Laver Cup Teams Announced – Zverev, del Potro and Shapovalov Confirm Participation
(August 23, 2017) NEW YORK, NY – Alexander Zverev, Juan Martin del Potro and Denis Shapovalov have been confirmed as the captain’s picks for the inaugural Laver Cup.
Rod Laver was joined by Roger Federer, John McEnroe, Marin Cilic, Tomas Berdych and Shapovalov in the heart of New York City to make the historic announcement and preview the upcoming tournament in September.
Zverev, the world No.7 becomes the fifth top-10 player for Team Europe, joining Rafael Nadal, Federer, Cilic and Dominic Thiem. Berdych will also represent the European team at the O2 arena in Prague, Czech Republic from September 22-24 2017.
Del Potro and Shapovalov will add powerful x-factor when they line up for Team World.
Captain’s picks del Potro and Shapovalov join Milos Raonic, John Isner, Jack Sock and Sam Querrey.
|TEAM EUROPE||TEAM WORLD|
|Captain: Björn Borg||Captain: John McEnroe|
| Rafael Nadal|| Milos Raonic|
| Roger Federer|| John Isner|
| Marin Cilic|| Jack Sock|
| Dominic Thiem|| Sam Querrey|
| Tomas Berdych|| Juan Martin del Potro|
| Alexander Zverev|| Denis Shapovalov|
Rankings as at August 21, 2017