French Open - Order of play at Roland Garros: Saturday 1 June

Schedule for day seven at Roland Garros, with Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic and Maria Sharapova in action.

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After two lacklustre performances and an out-of-character rant at organisers all eyes will be on Nadal to see if the claycourt matador or this week's vulnerable impostor shows up to face Fabio Fognini.

Seven-times champion Nadal let his feelings be known after Parisian downpours and lop-sided scheduling left him with only one day's rest before facing the showman Italian, who has had an extra 24 hours recuperation.

After being taken to four sets by Daniel Brands in round one and Martin Klizan on Friday, Nadal expects Fognini, with his flashy winners, to be in better shape.

"Probably my opponent is better than me, talking about physical performance, but the only thing I can say is I'm going to work as much as I can to be 100 per cent ready," Nadal said.

"Tomorrow will be a really tough match, and I need to play better than today. I need to do it."

In contrast to Nadal, Djokovic looked imperious in his second-round victory over Argentina's Guido Pella, but in Grigor Dimitrov he faces a player who beat him in the second round of the Madrid Masters this month.

The world number one is keen to see if the Bulgarian can back up his obvious potential.

"A few tournaments does not change much," Djokovic said.

"Of course it can help him mentally, for his confidence and self-belief on the court, because he's got shots, he's got talent."

Women's champion Sharapova faces China's Jheng Zie, and third seed Victoria Azarenka opens the action on Philippe Chatrier Court against France's Alize Cornet.

Court Philippe Chatrier - 10am BST

Women's Singles - 3rd Round

Alize Cornet (FRA) [31] v Victoria Azarenka (BLR) [3]

Women's Singles - 3rd Round

Jie Zheng (CHN) v Maria Sharapova (RUS) [2]

Men's Singles - 3rd Round

Rafael Nadal (ESP) [3] v Fabio Fognini (ITA) [27]

Men's Singles - 3rd Round

Novak Djokovic (SRB) [1] v Grigor Dimitrov (BUL) [26]

Court Suzanne Lenglen - 10am BST

Men's Singles - 3rd Round

Benoit Paire (FRA) [24] v Kei Nishikori (JPN) [13]

Women's Singles - 3rd Round

Marion Bartoli (FRA) [13] v Francesca Schiavone (ITA)

Men's Singles - 3rd Round

Nikolay Davydenko (RUS) v Richard Gasquet (FRA) [7]

Women's Singles - 3rd Round

Jelena Jankovic (SRB) [18] v Samantha Stosur (AUS) [9]

Court One - 10am BST

Women's Singles - 3rd Round

Marina Erakovic (NZL) v Sloane Stephens (USA) [17]

Women's Singles - 3rd Round

Bethanie Mattek-Sands (USA) v Paula Ormaechea (ARG)

Men's Singles - 3rd Round

Tommy Haas (GER) [12] v John Isner (USA) [19]

Men's Singles - 3rd Round

Victor Hanescu (ROU) v Philipp Kohlschreiber (GER) [16]

Court 2 - 1pm BST

Women's Singles - 3rd Round

Stefanie Voegele (SUI) v Maria Kirilenko (RUS) [12]

Men's Singles - 3rd Round

Stanislas Wawrinka (SUI) [9] v Jerzy Janowicz (POL) [21]

Court 7 - 1pm BST

Men's Singles - 3rd Round

Mikhail Youzhny (RUS) [29] v Janko Tipsarevic (SRB) [8]

Women's Singles - 3rd Round

Petra Kvitova (CZE) [7] v Jamie Hampton (USA)

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