The place to look at the Laver Cup on TV? Roger Federer to play remaining match right now

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oger Federer brings the curtain down on his illustrious profession with a really particular match on the Laver Cup in London tonight.

The 20-time Grand Slam champion introduced his retirement from tennis final week by way of a message posted on social media: “To my tennis household and past. Of all of the items that tennis has given me over time, the best, certainly, has been the folks I’ve met alongside the best way: my associates, my rivals, and most of all of the followers who give the game its life. At the moment, I wish to share some information with all of you,” he mentioned.

“As a lot of you recognize, the previous three years have offered me with challenges within the type of accidents and surgical procedures. I’ve labored laborious to return to full aggressive kind.

“However I additionally know my physique’s capacities and limits, and its message to me recently has been clear. I’m 41 years outdated. I’ve performed greater than 1,500 matches over 24 years. Tennis has handled me extra generously than I ever would have dreamt, and now I need to recognise when it’s time to finish my aggressive profession.

“The Laver Cup subsequent week in London can be my remaining ATP occasion. I’ll play extra tennis sooner or later, after all, however simply not in Grand Slams or on the tour.”

However, he’ll first workforce up with Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray as Europe tackle Staff World.

Europe have received all 4 earlier editions of the event however the likes of Felix Auger-Aliassime, Taylor Fritz and Frances Tiafoe are hoping to earn the world’s first victory below captain John McEnroe.

The event is known as after Australian tennis legend Rod Laver, who’s broadly considered one of many best within the historical past of the game.

Right here is the whole lot you could know in regards to the Laver Cup.

When is the Laver Cup on TV?

The Laver Cup begins on Friday 23 September and can finish on Sunday 25 September. The event can be proven within the UK on Eurosport and can be obtainable to stream on-line on Discovery Plus.

How does the Laver Cup work?

Singles and doubles matches are performed on every day, and Friday’s matches are price one level, whereas Saturday’s are price two and Sunday’s price three.

Every participant performs in at the very least one singles match over the primary two days however no participant can play singles greater than twice in the course of the three days.

At the very least 4 gamers from every workforce should play doubles however no doubles mixture can be utilized greater than as soon as. Federer is barely enjoying doubles on Friday, teaming up with outdated rival Nadal to face Jack Sock and Frances Tiafoe.

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What are the groups?

Staff Europe

Roger Federer

Rafael Nadal

Novak Djokovic

Andy Murray

Casper Ruud

Stefanos Tsitispas

Captain: Bjorn Bjorg

Alternate: Matteo Berrettini

Staff World

Taylor Fritz

Felix Auger-Aliassime

Diego Schwartzman

Frances Tiafoe

Alex de Minaur

Jack Sock

Captain: John McEnroe

Alternate: Tommy Paul

What’s the Laver Cup schedule?

Friday September 23, 2022

1.00pm Day Session

Match 1 – Casper Ruud vs Jack Sock

Match 2 – Stefanos Tsistipas vs Deigo Schwartzman

7.00pm – Evening Session

Match 3 – Andy Murray vs Alex De Minaur

Match 4 – Roger Federer / Rafael Nadal vs Jack Sock / Frances Tiafoe

Saturday September 24, 2022

1.00pm Day Session

Match 5 – Singles

Match 6 – Singles

7.00pm – Evening Session

Match 7 – Singles

Match 8 – Doubles

Sunday September 25, 2022

12.00pm – Day Session

Match 9 – Doubles

Match 10 – Singles*

Match 11 – Singles*

Match 12 – Singles*

*if required

What’s the Laver Cup order of play?

Friday September 23, 2022

1.00pm Day Session

Match 1 – Casper Ruud vs Jack Sock

Match 2 – Stefanos Tsistipas vs Deigo Schwartzman

7.00pm – Evening Session

Match 3 – Andy Murray vs Alex De Minaur

Match 4 – Roger Federer / Rafael Nadal vs Jack Sock / Frances Tiafoe

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