The 2023 Laver Cup is set to kick off on 22nd September at the Rogers Arena in Vancouver, BC, Canada. It is set to be the 6th edition of the tournament. The Laver Cup was started back in 2017 and the 2020 edition was skipped because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The tournament was originally made to be the Ryder Cup of tennis, where the best players in Europe team up to take on the best players from the Rest of the World in a Team World vs Team Europe format and it has been a great success so far. It was at the 2022 Laver Cup that tennis legend Roger Federer announced his retirement last year.
In this article, let us a take a look at all the important details about the 2023 Laver Cup, including its prize money, history, and Record.
Laver Cup 2023: Teams
- Players: Casper Ruud, Stefanos Tsitsipas, Andrey Rublev, Davidovich Fokina, Hubert Hurkacz, Gael Monfils
- Alternate: Arthur Fils
- Captain: Bjorn Borg
- Vice-captain: Thomas Enqvist
- Players: Felix Auger-Aliassime, Taylor Fritz, Frances Tiafoe, Tommy Paul, Francisco Cerundolo, Ben Shelton
- Alternate: Christopher Eubanks, Milos Raonic
- Captain: John McEnroe
- Vice-captain: Patrick McEnroe
Laver Cup 2023: Prize Money
Laver Cup does not have prize money as such and in a way, all the players are winners as they get equal pay irrespective of the results. There is a total pool of $2,250,000 and each player gets $250,000 for appearing in the tournament.
Laver Cup 2023: Live Streaming
The Laver Cup 2023 will be streamed live on the Sony Sports Network in India. Thus, Indian fans will be able to watch it online on Sony Liv. In USA, however, the tournament will be available to the streamed on the Tennis Channel while in all of Europe (except France), Eurosport will stream the tournament.
Laver Cup: History and Record
The Laver Cup, as we mentioned earlier, has been going on since 2017 and the 2023 Laver Cup will be its sixth season. Well, Team Europe has had the upper hand and a better record in the Laver Cup’s history.
In fact, apart from the 2022 edition, i.e, last year, Team Europe has emerged victorious in all other Laver Cup seasons. Thus, although Team World is the defending champion, Team Europe is 5-1 ahead in the tournament overall.