Group Europe captain Bjorn Borg was completely impressed with what his workforce achieved at this yr’s Laver Cup. Group Europe completely dominated Group World, successful by a 14-1 rating. The Laver Cup was launched in 2017 and Group Europe have but to lose to Group World on the occasion.
Final yr, the Laver Cup was canceled as a result of coronavirus pandemic. This yr, the Laver Cup returned and Group Europe claimed a fourth win over Group World. Group Europe was represented by Daniil Medvedev, Stefanos Tsitsipas, Alexander Zverev, Andrey Rublev, Matteo Berrettini and Casper Ruud.
“Simply to place collectively what we did as a workforce, it is unbelievable. This guys performed a fantastic tennis. Even when few matches had been very shut, but it surely went our approach and I am very completely happy,” Borg mentioned.
Borg was talked about by Roger Federer
Federer, one among co-founders of the Laver Cup, stunned everybody when he flew to Boston on Friday to attend the Laver Cup.
After arriving to the Laver Cup, Federer confirmed his respect for Borg, Rod Laver and John McEnroe. “It’s actually necessary that we bear in mind it as a result of now we have a very wealthy historical past,” Federer advised CNBC on Friday morning.
“Rod Laver was a hero to us, particularly Bjorn Borg, additionally to John [McEnroe]. To me, he’s that huge legend that was capable of win two occasions the Grand Slam, successful all 4 majors in the identical yr”. “He’s additionally the one who went from beginner sports activities to skilled sport, in order that’s the place the concept got here in that we may do one thing for the legacy of the sport and incorporate all of the younger ones coming by and studying from one of the best, like John and Bjorn, for instance, having rivals grow to be teammates,” added Federer, one of many Group Europe vs.
Group World competitors’s co-founders. “I feel the primary three editions have been fantastic in Prague, Chicago and Geneva. And now lastly we’re right here in Boston beginning in the present day”.