Heather Watson Wimbledon 2015
Heather Watson will look to create a major upset when she faces world number one Serena Williams in the third roundReuters

Heather Watson has delighted the home crowd with a couple of outstanding performances in the first two rounds of Wimbledon in the women's singles. Pick up a win in the third round, and the crowd will go bonkers.

It looks pretty difficult and unlikely, however, since that person standing in the way of Watson and a place in the second week of Wimbledon is Serena Williams, the world number one and the current holder of every single Grand Slam barring Wimbledon.

Watson has been impressive so far at Wimbledon 2015, beating No.32 seed Caroline Garcia 1-6, 6-3, 8-6 in a match that lasted over two hours, before easing past the experienced Daniela Hantuchova 6-4, 6-2 in the second round.

Those matches, though, in terms of a challenge will pale in comparison to the one against Serena, at the height of her powers and looking to win her fourth straight Grand Slam.

"She is a great champion and a legend in the game, so it will be a great experience for me -- and where better for me to play her than here at Wimbledon?," said Watson.

Serena has not been really tested, yet, which was to be expected after all, considering the form the American is in. However, the world number one has exited relatively early in the last two years at Wimbledon, and that will be the seed of doubt that Watson will have to hold on to and take advantage come Friday.

The 2004 champion Maria Sharapova, looking for her first Wimbledon title in 11 years, will also be in third round action on Friday, with Irina-Camelia Begu the 29th seed looking to cause a major upset.

There have been a few already this year, with the likes of Simona Halep and Eugenie Bouchard already making their exits, and Sharapova and Serena will be keen not to join them.

Another match in the women's singles on Friday to keep an eye on is the one between French Open finalist Lucie Safarova and American Sloane Stephens. Venus Williams is also in action, and the 16th seed will want to setup a fourth round date with sister Serena or Watson by defeating Aleksandra Krunic of Serbia.

Where to Watch Live

Live TV coverage of the women's singles matches on Day 5 will be on Starsports 2 and Star Sports 4, while all the action of Wimbledon 2015 can also be watched via live streaming online on Hotstar and Starsports online.

Viewers in the UK can watch Wimbledon 2015 live on BBC One and BBC Two, while the matches can also be live streamed on BBC iPlayer. UK viewers can also listen to Day 5 of Wimbledon live on BBC Radio 5 Live.

Audience in the US can watch the matches live on ESPN and ESPN 2, while the fifth day action of the Grand Slam can also be watched online via a live stream on Watch ESPN.

Australia viewers can watch the day's action live on Channel 7, with the online live streaming option on 7tennis.

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