Auger-Aliassime surprises Djokovic and gives Team World the advantage, live matches

TENNIS.  Laver Cup 2022: Auger-Aliassime surprises Djokovic and gives Team World the advantage, live matches

LAVER CUP 2022. This is the surprise of this last day of Laver Cup 2022. Felix Auger-Aliassime defeated Novak Djokovic in two sets and 1h35 of play (6-3, 7-6). For the first time in this edition, Team World takes the lead over Team Europe.

The essential

  • The program of the day this Sunday with four games starting at 1:00 p.m. with a double to start and three singles to finish. Stefanos Tsitsipas plays his second match of the competition against Frances Tiafoe starting at 5:10 p.m. The last day of the match will play Casper Ruud against Taylor Fritz.
  • The rest of the doubles world began the day on Sunday 25 September with a three-set win over Andy Murray and Matteo Berrettini at 1h37 (2-6, 6-3, 10-8). It was then, once again, Felix Auger-Aliassime who caused the surprise by overcoming Novak Djokovic in two sets and 1h35 (6-3, 7-6).
  • Follow the Laver Cup 2022 live and in full with all the matches and live results.

Live

17:20 – Let’s go for the third game of the day!

Stefanos Tsitsipas starts his serve in this third game of the final day of the Laver Cup 2022 against Frances Tiafoe. If the American wins the match, Team World will win this edition.

17:14 – Start of warm-up

The two players begin their warm-up for this second single of the last day of the Laver Cup 2022. It will last three minutes and then the match will begin.

17:11 – The two players enter the court

The moment of truth is approaching in this Laver Cup 2022! Stefanos Tsitsipas and Frances Tiafoe enter the court at London’s O2 Arena. This is the first coronation dance for Team World.

17:05 – If Tiafoe wins, Team World wins

After this brilliant victory by Felix Auger-Aliassime over Novak Djokovic, Team World is one victory away from being crowned in this Laver Cup 2022. If Frances Tiafoe beats Stefanos Tsitsipas, this edition will go to the bag of the rest of the team. world.

17:01 – “It’s one of the best games of my career”, assures Auger-Aliasssime

After his very good success against Novak Djokovic, Felix Auger-Aliassime admitted that this performance was one of the best of his career: “It was one of the best matches of my career. Bringing new points to my team. Right now we are good in the tournament and I hope Frances Tiafoe wins.

16:56 – Felix Auger-Aliassime wins

This is the great feeling of this Laver Cup 2022! The Canadian beat Novak Djokovic in two sets and 1h35 after a high-level performance that also gave Team World the advantage.

16:53 – 4-2 in the change of sides

Felix Auger-Aliassime resumed a mini-break in this second-set tiebreak and led four points to two when they switched wingers. The Serb has his back against the wall in this first single of the last day of the Laver Cup 2022.

16:51 – Djokovic calmly erases it

The Serbian had no time to hesitate and erased the mini-break on the next shot in this decisive match of the second leg of this first single of the last day of the Laver Cup 2022.

16:50 – Mini entrance break for Auger-Aliassime

Felix Auger-Aliassime hooks the net tape and Novak Djokovic can’t get the ball back, 1-0 for the Canadian.

16:49 – Auger-Aliassime wins the tiebreaker

Second consecutive shutout in this match for the Canadian who sends Novak Djokovic in a decisive game that bears his name very well while the Serbian is losing a set to love.

16:46 – Djokovic is doing well, new pressure on the Canadian

Novak Djokovic ends up winning his face-off and will put, for the second time in the set, the pressure on the shoulders of Felix Auger-Aliassime that will serve to snatch a tiebreak from him in this first single of the last day of the Laver Cup 2022.

16:44 – Djokovic’s serve is dangerous

Felix Auger-Aliassime is 30-30 in Novak Djokovic’s service game at 5-5 in this second set.

16:42 – 11 ace and game with White for Auger-Aliassime

Felix Auger-Aliassime did not shake and won this tenth game of this second set and went back to 5-5 thanks to a tenth and then an eleventh ace in this first single of the third day of the Laver Cup 2022.

16:39 – Djokovic puts pressure on the Canadian

Novak Djokovic returns to the front in this second round and now leads 5-4 in this second set. Felix Auger-Aliassime will serve in a few seconds to stay in this second set.

16:35 – Auger-Aliassime recovers

Felix Auger-Aliassime put together a very good service game and got back to 4-4 in this very indecisive second set. The Canadian won the first set and is two games away from victory. The pressure is on the Serb’s shoulders.

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Where is the Laver Cup 2022 taking place?

If the 2021 edition of the Laver Cup took place at the TD Garden in Boston (USA), the 2022 Laver Cup will take place atlondon o2 arena (England). The editions take place alternately in Europe and in the rest of the world.

Which teams are in the Laver Cup?

During the Laver Cup, two teams compete: Europe and the rest of the world.

World Team:

  • Felix Auger-Aliassime
  • taylor fritz
  • Diego Schwartzman
  • Alex de Minaur
  • Frances Tiafoe
  • sock
  • Tommy Paul (alternate)
  • John McEnroe (captain)
  • Patrick McEnroe (vice-captain)

European Team:

  • Novak Djokovic
  • Rafael Nadal
  • Stefanos Tsitsipas
  • casper ruud
  • Roger Federer
  • Andy Murray
  • Matteo Berrettini (substitute)
  • bjorn borg (captain)
  • Thomas Engqvist (vice-captain)

What is the Laver Cup?

A kind of Ryder Cup of tennis, the Laver Cup is a clash between Europe and the rest of the world. His name refers to the tennis legend, Rod Laver. The 2022 Laver Cup is the fifth edition. Each team is made up of six players, two of whom are chosen by the captain (Bjorn Borg for Europe and John McEnroe for the rest of the world), the other four players qualify by their ATP ranking.

On the Laver Cup program: three singles matches and one doubles match over three days. If the matches of the first day are worth 1 point, those of the second day 2 points and those of the third day 3 points. The matches take place in 2 sets with, possibly, a long tie-break of 10 points in case of equality. The first team to score 13 points out of a possible 24 is declared the winner. In case of a tie at 12-12, the teams decide after a decisive doubles match in one set.

During the Laver Cup, each player is required to play at least one singles match during the first 2 days and a player cannot play more than 2 times, in singles, during the 3 days. For doubles matches, at least 4 players per team must play and a pair can only be selected once (except in the case of 12-12).

In the Laver Cup list, Europe won the first four editions (2020 was canceled due to the Covid-19 pandemic).

What channel transmits the Laver Cup?

Laver Cup Television Rights Holder, be in sports broadcast the event from the first edition.

What is the Laver Cup schedule?

During the three-day competition, the six players selected by the captains (Bjorn Borg for Europe and John McEnroe for the rest of the world) compete in singles and doubles matches. This is the schedule for the 2022 Laver Cup:

  • Friday September 23: three singles matches and then a doubles match
  • Saturday September 24: three singles matches and then a doubles match
  • Sunday September 25: one doubles match and then three singles matches

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