For the 15th time in their careers, Roger Federer and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga meet, this instance, in the 2014 Australian Open’s Round of 16. Courtesy of Tennis Channel, ESPN-2 and a Jan. 19, 2014 BR report, free live stream information and TV schedule start time are now available.
The sixth-seeded Swiss Master and the 10th seeded Frenchman will serve off the evening portion of the Australian Open 2014 evening action at Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne, Australia.
This men’s singles fourth-round battle is scheduled to get underway Monday morning at 3 a.m. EST (2 a.m. CST/1 a.m. MST/12 a.m. PST/7 p.m. Melbourne Time) and it will be broadcast live on ESPN-2, Tennis-Channel and on DirecTV’s Aussie Open 2014 Experience (Channels 701-707).
Courtesy of Watch-ESPN, tennis aficionados around the world can watch the Roger Federer vs. Jo-Wilfried Tsonga free live stream feed on a desktop, tablet, mobile phone and other internet-controlled devices.
Despite the fact that Federer comes in with a 9-4 (1 walkover) advantage over Tsonga, it always makes for an interesting showdown when these old rivals meet.
Their last head-to-head match dates back to the 2013 French Open at Roland Garros, when Jo-Wilfried Tsonga stunned the 17-time Grand Slam champion in straight sets: 7-5, 6-3, 6-3.
It’s also worth noting that 11 of their 15 meetings have taken place on a hardcourt surface. The former world No.1 has won 8 of those matches, lost twice and a 2012 walkover in Qatar.
Tennis betting oddsmakers in Las Vegas give Roger Federer [-165] a slight nod over Jo-Wilfried Tsonga [+145] in Monday morning’s match. The OVER/UNDER is set at a combined total of 42 games and alternate spreads have the Swiss at -2½ [-109] and the Frenchman as a +2½ [-107] underdog.
Don’t miss what should be a highly entertaining back-and-fourth battle between two of the world’s best. Watch Roger Federer take on Jo-Wilfried Tsonga during your breakfast on TV or by clicking on the link above to stream the free Australian Open 2014 live feed.