Tsitsipas challenges Schwartzman, Federer and Nadal expected, live matches

TENNIS.  Laver Cup 2022: Tsitsipas challenges Schwartzman, Federer and Nadal expected, live matches

LAVER CUP 2022. It’s time for the Laver Cup 2022 in London with Roger Federer’s farewell to the world of tennis at night. The tournament live. In a very close match, Ruud gave Team Europe the first point against Sock (6-4, 5-7, 10-7). Now it’s Tsitsipas’ turn against Schwartzman.

The essential

  • The Laver Cup 2022 kicks off this Friday, September 23 with the first game on the programme. The world number 2 and finalist of the last US Open, Casper Ruud, opposes the American Jack Sock. In a very tense match, the Norwegian beat his rival in a deciding set (6-4, 5-7, 10-7). Greg Stefanos Tsitsipas faces Diego Schwartzman.
  • As a highlight of the evening, double Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal is highly anticipated. It will be the last match of the Swiss’s career, which he announced his retirement from, on the ATP circuit. The two rivals and friends will oppose the American couple Sock – Tiafoe.
  • Follow the Laver Cup 2022 live and in full with all the matches and live results.

Live

16:56 – Tsitsipas scores a shutout against Schwartzman (4-1)

Team Europe continues its march forward in this Laver Cup! The Greek has the game in hand against the Argentine, and seems untouchable from the start of the game.

16:54 – What an incredible point won by Tsitsipas!

A marvel ! After an exchange of almost 20 shots, the Greek achieves a high-level pass! His rival applauds this exceptional shot (40-00).

16:52 – Schwartzman unlocks his against Tsitsipas (3-1)

With an advantage in favor of his opponent, the Greek completely fails his redemption attempt. The Argentine debuts his Laver Cup.

4:51 p.m. – Schwartzman clears a double break ball

The Argentine tries to cheer himself up, but this Laver Cup starts very badly for Team World (40-40).

16:49 – Schwartzman is in trouble against Tsitsipas

The Argentine does not seem to get easy points. The Greek feels his opponent in disorder!

16:48 – Schwartzman is already back on the wall

Tsitsipas keeps the pressure on the Argentine. The latter has just made two unforced errors (00-30). Attention…

16:46 – Schwartzman must already react to Tsitsipas

Not yet in his game, the Argentine will have to react in his service game to not let the Greek escape in this first set.

16:45 – Tsitsipas confirms his break against Schwartzman (3-0)

The Greek seems very easy at this start of the second match of the Laver Cup. He only conceded one point in their match and martyred the Argentine. Team World is already back against the wall.

16:43 – Tsitsipas rains good serves

After a solid first ball, the Greek had fun in the net (40-00).

16:43 – Tsitsipas puts himself at the service of Schwartzman (2-0)

The Greek is very solid at the start of the game. For now, in this Laver Cup, Team Europe is showing its talent to Team World.

16:42 – Tsitsipas gets a first break point

The break forces Schwartzman to put himself at fault. The Argentine fights to contain the power of the Greek.

16:40 – Tsitsipas has a first start on Schwartzman’s serve

The Greek is much more powerful than his opponent. The Argentine holds on but already seems in trouble (30-30).

4:38 p.m. – Schwartzman dictates the tempo of the exchange against Tsitsipas

There are great exchanges at the beginning of the meeting. To stop the blows, Argentina resorts to cushioning. A strategy that could bear fruit in this second match of the Laver Cup (15-00).

16:37 – Tsitsipas beats Schwartzman (1-0)

The Greek handled his first service game very well. The Argentine will serve for the first time in the Laver Cup.

16:36 – Tsitsipas offers himself two first match balls

Going into the second Laver Cup match, Schwartzman is still not settled. At the moment we are witnessing a period of observation between the two opponents (40-15).

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Where is the Laver Cup 2022 taking place?

If the 2021 edition of the Laver Cup took place at the TD Garden in Boston (USA), the 2022 Laver Cup will take place atlondon o2 arena (England). The editions take place alternately in Europe and in the rest of the world.

Which teams are in the Laver Cup?

During the Laver Cup, two teams compete: Europe and the rest of the world.

World Team:

  • Felix Auger-Aliassime
  • taylor fritz
  • Diego Schwartzman
  • Alex de Minaur
  • Frances Tiafoe
  • sock
  • Tommy Paul (alternate)
  • John McEnroe (captain)
  • Patrick McEnroe (vice-captain)

European Team:

  • Novak Djokovic
  • Rafael Nadal
  • Stefanos Tsitsipas
  • casper ruud
  • Roger Federer
  • Andy Murray
  • Matthew Berrettini (substitute)
  • Bjorn Borg (captain)
  • Thomas Engqvist (vice-captain)

What is the Laver Cup?

A kind of Ryder Cup of tennis, the Laver Cup is a clash between Europe and the rest of the world. His name refers to the tennis legend, Rod Laver. The 2022 Laver Cup is the fifth edition. Each team consists of six players, two of whom are chosen by the captain (bjorn borg for Europe and John McEnroe for the rest of the world), the other four players qualify by their ATP ranking.

On the Laver Cup program: three singles matches and one doubles match over three days. If the matches of the first day are worth 1 point, those of the second day 2 points and those of the third day 3 points. The matches take place in 2 sets with, possibly, a long tie-break of 10 points in case of equality. The first team to score 13 points out of a possible 24 is declared the winner. In case of a tie at 12-12, the teams decide after a decisive doubles match in one set.

During the Laver Cup, each player is required to play at least one singles match during the first 2 days and a player cannot play more than 2 times, in singles, during the 3 days. For doubles matches, at least 4 players per team must play and a pair can only be selected once (except in the case of 12-12).

In the Laver Cup list, Europe won the first four editions (2020 was canceled due to the Covid-19 pandemic).

What channel transmits the Laver Cup?

Laver Cup Television Rights Holder, be in sports broadcast the event from the first edition.

What is the Laver Cup schedule?

During the three-day competition, the six players selected by the captains (Bjorn Borg for Europe and John McEnroe for the rest of the world) compete in singles and doubles matches. This is the schedule for the 2022 Laver Cup:

  • Friday September 23: three singles matches and then a doubles match
  • Saturday September 24: three singles matches and then a doubles match
  • Sunday September 25: one doubles match and then three singles matches

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