Yet it was the sight of Djokovic and Federer teaming up in a doubles match against Kevin Anderson and Jack Sock that set pulses racing, with the pair that have won a stunning 34 Grand Slam titles between them appearing too have a great chemistry on court. Last time around, he won the first doubles match with Rafael Nadal but this time, his pairing with Djokovic didn't pay dividends. The match also a hilarious moment play out between them when Djokovic accidentally struck the ball on Federer's waist.
But their opponents soon found their rhythm, taking the second set 6-3, with Sock's experience as a three-time doubles major champion shining through on some impressive volley shots and Anderson displaying a strong serve.
The current Wimbledon and US Open champion was quick to see the amusing side, however, and immediately rushed to Federer's aid before giving him a hearty rub on the back to make amends.
On day two, Team Europe's Alexander Zverev, Federer and Djokovic will face John Isner, Nick Kyrgios and Anderson in the singles before Goffin and Dimitrov team up to face Sock and Kyrgios in the doubles.
"That's why we don't play doubles, right?" Federer and Djokovic eventually lost the match 7-6, 3-6, (10-6).
This is the second instalment of the Laver Cup which has been dubbed the Ryder Cup of tennis - although it lacks the tradition of golf's premier team event. Federer said to Djokovic during a break between games.
The second episode, "Suffer the Children", is scheduled to appear on all three platforms on September 25, 2018. On behalf of everyone at VGR, we wish nothing but the best for everyone affected by the layoffs.
Le Suisse a ainsi obtenu deux de ses breaks à sa troisième balle, au 6e jeu de la manche initiale et au 3e du second set. Il a passé 69% de premières balles et a fait le point dans 71% des cas sur son premier et son deuxième service.
Butler has made his list of preferred teams known, but as we saw in the Kyrie Irving deal , those list rarely are a factor. Most teams interested in Butler would like to maximize their cap space for 2019 and will balk at taking back Dieng.
Regardless of whatever comes of this, it sounds like we could be hearing about a Stranger Things project in the near-ish future. It laid off almost a quarter of its staff in late 2017, and was sued by former CEO Kevin Bruner in June of this year.
Yogurt is often regarded as a healthy snack but a new study finds that most yogurts on store shelves are chock-full of sugar. In these categories, average sugars ranged from 10.8g per 100g in children's products to 13.1g per 100g in organic products.
The other, published in 2013, claimed rather than made decisions in the lunch line, where they can smell less-healthy entrees. Although retracted articles account for far less than 1% of published papers, they can have an outsize impact.
Quant au quatrième Tricolore éliminé, il s'agit de Constant Lestienne, battu par le Biterrois Richard Gasquet ce mercredi soir. Son prochain adversaire sera Gilles Simon ou le Serbe Filip Krajinovic qui s'affronteront jeudi.
The pair of cylindrical Minerva-II rovers were basically flung off the Japanese Space Agency's Hayabusa-2 spacecraft on Thursday. The two robots will capture images of the asteroid and measure temperatures before a larger rover is released in early October.
Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addresses the weekly cabinet meeting in his Jerusalem office, August 12, 2018. Washington would nearly certainly respond militarily to any Russian retaliation against the Israeli action in Latakia.
Man rescued from air pocket in ferry disaster
Tanzania's president has ordered four days of national mourning for the victims and as well as the arrest of the boat's operators. With a surface area of 70,000 sq km (27,000 sq miles), the oval-shaped Lake Victoria is shared by Tanzania, Uganda and Kenya.
More flooding for SC , a week after Florence
Roy Cooper says about 100 people were evacuated by boat and air after the Cape Fear River breached a levee and flooded a town. In South Carolina , the flooding has damaged cotton, peanut and hemp crops. "We have never seen one like this", Cooper added.
The Heat: U.S. sanctions China military Pt1
China told the U.S. it should remove the sanctions on its military or "bear the consequences". CGTN'S Jim Spellman has this report. "Otherwise, the USA has to bear the consequences".
Meet SpaceX's First Space Tourist
Musk later reversed course , saying the company no longer has plans to certify the Falcon Heavy for human spaceflight. Asked why the company made further changes, Musk said he "did not like the aesthetics" of the previous version.