It took the competition itself to make the official announcement on the morning of Friday, July 22, to make all tennis fans and enthusiasts go crazy over the news that had been circulating for a few weeks: At the O2 Arena in London from September 23-25, Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Andy Murray, and Novak Djokovic will represent Team Europe in the fifth Laver Cup.
Bjorn Borg, 35 and originally from Belgrade, has confirmed in recent hours that he will be captaining this dream team. Federer and his manager Tony Godsick came up with the intriguing sporting event, which they named after Australian legend Rod Laver, and the Big Four have reunited to play together and continue the blue team’s dominance.
In exactly two months, the four tennis players who have ruled the roost for the past two decades will reunite in the United Kingdom for what promises to be a once-in-a-lifetime spectacle. Tickets had been on sale since March, and after the initial publicity, they quickly sold out.
Quotes from Nole
The ex-world-number-initial one’s remarks after accepting the invitation were reported on the event’s official website “I can’t wait to play in the Laver Cup with Team Europe once again.
You get to team up with the very men you usually compete against, and it’s the only competition like it. It will be a historic moment for our sport when I join Rafa, Roger, and Andy, three of my greatest rivals of all time “As he remarked,
After playing in Chicago in 2018, Novak has committed to defending Europe’s colors again in 2019. Borg’s captain continued, “The thought of a team featuring four such legendary figures in sports as members never crossed my mind.
If they are anything like me, they will recognize the gravity of the situation and rise to the challenge. Each year, success is the primary objective. We stand a good chance if Rafa, Roger, Andy, and Novak are all on our side “His remarks ended there.