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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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