Sept 22-24, 2017 | Prague

Event Guide

Getting to the O2 Arena

Location

The O2 arena is located close by the Českomoravská subway station, tram stop, bus terminal and the Praha-Libeň train station which is just a few minutes’ walk away. You can get there by regular trains going in the direction of Kolín or Praha-Masarykovo nádraží or make use of a new train line Praha-Libeň – Praha-Holešovice – Praha-Bubeneč – Praha-Sedlec – Roztoky u Prahy.

By underground

Take the subway line B to Českomoravská station. The pedestrian entrance is located just a few meters outside the subway station exit (turn right outside the subway exit toward the bus station).

By tram

Take No.8 or 25 and get off at stop Multiaréna Praha.

By bus

Take the following buses: 251, 127, 158, 166, 259, 280, 302, 305, 348, 351, 354, 3, 66, 368, 375, 376 or 377 and get off at the Českomoravská stop or take either of: 136, 145, 177 or 195 and get off at Nádraží Libeň.

Parking

Multi-storey car parking is located close to the O2 arena. Park with ease a short walk from the venue.

Key Information

Session times

There are three singles and one doubles on each day of the Laver Cup over five sessions, with a one-set doubles Decider played to determine the winner if points are level on Sunday.

The five session times are as follows:

Friday, September 22, 2017:

Day
12.45pm pre-match entertainment
1pm Match 1 (singles) f/b Match 2 (singles)

Night
7pm Match 3 (singles) f/b Match 4 (doubles)

Saturday, September 23, 2017:

Day
1pm Match 5 (singles) f/b Match 6 (singles)

Night
7pm Match 7 (singles) f/b Match 8 (doubles)

Sunday, September 24, 2017

11.45am pre-match entertainment
12pm Match 9  f/b Match 10  f/b Match 11  f/b Match 12  f/b Decider if points are even (doubles).

Spectators may enter the O2 arena 90 minutes before the session starts.

Entrance

Spectators can enter the O2 arena by the North entrance located on the first floor accessible from Ocelářská St., the Českomoravská subway station and Sokolovská tram stops. This entrance features 18 turnstiles and two gates for people with a disability. The south entrance is located on the first floor and accessible from the Českomoravská tram stop and the Nádraží Libeň train station via Entrance No 18. Each person entering the O2 arena must pass through a security check.

Access

Guests with a disability can access their seats via the north entrance, doors No.4 and 7. There are 16 seats for wheelchair users: eight positions in sector 103 and eight positions in sector 121.

ATM and cash withdrawals
These are located at:

The northern foyer of the venue

Česká spořitelna – Galerie harfa (Českomoravská 2420/15)

Česká spořitelna – Drahobejlova 1894/52

MONETA Money Bank bankomat – Českomoravská 2420/15a

Credit cards are accepted from MasterCard, Visa, Visa Electon, Maestro, Amex, VPay JCB, Diners Club and Discover.

Bags and storage

There is a storage facility outside the O2 arena where people can store items that they can’t bring in (such as oversized bags). Any item that is too large to fit under a seat must not be brought into the venue. A limit of one bag per person applies. Bags must not be left unattended; any unattended bags or packages may be removed or destroyed.

First aid

First aid locations are as follows:

North entrance on the first floor

South entrance behind sector 111

Fourth floor behind sector 402

In case of emergency fans and visitors should contact security, organizers or hostesses.

Lost persons and property

Go to the information desk at the north entrance on the first floor.

Photography and video
 The use of flash photography in the court areas is prohibited and any photos or videos taken at the Laver Cup with a camera, mobile phone or other wireless device cannot be used for commercial purposes. Mobile telephones are permitted provided that they are used for personal and private use only and are not used to record any match play. Entry into the O2 arena will be refused to persons with any type of recording devices, namely data, video and audio, or mirror camera with changeable lenses.

Prohibited items

For the comfort and safety of patrons and players the following items are NOT permitted into the O2 arena.

  • Alcohol, drugs or any food and beverage items (with the exception of items for substantiated health reasons)
  • Bags that will not fit into the x-ray
  • Tennis rackets or inflatable devices
  • Camera tripods, binoculars, monopods, mirror camera with changeable lenses, video cameras or handy-cams, audio recorders; any other devices used for recording or transmitting scoring data or other statistical information for commercial purposes (including sports betting)
  • Umbrellas (that cannot be folded), pressurized items, glass, cans or PET bottles of any kind
  • Political or commercial advertising materials, offensive symbols, banners or signs
  • Animals other than assistance animals
  • Musical instruments, whistles, loud hailers or amplification equipment
  • Drones, flares, fireworks
  • Flag poles
  • Smoking is strictly prohibited in all areas
  • Bicycles, scooters, skateboards or rollerblades
  • Children’s prams
  • Explosive substances, blasting agents, detonating agents
  • Any dangerous item or weapons, flammable substances
  • Binoculars, telescopes
  • Perfumes, lacquers or spray deodorants more than 100ml
  • Selfie sticks

For Fans

Fan Zone

View Laver Cup matches live on the giant screen in the Laver Cup Fan Zone. Fans will be able to purchase a range of international and local food, as well as a wide range of beverages. Learn about Laver Cup legends Rod Laver, John McEnroe and Bjorn Borg at a special exhibition by the International Tennis Hall of Fame and find out how the Laver Cup came about, including the making of the Laver Cup trophy. There will be an opportunity to have your photo taken with the trophy at certain times, and you will also be able to see players practicing on the adjacent training court.

Food and beverages within the O2 arena

There are a number of outlets where patrons can purchase food and drinks during the Laver Cup. Spectators can make use of 26 fast food stands located on the two public floors (first and fourth floor).

Merchandise

Buy your Laver Cup merchandise from outlets around the grounds or within the Fan Zone. These include Team World and Team Europe T-shirts and caps.

Social media
Follow the Laver Cup at facebook.com/LaverCup and show your support for Team World or Team Europe by changing your profile picture with custom Laver Cup frames. Follow us on Twitter @LaverCup and cast your vote during matches for Team Europe or Team World in our daily polls.Tag @LaverCup with your Instagram photos and use the official hashtag #LaverCup to join the conversation.

LaverCup.com

For on-going updates about the event and to secure early tickets to Laver Cup 2018, register for the Laver Cup newsletter at LaverCup.com. The website will show live scores and expert analysis  in the Laver Cup match center, along with exclusive behind-scenes coverage from the pulse of the tournament.

Fan conduct
Team events arouse passion in fans like no other competition. We love and encourage your enthusiasm, however please refrain from calling out during a point. Standing or any activity that may distract the players is not permitted until the end of games or between matches. Standing in the aisles or sitting on the stairs is not permitted at any time.