The Greek and the Norwegian will be present with Europe between September 23 and 25 at the O2 in London. Tsitsipas and Ruud will be with the `Big 4´ in a team called to achieve the fifth torch in this competition.
Two new additions to the team Europa on the Making Cup. The actual No.5 in the men’s ranking, Stefanos Tsitsipas and No.7 Casper Ruud they will once again be a part of Borg’s team. Both will have the objective of being able to help the European team to continue with the full titles. This will be the third participation of the Greek and the second of the Norwegian, two tennis players who have established themselves at the top of men’s tennis in recent years. The two will join the dream team formed by the `Big 4´ with Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer, Andy Murray y Novak Djokovic.
Tsitsipas has a balance this season of 42 wins and 14 losses, also winning 2 titles (Masters 1000 Montecarlo and ATP Mallorca). For his part, Ruud arrives with a balance of 35 wins for 13, with 3 titles that have extended his individual record (Buenos Aires, Geneva and Gstaad). Both together with the `Big 4´ will try to win the Laver Cup for the fifth consecutive edition. In front for the moment they are confirmed in the team of Rest of the World, Felix Auger Aliassime, Taylor Fritz, Jack Sock and Diego Schwartzman.
Borg happy for the new additions
«This is an extraordinary lineup. Stefanos and Casper are leading players of the next generation. Both have excelled in Laver Cup competition and I have no doubt they will appreciate the opportunity to be alongside the Big Four. It will be an extraordinary event in London«.
The words of Tsitsipas
«Laver Cup is an event I enjoy participating in as I get to join my fellow rivals and be part of Team Europe, playing against some of the best competition the Rest of the World has to offer. I am beyond proud to represent Team Europe!«.
«I am proud to be part of the historic line-up of Team Europe. It was an amazing experience competing in Boston, and I can’t wait to have these amazing players as my teammates in London.«.