In Final Match, Roger Federer Will Play Doubles With Rafael Nadal Friday Night At Laver Cup
by Staff | September 22nd, 2022, 10:47 am

Friday night will mark the final match of Roger Federer’s career. And in the finale, the Swiss will partner with longtime friend and rival, Rafael Nadal, in the doubles during the Laver Cup.

“I am not sure if I will be able to handle it all but I will try,” Federer said of the pairing. “I’ve had some tough moments in the past, being horribly nervous. All these years. This match feels a whole lot different. Playing with Rafa feels really different.”

Nadal who excited to be part of Federer’s final match.

“To be part of this historic moment is amazing and unforgettable for me,” Nadal said during the press conference. “I am super excited and I hope I can play at a good level. Hopefully, together we can create a good moment and hopefully win a match.”

Federer and Nadal will play approximately at 9pm in London (4pm ET) against the World team of Jack Sock and Frances Tiafoe.

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6 Comments for In Final Match, Roger Federer Will Play Doubles With Rafael Nadal Friday Night At Laver Cup

skeezer Says:

Looking forward to it! Fedal one last time.

Alison hodge Says:

Absolutely 😊

chrisford1 Says:

An amazing spectacle – the last dance, last time The Big 4 will ever appear as four active players. It’s a celebration not just of Roger but what those 4 men did collectively. Something people studying game theory & competition outcomes will award PhDs in. How multi-co-champions can emerge in a final outcome. Is a Federer “Type” needed to get the whole thing going? Did a major “spark” happening lead to other golden ages in literature, in science booming in one location? Not only sports?
Roger seems happy and the others of the Big 4, the Big 3 in recent years – where else would they want to be than right there in Laver Cup, really?
116 Masters, 66 Slams, slews of ATP and OLympics titles. Gobs of Finals. 933 weeks as #1 (17.94 years) When you look up Big 4 and hit the Wiki article, it just lists all the major events Slams, Masters, ATP, Olympics. And assigns a Green color for a Big 4 win. It’s a sea of Green.
Great stuff for Berrettini, Ruud, and Tsitsipas “Yeah, son, long ago, and it’s not bragging, I was part of the 6-Man Tennis Team of the Ages.

Madmax Says:

I feel so proud of Roger, Rafa, Novak and Andy especially – the big four. Historic. It really is something else, unforgettable.

So very pleased that Rafa and Roger are together again. A great moment. Having Roger next to me, one more time!

Watching Fed’s press conference, he is just about keeping it together! Come on Roger!

Murray, Novak and Rafa are right there by your side.

We love you Roger!

How lucky are we tennis-x’ers to be a part of this time in tennis history.

Top Gun!

Alison hodge Says:

God I’m welling up lol

Okiegal Says:

Wow, this is so emotional! 😥😥 An amazing athlete!

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