Rafael Nadal joins Europe team at Laver Cup Berlin 2024

Tennis superstar Rafael Nadal will join Team Europe later this year for the seventh edition of the Laver Cup at the Uber Arena in Berlin from September 20-22.

Nadal will join fellow Spaniard and world no.3 Carlos AlgarazWorld No.4 Daniel Medvedev and world no.5 Alexander Zverev Team Europe tried to win back the Laver Cup under the captain's watch Jorn Borg.

The 22-time Grand Slam champion, hinting that 2024 could be his last year on tour, was eagerly anticipated for the ATP Tour at the Barcelona Open last week.

Berlin was Nadal's fourth Laver Cup appearance Prague in 2017, Geneva in 2019 Then with a close friend and longtime rival Roger Federer For the final match of Federer's career at The O2 in the doubles London in 2022.

„I'm very happy to play the Laver Cup in Berlin for Team Europe,” Nadal said. „I have some special memories from my Laver Cup experiences, including all the emotions of playing with Roger for the last time from London two years ago.”

“At this point in my career, I want to go out and take every opportunity I get. Joining the team is always an incredible experience and I always enjoy it, the competition is different and exciting. I am looking forward to going to Berlin and helping Team Europe win the Laver Cup again.

Borg is delighted to be joined by Nadal as one of his „Captain's Picks” as he puts together his six-man roster for this year's finals.

„Rafa is an absolute legend in our sport, a true champion in every sense of the word,” Bourque said. “This is my last year as captain. It was my goal to get him into the Europe team this year and I'm delighted that he'll accept my invitation and be with us in Berlin. „

„He loves playing the Laver Cup and is one of the best competitors the game has ever seen. The aim is to win the Laver Cup again and having Rafa with Carlos, Daniil and Sasha has been an incredible line-up for us so far.

World team captain John McEnroe Earlier this month he announced the top three players on his list – Australian No.1 Alex de Minar And the Americans Taylor Fritz And Tommy Paul. All three were part of Team World's historic first Laver Cup victory London. Fritz and Paul were on the winning team last year Vancouver.

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After the inaugural Laver Cup in 2017, this will be the final year that Borg and McEnroe will go head-to-head as Laver Cup team captains. Prague.

Named after the Australian tennis legend Rod Laver, the Laver Cup is played on a dramatic black pitch built inside the Uber Arena. The three-day group competition pits six of Europe's best players against six players from the rest of the world.

The top three seeded players for each team will receive a guaranteed invitation based on the PIF ATP singles rankings on the Monday after Roland-Carros (June 10, 2024). The remaining three captains will be selected and named any time before the start of the US Open.

Since its inception eight years ago, the Laver Cup has established itself as one of the most prestigious tennis events on the calendar, combining high-quality tennis and entertainment with premium partners and hospitality offerings to create an unrivaled spectacle for sports fans around the world. .

Full match ticket packages offering a single seat for all five sessions of the match over three days and various multi-session ticket package options offering a single seat for selected sessions of the match, are now on sale via the Laver Cup. Ticket shop operated by CTS Eventim at lavercup.com/tickets. Single session tickets for each of the five sessions will be on sale silver, May 17 at 10:00 am CET.

Fans are encouraged to register at lavercup.com for the latest ticket information and access single session ticket presales.

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