U.S. Open Tennis 2012: Top Seeds In Action Sunday Afternoon

The seventh day of the U.S. Open is underway at Flushing Meadows and Sunday promises to feature some exciting matches as the third round concludes for the men and the women begin the round of 16.

Two top seeds of the men's draw are on the court right now. At Arthur Ashe Stadium, No. 2 Novak Djokovic has just finished beating Julien Benneteau in straight sets 6-3, 6-2, 5-2. No. 4 David Ferrer took the first set against Leyton Hewitt 7-6 at Louis Armstrong Stadium but is down 4-2 in the second set..

Following Djokovic's match, starting no earlier than 1:30 p.m. ET, is Andy Roddick's highly anticipated third round match. The American has announced that he will retire following this U.S. Open.

Other notable matches coming up this afternoon, No. 7 Juan Martin Del Potro and fellow Argentinian Leonardo Mayer just began their match with Mayer taking the first game. The night session match at Arthur Ashe Stadium features No. 9 John Isner and No 13. Philipp Kohlschreiber.

On the women's side, the morning session features fourth round matches of No. 1 Victoria Azarenka taking on Anna Tatishvili and defending champion No. 7 Samantha Stosur facing Laura Robson. The 7 p.m. ET night session will have No. 3 Maria Sharapova going up against No. 19 Nadia Petrova.

Yonkers native James Blake was eliminated on Saturday when he lost his third round match 6-3, 6-0, 7-6(3) to No. 15 Milos Raonic. New Jersey's Christina McHale was eliminated in the first round.

For the day's complete schedule click here.

Sports Illustrated has a live scoreboard that is constantly updated throughout the day.

Sunday's matches can be seen either on TV or via live online streaming. CBS and the CBS Sports Network will broadcast matches from until 7 p.m. ET, while the Tennis Channel will broadcast from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m ET.

Live streaming is available online at the U.S. Open official site.

For more on the U.S. Open, please be sure to check out our Tennis Hub and SB Nation New York for all the latest news and updates.

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