The man from Malaga Alejandro Davidovich Fokina will play the Laver Cupwhich will be held in Vancouver (Canada) between September 22 and 24 on hard court, representing the European team, replacing the Danish Holger Rune, absent due to injury.
«The Spanish Alejandro Davidovich Fokina will represent the European team in the Laver Cup in Vancouver at the Rogers Arena from September 22 to 24, 2023. Captain Bjorn Borg has selected the Spaniard, number 25 in the ranking, to replace Holger Rune, who withdrew due to injury,” the competition announced in an official statement.
The Malaga tennis player occupies the 25th position in the ATP ranking and comes from a great North American tour in which he reached the semifinals of the Toronto Masters 1,000 and the third round of the US Open, and now he will have the opportunity to play this tournament for the first time in his career. “Last year the team was incredible, I wondered if one day they were going to call me if the circuit was going very well,” he confessed.
After Rune’s departure, Alejandro Davidovich from Costa Sol completes a team made up of the Greek Stefanos Tsitsipas, the Russian Andrey Rublev, the Norwegian Casper Ruud, the Polish Hubert Hurkacz, the Frenchman Gael Monfils and as a substitute, the Frenchman Arthur Fils.