Roger Federer
Roger Federer takes on Philipp Kohlschreiber in the third round of the 2015 US OpenGetty

Roger Federer takes on Philipp Kohlschreiber in the third round of the men's singles clash of the 2015 US Open on Saturday, 5 September.

Where to Watch Live

The match starts at 5.30pm BST (on Saturday). Live coverage of the match is available on Sky Sports 3 and Sky Sports 3 HD. Live scores and real-time internet updates are available on the US Open's official website.

Overview

Roger Federer is aiming for his first Grand Slam of the season and his first since the Wimbledon in 2012. The former world number one made the final of the Wimbledon this year but was beaten by Novak Djokovic.

The former world number one is looking in imperious form going into his third round match, after he disposed of Steve Darcis 6-1,6-2,6-1 in the previous round. Meanwhile, Philipp Kohlschreiber, a veteran on the ATP tour after turning pro in 2001, is looking for his first win over Federer, but faces an uphill task against one of the in-form players at the moment.

Betting Odds (888Sport.com)

  • Federer to win: 1/33
  • Kohlschreiber to win: 13

Head-To-Head

Federer has a 10-0 lead over Kohlschreiber in overall meetings. The pair clashed in only one Grand Slam event when the former world number one triumphed at the 2009 Wimbledon.

US Open History

Federer has never faced Kohlschreiber in the US Open and the duo will face each other in the third round clash for the first time on Saturday.