NEW YORK (Sporting Alert) — Order of play at the U.S. Open Tennis tournament on Day 8, with both top seeds Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic on the schedule.
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On the women’s side, American two-time defending champions Serena Williams, who has been very impressive thus far at the tournament, will look for another victory when she takes on Estonia’s Kaia Kanepi at Arthur Ashe Stadium.
Also playing at Arthur Ashe Stadium on the men’s side is the No. 8 seed Andy Murray from Great Britain who will face a tricky clash against the ninth-seeded Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France.
Meanwhile, No. 1 seed Novak Djokovic of Serbia will face No. 22 Philipp Kohlschreiber of Germany at Louis Armstrong Stadium, while No. 10 seed Kei Nishikori of Japan will have his hands full when he comes up against the fifth-seeded Milos Raonic of Canada.
Another Canadian star in action in the U.S. Open on Monday is rising star Eugenie Bouchard, the seventh-seed, who will face No. 17 Ekaterina Makarova from Russia in women’s singles, while men’s single will see third-seeded Stan Wawrinka from Switzerland facing No. 16 Tommy Robredo of Spain.
Arthur Ashe Stadium
11:00: (11) Flavia Pennetta (Ita) v (29) Casey Dellacqua (Aus), (1) Serena Williams (USA) v Kaia Kanepi (Est), (9) Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (Fra) v (8) Andy Murray (Gbr), Aleksandra Krunic (Ser) v (16) Victoria Azarenka (Blr), (10) Kei Nishikori (Jpn) v (5) Milos Raonic (Can)
Louis Armstrong Stadium
11:00: (1) Bob Bryan (USA) & Mike Bryan (USA) v Bradley Klahn (USA) & Tim Smyczek (USA), (1) Novak Djokovic (Ser) v (22) Philipp Kohlschreiber (Ger), (17) Ekaterina Makarova (Rus) v (7) Eugenie Bouchard (Can), (3) Stanislas Wawrinka (Swi) v Tommy Robredo (Spa)
(8) Vasek Pospisil (Can) & Jack Sock (USA) v Carlos Berlocq (Arg) & Leonardo Mayer (Arg), (6) Leander Paes (Ind) & Radek Stepanek (Cze) v (11) Marcel Granollers (Spa) & Marc Lopez (Spa), Jarmila Gajdosova (Aus) & Ajla Tomljanovic (Cro) v Martina Hingis (Swi) & Flavia Pennetta (Ita), Abigail Spears (USA) & Santiago Gonzalez (Mex) v (3) Cara Black (Zim) & Leander Paes (Ind)