Excitement is at its peak as Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray, and the members of both Team Europe and Team World have come together in London for the Laver Cup. Going ahead for the official photo shoot, the teams looked cheerful. They went on a tour around London and visited some renowned landmarks such as Tower Bridge and the Tower of London.
Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic, and Andy Murray decided to take a boat on the River Thames as they explored the city. The athletes also had a wholesome banter and conversation while having a gala time around London on Wednesday.
The other notable personalities were the captains and vice-captains of both teams – John McEnroe, Bjorn Borg, Thomas Enqvist, and Patrick McEnroe, as well as the tennis legend Rod Laver, who was in attendance.
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Players like Frances Tiafoe, Alex de Minaur, Diego Schwartzman, Felix Auger Aliassime, Taylor Fritz, Jack Sock, and Tommy Paul from Team World were also there. This is for the very first time that legends like Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic, and Andy Murray have come together and will be playing for the same team as they will represent Team Europe at the Laver Cup.
The tournament will commence on Friday and will go on till Sunday at the O2 arena in London. All eyes will be on Roger Federer who has not played any official matches since his 2021 Wimbledon quarterfinals.
“This is an ATP event that I don’t want to mess with, but at the same time, I know my limitations and that is why I asked Bjorn [Borg] if it was okay if I played maybe just one double, and I guess that one would have to be on Friday night. And then Matteo [Berrettini] would come in for me and have to play for me on Saturday. Bjorn said that it was totally fine. He spoke to John [McEnroe] as well. They spoke to the tournament and the ATP if that was okay and everybody said that it was fine,” Federer said.