The eighth seed Roger Federer will take on Marin Cilic in the second round of the French Open on Thursday.
Swiss legend Roger Federer will face Croatian Marin Cilic in the much anticipated second round clash on Thursday. Federer, now 39, is back on the court after a couple of operations on his right knee. After a rather easy win in straight sets against Uzbek player Denis Istomin in the first round clash of the tournament, Federer would be confident of getting past Cilic as well.
While the 2014 U.S Open champion Marin Cilic will have his work cut out as he is set to face the mighty Roger Federer who has won as many as 20 Grand Slams in his illustrious. Moreover, expectations from Federer are extremely high this time around as the champion player has missed the French Open 4 times in the last 5 years and tennis fans are eagerly waiting to see him pick the coveted trophy this time around. Below are the timings as to when tennis fans can catch Roger Federer in action on Thursday.
- Paris- 3:30 pm
- Delhi- 7:30 pm
- New York- 9:30 am
- Geneva- 3:30 pm
- Melbourne- 11:30 am
- London- 2:30 pm
Roger Federer vs Marin Cilic Live Stream details
Roger Federer’s clash against Marin Cilic is expected to be nail-biter, although, in the last 10 encounters between the two, Federer has ended up on the winning side 9 times. The highly anticipated match will be telecasted on France.tv sport and live streamed on Prime Video in France. Across Europe, the match will be broadcasted on Eurosport.
Fans in India can catch the action on Star Sports Select 1 or Star Sports Select 2 HD. The match will also be live-streamed on Hotstar. In Australia, the match will be telecasted on the Wide World of Sports. In Latin American countries, the match will be broadcasted on ESPN. NBC Sports, Tennis Channel, and Bally Sports will telecast the match in the USA.
|France||France TV Sport, Prime Video|
|USA||NBC Sports, Peacock TV, Tennis Channel, Bally Sports|
|Brazil||Band Sports, SporTV|
|North Africa and Middle East||Bein Sports|
|Sub-Saharan Africa||SuperSport, Canal+|
|China||CMG, Tencent Sports|
|South East Asia||Fox Sports|
|Japan||WOWOW, TV Tokyo|
|New Zealand||Sky Sports|
|South Korea||CJ ENM|
Marin Cilic might have an unimpressive record against Federer, but his ability to surprise even the best in the game makes him a player to watch out for. Moreover, on the clay court, both the players will have to put in extra effort as the intensity of the powerful serves and volleys will be decreased by the dampened surface.