Roger Federer
Roger Federer faces Marcel Granollers in the US Open today.Getty

Roger Federer will take on Marcel Granollers in the third round of the 2014 US Open Men's Singles at Arthur Ashe Stadium on Sunday.

Where to Watch Live

The match starts at 8pm BST. Live coverage is on Sky Sports 3 and Sky Sports 3 HD. Click here for the live streaming link.

Overview

The former world number 1 made it to the third round of the fourth Grand Slam event of the year after registering a victory over Sam Groth on Friday. Federer had no trouble defeating the Australian tennis player.

The Swiss tennis ace won comfortably in straight sets with a replicating scoreline of 6-4, 6-4, 6-4. Federer, who turned 33 earlier this month would be hoping to further progress in the final Grand Slam of the season.

Federer has not dropped a single set in the first two matches played in this year's US Open. He would be hoping to extend that record on Sunday at Arthur Ashe Stadium.

Meanwhile, Granollers sealed a place to face Federer after defeating Ivo Karlovic in a five set thrilled in the second round of the ongoing US Open. The 28-year-old lost his lead on two occasions as the Croatian levelled the match after the end of the fourth set. However, he managed to win the final set to seal the match.

The Spaniard defeated Karlovic star 6-7, 7-6, 6-7, 3-6, 6-4. In the first round, Granollers won the match comfortably. He would be hoping for a similar game as that of the second round against Federer on Sunday.

Betting Odds (888Sport.com)

  • Roger Federer to win: 1/41
  • Marcel Granollers to win: 16

Head-To-Head

Federer has a comfortable lead over Granollers and holds a 2-0 record in overall meetings. The pair have never met in a Grand Slam event so far.

US Open History

Federer has never faced Granollers in the US Open so far and it will be for the first time the pair will face each other on Sunday.