Félix Auger-Aliassime rejoins the defending champions in the Laver Cup Vancouver World Team | News

• Announcement of ticket sales schedule • Sale of multi-session hospitality packages from February 6 • Non-hosted multi-session ticket packages beginning of March

World No. 7 Felix Auger-Aliassime He will return to Laver Cup competition in 2023 when Team World begins their title defense at the Laver Cup Rogers Arena in Vancouver from September 22-24.

The highest-ranking Canadian is the first player to be named captain John McEnroe A six-man team like the Laver Cup is coming to Canada and the Northwest for the first time.

A variety of multi-session hospitality packages are on sale Feb. 6, 7:00 a.m. PT. Each hospitality package includes the same seat for all five sessions with the best views of the stadium along with access to one of the Laver Cup’s signature hospitality spaces. Fans are encouraged to visit lavercup.com For full details of all hospitality packages and availability.

Multi-session ticket packages without hospitality, including the same seat for all five sessions, will go on sale in early March via Ticketmaster with prices starting at $340 CAD (excluding taxes and fees). Single-cycle tickets will be available for purchase at a later date.

Auger-Alyssum, who is back in the Laver Cup for the third time, played a key role in the World Senior Team’s victory at The O2 in London last year.

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

“We managed to get the win in London, but it wasn’t easy. It makes a real difference to have the fans behind us and I really hope the fans will come out in droves to watch the Laver Cup live.”

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

McEnroe said 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 to happen in tennis in the last 20 years. It’s had a huge impact on the sport, and it’s been a huge success,” McEnroe said.

“We’ve got some great players coming from the world, starting with Felix, who helped us get the win in London. He had a huge season last year and went on a winning streak after the Laver Cup. It’s great that he’s back.”

Auger-Aliassime, 22, is set to win four ATP Tour titles in 2022, starting in Rotterdam in February when he beat Stefanos Tsitsipas in the final. At the Laver Cup, he upset Novak Djokovic to put his team in winning position, then went on to win three consecutive ATP 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 that point and I had a whole series of tournaments after that indoors in similar circumstances where I felt I could win a lot of matches.”

Bjorn Borg, who has led Team Europe to four Laver Cup victories – in Prague (2017), Chicago (2018), Geneva (2019) and Boston (2021) – will once again face old rival and close friend McEnroe in Vancouver. .

“I’ve been fortunate to have played so many extraordinary champions for Team Europe, over the years,” said the Grand Slam star. “We’re going to finish our work this year because John and his team will be on a high after winning in London and get the home crowd advantage, but we’ll do everything we can to win the Laver Cup back.”

Named in honor of the Australian tennis legend Rod LaverWinner of the calendar year Grand Slam tournaments in 1962 and 1969, the Laver Cup pits six of the best men’s tennis players from Europe against six of their counterparts from the rest of the world.

The top three players of each team earn a guaranteed invite based on their ATP singles ranking on the Monday after Wimbledon (July 17, 2023). The remaining three will be the captain’s picks 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 sports world and established itself as a must-have event in the tennis calendar.

For more updates on player announcements, event updates, and ticket information, we encourage fans to register at lavercup.com.

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