Why doesn’t Alcaraz play in the Laver Cup and who are the top 10 tennis players who have been left out?

Why doesn’t Alcaraz play in the Laver Cup and who are the top 10 tennis players who have been left out?

LThe Laver Cup has become, for obvious reason, one of the sporting competitions of the year. Obviously, the farewell to Roger Federer playing alongside Rafa Nadal is the big event. The Swiss legend says goodbye and with his great rival playing a doubles match is the perfect ending. Thus, the tournament which measures Europe against the Rest of the World in London has all the lights… Even if there is a notable absence: that of Carlos Alcaraz.

The world number 1 after his victory at the US Open is the most notable absence from the European team. Rest after winning at the Flushing Meadows facilities and taking part in the Davis Cup qualifiers in Valencia against Canada and South Korea.

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The Murcian had the opportunity to attend, although in the end it did not happen. “We talked about it and discussed it in the team, but for sporting reasons the competition was long and we had to rest,” he said. about his no to the European team. And the “siren songs” were not lacking, as even Roger Federer praised. “It’s a shame that I couldn’t play against him,” the Swiss legend said during his press conference.

Other Top 10 outside the Laver Cup

Besides the absence of Carlos Alcaraz, four other members of the top ten of the ATP world rankings are not present. They are all Europeans: the Russian Daniil Medvedev (n°4), the German Alexander Zverev (n°5), his Russian compatriot Andrey Rublev (n°9) and the Pole Hubert Hurkacz (n°10). In the case of the Teutonic, it’s due to an injury.



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