World No.2 Daniil Medvedev, 2021 Roland Garros finalist Stefanos Tsitsipas (No. 3), Olympic Gold medallist Alexander Zverev (No.5), Andrey Rublev (No. 7) and Casper Ruud (No. 11)will characterize Crew Europe at this 12 months’s Laver Cup to be held at TD Backyard in Boston from September 24-26.
The gamers will be part of Wimbledon finalist and world No.8 Matteo Berrettini to completethe workforce,following the withdrawal of Roger Federer as a consequence of knee surgical procedure and Dominic Thiem with an ongoing wrist harm. Crew Europe’s line-up will function six of the world’s prime 11 gamers.
“I’m actually disenchanted to be lacking this 12 months’s Laver Cup,”
Federer stated. “Crew Europe has an unbelievable line-up although and I want all of them
the easiest as they go for his or her fourth Laver Cup win.”
Medvedev, a winner finally week’s ATP Masters 1000 occasion in Toronto and runner-up at this 12 months’s Australian Open, will make his Laver Cup debut in Boston and is wanting ahead to the expertise.
“I’m actually excited to be representing Crew Europe within the Laver
Cup this 12 months,” Medvedev stated.
“Taking part in as a part of a workforce is particular for us, as we don’t get the
likelihood to do this typically. I’m additionally wanting ahead to being on the identical facet of
the online for as soon as with a few of my greatest rivals on the tour!”
At present sitting at a profession excessive No.3 on this planet rankings,
23-year-old Tsitsipas is the very best ranked Greek participant in historical past and his run
to the ultimate at Roland Garros made him the nation’s first ever Grand Slam
finalist. He made his Laver Cup debut in 2019 in Geneva.
“It’s nice being part of Crew Europe once more and I look ahead
to enjoying in Boston,” Tsitsipas stated.
Zverev, a fixture within the prime 10 for the previous 4 years, has been
a part of Crew Europe’s profitable Laver Cup workforce for the reason that inaugural occasion in
Prague in 2017.
The German performed a vital function in each the 2018 and 2019
competitors, profitable the deciding match in each occasions to safe victory for
“I really feel honored to be a part of Crew Europe for the Laver Cup as soon as
once more,” Zverev stated.
“I’ve so many unbelievable recollections from the occasion and
notably that ultimate match in Geneva in 2019.”
Rublev, a former junior champion at Roland Garros, broke into the
world’s prime 10 in October final 12 months and at present sits at a profession excessive No.7.
He gained an Olympic gold medal in Tokyo within the combined doubles with companion
Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova and shall be making his Laver Cup debut in Boston.
“I’ve heard nice issues concerning the Laver Cup and may’t wait to be
part of it. It’s going to be a tremendous feeling to compete at TD Backyard,”
Former World No.1 junior Casper Ruud may also make his Laver Cup
debut in Boston. The best ranked Norwegian within the historical past of the sport
at present sits at No.11 within the rankings.
“I’m very excited to have the chance to characterize Crew
Europe on this 12 months’s Laver Cup. It’s a large honor to play with such an
completed group of fellow gamers and being beneath the steerage of our
captain, Bjorn Borg,” Ruud stated. “I’m wanting ahead to the problem and
will do all I can to contribute the very best I can and convey dwelling the win for us
this 12 months!”
Crew Europe Captain, Bjorn Borg is assured forward of his “most necessary week of the 12 months”.
“Now we have an important workforce this 12 months, with six of the highest eleven, I
like our probabilities,” Borg stated.
“It’s by no means simple and we’ve been lucky to maintain our profitable
streak, however the strain is on for us to defend our title. Crew World is
Argentina’s Diego Schwartzman and Canadians Denis Shapovalov and Felix Auger-Aliassime have been named in John McEnroe’s Crew World thus far. The remaining three gamers shall be introduced this week.
fourth version of the Laver Cup will happen at TD Backyard, Boston, from
September 24-26, 2021. Crew Europe hoisted the trophy on the inaugural occasion in
Prague in 2017, Chicago in 2018 and Geneva in 2019.