.The Laver Cup sees tennis greats go head-to-head from 20-22 September (Picture: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images for Laver Cup)
The Laver Cup, the worldwide indoor laborious court docket males’s tennis match created by Roger Federer and his agent Tony Godsick, is happening between September 20 and 22 this yr.
Founded in 2016 and named after Australia’s Rod Laver, considered one of the biggest tennis gamers of all time with 11 Grand Slam titles to his title, the Laver Cup is a contest between two groups – Team Europe and Team World – which is composed of gamers from non-European international locations.
This yr, the competitors is happening in Palexpo, a conference heart in Geneva, Switzerland.
For the third yr working, Team Europe is headed up by Bjorn Borg and Team World is helmed by John McEnroe.
In Bjorn’s staff are tennis heavyweights Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer and Dominic Thiem as nicely Alexander Zverev, Stefanos Tsitsipas, Fabio Fognini and Roberto Bautista Agut.
Making up Team World are John Isner, Milos Raonic, Nick Kyrgios, Taylor Fritz, Denis Shapovalov, Jack Sock and Jordan Thompson.
How to watch the Laver Cup and what channel is it on?
In the UK, viewers can watch the Laver Cup on Eurosport and Amazon Prime Live.
.Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal of Team Europe have fun in a observe session throughout previews forward of the Laver Cup 2019 (Picture: Robert Hradil/Getty Images for Laver Cup)
Over the three days of the match 4 tennis matches might be performed every day, often three singles games and one double match.
The day session of matches begins at 1pm native time day by day and the night time session begins at 7pm native time. Geneva is one hour forward of the UK, so the matches might be proven stay at noon and 6pm GMT.
What is the Laver Cup schedule?
The Laver Cup schedule because it stands at time of writing is as follows:
.America’s John McEnroe is Captain of Team World (Picture: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images for Laver Cup)
Friday September 20
Midday: Dominic Thiem vs Denis Shapovalov adopted by Fabio Fognini vs Jack Sock
6pm: Stefanos Tsitsipas vs Taylor Fritz adopted by Roger Federer & Alexander Zverev vs Denis Shapovalov & Jack Sock
Saturday September 21
Midday: Match 5 (singles), Match 6 (singles)
6pm: Match 7 (singles), Match 8 (doubles)
Sunday September 22
11am: Match 9 (doubles), Match 10 (singles), Match 11 (singles), Match 12 (singles)
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