U.S. Open Tennis 2012: Friday Match Schedule, TV Coverage, Streaming And More

Following his Thursday retirement announcement, Andy Roddick will be the biggest draw at the U.S. Open for as long as his run lasts. The No. 20-ranked Roddick can continue into the third round with a win over Bernard Tomic of Australia Fridaty night. Roddick and Tomic are scheduled to start at 6:00 CT on Arthur Ashe Court.

Elsewhere in the men's draw Friday, second-ranked Novak Djokovic will face Brazilian Rogerio Dutra Silva at approximately 12:00 CT Friday. No. 7 Juan Martin del Potro draws unranked American Ryan Harrison, also at about noon. Ninth-ranked American John Isner follows del Potro on Louis Armstrong Stadium Court, taking on Jarkko Nieminen.

The better matchups Friday come from the women's draw, where No. 7 Samantha Stosur faces No. 31 Varvara Lepchenko Friday morning at 10:00 CT. Top-ranked Victoria Azarenka will play No. 28 Jie Zheng in Friday's late match. Maria Sharapova, the third-ranked player in the tournament, takes on American youngster Mallory Burdette, set to begin following the Djokovic-Silva match.

Elsewhere, the Williams sisters play Klaudia Jans-Ignacik and Kristina Mladenovic, the No. 15 women's doubles team in the Open. The match is scheduled to start at 3:00.

The full schedule is available from the U.S. Open website here. Television coverage will be on ESPN2.

For all your U.S. Open needs, stay tuned to SB Nation's dedicated tennis hub.

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