Stefanos Tsitsipas: Laver Cup is my favorite tournament, don't ask me again



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Stefanos Tsitsipas: Laver Cup is my favorite tournament, don't ask me again

Greek tennis star Stefanos Tsitsipas absolutely enjoyed his weekend at the Laver Cup as he says that's now his favorite tournament. Tsitsipas, ranked at No. 3 in the world, was one of the keys in Team Europe's win over Team World.

In his lone singles matches played, Tsitsipas beat Nick Kyrgios in straight sets.

In his lone doubles match, Tsitsipas teamed up with Andrey Rublev and they beat Kyrgios and John Isner. Team Europe beat Team World by a 14-1 score and now they own a perfect 4-0 record at the Laver Cup.

Tsitsipas was thrilled to see Roger Federer

On Friday, Federer flew to Boston and surprised everyone by attending the Laver Cup.

“Stefanos Tsitsipas texted me to tell me that he misses me and needs me on the team. I didn't tell him I was coming, so it was a surprise," Federer revealed. The Laver Cup features some of the biggest names of today's game, as well as some of the biggest legends of the game.

“It’s really important that we remember it because we have a really rich history,” Federer, 40, told CNBC on Friday morning. “Rod Laver was a hero to us, especially Bjorn Borg, also to John [McEnroe].

To me, he’s that big legend that was able to win two times the Grand Slam, winning all four majors in the same year”. “He’s also the one who went from amateur sports to professional sport, so that’s where the idea came in that we could do something for the legacy of the game and incorporate all the young ones coming through and learning from the best, like John and Bjorn, for example, having rivals become teammates,” added Federer, one of the Team Europe vs.Team World competition’s co-founders.

“I think the first three editions have been wonderful in Prague, Chicago and Geneva. And now finally we’re here in Boston starting today."