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French Open 2018: Wednesday Replay TV Schedule and Live-Stream Guide

Rory Marsden@@roomarsdenFeatured ColumnistJune 6, 2018

Spain's Rafael Nadal reacts during his men's singles fourth round match against Germany's Maximilian Marterer on day nine of The Roland Garros 2018 French Open tennis tournament in Paris on June 4, 2018. (Photo by CHRISTOPHE ARCHAMBAULT / AFP)        (Photo credit should read CHRISTOPHE ARCHAMBAULT/AFP/Getty Images)
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World No. 1 Rafael Nadal continues his campaign to win an 11th French Open title when he takes on 11th seed Diego Schwartzman in the quarter-finals at Roland Garros on Wednesday.

Third seed Maric Cilic goes up against Juan Martin del Potro in the other men's quarter on Wednesday, while top seed Simona Halep takes on Angelique Kerber in the women's draw.

Arguably the most intriguing match-up of the day is the Maria Sharapova's last-eight clash with 2016 champion Garbine Muguruza.

Here are all the details for where to catch the quarter-finals encounters again later in the day:

      

Replay TV Schedule

U.S. Replay

Tennis Channel, 8 p.m. ET 

Live Stream: NBC Sports AppNBC Sports Live

      

UK Replay

Eurosport 1, 9:30 p.m. BST

Live Stream: Eurosport Player app

        

Nadal has been perfect in Paris so far this year, not dropping a single set in defeats of Simone Bolelli, Guido Pella, Richard Gasquet and Maximilian Marterer.

Argentinian Schwartzman, meanwhile, also cruised through his opening three rounds but had to come back from two sets down to beat sixth seed Kevin Anderson in the last round.

Schwartzman, 25, has never been this far in a Grand Slam before, while Nadal has been to 12 quarter-finals at the French Open alone, per tennis commentator Jose Morgado:

José Morgado @josemorgado

Nadal 83-2 at #RolandGarros 12 QFs in Paris.

It is difficult to see who, if anyone, is going to stop Nadal going all the way again at this year's French Open, as the 32-year-old Spaniard looks in irresistible form.

There is an Argentinian in the draw who could potentially threaten the 16-time Grand Slam winner, but it is not Schwartzman. It's Del Potro. 

David Law @DavidLawTennis

Del Potro clay record coming into Roland Garros was 2-2. Didn’t even know if he would play. Lost his first set 1-6 to Nicolas Mahut. Now in the quarters having won his last 11 sets. Plays Cilic next, and seeded to face Nadal after that. Probably biggest danger in the draw.

The 2009 U.S. Open champion will likely meet Nadal in the last four if he can get past Cilic in the quarters, and he seems to have the beating of the Croatian third seed having prevailed in 10 of their 12 meetings and each of their last seven.

No. 28 seed Sharapova may not have made it to the last eight at Roland Garros this year had she actually played her fourth-round match.

She was set to go up against Serena Williams in the fourth round—a player she hasn't beaten in almost 14 years—but the American superstar was forced to withdraw through injury.

TOPSHOT - Russia's Maria Sharapova celebrates after victory over Czech Republic's Karolina Pliskova during their women's singles third round match on day seven of The Roland Garros 2018 French Open tennis tournament in Paris on June 2, 2018. (Photo by CHR
CHRISTOPHE SIMON/Getty Images

As a result, Sharapova has a brilliant chance to make the semis at Roland Garros for the first time since she won the tournament back in 2014—her second title in Paris.

Spain's Muguruza is a fantastic clay-court player and, as a two-time Grand Slam champion, is unlikely to be overawed by the occasion against Sharapova.

But the Russian has a 3-0 advantage in the pair's head-to-head, which could give her a psychological edge.

World No. 1 Halep is still searching for her first Grand Slam, while her Wednesday opponent Kerber has two to her name.

The pair have played out some intense battles on court in the past—their head-to-head record is currently 5-4 in Halep's favour.

A long and breathless three-setter would be no surprise, but the Romanian should just have the edge over Kerber based on their respective tournaments so far in Paris

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