The first day of the 2021 Laver Cup will be an eventful one. Matteo Berrettini and Alexander Zverev will face John Isner and Denis Shapovalov in a doubles encounter to wrap up Day 1 action. Here, you will find everything you need to know, such as the preview, predictions, odds, and how to watch it in the US.
The Laver Cup will get underway with a series of men's singles matches, starting with Casper Ruud vs. Reilly Opelka, Matteo Berrettini vs. Felix Auger-Aliassime, and Andrey Rublev vs. Diego Schwartzman before the doubles game takes the court by storm.
The Italian and German players will team up for Team Europe, while the American and the Canadian will make the duo for Team World. Will Isner and Shapovalov help to end the Europeans' success?
Berrettini/Zverev vs Isner/Shapovalov: Match Information
Date: Friday, September 24, 2021
Time: 8:20 PM (ET) approx.
Location: TD Garden, Boston
Berrettini/Zverev vs Isner/Shapovalov: Time by State in the US
ET: 8:20 PM
CT: 7:20 PM
MT: 6:20 PM
PT: 5:20 PM
Berrettini/Zverev vs Isner/Shapovalov: Storylines
Berrettini and Zverev will compose the European duo that will try to contribute to their region's success in the Laver Cup. The No. 4 and No. 7 of the world, respectively, will work under captain Bjorn Borg.
On the other hand, Isner and Shapovalov will set up an interesting pair that will try to dethrone Team Europe and help Team World to win its first championship under the leadership of John McEnroe.
How to watch or live stream Berrettini/Zverev vs Isner/Shapovalov in the US
The doubles game to be played between Matteo Berrettini-Alexander Zverev and the duo of John Isner and David Shapovalov will be broadcast in the US by Tennis Channel and the tournament's official website, lavercup.com.
Berrettini/Zverev vs Isner/Shapovalov: Predictions and Odds
Oddsmakers in the US haven't revealed their predictions for this game yet. But it would be safe to say the European pair are favorites as they are among the world's top 10 right now.
* Odds TBD.