The news has been in the air for a few weeks, on the morning of Friday, July 22nd, the same competition thought of giving an official announcement to drive all the fans and tennis fans crazy: Roger FedererAnd the Rafael NadalAnd the Britain’s Andy Murray And the Novak Djokovic They will be the four representatives of Team Europe at the fifth edition of the Laver Cup, scheduled from 23-25 September at the O2 Arena in London.
The formation of a dream led by Bjorn Borg, who in the last hours saw the confirmation of the invitation to participate by the 35-year-old Belgrade native. The Big Four will come together and play together to continue the Blue Team’s dominance in the fantastic sporting event, created by Federer and his manager Tony Godsick, and named after Australian legend Rod Laver.
It is expected to be a once-in-a-lifetime show in the UK in exactly two months’ time, and the tournament for the four tennis players who have dominated the sporting scene for almost 20 years or more. The first announcements have already significantly increased ticket sales, which have been on sale since March and almost sold out.
The official website of the event also gave the former world number one’s first words after accepting the invitation: “I am really excited to be joining Team Europe again in the Laver Cup.
It is the only competition where you can play in a team environment, with the players you usually compete with. Joining Rafa, Roger and Andy – three of the greatest competitors of all time – would be a truly unique moment in the history of our sport.”
Novak will return to defend the colors of the European team after the 2018 experience in Chicago. Captain Borg added: “I don’t think I could have imagined having these four sporting icons on a team.
I know that they, like me, appreciate the importance of this moment and will truly live up to it. Our goal is to win every year. With Rafa, Roger, Andy and Novak in the team, we’ll have our chances.”
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