Roger Federer has mentioned that he’s “completely open” to the concept of captaining Workforce Europe at some point on the Laver Cup. Federer, one of many founders of the Laver Cup, made three appearances on the occasion as a participant. This week, Federer – who retired from professional tennis after the 2022 Laver Cup – got here to Vancouver to be a particular visitor at this yr’s Laver Cup version.
Because the Laver Cup was launched in 2017, Bjorn Borg has captained Workforce Europe whereas John McEnroe has been serving as captain for Workforce World. “Sure, I imply, why not? At some point. I do not assume instantly, however I’m completely open to the thought and the concept to have nice captains, assistant captains or additionally co-captains, no matter you need to name it.
However, simply need to give again to the sport in any sort of type and, after all, being a captain of the Laver Cup can be undoubtedly a type of issues,” Federer mentioned, through Sportskeeda.
Federer exhibits his respect for Borg
Borg, a former 11-time Grand Slam champion, has guided Workforce Europe to 4 Laver Cup wins over Workforce Europe.
Federer respects and appreciates Borg very a lot as he highlighted that the Swedish tennis icon has achieved a terrific job with Workforce Europe thus far. “That place is so locked by you eternally and I do not name you a king for any motive as a result of you’re the finest.
Bjorn I’ve cherished my years with you as staff captain, hung out with you have got been unbelievable, simply to let , I really like you Bjorn, Its nice to see you once more right here this week so thanks once more for being right here,” Federer mentioned.
Contemplating the truth that Federer is closely related to the Laver Cup, it should not be shocking that the previous 20-time Grand Slam champion is open to being a captain on the occasion at some point.