NEW YORK (Sporting Alert) — Live streaming and TV coverage of the 2014 U.S. Open on ESPN3, WatchESPN and ESPN networks on Day four at Flushing Meadows in New York on Thursday.
Top seed Serena Williams of USA will look to earn a place in the third round when she take on fellow American Vania King.
Williams cruised to a 6-3, 6-1 victory over American teen Taylor Townsend in Tuesday’s first round and she is looking forward to taking down another countrywoman at the tournament in her quest to win another U.S. Open title.
She faces King, who dumped former French Open champion Francesca Schiavone 6-3, 3-6, 6-3 in her first round match.
On the day too, men’s top seed Novak Djokovic of Serbia and Great Britain’s former champion Andy Murray will also be in action.
Djokovic plays France’s Paul-Henri Mathieu, while the eighth-seeded Murray will play Matthias Bachinger of Germany.
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, Milos Raonic, Kei Nishikori and John Isner are also down on the schedule.
Also in action on the women’s side is the third-seeded Petra Kvitova, the Wimbledon champion, who faces Petra Cetkovska, Canadian seventh-seeded Eugenie Bouchard take on Sorana Cirstea, while No. 8 Ana Ivanovic battle with Karolina Pliskova.
Teenager CiCi Bellis, 15, will be hoping to progress to the third round when she face-off with Zarina Diyas.
THURSDAY MEN’S SECOND ROUND MATCHES
Novak Djokovic (1) vs. Paul-Henri Mathieu
Milos Raonic (5) vs. Peter Gojowczyk
Andy Murray (8) vs. Matthias Bachinger
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (9) vs. Aleksandr Nedovyesov
Kei Nishikori (10) vs. Pablo Andujar
John Isner (13) vs. Jan-Lennard Struff
Tommy Robredo (16) vs. Simone Bolelli
Philipp Kohlschreiber (22) vs. Michael Llodra
Leonardo Mayer (23) vs. Matthew Ebden
Guillermo Garcia-Lopez (28) vs. Sam Querrey
Fernando Verdasco (31) vs. Andrey Kuznetsov
Andreas Seppi vs. Nick Kyrgios
Benoit Paire vs. Pablo Carreno Busta
THURSDAY WOMEN’S SECOND ROUND MATCHES
Serena Williams (1) vs. Vania King
Petra Kvitova (3) vs. Petra Cetkovska
Eugenie Bouchard (7) vs. Sorana Cirstea
Ana Ivanovic (8) vs. Karolina Pliskova
Flavia Pennetta (11) vs. Shelby Rogers
Carla Suarez Navarro (15) vs. Coco Vandeweghe
Victoria Azarenka (16) vs. Christina McHale
Ekaterina Makarova (17) vs. Polona Hercog
Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (23) vs. Nicole Gibbs
Samantha Stosur (24) vs. Kaia Kanepi
Madison Keys (27) vs. Aleksandra Krunic
Casey Dellacqua (29) vs. Wang Qiang
Barbora Zahlavova Strycova (30) vs. Monica Niculescu
CiCi Bellis vs. Zarina Diyas
Marina Erakovic vs. Elena Vesnina
Varvara Lepchenko vs. Mona Barthel