Wimbledon Day 3: Order of Play and Preview

The first round of Wimbledon 2017 has finally come to an end with some great matches played and the regulars progressing to the Round 2 of the Grass court grand slam. Let’s take a look at what the Day 3 has in menu for us.

Order of Play

Centre Court

United Kingdom Johanna Konta [6] vs Croatia Donna Vekić

United Kingdom Andy Murray [1] vs Germany Dustin Brown

Spain Rafael Nadal [4] vs United States Donald Young

Court 1

Japan Kei Nishikori [9] vs Ukraine Sergiy Stakhovsky [Q]

China Wang Qiang vs United States Venus Williams [10]

Brazil Beatriz Haddad Maia vs Romania Simona Halep [2]

 Day 3 Preview

The day 3 of the Wimbledon 2017 features matches of the British No. 1s, Andy Murray and Johanna Konta on the centre court. Konta played on the Court 1 in the first round match but now will be seen playing the opening match on the centre court on day 3 of the grass-court grand slam with the ATP World No.1 Andy Murray’s match to follow.

Konta faces Donna Vekic in her Round 2 match while the No.1 seed Andy Murray continues his quest for the title defence against Dustin Brown.

Even the in-form Spaniard who eased through his first round opponent in a straight set win, Rafael Nadal will also be seen featuring on the Centre Court playing the last game of the day on that court. He will be taking on the American, Donald Young in Round 2. The match should once again prove to be an easy pass for Rafael Nadal citing his red hot form.

Meanwhile, the Court 1 sees plays from Kei Nishikori, Venus Williams and the Romanian Simona Halep. All the three players are the strong favourites in their respective matches tomorrow. Nishikori will be playing the opening match of the Court 1 against the Ukranian, Sergiy Stakhovsky. While Williams and Halep will be taking on Qiang Wang and Beatriz Haddad Maia respectively.

We have two more Brits in action as Heather Watson opens Court 2 again ladies no.18 seed Anastasija Sevastova from Latvia.

Other Notable Women’s matches

 Azarenka v E. Vesnina

Plíšková v M. Sakkari

Svitolina v F. Schiavone

Kvitová v M. Brengle

Other Notable Men’s Matches

Bautista Agut v P. Gojowczyk

Tsonga v S. Bolelli

Fognini v J. Veselý

Čilić v F. Mayer

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