Novak Djokovic is relishing the “unique” prospect to spend time with his Massive Four rivals at this week’s Laver Cup.
Djokovic, Andy Murray, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal are all element of Staff Europe.
It is the very first time the 4 – who have won all but seven of the 78 Grand Slams contested because 2010 – have played alongside one another because the 2019 Australian Open.
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“It’s terrific we will have a prospect to spend some good quality time off the court jointly,” previous globe No. 1 Djokovic advised Eurosport.
“We have staff dinners and will chat about tennis, sporting activities, everyday living. We do not typically do that on tour, we have our own groups and families, so this is rather distinctive.
“We all want to earn and conduct properly but at the similar time simply because of Roger’s farewell and the option to be along with some of my best rivals in my profession you also want to share some superior occasions off the court also.”
Djokovic additional: “The WhatsApp team is what keeps us jointly.”
Nadal is the only one particular of the Big Four but to get there in London he touches down on Thursday.
Murray, meanwhile, went out for evening meal on Tuesday night with Federer and Crew Europe captain Bjorn Borg.
Recalling what transpired at the meal, Murray mentioned: “I went for meal with Roger and Bjorn past evening and Bjorn was ripping me for most of the dinner. I have never ever truly fulfilled him prior to!
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“I took care of the monthly bill way too. When they knew I was accomplishing the monthly bill they started purchasing a lot more as effectively!”
The Laver Cup runs from September 23 to 25 at London’s O2 Arena.
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“Of course, I might enjoy to play with Rafa,” mentioned Federer.
“We’ll see if it can be heading to take place this week. We will discuss to Borg and Rafa about it.
“I feel it would be a wonderful minute for two rivals receiving jointly at the very stop – and possessing performed a single much more match alongside one another on the very same facet would be pretty particular.”
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Resource: Euro Sports