Can Group World win Laver Cup versus a Europe with out Federer, Nadal, Djokovic?

As a latest trailer of the 2021 version of the Laver Cup reveals, Group World will attempt to flip the script in opposition to a weakened Group Europe which have their three boogeymen, Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, and Novak Djokovic, out of the competitors as a result of totally different causes.

Federer has confirmed that he’ll want one other knee surgical procedure, Nadal is making an attempt to get better from a foot harm, and Djokovic goes by way of a troublesome time after he did not seize the US Open.

“If we don’t win in Boston, I’m toast,” Group World captain John McEnroe says within the video.

“That is crucial week of the 12 months for me as a captain. The purpose is to win,” says Bjorn Borg, Group Europe’s captain.

Group Europe nonetheless strains up world-class gamers

The workforce led by Bjorn Borg received all of the three Laver Cup editions that happened thus far, leaving McEnroe’s Group World hungry for a victory.

But, even with out the likes of Federer, Nadal, and Djokovic, Bjorn Borg’s Group Europe nonetheless managed to collect 5 prime 10 gamers: the US Open champion Daniil Medvedev, Alexander Zverev, Stefanos Tsitsipas, Matteo Berrettini, and Andrey Rublev.

Norwegian Casper Ruud completes the formation. On the opposite facet, John McEnroe has six males that may goal to finish what appeared, not less than till now, an unattainable mission: Reilly Opelka, John Isner, Nick Kyrgios, Diego Schwartzman, Denis Shapovalov, and US Open semifinalist Felix Auger-Aliassime.

When it comes to attendance, Laver Cup is predicted to have the stands stuffed with tennis followers desirous to assist their favorites, in keeping with Tony Godsick, CEO and chairman of the Laver Cup. “We may have a packed home,” Godsick mentioned as quoted by Forbes.

Boston, one of many world’s biggest sports activities cities, will host the fourth version of the Laver Cup from September 24-26, 2021, on the well-known TD Backyard.

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