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Novak Djokovic Makes Stylish Return At Laver Cup As Roger Federer Watches On
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Novak Djokovic Makes Stylish Return At Laver Cup As Roger Federer Watches On

Novak Djokovic made an impressive return after two months out of action as the Team Europe star thrashed Frances Tiafoe 6-1, 6-3 with Roger Federer cheering him on at the Laver Cup on Saturday. Djokovic showed no signs of rust in his first appearance since winning the seventh Wimbledon crown of his remarkable career in July. The 35-year-old followed his dominant victory over Tiafoe at London's O2 Arena with another win just hours later alongside Matteo Berrettini in the doubles.Djokovic and Berrettini beat Jack Sock and Alex de Minaur 7-5, 6-2 to put Team Europe 8-4 heading up in the final round of matches on Sunday.Djokovic, a 21-time Grand Slam champion, missed the US Open in September due to his unvaccinated status, leaving him to take an enforced break from competitive action.But ...
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Laver Cup 2022, Roger Federer And Rafael Nadal vs Jack Sock And Frances Tiafoe LIVE: Roger Federer Prepares For Final Match

Laver Cup 2022, Federer & Nadal vs Sock & Tiafoe DOUBLES match LIVE© AFPLaver Cup 2022 Live Updates: Tennis legend Roger Federer is set to play his final professional match when he and long-time rival Rafael Nadal take on Jack Sock and Frances Tiafoe in a doubles match in the Laver Cup. Federer had announced last week the Laver Cup would be his final professional tournament. The 20-time Grand Slam champion, dogged by a knee injury, has not played since the 2021 Wimbledon quarter-finals and last week announced his retirement at the age of 41. The Swiss great has enjoyed a storied rivalry with the Spaniard over nearly two Decades and together they have won 42 Grand Slam singles titles in a golden era for the men's game. The pair played 40 times, including in nine Grand Slam finals, wit...
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Roger Federer Teams Up With Rafael Nadal At Laver Cup For Final Match

Roger Federer will team up with long-time rival Rafael Nadal at Laver Cup.© AFPRoger Federer will team up with long-time rival Rafael Nadal for the final match of his glittering career, Laver Cup organizers announced on Thursday.The 20-time Grand Slam champion will play doubles with the Spaniard, who has won 22 majors, at the O2 arena in London on Friday.Federer, whose most recent competitive match was a loss to Hubert Hurkacz in last year's Wimbledon quarter-finals, has been struggling with a knee problem.PromotedThe Laver Cup is a team competition that pits Team Europe against Team World.(This story has not been edited by NDTV staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)Topics mentioned in this article Source link
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Roger Federer Eyes Dream Pairing With Rafael Nadal At Laver Cup For Farewell Match

Roger Federer said Wednesday he wants to team up with long-time rival Rafael Nadal for the final match of his career at the Laver Cup in London. The 20-time Grand Slam winner announced last week he intended to retire after the tournament at London's 02 arena, which starts on Friday. Federer, whose last competitive match was a loss to Hubert Hurkacz in last year's Wimbledon quarter-finals, has been struggling with a knee problem. He will play in the doubles on Friday evening but will not play a singles match in London.The Swiss does not yet know whether he will be able to team up with Nadal but said that would be the dream scenario."Of course, no doubt," he told a packed press conference. "I think it would be quite a unique situation if it were to happen."For as long as we battled to...