The sports fraternity will hold its breath when tennis great and 20-time Grand Slam title winner Roger Federer will hold the racquet for the final time on September 24 (Saturday) at Laver Cup in London. As per the Laver Cup draw, Federer will team up with his long-time rival and another legend of the game, Rafael Nadal for Team Europe as the duo will take on Jack Sock and Frances Tiafoe of Team World.
Team Europe features legends of the team game, apart from Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray will also take the court. Upon arrival in London, 21-time Grand Slam winner revealed that it will be an emotional moment on and off the field as the Roger will step onto the court. He also stated that being on the same team as Federer, Murray and Nadal, it a time of his life.
Meanwhile, Djokovic who is equally excited as everyone in the world, posted another picture with the 'Fab 4' on Instagram and termed the experience of playing with them as 'once in a lifetime experience' to be on the same court with the legends.
"Once in a lifetime experience to be on the same court with these legends and rivals. Thank you @lavercup for making it possible. Looking forward to a great weekend of tennis and a celebration of Roger’s career," wrote Djokovic. Interestingly, Djokovic's post grabbed the attention of legendary English cricketer Kevin Pietersen who commented 'perfect photo' on the Serb's Insta post.
Notably, the Serbian tennis legend will mark his second appearance at the Laver Cup, having previously appeared in the tournament in 2018. On his debut appearance, Djokovic lost both the matches as he partnered with Roger Federer in their doubles match against Kevin Anderson and Jack Sock and was later outplayed by Anderson in their singles clash. Team Europe went on to win that year's Laver Cup 13-8.