Felix Auger-Aliassime and Jack Sock give hope to Team World | ATP Tour

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Felix Auger-Aliassime and Jack Sock defeat Matteo Berrettini and Andy Murray on Sunday in London.

Djokovic will face Felix in the second match of the day

Felix Auger-Aliassime and Jack Sock delivered for Team World on Sunday in the Laver Cup, edging out Team Europe’s Matteo Berrettini and Andy Murray 2-6, 6-3, 10-8. The European team now leads the World team 8-7 with three matches remaining. Each matchup on Sunday is worth three points.

In an entertaining battle at London’s O2, Auger-Aliassime and Sock kept their cool when it mattered, finding first serves and deep returns in the Match Tie-break to triumph after an hour and 37 minutes. .

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American Sock has now secured four points for his side, having teamed up with Frances Tiafoe to defeat Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal in the Swiss star’s final game at tour level on Friday night. Auger-Aliassime will be looking to move Team World into the lead when he takes on former world number one Novak Djokovic in Game 2.

Captain Bjorn Borg is aiming to guide Team Europe to their fifth consecutive Laver Cup title against John McEnroe’s World side on Sunday in the British capital. The three-day event kicked off on Friday.

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