Stan Sport locks in Laver Cup tennis rights

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Stan Sport will broadcast the Laver Cup after securing rights in a multi-year agreement for the unique men's tennis competition.

The competition is in its fourth year and features two teams - Team Europe and Team World - of six players in 12 matches that include nine singles and three doubles clashes.

Every match from TD Garden in Boston will be exclusively streaming ad-free, live and on-demand only on Stan Sport, starting on September 25.

Watch Nick Kyrgios, Daniil Medvedev, Stefanos Tsitsipas and the game's biggest stars at the Laver Cup, with every match streaming ad-free, live and on-demand only on Stan Sport from September 25. Start your 7-day free trial here!

"The Laver Cup has become one of the most thrilling tennis competitions on the annual calendar. We are pleased to welcome this innovative tennis tournament featuring some of the world's best players and iconic captains John McEnroe and Björn Borg as our newest live sports event to Stan later this month," Stan Acting Chief Executive Officer Martin Kugeler said.

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"We had a terrific response to our Wimbledon and Roland Garros coverage earlier this year and look forward to bringing tennis fans the Laver Cup on Stan Sport."

Nick Kyrgios at the Laver Cup (Getty)

The 2021 Laver Cup will feature two tennis icons leading both teams, with Björn Borg lining up as Team Europe's captain and John McEnroe in charge of Team World.

"The Laver Cup is named to honour Australian tennis icon Rod Laver. It is fitting and necessary that his home nation can follow all the action from Boston live on Stan Sport,"" Laver Cup CEO Steve Zacks said.

"Bringing together rivals as teammates is just one of the unique elements of The Laver Cup that has captivated fans around the world. We look forward to another spectacular weekend of competition."

Denis Shapovalov, Thanasi Kokkinakis, Frances Tiafoe and Nick Kyrgios of Team World react during a men's doubles match on the final day of the Laver Cup on September 24, 2017. (Getty)

Team Europe will include world No. 2 Daniil Medvedev (Russia) and world No. 3 Stefanos Tsitspas (Greece). Team World will feature Australia's Nick Kyrgios, alongside American John Isnerworld No. 10 Denis Shapovalov (Canada) and world No. 14 Felix Auger-Aliassime (Canada).

"The Laver Cup is my favourite week of the year and I just love being part of the team," Team World representative Nick Kyrgios said.

"It's going to be unreal playing at TD Garden, home of the Celtics. Boston fans love their sport, so if we can win the Laver Cup anywhere, then TD Garden and Boston, one of the greatest sports cities in the world is the place to do it."

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