Laver Cup 2022: Teams, schedule, and fixtures
- For the first time in Laver Cup history, the Big Four will compete for Team Europe
- They will play to keep the championship title in European hands
- Following are the tournament schedule and other details
Roger Federer will be accompanied by his Big Four competitors Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal, and Andy Murray in playing Team Europe in the Laver Cup, which begins on Friday. Federer announced his retirement last week, so this will be his final ATP tournament.
The Laver Cup, ideated by Federer's management company, positions Team Europe against Team World in a three-day Ryder Cup-style event. The O2 Arena in London will host this edition.
For the very first time in Laver Cup history, the Big Four will compete for Team Europe.
Federer, Rafa Nadal, Novak Djokovic, and Andy Murray will compete side by side to keep the championship title in European hands.
Federer will be overtaken after his doubles match by Matteo Berrettini, the team's first substitute.
Team Europe will be led by 11-time Grand Slam winner Bjorn Borg, while Team World will be led by Bjorg's long-time rival John McEnroe.
Team Europe - Bjorn Borg (captain), Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray, Stefanos Tsitsipas, Casper Ruud (Reserve: Matteo Berrettini)
Team World - John McEnroe (captain), Taylor Fritz, Felix Auger-Aliassime, Diego Schwartzman, Frances Tiafoe, Alex de Minaur, Jack Sock (Reserve: Tommy Paul)
The following is the schedule:
Day one's first session begins at 1 pm with two singles matches. The evening session begins at 7 pm with a singles and a doubles match (Federer and Nadal).
Day two begins at 1 pm with two singles matches. At 7 pm, there will be a singles and doubles match.
Day three begins at 12 pm with a doubles and a singles match. The competition concludes with two singles matches at 7 pm in the evening session.
All matches will be best-of-three, with a 10-point tiebreaker in the third set if necessary.
Every participant will be participating at least once.
Friday, 23 September, Day session (5 PM IST)
Match 1: Casper Ruud vs Jack Sock
Match 2: Stefanos Tsitsipas vs Diego Schwartzman
Friday, 23 September, Evening session (11 PM IST)
Match 3: Andy Murray vs Alex de Minaur
Match 4: Roger Federer/Rafael Nadal vs Jack Sock/Frances Tiafoe
Saturday, 24 September, Day session (5 PM IST)
Match 5 – Matteo Berrettini vs Felix Auger-Aliassime
Match 6 – Cameron Norrie vs Taylor Fritz
Saturday, 24 September, Evening session (11 PM IST)
Match 7 – Novak Djokovic vs Frances Tiafoe
Match 8 – Matteo Berrettini/Novak Djokovic vs Alex de Minaur/Jack Sock
Sunday, 25 September, Single session (4 PM IST)
Match 9 – Doubles
Match 10 – Singles
Match 11 – Singles
Match 12 – Singles
The order of play for Sunday's matches will be announced the day before.