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Laver Cup 2022: Legendary Roger Federer bows out after shedding to Team World alongside Rafael Nadal

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Laver Cup 2022: Legendary Roger Federer bows out after losing to Team World alongside Rafael Nadal

Laver Cup 2022: Team Europe’s Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal defeated Team World’s Frances Tiafoe and Jack Sock 6-4, 6-7 (2-7), 9/11 at Centre Court.

Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer in Laver Cup 2022 match. Courtesy: AP

HIGHLIGHTSRoger Federer performed his final ATP match on FridayRoger Federer, Rafael Nadal misplaced to Team WorldFederer, Nadal gained the primary set, however couldn’t carry the momentum

Team Europe’s Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal, on Friday, September 23, misplaced to Team World’s Jack Sock and Frances Tiafoe within the Laver Cup 2022 doubles match. They misplaced the match 6-4, 6-7 (2-7), 9/11 on Centre Court.

Federer, within the meantime, bowed out {of professional} tennis on not such a contented word. All eyes had been on the star from Switzerland earlier than the Laver Cup acquired underway and he bid adieu to the game in entrance of a packed stadium.

Having misplaced the match, Team World made it 2-3 within the event. Earlier, Team World opened their account after Australia’s Alex de Minaur defeated three-time Grand Slam champion Andy Murray in an exciting three-set encounter on Centre Court.

As far as Federer’s match is anxious, each groups held their serve within the first set, making it 5-4 earlier than Nadal and Federer earned their first break of serve to shut out the set. However, Tiafoe and Sock hit again by breaking their opponent’s serve early within the second set.

Tiafoe and Sock put strain on Team Europe by taking a 3-1 lead. Thereafter, Nadal and Federer earned their second break of serve within the match to make it 4-3 within the second set.

After some jaw-dropping items of tennis, Nadal and Federer took a 6-5 lead and had been one recreation away from victory. However, Sock and Tiafoe closed out the second set to take the match into the third set.

In the third set, Federer and Nadal had a match level and an opportunity to win the match. But Tiafoe and Sock didn’t lose their composure and had the final snicker.

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