Before play begins on Friday’s Laver Cup at The O2 Arena, the tennis stars including Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic, and Andy Murray, gathered on Wednesday for the event’s official group picture close to the Tower Bridge and the Tower of London.
Before the occasion, gamers like Andy Murray, Roger Federer, and Novak Djokovic boarded a boat on the River Thames and posed in entrance of UK landmarks. Before going to the Tower of London, Federer and Murray joked around.
With the caption, “Ready to tackle the World @CasperRuud98, @andy murray, @DjokerNole, @cam norrie, @steftsitsipas,” Federer shared a snapshot on Twitter with Djokovic, Andy Murray, and Casper Rudd.
Ready to tackle the World @CasperRuud98 @andy_murray @DjokerNole @cam_norrie @steftsitsipas pic.twitter.com/tXeHuQKVvi
— Roger Federer (@rogerfederer) September 21, 2022
The event, which sees Team Europe face Team World in a mix of singles and doubles matches, was based by Federer in 2017 and named after Rod Laver. The Australian, who won 11 major titles joined the groups for the shoot, pictured beneath on the boat because it passed The O2.
Casper Ruud, Rafael Nadal, Stefanos Tsitsipas, Djokovic, Murray, Federer and alternate Matteo Berrettini will represent Team Europe at The O2, with captain Bjorn Borg main the side.
Captain John McEnroe shall be aiming to guide Team World to its first victory against Team Europe. Felix Auger-Aliassime, Taylor Fritz, Diego Schwartzman, Alex de Minaur, Frances Tiafoe, Jack Sock and alternate Tommy Paul make up his squad.
The gamers and leaders joked around and played games as they took within the sights of London earlier than the real enterprise in London began on Friday.
Team Europe members Borg, Enqvist, and Ruud snapped a photo beside the River Thames. Borg is the captain of Team Europe.
Twenty-time Grand Slam singles winner Roger Federer made his retirement from aggressive tennis official on September 15. He stated that the Laver Cup shall be his ultimate ATP tour match. The 41-year-old hasn’t competed since Wimbledon 2021, when he underwent his third knee surgery.