DSPORT acquires exclusive rights for Laver Cup

Inaugural edition to feature legends and current ATP leaders Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer

by exchange4media Staff
Published - Sep 19, 2017 3:25 PM Updated: Sep 19, 2017 3:25 PM


DSPORT, a sports TV channel by Discovery Communications India, has acquired the exclusive India broadcast rights of the inaugural edition of the eagerly awaited Laver Cup. The new premier tennis tournament, conceived on the lines of golf’s ‘Ryder Cup’ will see tennis legends from Europe battle it out against a star-studded rest of the world team. The Laver Cup will be broadcast live and exclusive on DSPORT from 4:30 PM onwards on September 22 and 23and 3:30 PM onwards on September 24, 2017for sports fans in India. 

 

The Laver Cup will be played every year, two weeks following the US Open, except in the Summer Olympic years. The city of Prague, in the Czech Republic will play host to the first edition of the three-day tennis extravaganza. The tournament will feature the current top two in men’s tennis, legends Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal who will team up with Dominic Thiem, Alexander Zverev, Marin Cilic and Thomas Berdych to take on a rest of the world team that comprises of rising superstar Denis Shapovalov, former US Open Champion Juan Martin del Potro, Nick Kyrgios, John Isner and Sam Querry. 

Following is the information on the teams and timetable followed throughout the tournament. 

 

Laver Cup – The Teams

 









































Team Europe

Team World

Björn Borg - Captain

John McEnroe - Captain

Thomas Enqvist - Vice Captain

Patrick McEnroe - Vice Captain

Rafael Nadal

Sam Querrey

Roger Federer

John Isner

Alexander Zverev

Nick Kyrgios

Marin Cilic

Jack Sock

Dominic Thiem

Juan Martin del Potro

Tomas Berdych

Denis Shapovalov



 

Laver CUP – The Telecast Schedule LIVE &Exclusive

 
























Day

Date

Time

Friday

22nd September 2017

4:30 PM Onwards

Saturday

23rd September 2017

4:30 PM Onwards

Sunday

24th September 2017

3:30 PM Onwards


 

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