Laver Cup

Laver Cup postponed to 2021 to avoid clash with French Open

The Laver Cup, which was founded and organised by 20-time Grand Slam champion and Swiss great Roger Federer, was slated to take place from September 25 to 27 this year.

Apr 18, 2020, 09:59 AM IST

Alexander Zverev helps Team Europe defend Laver Cup title

Zverev defeated Raonic 6-4, 3-6, 10-4 on Sunday to complete a successful title defence for the home team as they defeated Team World 13-11 after three days of play.

Sep 23, 2019, 12:44 PM IST

Rafael Nadal pulls out of final two Laver Cup matches with wrist injury

Spanish tennis maestro Rafael Nadal has pulled out of the remaining two matches of the ongoing Laver Cup due to a wrist injury. 

Sep 22, 2019, 17:50 PM IST

Roger Federer happy for China to host Laver Cup

After the inaugural Laver Cup contested between Team Europe and Team World was held in Prague in 2017, last year`s tournament in Chicago drew sellout crowds as Federer and world number one Novak Djokovic helped Europe win 13-8.

Sep 19, 2019, 23:58 PM IST

Roger Federer, Alexander Zverev lead the way as Team Europe retain Laver Cup

Roger Federer`s 6-7(5) 7-6(8) 10-7 victory over American John Isner put the Europeans just three points from their victory with Alexander Zverev ensuring a composed finish against Kevin Anderson 

Sep 24, 2018, 09:28 AM IST

Laver Cup: Anderson beats Djokovic again as Team World hits back

The South African blasted 17 aces past the Serbian world number three in a 7-6(5) 5-7 10-6 victory as Team World rallied to win the final two matches

Sep 23, 2018, 12:41 PM IST

Europe leads Laver Cup despite shock defeat for star duo

Sock and Anderson found their rhythm in the second set, taking advantage of a Federer double fault at 4-4 in the 10-point match tiebreaker, holding on for a critical triumph

Sep 22, 2018, 15:49 PM IST

Roger Federer leads Team Europe to maiden Laver Cup title

Isner's greatest moment was yet to come as the world number 17 edged Nadal, this year's French and US Open champion.

Sep 25, 2017, 09:45 AM IST

Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer claim first doubles win at Laver Cup

The world's highest ranking duo handed Team Europe, skippered by Bjorn Borg, a 9-3 lead over Team World, captained by John McEnroe, after two days of action in Prague.

Sep 24, 2017, 08:57 AM IST

Watch: Roger Federer introduces World No. 1 Rafael Nadal in his own unique way during Laver Cup opening ceremony

'Fedal' – the word used to define their epic rivalry. Fans are always in line for some delightful tennis action when Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal take on the court. But tennis fans are also aware of the fact that two are actually great off-court friends too. And a glance of it was witnessed on Friday when Federer stood on stage to introduce the current World No. 1.

Sep 23, 2017, 21:09 PM IST

Rafael Nadal, Tomas Berdych beaten but Europe dominates Laver Cup day one

Team Europe swept the singles matches at the inaugural Laver Cup on Friday before Australian Nick Kyrgios and American Jack Sock took down top-ranked Rafael Nadal and Tomas Berdych in the doubles to salvage a point for Team World.

Sep 23, 2017, 08:59 AM IST

John McEnroe wants new Laver Cup to spark Davis Cup reform

Swiss legend Roger Federer, who snubbed his country`s Davis Cup play-off tie against Belarus last weekend, declined to draw comparisons between the two competitions "because they`re very different".

Sep 22, 2017, 00:13 AM IST

Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer lead Europe in inaugural Laver Cup

Team Europe, featuring the world`s top two players, are overwhelming favourites to win the three-day tournament, which is named after Australian great Rod Laver, with a squad boasting a combined 36 grand slam titles against one for Team World.

Sep 20, 2017, 23:28 PM IST

Roger Federer wants arch-rival Rafael Nadal as his doubles partner in Laver Cup

Federer, who beat Nadal in an epic five-set Australian Open final last month, admitted yesterday at the unveiling of the new tournament scheduled for Prague in September.

Feb 21, 2017, 10:05 AM IST

Laver Cup: Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal to play doubles together

Nadal, who has won 23 of his 34 career meetings against Federer, was equally appreciative when asked to list the qualities of his rival.

Aug 25, 2016, 11:52 AM IST

Bjorn Borg, John McEnroe renew rivalry as Laver Cup captains

Federer and Nadal announced they were committing to compete for the European side in next year`s event to be staged at the 02 arena in Prague from Sept. 22-24.

Aug 24, 2016, 23:21 PM IST