Novak Djokovic is slated to headline NBC’s coverage of the French Open, live on Sunday from 12-3 p.m. ET.
Djokovic, the 2016 French Open champion seeded 20th, plays No. 30 Fernando Verdasco in the fourth round.
Djokovic has struggled since holding all four Grand Slam singles titles two years ago, failing to hoist any major titles since and dealing with physical and psychological obstacles, in addition to coaching changes.
Djokovic reached the French Open quarterfinals 11 of the last 12 years and is the only player left in the bottom half of the draw who has won a Grand Slam singles title.
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Earlier Sunday, No. 2 Alexander Zverev and No. 7 Dominic Thiem advanced to play each other in the quarterfinals. The Djokovic-Verdasco winner gets No. 8 David Goffin or Marco Cecchinato in the other quarterfinal in the bottom half.
Americans Sloane Stephens and Madison Keys also advanced to separate quarterfinals.
Ted Robinson handles play-by-play for NBC’s coverage, joined by analysts John McEnroe and Mary Carillo. This is NBC’s 36th straight year broadcasting the French Open.
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