Defending champion Novak Djokovic will face Japan’s Yoshihito Nishioka for a place in the quarter-finals of 2020 Australian Open. Djokovic, a seven-time winner of the competition saw-off another Japanese Tatsuma Ito in emphatic fashion to reach the third round of 2020 Australian Open. His opponent beat the 30th seeded Brit Dan Evans to progress to the third round in men’s singles event of the competition. This is the first time Nishioka has reached the 3rd round of Australian Open having failed to cross the 2nd round in the earlier four occasions. Meanwhile, fans searching for the live telecast, online live streaming and score updates of Novak Djokovic vs Yoshihito Nishioka 3rd round match in men’s singles of 2020 Australian Open, should scroll down for all information. Australian Open 2020: Mud Stops Play – After Smog, Wind, Rain, New Challenge for Organisers.
Djokovic, who dropped a set in his Australian Open first-round clash against Jan-Lennard Struff, looked in fine fettle in the 6/1, 6/4, 6/2 win over Tatsuma Ito to reach the round 32. He had beaten Germany’s Struff 7/6 (7/5), 6/2, 2/6, 6/1 in a comeback encounter having dropped this third set of his own serve. This is the 11th time that the reigning champion and a seven-time winner had made it through to the 3rd round perennial event. Yoshihito has, however, reached the 3rd round for the first time at the Melbourne Arena. Yoshihito beat Laslo Dere (6/4, 3/6, 6/2, 7/6 (7/1) and Dan Evans (6/4, 6/3, 6/4) to reach the round of 32.
When is Novak Djokovic vs Yoshihito Nishioka Men’s Singles Third Round Match at Australian Open 2020
Novak Djokovic vs Yoshihito Nishioka third-round encounter in men’s singles of Australian Open will be played at the Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne Park on January 24, 2020 (Friday). The third-round match has a tentative start time of 08:00 am IST (Indian Standard Time).
Novak Djokovic vs Yoshihito Nishioka, Australian Open 2020 Men’s Singles Third Round Match Live Telecast
Fans can watch the live telecast of Novak Djokovic vs Yoshihito Nishioka third-round match in men’s singles of Australian Open 2020 on Sony channels. Sony Pictures Network is the official broadcaster of Australian Open 2020 in India. Viewers can tune into Sony Six, Sony Ten 2, Sony Six HD and Sony Ten 2 HD channels to watch the live match on their respective channels.
Novak Djokovic vs Yoshihito Nishioka, Australian Open 2020 Men’s Singles Third Round Match Live Streaming Online
SonyLiv, the OTT of Sony Pictures Network, will be live streaming the Novak Djokovic vs Yoshihito Nishioka third-round match in Australian Open 2020 for its online fans. Viewers can follow the live game on the SonyLiv app or the website.
Djokovic and Yoshihito met each other in the David Cup last year when Serbia played Japan. Djokovic beat Yoshihito 6-1, 6-2 in straight sets and will be hoping to do the same when they meet for the second time – this time at the Grand Slam.