Spaniard Rafael Nadal will team up with perennial rival Roger Federer for the third edition of the Laver Cup in Geneva next year.
The group occasion highlighting the best of Europe against a World group will occur for the third time, with Nadal and Federer likewise colleagues in the debut coordinate in 2017.
Group Europe non-playing skipper Bjorn Borg said having Nadal and Federer was a lift for the September rivalry.
“It doesn’t show signs of improvement for a commander than naming both Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal for the Laver Cup in Geneva,” previous world number one Borg said in an announcement. “Uniting two of the best players, and adversaries, the game has ever observed together on one group is extremely energizing for our game – and will give us the most ideal opportunity to win the Laver Cup three years in succession.”
Federer and Nadal, first and second in the record-breaking rundown of men’s Grand Slam champs with 20 and 16 individually, won a duplicates coordinate together at the Laver Cup in Prague in 2017.
“I think we as a whole thought little of how incredible it is see them sitting one next to the other, training one another and supporting one another,” Borg said.
Swiss Federer, one of the instigators of the occasion, said having Nadal in the group again after he missed the current year’s release in Chicago because of damage was an energizing prospect.
“We had a great deal of fun in Prague and it will be exceptionally uncommon for me to collaborate with him again in Switzerland to attempt and safeguard our title,” Federer said.
One year from now’s match will occur on a dark court inside Geneva’s 17,000-situate Palexpo scene