‘Why Don’t You Give It a Shot?’- Roger Federer Invites Ball Kids for Laver Cup 2022

Published 06/20/2022, 7:26 AM EDT
Tennis – Wimbledon – All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, London, Britain – July 5, 2021 Switzerland’s Roger Federer celebrates winning his fourth round match against Italy’s Lorenzo Sonego REUTERS/Paul Childs

Roger Federer has been on a hiatus for almost a year now. The only thing assuring his fans is his comeback at the Laver Cup this year. What is more delightful is that he recently announced through Twitter about hiring ball kids at the Laver Cup.

A tennis legend who himself started as a ball boy has made this announcement. The humble beginnings of the tennis legend have given a lot of young tennis players hope to rise to the top like Federer.


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Roger Federer invites ball kids for Laver Cup

The Twitter page of the Laver Cup announced tennis legend Roger Federer. He is going to be part of the Laver Cup too.

PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC – SEPTEMBER 22: Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Tomas Berdych, Thomas Enqvist and Fernando Verdasco of Team Europe celebrate as they watch the singles match between Dominic Thiem of Team Europe and John Isner of Team World on the first day of the Laver Cup on September 22, 2017 in Prague, Czech Republic. The Laver Cup consists of six European players competing against their counterparts from the rest of the World. Europe will be captained by Bjorn Borg and John McEnroe will captain the Rest of the World team. The event runs from 22-24 September. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images for Laver Cup)

It stated, The search is on for Laver Cup London 2022 ballkids, a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. Try out for a chance to be on the court with @rogerfederer in September.” The player also made an announcement with a video.

He said, “Hi everyone, we are running a ball kids trial for the Laver Cup in July. So, why don’t you give it a shot? I was a ball kid myself and I loved every minute of it. So, I hope I see you there and I’ll see you in September in London. Take care.”


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This must-have ignited the heart of the little tennis enthusiasts. Being on the same court as tennis legend Roger Federer is something that every little tennis enthusiast looks forward to.

Most-awaited comeback of the Swiss Maestro


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Roger Federer’s performance has been on a hiatus for some time now; due to his knee surgery, which is undergoing a slow recovery. The player is focusing on complete recovery for a smashing comeback.

Tennis – Wimbledon – All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, London, Britain – July 3, 2021 Switzerland’s Roger Federer in action during his third round match against Britain’s Cameron Norrie REUTERS/Toby Melville

His fans were anticipating his comeback at this year’s Wimbledon. However, the player has refuted that and has confirmed his participation in the Laver Cup, which would be both fun and exciting to watch. The soonest we can see, the Swiss Maestro on a grand slam tour would be at the Australian Open 2023.


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For now, we are excited to see the tennis legend recover completely and make an astounding comeback.



Shivali Sharma

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Shivali Sharma is a tennis author at EssentiallySports. She has pursued her Master's in history from Himachal University, but her love for the game has driven her to write about tennis. Shivali is a huge fan of Naomi Osaka and admires Osaka not only for her on-court performances, but also for her off-court actions.