By Mike Dickson for The Mail on Sunday
Published: 00:42 BST, 1 July 2018 | Updated: 00:42 BST, 1 July 2018
Rafael Nadal has delivered a pre-Wimbledon blow to Roger Federer by telling him he is likely to skip the Ryder Cup-style event promoted by the Swiss legend.
The Spaniard was a star turn when the Europe vs Rest of the World Laver Cup — backed by Federer’s management group in partnership with Tennis Australia — made a successful debut in Prague last year.
It is being played this year in Chicago soon after the US Open,