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Roger Federer's Inaugural Laver Cup Tennis Event Debuts This Weekend In Prague

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 09 / 22 / 17

The inaugural Laver Cup tennis event got under way Friday in Prague, and the event "inspired" by the Ryder Cup is being "played on a black, indoor hardcourt in a sold-out O2 Arena," according to Christopher Clarey of the N.Y. TIMES. The event, named for HOFer Rod Laver, will be held "every year...

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Belk Kickoff Looking To Draw More Fans

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K.C. Bids To Be Host Site For '26 World Cup

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Could Trump Action Derail WC Bid?

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IndyCar Wants To Add Mexico City To '18 Schedule

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Target Center To Host '18 WNBA All-Star Game

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Boston PGA Tour Stop Could Be In Trouble

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Bouchard Put On Main Court Despite USTA Lawsuit

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