time competitors – it’s going to be a without a doubt specific second in the history of our game,” djokovic said in a statement. Nadal, djokovic, federer and murray have dominated guys’s tennis during the last two many years, triumphing 66 grand slam titles among them.
Nadal holds a men’s report 22 grand slam titles with djokovic, who played within the 2d version of the laver cup in 2018, one at the back of. London’s o2 area, which hosted the men’s season-ending atp finals from 2009 to 2020, will degree the cup with group europe, captained through bjorn borg, having gained all the previous variants.
“I don’t think i may want to have imagined having those four icons of the sport on one group collectively,” said borg. “i recognise they, like i, admire the importance of this moment and might be definitely up for it. “each yr our intention is to win. With rafa, roger, andy and novak on the team, i like our possibilities.” group global captain john mcenroe has named felix auger-aliassime, taylor fritz and diego schwartzman as three members of his crew.