LAVER CUP 2022. It’s time for the Laver Cup 2022 in London with Roger Federer’s farewell to the world of tennis in the evening. The tournament live. In a hard-fought match, Ruud gave Team Europe the first point against Sock (6-4, 5-7, 10-7). Now it’s time for Tsitsipas against Schwartzman.
- Start of the Laver Cup 2022 this Friday, September 23 with a first match on the program. The world number 2 and finalist of the last US Open, Casper Ruud, is opposed to the American Jack Sock. In a meeting with a lot of tension, the Norwegian overcame his opponent in a decisive set (6-4, 5-7, 10-7). Greg Stefanos Tsitsipas takes on Diego Schwartzman.
- At the high point of the evening, the double of Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal is eagerly awaited. It will be the very last match of the Swiss career, who announced his retirement, on the ATP circuit. The two rivals and friends will be opposed to the American pair Sock – Tiafoe.
- Follow the Laver Cup 2022 live and in full with all matches and live scores.
16:56 – Tsitsipas scores a shutout against Schwartzman (4-1)
Team Europe continues its march forward in this Laver Cup! The Greek takes the match in front of the Argentinian, and seems untouchable since the start of the game.
16:54 – What an incredible point won by Tsitsipas!
A wonder ! After an exchange of nearly 20 blows, the Greek achieves a high level pass! His opponent applauds this exceptional shot (40-00).
16:52 – Schwartzman unlocks his counter against Tsitsipas (3-1)
On an advantage in favor of his opponent, the Greek completely misses his attempt to dampen. The Argentinian launches the Laver Cup.
16:51 – Schwartzman clears a double-break ball
The Argentinian is trying to encourage himself, but this Laver Cup is off to a very bad start for Team World (40-40).
16:49 – Schwartzman is in trouble against Tsitsipas
The Argentinian can’t seem to get any easy points. The Greek sent his adversary to rout!
16:48 – Schwartzman is already back to the wall
Tsitsipas confirms the pressure on the Argentine. The latter has just made two unforced errors (00-30). Attention…
16:46 – Schwartzman must already react against Tsitsipas
Not yet entered his game, the Argentinian must react on his service game to avoid letting the Greek escape in this first set.
16:45 – Tsitsipas confirms that his son breaks against Schwartzman (3-0)
The Greek seems very easy in this start of the second meeting of the Laver Cup. He conceded only one point on his face-off, and martyred the Argentinian. Team World is already back to the wall.
16:43 – Tsitsipas rains good serves
Behind a solid first ball, the Greek had fun at the net (40-00).
16:43 – Tsitsipas takes the service of Schwartzman (2-0)
The Greek is very solid at the start of the game. For now, in this Laver Cup, Team Europe is showing its talent to Team World.
16:42 – Tsitsipas gleans a first break point
The break forces Schwartzman to put himself at fault. The Argentinian struggles to contain the power of the Greek.
16:40 – Tsitsipas has a first opening on Schwartzman’s serve
The Greek is much more powerful than his opponent. The Argentinian clings but already seems in difficulty (30-30).
16:38 – Schwartzman dictates the tempo of the exchange against Tsitsipas
There are big exchanges at the start of the meeting. To stop the shots, Argentina uses cushioning. A strategy that could pay off in this second match of the Laver Cup (15-00).
16:37 – Tsitsipas races ahead of Schwartzman (1-0)
The Greek managed his first service game very well. The Argentinian will serve for the first time in the Laver Cup.
16:36 – Tsitsipas offers himself two first game balls
At the start of the second meeting of the Laver Cup, Schwartzman is not yet settled. For the moment, we are witnessing a period of observation between the two adversaries (40-15).
Where is the Laver Cup 2022 taking place?
If the 2021 edition of the Laver Cup took place at TD Garden in Boston (USA), the 2022 Laver Cup will take place atLondon O2 Arena (England). The editions take place alternately in Europe and in the rest of the world.
Which teams are in the Laver Cup?
During the Laver Cup, two teams compete: Europe and the rest of the world.
- Felix Auger-Aliassime
- Taylor Fritz
- Diego Schwartzman
- Alex de Minaure
- Frances Tiafoe
- Jack Sock
- Tommy Paul (sub)
- John McEnroe (captain)
- Patrick McEnroe (vice-captain)
- Novak Djokovic
- Rafael Nadal
- Stefanos Tsitsipas
- Casper Ruud
- Roger Federer
- Andy Murray
- Matteo Berrettini (substitute)
- Bjorn Borg (captain)
- Thomas Engqvist (vice-captain)
What is the Laver Cup?
A sort of tennis Ryder Cup, the Laver Cup is a clash between Europe and the rest of the world. Its name refers to tennis legend, Rod Laver. The Laver Cup 2022 is the fifth edition. Each team consists of six players, two of which are chosen by the captain (Bjorn Borg for Europe and John McEnroe for the rest of the world), the other four players qualify by their ATP ranking.
On the program of the Laver Cup: three singles matches and one doubles match over three days. If the matches of the first day are worth 1 point, those of the second day 2 points and those of the third day 3 points. The meetings take place in 2 sets with, possibly, a long tie-break of 10 points in the event of equality. The first team to score 13 points out of a possible 24 is declared the winner. In the event of a tie at 12-12, the teams decide after a decisive doubles match in one set.
During the Laver Cup, each player is obliged to play at least one singles match during the first 2 days and a player cannot play more than 2 times, in singles, during the 3 days. For doubles matches, at least 4 players per team must play and a pair can only be selected once (except in case of 12-12).
On the Laver Cup list, Europe won the first four editions (2020 was canceled due to the Covid-19 pandemic).
Which channel broadcasts the Laver Cup?
Laver Cup TV rights holder, Be in sports broadcasts the event from the first edition.
What is the schedule for the Laver Cup?
During the three-day competition, the six players selected by the captains (Bjorn Borg for Europe and John McEnroe for the rest of the world) compete in singles and doubles matches. Here is the schedule for the Laver Cup 2022:
- Friday, September 23: three singles matches then a doubles match
- Saturday, September 24: three singles matches then one doubles match
- Sunday, September 25: a doubles match then three singles matches