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Roland Garros 2021: schedule and where to watch live on TV the matches of Thursday, June 3

Rafa Nadal and Novak Djokovic are the main protagonists of this Thursday’s day at Roland Garros 2021, where the second round matches will be played. The Spaniard will seek the third round against the French Richard Gasquet, against whom he does not know defeat, while the world number one will face the Uruguayan Pablo Cuevas (not before 2:30 p.m. at Suzanne Lenglen). Check the schedule and where to watch on television all the tennis matches of this day in the French Grand Slam. This Thursday, June 3, the second round matches of Roland Garros 2021 will be completed in the men’s and women’s draw. Rafa Nadal wants to continue his good streak against the Frenchman, a rival he has beaten on the 16 times they have faced each other. The Spanish comes from winning the Australian Alexei Popyrin in three sets (6-3, 6-2 and 7-6) in the first round. Gasquet, for his part, got rid of his compatriot Hugo Gaston in three rounds. The clash will take place in the last shift of the Philippe Chatrier, not before 9 p.m. It also highlights the match of Roger Federer. The Swiss tennis player will face a difficult opponent such as Marin Cilic (not before 4 pm at the Philippe Chatrier), who is not going through his best moment. The former world number one wants to continue shooting on his return to the slopes after beating Uzbek Denis Istomin in the first round in three sets. Another of the meetings to follow on this day is that of the promising Spanish tennis player Carlos Alcaraz. The Murcian faces the Georgian Nikoloz Basilashvili (last turn of track 14) in search of access, for the first time in his career, to the third round of a Grand Slam.Barty leads the women’s drawWorld number one, Ashleigh Barty, leads the second round matches played this Thursday in the women’s draw. The Australian will fight Polish Magda Linette in the match that will open the day at the Philippe Chatrier, at 12 noon, for a place in the third round of the French Grand Slam. Another of the big names of the day is Sofia Kenin. The 2020 Roland Garros runner-up comes out on stage to play her match against her compatriot Hailey Baptiste (11 hours, track 14). Iga Swiatek, champion last year in Paris, faces the Swedish Rebecca Peterson (last shift of the Simonne Mathieu). The fifth seed, the Ukrainian Elina Svitolina, will take to the court to play against the American tennis player Ann Li (11 hours, Suzanne Lenglen). One of the great women’s tennis rackets such as Petra Kvitova was also expected to play, but the Czech woman had to withdraw due to an ankle injury suffered after attending the press. In addition, the duel between Karolina Pliskova and Sloane Stephens (second turn of Philippe Chatrier), runner-up in 2018 and executioner of Carla Suárez this year, stands out.

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