How to watch Laver Cup 2022 - plus who’s playing and daily schedule

Here's how you can watch the international tennis tournament

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal playing tennis in a Laver Cup 2022 practice session
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Following the US Open, tennis fans are eager to get their next fix - and many are wondering how to watch Laver Cup 2022.

The Laver Cup - named after Australian tennis legend Rod Laver - is a unique tournament that sees the best male tennis players out there come together to form 'Team Europe' and 'Team World', competing against each other in a three day event.

Questions have arisen over who will be playing in this year's tournament, following news of Roger Federer's retirement - leaving many wondering how much he's worth (opens in new tab) - and Rafael Nadal pulling out of Wimbledon (opens in new tab), plus many British tennis fans are hoping to see Andy Murray (opens in new tab) taking part too. But look no further, we've got all the details on who will be competing and how to watch Laver Cup 2022.

How to watch Laver Cup 2022 in the UK

The Laver Cup will be shown in the UK on Eurosport and discovery +. Every day will be broadcast live on Eurosport, eurosport.co.uk and the Eurosport app, while the tournament can be watched on demand via discovery+.

For UK viewers, Eurosport is available via BT Sport, Sky Sports, Virgin Media and Amazon Prime Video. BT customers will need to purchase either the ‘Big Sport’ or ‘VIP’ offering, while Sky customers can watch with the Sky Sports package. Amazon Prime Video subscribers can add Eurosport for £6.99 a month, while Virgin Media customers have access to Eurosport with no extra cost.

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Discovery+ is available to purchase through the streaming service's website (opens in new tab). However, new subscribers can get a seven day free trial that will enable them to watch the entirety of the Laver Cup for free. 

When is the Laver Cup 2022?

The Laver Cup starts on Friday 23 September and finishes on Sunday 25 September. The tournament will kick off at 1pm on the Friday, with the final Sunday session kicking off at 7pm. 

The event takes place every year, two weeks after the US Open. This year is the fifth edition of the tournament and it is taking place in London for the first time, at The O2.

Who is playing in the Laver Cup?

Team Europe:

  • Roger Federer
  • Rafael Nadal
  • Novak Djokovic
  • Andy Murray
  • Casper Ruud
  • Stefanos Tsitispas
  • Captain: Bjorn Bjorg
  • Alternate: Matteo Berrettini
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Team World:

  • Taylor Fritz
  • Felix Auger-Aliassime
  • Diego Schwartzman
  • Frances Tiafoe
  • Alex de Minaur
  • Jack Sock
  • Captain: John McEnroe
  • Alternate: Tommy Paul
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Is Roger Federer playing in the Laver Cup 2022?

Roger Federer is playing in the Laver Cup, and his first match is during the Friday night session in the doubles. His partner for the match is Rafael Nadal, and the pair will be playing against Jack Sock and France Tiafoe.

However, the Laver Cup 2022 will be Federer's last tournament before his retirement. 

The Swiss player announced he would be retiring from tennis on 15 September 2022 with a video (opens in new tab) posted on his Twitter account, in which he said, "The Laver Cup next week in London will be my final ATP event. I will play more tennis in the future, of course, but just not in Grand Slams or on the tour."

The tournament sees the 'Big Four' - Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic,  Andy Murray and Rafael Nadal - compete together for the first time in Laver Cup history. The last time all four played in the same tournament together was the 2019 Australian Open - with Djokovic defeating Nadal in the final.

The Big Four have a total of 66 Grand Slam titles between them, and along with their other teammates Casper Ruud and Stefanos Tsitispas, Team Europe are coached by 11-time Grand Slam champion Bjorn Borg.

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Laver Cup 2022 schedule

Friday 23 September

1pm day session

  • Match 1 – Ruud vs Sock
  • Match 2 – Tsitsipas vs Schwartzman

7pm night session

  • Match 3 – Murray vs De Minaur
  • Match 4 – Federer & Nadal vs Sock & Tiafoe

Saturday 24 September

1pm day session

  • Match 5 – Singles
  • Match 6 – Singles

7pm night session

  • Match 7 – Singles
  • Match 8 – Doubles

Sunday 25 September

12pm day session

  • Match 9 – Doubles
  • Match 10 – Singles

7pm night session

  • Match 11 – Singles
  • Match 12 – Singles

Laver Cup 2022 tickets

Official tickets have now sold out, but a handful of tickets are available via resale at AXS (opens in new tab).

There are also still tickets left for the open practice session on Thursday 22 September, with tickets priced at £22.50. These can be purchased through the Laver Cup website (opens in new tab).

Tickets for the tournament first went on sale in April, ranging from £18 for a single session up to £510 for a day session.

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