Laver Cup 2022, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal vs Jack Sock and Frances Tiafoe LIVE: Frances Tiafoe-Jack Sock Break Rafael Nadal-Roger Federer, 3-1 lead in second set | tennis news

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Laver Cup 2022 Live Updates: Tennis legend Roger Federer got underway for the final professional match when he teamed up with Rafael Nadal for Team Europe against Team World’s Jack Sock and Frances Tiafoe in a Laver Cup doubles match. Nadal and Federer took the first set 6-4 after breaking Tiafoe’s serve in the 10th game. Federer had announced last week that the Laver Cup would be his last professional tournament. The 20-time Grand Slam champion, haunted by a knee injury, has not played since the 2021 Wimbledon quarter-finals and announced his retirement last week at the age of 41. decades and together they have won 42 Grand Slam singles titles in a golden era for men’s play. The pair have played 40 times, including in nine Grand Slam finals, with Nadal holding a winning record of 24-16, but this time they will be on the same side of the net in the Ryder Cup-style event. The six-man Team Europe also includes Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray — the other two members of the so-called “Big Four” — in a fitting pinnacle of Federer’s career.

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Here are the LIVE updates of the Laver Cup 2022 match between Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal vs Jack Sock and Frances Tiafoe

03:44 – That was close!

Sok-Tiafoe survive. They save multiple breakpoints for Federer’s double faults.

03:38 – Tiafoe-Sock breaks Nadal-Federer early in the second set

Tiafoe and Sock get the early break. Nadal pulled it back from 0-40 to 30-40, but the American duo kept their cool. They lead 2-1.

03:31 – Novak is going crazy

Novak Djokovic was in awe of that rally. Relentless hassle by Nadal to force a foul from Tiafoe, who hits the net.

03:39 – Federer maintains the intensity

Federer holds his serve in the first game of the second set. Tiafoe struggles with his forehand.

03:24 – And there it is, the first break. Fedal takes the first set

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Tiafoe fails to maintain his serve, mainly due to a series of errors and a good play by Nadal and Federer. Team Europe takes the first set 6-4.

03-19 – Fedal survives fear, save a breaking point

Nadal holds his serve as he and Federer save a break point. Tiafoe to serve and hope to keep his team alive in the set.

03:09 AM – Wait for the first break to continue

Despite some hiccups, Federer keeps his serve and Team Europe now leads 4-3. Sock to serve next.

03:00 AM – Nadal holds his serve again

Nadal struggles with his first serve, but somehow he holds onto his serve. Some good points scored by Federer on the net.

02:52 AM – Federer holds his serve

Federer also keeps his serve. A few net points, a mean ace and a foul from Tiafoe. 40-30

2:45 AM – Nadal holds the serve. Team Europe leads 1-0

Nadal keeps his serve. Team Europe takes an early 1-0 lead. Tiafoe is next for Team World.

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02:43 AM – The match has started

The action starts after a long wait. Nadal to serve first.

02:23 AM – Calm before the storm

Roger Federer’s final game will begin soon. He and Rafael Nadal face Frances Tiafoe and Jack Sock.

02:18 AM – The Minaur beats Andy Murray

Alex de Minaur beats Andy Murray 6-7, 6-3, 10-7. Team Europe leads 2-1 on Day 1.

01:59 AM – The Minaur takes the second set

Alex de Minaur takes the second set 6-3 against Murray. On to the decision maker

01:12 AM – Murray wins first set

Murray takes the first set 7-5, after almost an hour of tennis. Relentless things from both players. Europe advantage team.

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12:51 AM – Murray takes on De Minaur

Team Europe’s Andy Murray is currently up against Team World’s Alex de Minaur. He leads the Australia 6-5 in the first set.

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