Andy Murray hoping for last likelihood to play with Roger Federer at Laver Cup

Andy Murray mentioned he hoped for a “special” last likelihood to share a court docket with Roger Federer at subsequent week’s Laver Cup in London and presumably group as much as play doubles earlier than the Swiss nice retires from the game.

Federer, 41, who redefined the game together with his artistry and style and picked up 20 Grand Slam titles, introduced on Thursday that harm points meant he would name time on his glittering profession after the lads’s group occasion. Murray and Federer will be a part of fellow “Big Four” members Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic after they play on the identical group f or the primary time on the Sept. 23-25 Laver Cup.


“Maybe I (will) get the opportunity to share a court with him in doubles or something like that. That would be really special,” Murray after he and Joe Salisbury misplaced a deciding doubles tie for Britain within the Davis Cup on Friday.

“I don’t know how much he will be able to play. I haven’t spoken to him about that.” Murray misplaced the 2012 Wimbledon last to Federer earlier than beating him to Olympic gold, whereas the pair additionally contested the Australian Open and U.S. Open finals.

“I was lucky to get to compete against him in some of the biggest matches, in the biggest tournaments, on the biggest stages in our sport,” added Murray, who final performed Federer competitively in 2015. “At the time I probably didn’t appreciate it as much, but looking back, it’s pretty amazing… It’s a sad, sad day for the sport.”

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