American tennis star John Isner acknowledged that the Laver Cup will not be an exhibition after Staff World’s loss to Staff Europe. Isner, 36, made his fourth Laver Cup look over this previous weekend. As soon as once more, Staff World misplaced as Staff Europe now owns an ideal 4-0 document on the occasion.
Isner performed in three matches this previous weekend, dropping to Alexander Zverev in his lone singles match. In his first doubles match, Isner and Denis Shapovalov beat Matteo Berrettini and Alexander Zverev. In his second doubles match, Isner and Nick Kyrgios misplaced to Andrey Rublev and Stefanos Tsitsipas.
“This isn’t an exhibition, we care deeply about this occasion and it sucks that we have misplaced yearly however this occasion is tremendous particular,” Isner stated.
The Laver Cup is a spotlight of Isner’s 12 months
“None of us actually knew what to anticipate that first 12 months in Prague, but it surely was probably the most unbelievable weeks and is now a spotlight of my 12 months,” Isner stated.
“To be on a group with guys we’re usually competing in opposition to is so completely different and a lot enjoyable. “We come collectively so properly as a gaggle, the chemistry is superior and it’s such a terrific setting to be a part of.”
Isner at all times enjoys the Laver Cup environment. “I’ve performed 4 years of faculty tennis, it is very particular. I’ve performed a number of Davis Cup. It is particular while you play for extra than simply your self. Eveyone would agree with that evaluation additionally.
To get to play in atmospheres like this in Prague, in Chicago, in Geneva… the buildings had been simply completely electrical. It makes you play very properly. It is simply one thing that you would be able to’t fairly replicate each different time out on the Tour.
We’re going to cherish. It goes with out saying that we’re going to want this crowd to be on our facet massive time and we’re trying ahead to that,” Isner stated.