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How to watch Roger Federer in his final match, as a doubles partner with Rafael Nadal

Roger Federer is ending his career in style. We break down how to watch his final match, which will feature him in doubles play with Rafael Nadal.

Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer of Team Europe watch on during a practice session on centre court ahead of the Laver Cup at The O2 Arena on September 22, 2022 in London, England. Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images for Laver Cup

Tennis great Roger Federer wraps up his professional tennis career on Friday, September 23 when he competes in the Laver Cap. His last match will be a fitting one as he will pair with Rafael Nadal on Team Europe in doubles competition. They will face Jack Sock and Frances Tiafoe in the evening session at the O2 Arena.

How to watch Federer’s final match

The Laver Cup will air on Tennis Channel in the United States. A live stream will be available at through Tennis Channel Plus and through the Tennis Channel app

The morning session starts at 1 p.m. British Summer Time and the evening session starts at 7 p.m. BST. That time zone is five hours ahead of Eastern Time in the US — so, 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. start times, respectively, on those sessions.

Federer and Nadal will face Sock and Tiafoe in the second match of the evening session. They’ll be preceded by a singles match between Andy Murray and Alex De Minaur. Murray and De Minaur will play a best of three set match, so we can probably expect Federer and Nadal to hit the court sometime between 3:30 p.m. and 4 p.m. ET.

What is the Laver Cup

The Laver Cup is an indoor hard court team event similar to the Ryder Cup in golf. It features Team Europe vs. Team World. Each team earns points for wins in singles and doubles matches. Former tennis stars Björn Borg and John McEnroe serve as the captains of the two teams.

The event started in 2017 and Team Europe has won all four years it has run. They won 14-1 in 2021 and the event was not held in 2020 due to COVID-19.