Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal will come back to play together: this is what can be seen from the social profiles of the Laver Cup. The two former world number ones will return to play together in the Laver Cup tournament to be held in London, at the O2 Arena, from 23 to 25 September.
Federer and Nadal participated together in the Laver Cup for two editions, namely that of 2017 and that of 2019. However, only in the first edition of the tournament organized by the Swiss tennis player, held in Prague, the two played together in the doubles match.
On the second day of the match between Europe and the rest of the world, Federer and Nadal had defeated the Americans Sam Querrey and Jack Sock with a score of 6–4, 1–6, [10–5]. It therefore seems all confirmed for the return of Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal.
Although the news comes from the official profiles of the tournament created by Roger Federer, the physical conditions of the Swiss tennis player are still uncertain.
The Iberian tennis player amazed everyone a few weeks ago in Australia, recovering the two sets behind Daniil Medvedev in an epic final and winning his second career Australian slam, the 21st total that allowed him after a battle of more than 5 hours.
to detach Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer, stuck at 20 majors. The 35-year-old Spaniard will participate in the Laver Cup for the third time in his career, after appearances in Prague in the inaugural edition and in Geneva in 2019.
It was in Prague in 2017 that the Fedal couple played their first and only double, enchanting the Czech public and beating the American couple Sam Querrey and Jack Sock. Nadal spoke of the Laver Cup as follows: "It is such a unique event and I have always loved competing in this competition."
The 21-time slam then spoke of a possible doubles pair formed by him and the Swiss champion, joking that now only captain Borg should be convinced. "I suggested Roger play doubles together in London and he looks excited, so now we just have to convince our captain Bjorn!" joked Nadal, who then spent words of esteem for the opponent of so many battles.
"Roger has been a huge part of my career, a great rival and a true friend as well. Being part of Team Europe together is fantastic and if we are able to share the field once again as a doubles pair, it will be a very special experience for both of us at this stage of our career," said Nadal, leaving the hope of the fans alive. of this sport to see the Fedal couple in action once again.