Completely wonderful that Roger Federer got here, whole class act

Former world No. 1 John McEnroe was thrilled to see 20-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer on the Laver Cup. Federer, one of many creators of the Laver Cup, wasn’t enjoying on the Laver Cup for the primary time because it launched in 2017.

In August, Federer introduced a 3rd knee surgical procedure, ending his season. Federer wasn’t anticipated to attend this 12 months’s Laver Cup however on Friday he stunned everybody when he confirmed up in Boston. Federer was unable to play however he was within the stands and following motion on the Laver Cup.

Each time Federer was confirmed on the massive display screen, he acquired ovation and followers had been going nuts. “The truth that Roger Federer got here, completely wonderful, unbelievable. Whole class act. Additionally, my idol rising up, Rod Laver. Lastly, I like the man, I had a whole lot of matches…

And my buddy, Bjorn Borg,” McEnroe stated.

Federer additionally spoke positively of McEnroe

After arriving to Boston, Federer acknowledged the greatness of McEnroe, Rod Laver and Bjorn Borg. “It’s actually vital that we bear in mind it as a result of now we have a very wealthy historical past,” Federer instructed CNBC on Friday morning.

“Rod Laver was a hero to us, particularly Bjorn Borg, additionally to John [McEnroe]. To me, he’s that large legend that was in a position to win two occasions the Grand Slam, profitable all 4 majors in the identical 12 months”. “He’s additionally the one who went from newbie sports activities to skilled sport, in order that’s the place the thought got here in that we might do one thing for the legacy of the sport and incorporate all of the younger ones coming via and studying from the most effective, like John and Bjorn, for instance, having rivals turn into teammates,” added Federer, one of many Workforce Europe vs.

Workforce World competitors’s co-founders. “I feel the primary three editions have been great in Prague, Chicago and Geneva. And now lastly we’re right here in Boston beginning right this moment”.

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