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By Chris Oddo | @TheFanChild | Wednesday July 21, 2021

A trio of stars has joined on to play Laver Cup.

Denis Shapovalov, Felix Auger-Aliassime and Diego Schwartzman have eached joined Team World for the event, which will be held in Boston’s TD Garden from September 24-26.

“I’m so excited to be back with Team World for another Laver Cup,” said Shapovalov. “I have great memories from both Prague and Geneva a couple of years ago. It was a lot of fun being on the team with guys that I’m normally facing across the net and of course having McEnroe as our team leader – it’s such an honor. It’s definitely going to be a tough challenge for us, but I really believe if we all work together and play our best tennis we have a great chance.”



Team World, coached by John McEnroe, has yet to win a Laver Cup. The previous three editions, held in Prague, Chicago and Geneva, have all been won by Bjorn Borg’s Team Europe.

“I feel so privileged to be representing Team World for the Laver Cup this year,” said Auger-Aliassime. “To be able to play in front of a full house at somewhere like TD Garden will be just incredible. I’m also so excited to have a legend like John McEnroe in my corner – I’m sure I will learn a lot!”

“The Laver Cup is such a great event,” said Schwartzman. “Playing in front of a full stadium at the United Center in Chicago back in 2018 was just incredible. I can only imagine, after the year we’ve all had, what the atmosphere will be like in front of a full capacity home crowd at TD Garden – it’s going to be incredible.”

Last week Team Europe added Matteo Berrettini to its roster.


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