Team Europe suffered a comprehensive 13-2 defeat to Team World in the Laver Cup on Sunday in Vancouver. Roger Federer had been courtside for much of the action, and speaking to Eurosport after the tournament had concluded, he said he hoped that both Carlos Alcaraz and Novak Djokovic would be part of the European team for the competition when it moves to Berlin, Germany, next year.
Roger Federer wants to see Novak Djokovic and Carlos Alcaraz at next year’s Laver Cup.
The tournament concluded on Sunday evening in Vancouver with a 13-2 triumph for Team World over Team Europe, and next year’s competition will take place in Berlin, Germany.
Speaking after the conclusion of the event, Federer spoke to Eurosport about the action.
“They destroyed Team Europe. Team World played fantastic, they really brought the energy
“Everybody brought a point, they were stronger in the doubles. In the singles too, they were moving fast, they were ready to go. They thoroughly deserved victory.”
Federer described how he has been able to enjoy the tournament after his retirement, where he has spent much of his time with Rod Laver.
“I don’t miss it. It’s great to be back in the tennis family again, and the first time experiencing the Laver Cup with a totally different angle. Here I tried to watch every match and it’s been fantastic.
“We talk about the volleys and the doubles, and how it was back in the 60s and 70s.