Where, when and what time to watch Roger Federer’s last match at the 2022 Laver Cup
The fifth edition of make the cup returns to Europe and it will be extremely special, because it will mean the last farewell to Roger Federer.
It was September 15 when His Majesty, Considered one of the greatest of all time and winner of 20 Grand Slam tournaments, he has confirmed that he will be leaving professional sport after competing in the The Laver Cup will be held from LondonUnited Kingdom, the weekend between From September 23 to 25.
The 2022 edition will take place at the O2 Arena, the stadium located in south-east London with a capacity of 20,000 spectators where from 2009 to 2020 the ATP finals were played at the end of the season. In 2021, the event took place at TD Garden in Boston.
The last professional match in which the Swiss tennis player will play will take place on the first date of the Laver Cup, next Friday, September 23, in a duel that will be doubles. At the moment it is not known who will be the partner of Roger Federer, although the desire of some fans of white sport is that it will be Rafael Nadal who will be part of the farewell of His Majesty.
The tournament will feature the presence of Rafael Nadal, Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic, in addition to Stefanos Tsitsipas and Casper Ruud. Its captain will be, as in all previous editions, Bjorn Borg and they will be part of the representative team of the Old Continent.
For its part, the rest of the world team will also repeat its captain from previous editions, John McEnroeand has already formalized all its protagonists: Felix Auger-Aliassime, Taylor Fritz, Diego Schwartzman, Jack Sock, Frances Tiafoe (replacing John Isner) and Alex de Miñaur.
The event undoubtedly stole the public eye as it will be the last time the Greek is seen professionally on a tennis court, given this the world is very keen on where they can see the last large exhibition of Roger Federer.
In Mexico and part of Latin America, the transmission of the Laver Cup can be followed by Global Sports Leader, ESPN and for Star+ from 7 p.m. (Downtown Mexico City) on September 23 in an event that will have a day and night session.
In the country of Rafael Nadal, the first match of each day must start at 2:00 p.m., the second being played afterwards. The third will start no earlier than 8 p.m., starting the next one immediately.
During the first two days, the first three matches are in singles and the last in doubles. In the third order invest, opening the day of the doubles match. The names of the protagonists will be decided by the captains before each game.
Before the start of the Laver Cup 2022, His Majesty He had the opportunity to give a press conference with various media, there the 41-year-old tennis player gave indications that his farewell was going to be double.
“I will not be able to play individual matches, it was quite clear. That is why it was not an option to play the Basel tournament in October. I’ll probably play doubles here on Friday night and that’s it.. I asked our captain, Bjorn Borgif it was okay for me to do that and he told me that I could do whatever I wanted“, he underlined.
When asked how he came to the decision to retire, Federer was candid. “The knee did not evolve and I had to make the decision to retire. I was sad when I realized it was the end”, he confessed. “It was after Wimbledon that I made the decision, on vacation, this summer”, explained the winner to the 103 titles in his glorious sporting career.
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