The French Open 2015 live stream and TV coverage continues with Day 3 of action on Wednesday, May 26 as the top men’s and women’s stars will both be competing. Men’s top seed Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams, the top seed for the women’s side, each will start off their first round of the tennis tournament. Also, Rafael Nadal, the men’s 2014 defending champion, will get his latest campaign towards another title started at Roland Garros. Thanks to live streaming online and televised coverage, sports fans can enjoy the tennis tournament early Wednesday.
The Sky Sports site reported on May 25 that Djokovic will begin his pursuit of the championship that has eluded him thus far in a brilliant career with a first round matchup against Jarkko Nieminen. It’s been pointed out that the draw wasn’t exactly stacked in Djokovic’s favor for this edition of the tournament, as he could end up playing Nadal in the quarterfinals, Andy Murray in the semifinals and Roger Federer in the final. However, he was able to dominate the Rome Masters on clay against Federer, proving he has what it takes to win at Roland Garros.
Serena Williams will look to reclaim the championship after failing to capture it in 2014. She’ll take on Andrea Hlavackova on the Philippe-Chartier Court. Her match is listed after Djokovic vs. Nieminen, which follows Quentin Halys of France taking on No. 6 Rafael Nadal of Spain. Ahead of their match is women’s No. 4 Petra Kvitova vs. Marina Erakovic. Matches are scheduled to begin as early as 5 a.m. Eastern Standard Time on Tuesday morning.
It’s well known that Djokovic and Nadal are the top two favorites to win the tournament, followed by Andy Murray, Roger Federer and Kei Nishikori. Serena Williams is at the top of the women’s favorites followed by Maria Sharapova. As for the Tuesday matches, Djokovic is a huge favorite at -12200 on the moneyline against Nieminen at +4925. Nadal is priced at -12500 compared to +5000 for his opponent. Serena Williams is also a relatively heavy favorite, listed at -3500 compared to +1750 for Hlavackova.
Wednesday’s French Open 2015 schedule begins bright and early at 5 a.m. Eastern Standard Time for U.S. viewers. Live television coverage is available through ESPN2 around the country. There’s also live streaming online presentation available through ESPN3/WatchESPN broadband sports network starting at 5 a.m. EST. Audio coverage is available for Sirius XM subscribers on channel 93, or XM channel 208 as well as online channel 965.