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Laver Cup 2022 LIVE: Latest tennis updates from final final day


Roger Federer in tears as he says goodbye to tennis

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

It’s all to play for on the final day but Novak Djokovic starred on Saturday night to help Europe take an 8-4 lead. Djokovic thrashed Frances Tiafoe before winning alongside Matteo Berrettini in the doubles and was in superb form on his first appearance since Wimbledon.

The scoring of the Laver Cup ensures Team World still have a chance. Europe require two victories to wrap up victory, but with matches worth three points on the final day the World can make things interesting with a fast 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 Sock / Auger-Aliassime* – Europe win first set

Murray will serve for the first set and the Brit is not hanging around as an ace down the middle brings up three set points. Sock’s return goes long and Europe wrap up an excellent opening set, with the Murray and Berrettini partnership looking strong.

Murray now gets some treatment on the knee. There’s lots of laughter at Murray’s expense after his fall.

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

And now brilliant returning from Berrettini! He puts Sock’s serve right past him with the angled forehand winner.

Ah! What has happened here?! Murray and Berrettini go for the same ball and Murray trips over Berrettini, falling to the ground and then stumbling back down. He looks like he’s grazed his knee and there’s some skin left on the court… Federer is caught wincing courtside!

Europe still managed to win the point, as Berrettini droped a lovely volley at the net. World get back to deuce but Murray then splits Auger-Aliassime and Sock with athe forehand winner.

Another break point – and Europe take it! Berrettini crushes a forehand at Auger-Aliassime and the Canadian can’t keep it in play.

Murray’s still got a big smile on his face despite there being some blood on his knee.

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

Brilliant serving from Berrettini. In a blink of an eye Europe hold to love. There’s an ace in there and a swatted volley winner from Murray.

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

There is a swift response from Team World as they hold to love off Auger-Aliassime’s serve. There will be some at the O2 who might be disappointed that Murray isn’t playing doubles with Djokovic today, after the former childhood friends admitted it would be fun to join each other on the doubles court again. Instead, Europe captain Bjorn Bjorg has saved Djokovic for the singles.

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

Murray’s second serve is a bit of concern for Europe but he finds a lovely kick down the middle to get to 40-15. Berrettini then follows up the serve down the middle to swat away the volley. Nice hold.

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

Murray groans after a forehand from midcourt finds the net at 15-15 but Sock hands an unforced error back. At 30-30, Murray then guides a lovely return down the line and Auger-Aliassime can’t keep the volley in play despite getting his racket onto it.

And there’s the break! Europe strike early.

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

Berrettini serves first for Europe – his serve is probably the biggest at the tournament – and the Italian gets a nice hold off the net-cord after Sock returned Murray’s smash. Sock also coughed up an error on the forehand.

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Laver Cup 2022: *Murray / Berrettini 0-1 Sock / Auger-Aliassime

Felix Auger-Aliassime will serve first for Team World and faces some early pressure as Berrettini’s return clips the net and passes him, before the Canadian goes long. World get back to 30-30 but Sock jumps in as Murray and Auger-Aliassime exchange forehands and puts away the volley. The American then puts away the smash as World get off the mark.

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Laver Cup 2022: Murray / Berrettini vs Sock / Auger-Aliassime

The final warm-ups are underway. Murray will be pleased to get another chance out there. He has a good doubles record from Davis Cup but the partnership with Berrettini is something new.

Sock is the doubles specialist for Team World while Auger-Aliassime has doubles experience representing Canada in the Davis Cup too.

Remember, this match is worth three points, triple what was on offer on the opening day. It will either be 11-4 or 8-7 by the end of play, quite the swing…

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Laver Cup 2022: Murray / Berrettini vs Sock / Auger-Aliassime

The Europe team may no longer have Rafael Nadal – and technically Roger Federer – but there are still a host of stars. Novak Djokovic will play in the opening singles match, after Andy Murray and Matteo Berrettini. Stefanos Tsitsipas and Casper Ruud are the anchors. Cameron Norrie, drawn in to replace Nadal, has the day off.

Federer comepletes the line-up. His presence remains a huge boost ahead of the final day of the tournament and his entrance blows the roof off once again.


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