Roger Federer leaves door open for being Laver Cup captain: That sound very thrilling

20-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer has left the potential for being a Laver Cup captain sooner or later. Federer, 40, is one the Laver Cup creators however he’s lacking this yr’s occasion attributable to a knee surgical procedure. Nonetheless, Federer flew to Boston on Friday to attend the occasion.

“Yeah, I imply, look, after all it is a weekend or every week the place you need to come to, then during which position we’ll need to see,” Federer informed Jim Courier on the Laver Cup on Saturday. “However I believe a captain, that sounds very thrilling.

Or perhaps a vice captain for that matter.” When Federer was introduced to the Boston crowd, the group went completely nuts. “However the reception I acquired, and everyone is so upbeat that I am right here,” Federer stated.

“And so they want me all the most effective they usually do not even see the crutches. (They solely see) that I simply need me to be good once more and benefit from the weekend sufficient.”

The Federer reception gave Casper Ruud ‘chills’

Federer was introduced to the group on Friday in the course of the first set of the Ruud and Reilly Opelka match.

After feeling the chills, Ruud refocused and beat Opelka in straight units. “I believe I used to be at 3-1 within the first and I used to be about to return they usually confirmed him on the display and everybody went nuts. He deserves it, the group was going loopy, it gave me chills.

I used to be within the match mode however nonetheless it is one thing you’ll be able to’t block out out of your emotions. Like I stated, it gave me chills, it was a particularly enjoyable expertise for me and it is nice to see him again in a tennis area.

Although he isn’t taking part in, he’s all the time a giant a part of the tennis world and this occasion. He is among the guys who made all of it occur and began it. He deserved all of the cheers he will get from the group,” Ruud stated of Federer.

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