TENNIS. Laver Cup 2022: Team World wins the Laver Cup, Federer bids farewell

LAVER CUP 2022. For the first time, Team Monde wins the Laver Cup (13/8) after the victory in three rounds (1/6 7/6 (13/11) 10/8) of Frances Tiafoe against Stefanos Tsitsipas . To follow Roger Federer’s farewell.

The essential

  • For the first time in history, Team World wins the Laver Cup 2022 (13/8) against Team Europe after the victory of Frances Tiafoe in three rounds (1/6 7/6(13/11) 10/ 8) against Stefanos Tsitsipas. The Laver Cup 2022 will end in a few minutes with a ceremony in tribute to Roger Federer.
  • The third and final day of the Laver Cup began this Sunday, September 25 with a victory in three sets against Andy Murray and Matteo Berrettini in 1h37 (2-6, 6-3, 10-8). It was then, once again, Felix Auger-Aliassime who created the surprise by defeating Novak Djokovic in two sets and 1h35 (6-3, 7-6). Before Frances Tiafoe’s decisive victory over Stefanos Tsitsipas.
  • Follow the Laver Cup 2022 live and in full with all matches and live scores.


20:20 – Bjorn Borg makes an appointment next year

After losing in the 2022 Laver Cup with Team Europe, captain Bjorn Borg did not fail to give an appointment next year to Team World for a 2023 edition where the Swede should be accompanied by Roger Federer.

20:10 – An incredible season for Tiafoe

After losing in the semi-final of the US Open, Frances Tiafoe offered the Laver Cup 2022 to Team Monde this Sunday, September 25. He continues to progress and is one of the tennis players to follow at the end of the 2022 season and the years to come.

20:00 – Team World lifts the Cup

After several interviews with American legend Jim Courrier, Team Monde lifted the Laver Cup 2022 trophy. A historic moment since it is the first time in history that players coached by John McEnroe have triumphed.

19:55 – Formula 1 present at the Laver Cup

Beautiful people were present this Sunday, September 25 in London to attend the Laver Cup 2022. Formula 1 driver George Russell attended the last day before meeting Roger Federer.

19:50 – The winners of the Laver Cup

For the first time in its history, Team World won the Laver Cup in the 2022 edition after four consecutive victories for Team Europe. Here are the winners of the Laver Cup:

  • 2017: Team Europe defeats Team World 15-9
  • 2018: Team Europe defeats Team World 13-8
  • 2019: Team Europe beats Team World 13-11
  • 2021: Team Europe beats Team World 14-1
  • 2022: Team World beats Team Europe 13-8

19:40 – New top 20 beaten by Tiafoe

In 2022, Frances Tiafoe has beaten five Top 20 players after his victory against Stefanos Tsitsipas this Sunday, September 25. Since the start of the season, the American has defeated Matteo Berrettini, Diego Schwartzman, Rafael Nadal, Andrey Rublev and Stefanos Tsitsipas.

19:36 – Team World lifts the Cup

While Roger Federer has just spoken, Team World has lifted the Laver Cup trophy for the first time in its history in five editions.

7:33 p.m. – Federer: “Congratulations to Team World”

After the declarations and the celebrations of the players of Team World after their success, Roger Federer made a point of congratulating his opponents while thanking his teammates: “I did not expect to speak, I did not prepare a speech. I didn’t expect to lose, but congratulations to Team World, to the players. I imagine the party is going to be great. I thank my teammates, you were fantastic. Thank you Bjorn (Borg), I will be there the year next to support you”.

19:30 – McEnroe’s original celebration

After four losses, John McEnroe celebrated his first Laver Cup win with a little dance. Relive in video the celebration of the Team World coach.

19:22 – A historic triumph

For the first time in five editions, Team Monde won its first Laver Cup after four defeats. Frances Tiafoe, Félix Auger-Aliassime, Taylor Fritz, Diego Schwartzman, Alex De Minaur, Jack Sock and Tommy Paul are the winners of the 2022 Laver Cup without forgetting John McEnroe.

19:18 – The victory of Team World in video

Relive on video the celebration of Team World after the decisive victory of Frances Tiafoe against Stefanos Tsitsipas.

19:08 – Team World wins the Laver Cup

On a forehand fault by Stefanos Tsitsipas, France Tiafoe offers the Laver Cup to Team World after a super tie-break (10/8) where the American dominated the Greek in the exchanges.

19:07 – Tsitsipas is doing well

It’s saved by Stefanos Tsitsipas! Frances Tiafoe will serve at 9/8 to clinch the Laver Cup.

19:06 – Laver Cup ball for Tiafoe

9/7 for Frances Tiafoe who has a first chance to win the Laver Cup.

19:05 – Tsitsipas does not abdicate

Stefanos Tsitsipas has just won the last three points in this super tie-break. Led 8/7, the Greek will serve to take the lead.


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.

Team World:

  • Felix Auger-Aliassime
  • Taylor Fritz
  • Diego Schwartzman
  • Alex de Minaur
  • Frances Tiafoe
  • jack sock
  • Tommy Paul (sub)
  • John McEnroe (captain)
  • Patrick McEnroe (vice-captain)

European Team:

  • 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, Bein 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 a doubles match
  • Sunday, September 25: a doubles match then three singles matches

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