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Kumar Sangakkara, its all-conquering bowlers and batsmen did not even give a whiff of challenge to Australia a year later and,they called it their own. after his left hand was blown up in an explosion that took place while he was making a bomb, said an officer who did not wish to be named Tunda fled to Dhaka after Ansari was arrested by the Mumbai police and CBI He could also provide information on the whereabouts of another wanted accused named Tahir Ansari alias Janabwho too was part of the Jalees Ansari module? named after Australian tennis legend Rod Laver, Tony Godsick of Team 8. Even though Rafael Nadal signed on to play and John McEnroe and Bjorn Borg were enlisted as team captains for Team World and Team Europe respectively it was hard to imagine that a brand new team tennis competition was (a) necessary and (b) serious After three days in Prague it’s safe to say that Federer Nadal and company have delivered an exciting new event that was an absolute highlight of the tennis year Initially event tickets were sold as a single package for all three days of play and it sold out pretty much immediately just based on the early announcement that Federer and Nadal would play on the same team The fact that the inaugural Laver Cup was being held in the Czech Republic a country with a rich tennis history that hosts no high level tournament itself helped to drum up local support for the event as well It was clear that a good number of the attendees at the O2 Arena in Prague were there for the whole tournament which created a sort of camaraderie among the spectators as much as among the players Later single seat sessions were made available but those who were able to spend three days watching this event got to see it gather momentum from its literal birth on Friday to an absolutely thrilling finish on Sunday night Team Europe’s Roger Federer left and Rafael Nadal right celebrate after defeating Team World’s Jack Sock and Sam Querrey AP The Laver Cup is certainly a tournament for the social media age The black court more a charcoal grey in person was striking and the red and blue uniforms of the teams really popped out of the background as if the scene right before one’s eyes had been run through an Instagram filter—except it was real In addition there were two new camera angles used for replays—the aerial camera which showed a bird’s eye view of the movement of players across the court during a point and the netcam which was positioned at the center of the net on the ground perfect for watching net rushing and volleys The tournament organisers also had a great eye for moments to tweet out as short videos or GIFs to share the excitement that was being generated on the court The format of the Laver Cup is inspired—the short matches limited to two tiebreak sets and a 10-point match tiebreak keep the suspense high Add to that the fact that matches were worth more points each day meant that neither team could be cut out of contention early in the event After all Team World lost six of the eight matches played on Friday and Saturday but were within a few points of pushing Team Europe to a doubles tiebreak for the trophy on Sunday night It also has a natural build for audiences—the first day of matches featured the two youngest players in the event Canada’s Dennis Shapovalov and the United States’ Frances Tiafoe both off of strong showings in the summer hardcourt tournaments Then Saturday delivered on the promise of Federer and Nadal each playing singles and then combining for the long-anticipated joining of forces to play doubles And just when it seemed like it could not get any better Sunday’s matches were blockbusters—with Americans Jack Sock and John Isner dominating hometown hero Tomas Berdych and Marin Cilic in doubles and Isner with the big upset of Rafael Nadal in the singles bringing Team World which seemed on the brink of elimination all weekend within one match of tying the tournament Ultimately however the success of Laver Cup was always going to depend on the enthusiasm that the players brought to the event It was far from a guarantee that players would be able to summon a high competitive level for a trophy that had just been invented After all there are other team events—running the gamut from the somewhat gimmicky Team Tennis to the Hopman Cup exhibition to the lugubrious Davis Cup tournament—and none has managed to capture the real competitive fire of tennis’ top male stars on a consistent basis This is where the Laver Cup truly shone Some of it may have been due to the format or good planning? In another match,Sector 40, the Pune side went down to Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in their previous outing, last year’s runners-up RCB have found the going tough this season.

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