The Laver Cup 2022 begins on Friday 23rd September and will run for three days until Sunday 25th September. The Laver Cup 2022 schedule will feature nine singles matches and three doubles matches.
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The tournament has its name in honor of the renowned Australian tennis player, Rod Laver. Laver Cup 2022 is developed in partnership with Tennis Australia, Roger Federer’s management group, TEAM8, and former Davis Cup rival and businessman Jorge Paulo Lemann.
A star-studded lineup of contenders will face off in the 2022 edition. This year’s Laver Cup is going to be special for one of the biggest reasons, and that is, it is going to be Roger Federer’s last official tennis tournament.
The Laver Cup 2022 will feature Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic, and Andy Murray as teammates on Team Europe.
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Laver Cup – Teams
Captain – Bjorn Borg
Vice Captain: Thomas Engvist
- Casper Ruud
- Rafael Nadal
- Stefanos Tsitsipas
- Novak Djokovic
- Andy Murray
Captain – John McEnroe
Vice Captain – Patrick McEnroe
- Taylor Fritz
- Felix Auger-Aliassime
- Diego Schwartzman
- Frances Tiafoe
- Alex de Minaur
- John Isner
- Jack Sock
Laver Cup 2022: Team News
The Europeans have a perfect record, which is not surprising given that the majority of the ATP Top 10 players are from this region. A Top 10 player has only once represented Team World in the Laver Cup’s five-year history.
Taylor Fritz, who is presently ranked 12th in the world, is Team World’s highest-ranked player in 2022, although it occurred four years earlier. In contrast, Team Europe features two genuine sports legends and four ATP Top 10 players.
It comes as no surprise that the bookmakers prefer Bjorn Borg’s boys given the strength of Team Europe.
Laver Cup 2022 Schedule
September 23 (Friday) Singles, Singles, Singles & Doubles at 5:30 PM & 11:30 PM (IST)
September 24 (Saturday) Singles, Singles, Singles & Doubles at 5:30 PM & 11:30 PM (IST)
September 25 (Sunday): Doubles, Singles, Singles & Singles at 4:30 PM & 8:30 PM (IST)
Laver Cup 2022 -Venue
In the event’s history, it has been hosted by Prague, Chicago, Geneva and Boston. It will move on to Vancouver and Berlin in the coming years.
The O2 Arena in London will host the 2022 Laver Cup. The arena can hold up to 20,000.
The O2 is the biggest ticket-selling arena in the world, out-selling its nearest rival by over 50%.
The arena hosts the most significant events in the world, such as the ATP tennis finals, as well as the high-profile concerts.
On top of this, as the largest entertainment zone in London.
The O2 has been a catalyst for the redevelopment of the Greenwich peninsula, prompting valuable additions to the area’s infrastructure such as the new river-boat service.
Laver Cup 2022-Match Format
Over the three days, a total of 12 matches will be played. Every victory in a match earns a point on Day 1, two points on Day 2, and three points on Day 3.
At least one or two singles matches feature six players, while four players are expected to compete in the doubles competition.
Every match in the tournament is generally played in a ‘best of 3 sets’ format, wherein the case of a split set, the third set is going to be a 10-point match tie-braker.
Out of the six players on each side, four of them have to play doubles. A particular doubles combination cannot be played more than once, barring the decider on Day 3.
Laver Cup 2022-Prize Money
Each member of the winning team receives $250,000 in prize money. In addition to guaranteed participation fees based on the players’ ATP rankings, the competition itself does not contribute to the participants’ ATP Tour point totals for that year.
Laver Cup – 2021 winners
The fourth edition of the Laver Cup, was held on indoor hard courts at the TD Garden in Boston, United States from 24 until 26 September.
It was originally scheduled for September 2020, but was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic to avoid overlapping with the 2020 French Open, which was rescheduled for September 20 to October 4. Team Europe went on to win the title for the fourth consecutive edition.