Laver Cup: – Am I dreaming?

Laver Cup: - Am I dreaming?

On Wednesday, it became known that Casper Rudd, 23, has been named to the star-studded European side that will play the Laver Cup tennis tournament in September.

The stars Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer, Andy Murray and Stefanos Tsitsipas play in the European team with the 23-year-old from Snaroya.

From evening to Friday, the Norwegian tennis player commented on the draw:

– am I dreaming ?? , he writes on Twitter followed by several emojis.

In the comments section, fans praised the Norwegian:

“Absolutely not, Casper. You deserve this,” one follower writes.

“From Snarøya to this. Says another.

“The world team never happened to win. Who can top this?!” asked another Twitter user.


The tournament consists of two teams – one from Europe and one from the rest of the world – and starts in London at 23-25. September. Three singles matches and one doubles match must be played on each of the three days, but no player may play more than two singles matches.

Felix Auger-Aliassime, Taylor Fritz, Diego Schwartzman and Jack Sock will play on the World Team. The latest players have not been announced yet.

The Laver Cup was held for the first time in 2017. Since then, Europe has won all the championships. Rudd made his team championship debut last year – as the first-ever Scandinavian.

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in June The 23-year-old wrote the history of Norwegian sports When he met Spanish legend Rafael Nadal (36) in the final of the French Open in Paris. Never before had the Norwegian participated in a Grand Slam final.

Laugh: The crowd burst out laughing at what Casper Rudd said after the match against Rafael Nadal. Video: MAX / Discovery +.
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Nadal beat Ruud in three straight sets That could leave the cheers for his 14th French Open title. But even though the 23-year-old was never close to winning, Rudd satisfied he met the press after the final:

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This is the biggest thing that has ever happened to me in my life and career. It was hoped, he said, that it was the start of something that could happen many times over.

Rudd is currently ranked seventh in the world in the ATP rankings.

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