VIDEO: John McEnroe Shows off His Dance Moves as Team World Lift the 2022 Laver Cup

Published 09/26/2022, 5:30 AM EDT

Yesterday, Team World created history at the 2022 Laver Cup. They shocked Team Europe 13-8 to win their maiden Laver Cup title. Not many expected a young Team World team to succeed over a star-studded Team Europe lineup. But they capped a brilliant performance to succeed for the first time in this tournament. Subsequently, Team World’s captain John McEnroe was in a cheerful mood.

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John McEnroe puts on his dancing shoes after the Laver Cup triumph

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After Frances Tiafoe sealed the victory for Team World against Stefanos Tsitsipas, celebrations erupted in Team World’s camp. They proceeded to the court to enjoy their moment of success. Team World captain John McEnroe joined his team members in the celebrations. Subsequently, he showed off his dancing skills as the likes of Taylor Fritz and Diego Schwartzman cheered and danced along with him.

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Team World entered the final day of the tournament trailing 8-4 to Team Europe. However, they had a wonderful day on court as Team World won all three matches played on the final day of the 2022 Laver Cup.

LONDON, ENGLAND – MAY 19: John McEnroe of the United States reacts during the mixed doubles match between John McEnroe of the United States and his partner Kim Clijsters of Belgium and Martina Navratilova of the United States and Jamie Murray of Great Britain during the Wimbledon No. 1 Court Celebration in support of the Wimbledon Foundation at All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on May 19, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Dan Istitene/Getty Images)

Further, Djokovic and Tsitsipas had shocking losses against Felix Auger-Aliassime and Tiafoe, respectively. The day started with Andy Murray and Matteo Berrettini going down against Auger-Aliassime and Jack Sock in their doubles encounter.

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McEnroe on Laver Cup success

The American tennis legend was all smiles after his team’s Laver Cup victory. He said, “I’d say that amazing would be an understatement right now, it’s been a long time and we’ve been beaten up a few times but we’ve been so close we could taste it.”

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The Laver Cup marked the end of Roger Federer’s illustrious career. He played doubles on the first day of the tournament with Rafael Nadal. However, the duo lost against Tiafoe and Sock. Subsequently, the Swiss maestro gave an emotional farewell speech that left the entire tennis fraternity in tears.

What did you make of Team World’s victory over Team Europe at the 2022 Laver Cup? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below.

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Vatsal Shah

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Vatsal Shah is a tennis author at EssentiallySports. With a Bachelor's degree in engineering, he is a die hard fan of tennis and sports in general. He is an ardent follower of Rafael Nadal and is inspired by his never-say-die attitude.

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