Felix Auger-Aliassime rejoins reigning champion Team World at Laver Cup Vancouver | News

• Ticket sales schedule announced • Multi-session hospitality packages on sale starting February 6 • Non-hospitality multi-session ticket packages on sale early March

world no.7 Happy Auger-Too will return to Laver Cup competition in 2023 when Team World begin their title defense in sand rogers in vancouver of September 22-24.

The highest ranked Canadian is the first player to be named captain by John McEnroe six-man team as Laver Cup comes to Canada and the Northwest for the first time.

A variety of multi-session hospitality packages go on sale February 6 at 7:00am PST. Each hospitality package includes the same seat for all five sessions with the best views of the court combined with access to one of the exclusive Laver Cup hospitality spaces. Fans are encouraged to visit lavercup.com for full details of all hospitality packages and availability.

Multi-session ticket packages without hospitality, which include the same seat for all five sessions, will go on sale in early March through Ticketmaster at prices starting at CAD $340 (not including taxes and fees). Single session tickets will be available for purchase at a later date.

Returning to the Laver Cup for the third time, Auger-Aliassime played a key role in Team World’s maiden victory at The O2 in London last year.

“I am really looking forward to being part of the Laver Cup again, we had a wonderful time in London last year,” said Auger-Aliassime.

“We were able to get the win in London, but that was not easy. It will make a world of difference to have the crowd behind us and I really hope the fans will come out in large numbers to witness the Laver Cup first hand.”

Vancouver is such a beautiful city that it will be a very special experience for me.

McEnroe said that winning the Laver Cup for the first time in London in 2022 was one of the highlights of his career.

“The Laver Cup is one of the best things that has happened in tennis in the last 20 years. It has had a huge impact on the sport and it has been a great success,” McEnroe said.

“We have some great players coming from the world side, starting with Felix, who helped us to victory in London. He had a great season last year and went on a winning streak after the Laver Cup. It’s great to have him back.”

The 22-year-old Auger-Aliassime has worked his way up to win four ATP Tour Singles titles in 2022, starting in Rotterdam in February when he beat Stefanos Tsitsipas in the final. At the Laver Cup he defeated Novak Djokovic to put his team in a winning position and went on to win three more consecutive ATP indoor titles in Florence, Antwerp and Basel.

“The Laver Cup was a real confidence booster,” said Auger-Aliassime. “I felt really good about my game at the time and I had a whole run of indoor tournaments in similar conditions where I felt like I could win a lot of matches.”

bjorn borgwho has led Team Europe to four Laver Cup victories: in Prague (2017), Chicago (2018), Geneva (2019) and Boston (2021), he will once again face his old rival and close friend McEnroe in Vancouver. .

“I have been lucky to have had so many exceptional champions playing for Team Europe, over the years,” said the Grand Slam great. “We will have a lot of work for us this year as John and his team will be on top after their victory in London and will have the home crowd advantage, but we will do everything we can to win the Laver Cup. back.”

Named after Australian tennis legend DishwasherWinner of calendar year Grand Slams in 1962 and 1969, the Laver Cup pits six of Europe’s best men’s tennis players against six of their counterparts from the rest of the world.

The top three ranked players from each team earn a guaranteed wild card based on their individual ATP ranking on the Monday after Wimbledon (July 17, 2023). The remaining three will be chosen by the captains and named before the start of the US Open.

The event rotates host cities annually between Europe and the world and, after Vancouver this year, it will head to Berlin, Germany in 2024.

Since its inception in 2017, the Laver Cup has captured the imagination of the sporting world and established itself as a must-see event on the tennis calendar.

For more updates on player announcements, event updates, and ticket information, fans are encouraged to sign up at lavercup.com.

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