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Roger Federer will staff with longtime rival and buddy Rafael Nadal on Friday on the Laver Cup, which will likely be former World No One’s last tour-level match.
The Swiss and Spaniard will take to courtroom in opposition to Jack Sock and Frances Tiafoe at The 02 in London following the conclusion of Andy Murray’s match in opposition to Alex de Minaur.
“I am not sure if I will be able to handle it all but I will try. I’ve had some tough moments in the past, being horribly nervous. All these years. This match feels a whole lot different. Playing with Rafa feels really different,” Federer stated throughout Team Europe’s post-tournament press convention on Thursday.
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“To be part of this historic moment is amazing and unforgettable for me. I am super excited and I hope I can play at a good level. Hopefully, together we can create a good moment and hopefully win a match,” Nadal stated in the course of the press convention.
Last week, the 103 tour-level titlist Federer introduced that the Laver Cup would be the last match of his profession. The three-day occasion, which begins on Friday, sees Team Europe face Team World in a collection of singles and doubles matches.
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Casper Ruud, Nadal, Stefanos Tsitsipas, Djokovic, Murray, Federer, Matteo Berrettin and alternate Cameron Norrie will characterize Team Europe at The O2, with captain Bjorn Borg main the aspect.
Captain John McEnroe will likely be aiming to information Team World to its first victory in opposition to Team Europe. Felix Auger-Aliassime, Taylor Fritz, Diego Schwartzman, Alex de Minaur, Tiafoe, Sock and alternate Tommy Paul make up his squad.