Harvard-product James Blake will face No. 24 Marcel Granollers of Spain in a second-round match at the U.S. Open Thursday. Other men's action includes No. 1 Roger Federer against Bjorn Phau of Germany, No. 23 Mardy Fish against Nikolay Davydenko of Russia and France's fifth-ranked Jo-Wilfried Tsonga against Martin Klizan of Slovakia.
On the women's side of the tournament, No. 4 Serena Williams will face Maria Jose Martinez Sanchez of Spain. Her sister Venus will face No. 6 Angelique Kerber and No. 14 Maria Kirilenko will take on Greta Arn of Hungary. For a complete list of matches on Thursday, check out the U.S. Open's official website.
Television coverage of the U.S. Open will begin at 10:30 a.m. ET on the Tennis Channel and run until 7 p.m. ESPN 2 will have coverage starting at 1 p.m. that runs until 11 p.m.
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