We are just about at the half-way mark as the 2014 US Open heads into day 6, with a full line-up of round 3 matches and star players taking the court.
Today’s coverage will be split between the Tennis Channel, CBS Sports and the CBS Sports Network as follows:
11 A.M. (EST)-12 P.M. (EST)- 3rd Round on CBS Sports Network.
11 A.M. (EST)-6 P.M. (EST) 3rd Round on CBS.
3:30 P.M. (EST)-6 P.M. (EST) on CBS Sports Network.
7 P.M. (EST)-11 P.M. (EST) on the Tennis Channel.
The US Open Live site is free for everyone, but available in the U.S. only. CBS Sports has streaming, but you must register with them first and The Tennis Channel Everywhere site can only be accessed through your existing cable/internet provider.
The Tennis Channel will also be broadcasting US Open Live from 11 P.M. (EST) to 6 P.M. (EST), showing all of the days highlights, interviews and more.
Here are the key matches to watch for:
Serena Williams-vs-Varvara Lepchenko: match play after 1 P.M. (EST), Arthur Ashe Stadium.
Wiliams has been on a tear during this Open and this match should help her to continue her domination.
Williams has played Lepchenko twice- winning both matches, the last on this year in Rome.
Lepchenko is a solid player, just not in the same class as Williams
Williams in straight sets: 6-2, 6-2.
The other women’s match to watch in the women’s group are Barbora Zahlavova Strycova-vs-Eugene Bouchard (match play at 7 P.M. (EST) and Petra Kvitova-vs-Aleksandra Krunic (match play at 11 A.M. (EST).
Novak Djokovic-vs-Sam Querrey: (match play after 1 P.M. (EST), Arthur Ashe Stadium.
Querrey is coming off a solid, but surprising round 2 win after beating Guillermo Garcia-Lopez, but it’s highly unlikely that will happen against Djokovic.
The two have met 8 times in the past, with Djokovic winning 7 of those 8 meetings- expect the same outcome today.
Djokovic in 4: 6-4, 7-6, 6-3, 6-3.
Fans will also want to watch Andy Murray play Andrey Kuznetsov (match play after 11 A.M. (EST).
Here are the highlights from day 5:
For the women, there were a few upsets as Sara Errani knocked Venus Williams out of the tournament, winning 6-0, 0-6, 7-6 and Mirjana Lucic- Maroni eliminated Simona Halep 7-6, 6-2.
Maria Sharapova, however, continued her smooth style of play, beating Sabine Lisicki easily, 6-2, 6-4.
For the men Rodger Federer beat Sam Groth as expected in straight sets 6-4, 6-4, 6-4.
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