Roger Federer will partner Rafael Nadal for the final, the Laver Cup schedule revealed

Roger Federer will play the final match of his career alongside Rafael Nadal in doubles as the Laver Cup opening day schedule was announced.

Federer will take to the pitch for the last time on Friday night, lowering the curtain on a record-breaking career in the sport.

The 41-year-old is unable to compete in the singles due to fitness issues, but he identified his friend and great rival Nadal as a dream partner for his latest match, which the Swiss said would send a “great message not only to tennis” but to sport and maybe even Furthermore”.

Representing Team Europe, Federer and Nadal will face off against Team World and American couple Jack Sock and US Open semi-finalist Frances Tiafoe.

Federer and Nadal played together in doubles at the inaugural edition of the 2017 Laver Cup, defeating American pair Sock and Sam Querry in a crucial tiebreak.

The opening day singles match schedule was also announced, with Andy Murray also officiating the evening session. The Brit will take on Alex De Minaur.

Before that, Casper Rudd will play Sock in the tournament’s opening match before Stefanos Tsitsipas takes on Diego Schwartzman.

Saturday’s order of play will be announced after Friday’s games.

https://www.independent.co.uk/sport/tennis/roger-federer-rafael-nadal-laver-cup-schedule-b2172882.html Roger Federer will partner Rafael Nadal for the final, the Laver Cup schedule revealed

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