Rafael Nadal
Rafael Nadal will be eyeing the third round on Thursday.Reuters

The big guns will be seen in action on Day 5 of the French Open 2015 on Thursday. The second grand slam of the season has already showcased some exciting matches and fans will be eagerly waiting for a star-studded Day 5.

Top seeded (Men's) Novak Djokovic will be taking on the unseeded Gilles Muller from Luxembourg. Djokovic will be marching on without problems unless Muller makes the world no. 1 sweat. Muller needed five sets spread across two days to beat Paolo Lorenzi in his opening round game. 

The undisputed king of the Roland Garros, who holds the record of 67-1 (win-loss record) against his name, will also be taking the center court on Thursday against unseeded fellow countryman Nicolas Almagro. Nadal had no problem whatsoever to sail into the 2nd Round of French Open 2015. On Thursday, he would be eyeing the third round.

British tennis star Andy Murray will be playing his second round game against unseeded Joao Sousa from Portugal. It will not be that difficult for Murray to ease past Sousa into the third round of the French Open 2015.

Top seeded Serena Williams will also be seen in action against the unseeded Anna-Lena Friedsam from Germany. Williams trounced her opponent in her first round game by beating Andrea Hlavackova 6-2, 6-3. She would also be eyeing the the third round of Roland Garros 2015 on Thursday.

Petra Kvitova (4th seed) and Caroline Wozinacki (5th seed) will also play their respective second round games on Thursday against unseeded players. Kvitova will face Silvia Soler-Espinosa from Spain in the center court while Wozinacki will be taking on Julia Goerges from Germany in Court Suzanne Lenglen.

Schedule and Timing for French Open 2015, Day 3: Matches are supposed to start at 14:30 (IST), 09:00 (GMT) and 10:00 (BST)

Court Philippe Chatrier (play starts at 09:00 GMT):

1-Novak Djokovic (Serbia) vs Gilles Muller (Luxembourg)

6-Rafael Nadal (Spain) vs Nicolas Almagro (Spain)

3-Andy Murray (Britain) vs Joao Sousa (Portugal)

1-Serena Williams (USA) vs Anna-Lena Friedsam (Germany)

4-Petra Kvitova (Czech Republic) vs Silvia Soler-Espinosa (Spain)

5-Caroline Woziniacki (Denmark) vs Julia Goerges (Germany) 

Live TV Information

India – Neo Sports and Neo Prime

UK - Eurosport 1,2 and ITV


Australia - Fox Sports

Online Streaming available at Watch ESPN, Tennis Channel and NBC Sports Live Extra for US and Eurosport Player and ITV Player for UK and Europe.


Also read