Novak Djokovic confirmed Friday that he’ll be part of Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer and Andy Murray in a dream Staff Europe line-up on the Laver Cup that reunites the previous “Large 4”.
Bjorn Borg’s European workforce will tackle John McEnroe’s Staff World within the fifth version of the occasion at London’s O2 Enviornment from September 23 to 25.
Seven-time Wimbledon champion Djokovic will likely be showing on the Laver Cup for the primary time since 2018, when it was held in Chicago.
“It is the one competitors the place you possibly can play in a workforce surroundings with guys that you simply’re usually competing towards and to be becoming a member of Rafa, Roger and Andy – three of my greatest all-time rivals – it will be a very distinctive second within the historical past of our sport,” stated the 21-time Grand Slam champion.
The 4 gamers have dominated males’s tennis for practically 20 years, capturing 66 of the previous 76 Grand Slams and successful each Wimbledon title since 2003.
Two roster spots have but to be introduced to finish the six-player Staff Europe line-up, whereas McEnroe’s Staff World thus far consists of Canada’s Felix Auger-Aliassime, US participant Taylor Fritz and Argentina’s Diego Schwartzman.
Staff Europe are bidding for a fifth successive triumph on the three-day occasion, named after Australian nice Rod Laver.
Former world primary Borg stated: “I do not assume I might have imagined having these 4 icons of the game on one workforce collectively.
“I do know they, like I, recognize the importance of this second and will likely be actually up for it. Annually our aim is to win. With Rafa, Roger, Andy and Novak on the workforce, I like our probabilities.”