Laver Cup 2022 LIVE: Novak Djokovic vs Felix Auger-Aliassime score after Andy Murray was beaten in opening doubles as Roger Federer’s team look for victory

Roger Federer says goodbye to tennis in tears

Follow live updates and results from the final day of the Laver Cup in London, the final tournament of Roger Federer’s career. The Swiss has already waved a tearful farewell to tennis following his emotional defeat alongside Rafael Nadal on opening night, but now Team Europe will look to seal victory for Federer as he bids farewell at the O2 Arena for the last time.

Everything is up for grabs on the final day but Novak Djokovic starred on Saturday night to help Europe take an 8-4 lead. Djokovic beat Frances Tiafoe before winning in doubles alongside Matteo Berrettini and was in superb form in his first appearance since Wimbledon.

The Laver Cup ranking gives Team World another chance. Europe need two wins to celebrate victory, but with games worth three points on the final day, the world can get things interesting with a quick start. Follow all the action from the final day of the Laver Cup below:

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Laver Cup 2022: Murray/Berrettini 6-2 3-6 (8-10) Sock/Auger-Aliassime – Game, Set and Match!

Berrettini produces a nasty, bouncing second serve, then follows it up with the forehand smash on Auger-Aliassime, who equalizes again at 8-8.

Oh no! Murray had a volley chance but Auger-Aliassime has been the player of the game since the start of the second set and his instinct at net brings Team World match point!

Auger-Aliassime serves a bomb up the middle and Sock follows it up with an excellent touch at net, a brilliant angled volley!

Suddenly Europe leads only 8-7 before the singles matches! Brilliant performance there from Sock and Auger-Aliassime.

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Laver Cup 2022: Murray/Berrettini 6-2 3-6 Sock/Auger-Aliassime – tie break

That’s better from Murray, who picks up a tricky forehand and keeps it low as Auger aliassime nets. Europe had to win this.

Great from Murray again! Berrettini pins Sock Pack on forehand and Murray steps in to split opponents at the net!

Sock pulls the big serve wide and the world leads 8-7 with two serves from Berrettini.

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Laver Cup 2022: Murray/Berrettini 6-2 3-6 Sock/Auger-Aliassime – tie break

Auger-Aliassime does a good job again, following up Socks’ serve for a volley – before Sock selects a stunning backhand pass that hits the line! Murray went into the net but Sock finds the window.

It’s back to serve but not for long as Berrettini throws in a double fault! Auger-Aliassime finds his mark on serve again and Sock nets – that’s four straight points and a world lead 6-4!

Murray fights back the advantage as he hammers a forehand straight at Sock – but then it’s thrown away when he double faults! World Lead 7-5.

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Laver Cup 2022: Murray/Berrettini 6-2 3-6 Sock/Auger-Aliassime – tie break

A 1-10 tiebreak will decide this opening game – and it’s the world that blinks first as Auger-Aliassime volleys out the net from the baseline.

However, Murray returns the benefit right away! A forehand volley slips long – but Murray then produces a fine second serve that surprises the Canadian.

Berrettini closes the angle for Sock and he pushes the forehand wide! Europe takes a 4-2 lead.

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Laver Cup 2022: Murray/Berrettini 6-2 3-6 Sock/Auger-Aliassime – World Wins Second Set!

That’s a beautifully trimmed drop shot from Murray to give Europe a strong start – and then Berrettini roars as he trades forehand with Auger-Aliassime and the Canadian goes wide!

0-30, Auger-Aliassime hits Murray with a body serve and Sock slams into the net. Then Berrettini blows a forehand return.

30-30 and a brilliant serve from Auger-Aliassime wide out. But Berrettini responds with a stunning backhand down the line for the clean winner!

Two. But Auger-Aliassime finds his aim wide and Sock smashes again.

Set Point – and this is an excellent game by Auger-Aliassime and Sock! Another precise return is followed by a clever net play from Sock. Auger-Aliassime then slices his sliced ​​volley for the winner and the world is even!

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Laver Cup 2022: Murray/Berrettini 6-2 3-5 Sock/Auger-Aliassime*

Murray served well, helping Europe go 30-0, but then Auger-Aliassime responded with inspired play and a backhand winner down the line to go 30-30. Murray responds with an elevated slice on his serve, but Auger-Aliassime targets the line again with a brilliant forehand that Murray can’t return.

Debut, but a strong game by Berrettini on the net gives Europe its footing – and lets the world open up. “Let’s put pressure on them,” says Berrettini.

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Laver Cup 2022: *Murray/Berrettini 6-2 2-5 Sock/Auger Aliassime

Smart play from Sock and Auger-Aliassime while working on the Canadian’s opening point volley. Murray and Berrettini then target Auger-Aliassime at the net and they take the next two points from errors. There’s a nice shot of Auger-Aliassime, but Berrettini hits the slice in the backcourt, the sock nets!

Breakpoint, Murray dashes back to hit the lob from Sock and Berrettini netted on the backhand! Saved well.

Auger-Aliassime slams the volley and then more resilience away from the Canadian’s net for the European team to aim for. Sock with another lob but Berrettini is ready and takes the smash away!

Deuce, and Sock produces a brilliant forehand pass down the line! Murray then went for the backhand pass when Auger-Aliassime moved but he scored. That’s a huge influence from the world team.

Federer, Ruud and Tsitsipas are now giving tips ahead of Murray’s service game.

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Laver Cup 2022: Murray/Berrettini 6-2 2-4 Sock/Auger-Aliassime*

Europe looks safer behind Berrettini’s serve this time. They get the hold as Sock can’t hold the Berrettini serve far into the game. One grip each from Sock and Auger-Aliassime and the set will be theirs.

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Laver Cup 2022: *Murray/Berrettini 6-2 1-4 Sock/Auger Aliassime

There’s a great serve from Auger-Aliassime before dropping a nasty forehand right into Murray’s feet, which he can’t pick up.

Tiafoe heats them up on the bench: “I’m loving this energy right now!”

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Laver Cup 2022: Murray/Berrettini 6-2 1-3 Sock/Auger-Aliassime*

That gets the world team going. Lots of energy on her bench now. Murray returns to the baseline on serve, and Europa can fire up the middle with a good serve in set number two. The world team covered the wide serve.

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