The 20-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer will step on the tennis court docket for the ultimate time as knowledgeable participant on Friday, teaming up with long-time rival Rafael Nadal for Workforce Europe within the Laver Cup. Other than Federer and Nadal, Workforce Europe additionally has different high gamers, together with 21-time Grand Slam winner Novak Djokovic and former world #1 Andy Murray. Forward of Federer and Nadal’s males’s doubles sport, Djokovic and Murray additionally teamed as much as prepare with legendary duo.
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Federer will likely be taking part in his remaining ATP Tour match on Friday alongside long-time rival and buddy Rafael Nadal. You will need to be aware that Federer and Nadal had additionally performed on the Laver Cup in 2017.
Federer and Nadal will likely be taking part in in opposition to Jack Sock and Frances Tiafoe on Friday.
Nadal (22), Djokovic (21), Federer (20), and Murray (3) have gained 66 Grand Slams between them.
Federer, dogged by a knee damage, has not performed because the 2021 Wimbledon quarter-finals and final week introduced his retirement on the age of 41.
The Swiss nice has loved a storied rivalry with Nadal over practically twenty years and collectively they’ve gained 42 Grand Slam singles titles in a golden period for the boys’s sport.
The pair performed 40 instances, together with in 9 Grand Slam finals, with Nadal holding a 24-16 successful report, however this time they are going to be on the identical facet of the web within the Ryder Cup-style occasion.
The six-strong Workforce Europe additionally consists of Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray — the opposite two members of the so-called “Large 4” — in a becoming climax to Federer’s profession.
(With AFP inputs)
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