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The Laver Cup sees tennis greats go head-to-head from 20-22 September (Picture: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images for Laver Cup)

The Laver Cup, the international indoor hard court men’s tennis tournament created by Roger Federer and his agent Tony Godsick, is taking place between September 20 and 22 this year.

Founded in 2016 and named after Australia’s Rod Laver, one of the greatest tennis players of all time with 11 Grand Slam titles to his name, the Laver Cup is a competition between two teams – Team Europe and Team World – which is composed of players from non-European countries.

This year, the competition is taking place in Palexpo, a convention center in Geneva, Switzerland.

For the third year running, Team Europe is headed up by Bjorn Borg and Team World is helmed by John McEnroe.

In Bjorn’s team are tennis heavyweights Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer and Dominic Thiem as well Alexander Zverev, Stefanos Tsitsipas, Fabio Fognini and Roberto Bautista Agut.

Making up Team World are John Isner, Milos Raonic, Nick Kyrgios, Taylor Fritz, Denis Shapovalov, Jack Sock and Jordan Thompson.

How to watch the Laver Cup and what channel is it on?

In the UK, viewers can watch the Laver Cup on Eurosport and Amazon Prime Live.

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal of Team Europe in the Laver Cup
Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal of Team Europe celebrate in a practice session during previews ahead of the Laver Cup 2019 (Picture: Robert Hradil/Getty Images for Laver Cup)

Over the three days of the tournament four tennis matches will be played each day, usually three singles games and one double match.

The day session of matches begins at 1pm local time every day and the night session begins at 7pm local time. Geneva is one hour ahead of the UK, so the matches will be shown live at midday and 6pm GMT.

What is the Laver Cup schedule?

The Laver Cup schedule as it stands at time of writing is as follows:

John McEnroe, Captain of Team World and Roger Federer of Team Europe at the Laver Cup
America’s John McEnroe is Captain of Team World (Picture: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images for Laver Cup)

Friday September 20

Midday: Dominic Thiem vs Denis Shapovalov followed by Fabio Fognini vs Jack Sock

6pm: Stefanos Tsitsipas vs Taylor Fritz followed by Roger Federer & Alexander Zverev vs Denis Shapovalov & Jack Sock

Saturday September 21

Midday: Match 5 (singles), Match 6 (singles)

6pm: Match 7 (singles), Match 8 (doubles)

Sunday September 22

11am: Match 9 (doubles), Match 10 (singles), Match 11 (singles), Match 12 (singles)

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