STAT OF THE DAY: 18 – number of consecutive years that Federer has reached the third round.
QUOTE OF THE DAY: ”It’s an honor and privilege to start that young, and play this old” – the 36-year-old Venus Williams on her career that began at the 1997 French Open and spans 73 Grand Slam tournaments.
FEATURED MATCHES THURSDAY: No. 2 Novak Djokovic vs. Denis Istoman, No. 2 Serena Williams vs. Lucie Safarova, No. 3 Milos Raonic vs. Gilles Muller, No. 9 Rafael Nadal vs. Marcos Baghdatis, No. 3 Agnieszka Radwanska vs. Mirjana Lucic-Baroni, No. 9 Johanna Konta vs. Naomi Osaka.