Carlos Alcaraz receives special interest from Roger Federer and the Laver Cup after his victory at the Madrid Open

Carlos Alcaraz has stormed into the 2022 season. After winning his first ATP Masters 1000 title at the Miami Open, the Spaniard backed him up by winning the Madrid Open title. He beat Alexander Zverev in the summit clash to continue his dream run this season. Earlier in the tournament, the 19-year-old knocked out Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic en route to the final.

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As Alcaraz won his fourth title this year, the tennis fraternity praised him for his prodigious efforts. Additionally, many other players on the tour praised Alcaraz for his impressive achievement. Recently, Alcaraz received a huge honor from Swiss maestro Roger Federer.

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Roger Federer wants Carlos Alcaraz to play in the Laver Cup

Federer’s management company is one of the Laver Cup partners and organizes the prestigious event. The format of the tournament is based on golf’s Ryder Cup, which is a competition between the best golf players from the United States against the best golf players from Europe. However, in the Laver Cup, Team Europe plays against Team World.

2019 US Open Tennis Tournament – Day 9 Roger Federer of Switzerland reacts during his match against. Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria in the men’s singles. Quarterfinals match on Arthur Ashe Stadium during the 2019 US Open Tennis Tournament at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 3, 2019 in Flushing, Queens, New York. (Photo by Tim Clayton/Corbis via Getty Images)

Carlos Alcaraz’s brilliant performances this year have not gone unnoticed and Federer wants him to represent Team Europe in the Laver Cup. Earlier, Federer and Nadal had already confirmed their attendance at the tournament.

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Additionally, the tournament is scheduled for September 23-25, 2022 and will take place at the O2 Arena in London.

Domination of the European team in the Laver Cup

In the four editions of the Laver Cup held so far, Team Europe have beaten Team World four times. The tournament has taken place every year except in 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Moreover, the inaugural edition saw Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal team up to play doubles. The duo beat out Sam Querrey and Jack Sock in a tantalizing contest. With Federer and Nadal confirming their attendance at this year’s tournament, fans are hoping for another Federer-Nadal game, but on the same side of the pitch!

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