Roger Federer, Laver Cup 2018


The third edition of the Laver Cup will take place in Geneva, Switzerland, from 20 to 22 September 2019. Here’s all you need to know to buy tickets to this Europe vs rest of the World team competition.

The competition

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The competition pits 6 European players against 6 players from the rest of the world. Tennis legends Bjorn Borg and John McEnroe serve as captain, Thomas Enqvist and Patrick McEnroe as vice captains.
The event is played over 3 days: each day 4 matches are played, 3 singles and a doubles. Each win is worth one point on Friday, 2 on Saturday and 3 on Sunday. Matches are played in the best of 3 sets, with a 10-point match tiebreaker in the third.
The winning team must reach 13 points. In case of a tie, a doubles match is played as a regular set to determine the winner.

Created by Roger Federer‘s management company TEAM8, former Brazilian player Jorge Paulo Lemann and Tennis Australia, the Laver Cup is intended to be the Ryder Cup of tennis. But keep in mind, it is just – contrary to what Federer wants you to believe – a star-studded exhibition, with no sporting interest; a way to make easy money for the players, the occasion to watch the biggest stars of the game for the spectators.

The tickets

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Multi-session tickets

A multi-session ticket will give you access to all five sessions (over three days) at the Laver Cup: Friday: day and night sessions, Saturday: day and night sessions and Sunday: day session. The price of a multi-session ticket starts at CHF 250 (€220). Multi-session tickets go on sale on February 8, 2019 at 10am (CET) online via Ticketcorner or by phone at +41 0900 800 800.

The Laver Cup Insider Pre-Sale will occur on February 5 from 10am to 11:59pm CET. If you registered on the Laver Cup website, you will receive an email the morning of the pre-sale with a link to purchase tickets and a pre-sale code.

Single tickets

A limited number of single session tickets will go on sale online via Ticketcorner on Friday, May 3 at 10:00am CET. Prices range from CHF 25 (€22) to CHF 285 (€250) per ticket.
Single session tickets are only sold in pairs and are limited to one pair per customer.

If you registered on the website, you’ll have access to the Pre-Sale occuring on Thursday, May 2 from 10am to 11:59pm CET. You will receive an email with a link minutes before the pre-sale begins.

Hospitality packages

Hospitality packages are also available starting at CHF 2,600 (€2,300). More details on the official website.

Travel packages

The Laver Cup partnered with Steve Furgal’s International Tennis Tours and Faberg Tour Experience to propose Travel packages including multi-session tickets, hotel, dinners… More details on their website.

A few more things to know:
– there is a 6 ticket limit per purchaser
– there are no discounts for children
– wheelchair seats are only available for purchase via the Ticketcorner ticket hotline, +41 0900 800 800
– all tickets for Laver Cup 2019 will be in the form of a ‘Fan Ticket’. Customers will not have the option to print at home.

Photo credit: Christian Cresante

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New year, new gear for Fabio Fognini who switched from Hydrogen to Emporio Armani. Fognini will star in the latest campaigns for the EA7 Emporio Armani and Emporio Armani Underwear lines, the Italian brand announced in a news release. He has also been signed up to front new collections in the Emporio Armani Underwear line, starting this month. His wife, 2015 US Open champion Flavia Pennetta, will also feature in the advertising campaigns.
Here’s a look at his Australian Open outfit:

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Tomas’ tech camo t-shirt and shorts are available online in three colorways: green/grey/black, red/grey/black and white/black.

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Rafael Nadal Australian Open outfit

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Alexander Zverev

Every year, millions of tons of plastic waste is washed into our oceans, threatening the air we breathe and the wildlife that lives there. Our oceans are at risk, but we have the power to turn the tide.

Join Alexander Zverev, Ian Thorpe, Nat Fyfe, Ellyse Perry and Mimi Elashiry as they debut the adidas x Parley collection, the world’s first tennis wear made from Parley Ocean PlasticTM.
Learn what you can do to protect our oceans at: adidas.com.au/tennis

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