By India Today Sports Desk: Aryna Sabalenka, Novak Djokovic, Carlos Alcaraz, Jessica Pegula, Daria Kasatkina, Andrey Rublev and Stefanos Tsitsipas are among the top seeds, who will be taking part in their respective Round 3 match of the French Open 2023 on Friday, June 2.
In the women’s singles, Russia’s Daria Kasatkina and USA’s Peyton Stearns will start proceedings at Court Suzanne-Lenglen. No.11 seed Karen Khacahanov and Australia’s Thanasi Kokkinakis are scheduled to play in the first game of the men’s singles on the day.
World No.1 Carlos Alcaraz is scheduled to play the last match of the day against Canada’s Denis Shapovalov at Court Philippe-Chatrier.
Aryna Sabalenka has been decent thus far at Roland Garros and she will look to secure victory over Kamilla Rakhimova, keeping alive her hopes of becoming the new WTA World No.1.
Elina Svitolina has looked in impressive form after returning to Grand Slams and she will face Russia’s Anna Blinkova.
Here is the Order of Play on Day 6 of the French Open 2023 Court Philippe-Chatrier (03:15 pm)
28-Elise Mertens (Belgium) v 3-Jessica Pegula (U.S.)
Kamilla Rakhimova (Russia) v 2-Aryna Sabalenka (Belarus)
3-Novak Djokovic (Serbia) v 29-Alejandro Davidovich Fokina (Spain)
Not before 11:45 pm
1-Carlos Alcaraz (Spain) v 26-Denis Shapovalov (Canada)
Peyton Stearns (U.S.) v 9-Daria Kasatkina (Russia)
Lorenzo Sonego (Italy) v 7-Andrey Rublev (Russia)
Sloane Stephens (U.S.) v Yulia Putintseva (Kazakhstan)
Diego Schwartzman (Argentina) v 5-Stefanos Tsitsipas (Greece)
11-Karen Khachanov (Russia) v Thanasi Kokkinakis (Australia)
Anna Blinkova (Russia) v Elina Svitolina (Ukraine)
17-Lorenzo Musetti (Italy) v 14-Cameron Norrie (Britain)
Karolina Muchova (Czech Republic) v 27-Irina-Camelia Begu (Romania)