Laver Cup 2022: The last dance of Federer and Nadal, as Europe hope for fairytale ending

Almost exactly 24 years to the day after the 17-year-old Roger Federer, still barely inside the top 1000, won his first senior tour match—against the 45-ranked Guillaume Raoux in Toulouse—the Swiss superstar was about to play his last professional match. It had not been part of the long-term plan for the iconic O2 arena in London to host such a moment. Federer's home town of Base