Roger Federer will not play individual matches in the Laver Cup | Video
Roger Federer will say goodbye to professional tennis at the end of the Laver Cup 2022, scheduled from Friday 23 to Sunday 25 September at the O2 Arena in London, where he will represent the Europa team, along with Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray, Casper Ruud and Stefanos Tsitsipas, captained by Björn Borg.
The Swiss tennis player, 41, He already trains on the London stage, but his participation in the event is in doubt, everything will depend on how his body responds, what he has confirmed is that will not play singles matches.
“Maybe I can play doubles with Rafa (Nadal), that would be an absolute dream, ”said the Helvetian in an exclusive interview for the Swiss media on Tuesday SRF.
Federerwinner of 20 titles of Grand Slamannounced on September 15 its rretired from professional tennisafter three years in which he has battled with injuries and three operations on his right knee, which have ended up stopping a successful career in which he played more than 1,500 games and added 310 weeks in first place in the world ranking, 237 consecutively.
It wouldn’t be the first time Federer and Nadal made a couple in Washer Cup, it happened in the first edition of the event in 2017, but now the decision is in the hands of the Swedish captain of the European team, the legendary Björn Borg.
The team Rest of the worldunder the command of the American legend John McEnroewill be made up of Félix Auger-Aliassime, Taylor Fritz, Diego Schwartzman, Jack Sock, Frances Tiafoe (replacing John Isner) and Alex De Miñaur.