One of many greatest rivalries of world tennis will happen in Geneva, with Stefanos Tsitsipas and Nick Kyrgios confirmed for the 2019 Laver Cup in September.
Tsitsipas, world quantity 7, one of many rising stars of tennis, will debut in Europe, whereas Kyrgios might be making his third look within the World Group.
The couple lately shaped a friendship on the sector and outdoors the group, uniting for doubles in Washington and Cincinnati, and gave followers a style of what might change into one of the crucial rivalry of this sport after they met on the web Semi-final performed in Washington.
"The Laver Cup is a singular and memorable occasion in tennis and I sit up for becoming a member of the Europe Group in Geneva," stated Tsitsipas.
"For me, it's a dream to change into a member of this unimaginable crew, with Roger and Rafa, whom I like since I used to be little, with Dom, Sascha and Fabio.
"In tennis, we’re all the time alone on the court docket, it's such a person sport. It is going to be a brand new expertise for me to play in a crew, particularly this crew of unimaginable champions, and will probably be an honor to affix all these Legends on the Laver Cup. "
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The captain of the Europe crew, Bjorn Borg, is delighted to have the proficient world quantity 7 as half of what’s arguably among the finest tennis groups on this planet has by no means seen.
"I'm very pleased that Stefanos is becoming a member of the Europe crew, it's implausible, he's behaved so effectively this 12 months and has achieved spectacular outcomes," stated Borg.
"It's so vital to carry these thrilling new younger gamers, the following technology, to our crew, alongside our champions like Roger and Rafa Stefanos, a very thrilling younger participant, and I do know that followers like it. Will even prefer it. "
Nick Kyrgios, one of the crucial passionate and closest court docket gamers prior to now two years, is delighted with the third Laver Cup in Geneva.
"I all the time stated that the Laver Cup was my favourite week of the 12 months and it was essential for me to go across the crew and play for one thing larger than me." stated Kyrgios.
"Within the Laver Cup, it's not simply me that counts, it's doing every little thing I can to assist different guys really feel snug, to arrange for his or her match and even give them a bit power on the bottom aspect, if that's what's wanted. to be completed.
"We’ve had heartbreaking losses prior to now two years and meaning the entire world has the chance to have the possibility to crew up with the crew once more and attempt to win for Group World. "
The captain of the world crew, John McEnroe, can also be aiming for the Laver Cup Trophy as he prepares for Geneva.
"Everyone knows how passionate Nick is about enjoying for Group World on the Laver Cup, and I'm very pleased that he's becoming a member of us once more in Geneva," stated McEnroe.
"Nick's lately acquired nice outcomes. He nonetheless manages to place his greatest recreation to the occasion. He’s doing every little thing in his energy to assist the crew, each on and off the sector. He’s the last word participant on the crew.
"Nick, like me and the remainder of the crew, is extraordinarily motivated to win this 12 months's win. We don’t go to Geneva to invent numbers, we go there to win this magnificent trophy. "
The third version of the Laver Cup will happen at Palexpo, Geneva, from September 20 to 22, 2019. Group Europe raised the trophy on the inaugural ceremony in Prague in 2017 and in Chicago in 2018.
Captain: Bjorn Borg
 Rafael Nadal
 Roger Federer
 Dominic Thiem
 ] Stefanos Tsitsipas
 Fabio Fognini
THE WORLD OF TEAM
Captain: John McEnroe
 Kevin Anderson
 John Isner
 Milos Raonic
 Denis Shapovalov
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