Italian Open 2012: Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer Among Top Seeds Playing On Day 4

The 2012 Italian Open continues on Wednesday with several more top seeds playing. At Centrale, the headliners for the men's tournament are No. 2 seed Rafael Nadal and No. 3 Roger Federer. In the women's tournament, No. 1 Victoria Azarenka and No. 9 Serena Williams will also play at Centrale.

With the Italian Open now in the second round, the top eight seeds in the men's and women's tournaments will play their first matches. Here is the schedule for Wednesday's matches.

Centrale, starting at 6:00 a.m. ET

Marcel Granollers vs. Fabio Fagnini
Roger Federer vs. Carlos Berlocq
Serena Williams vs. Nadia Petrova

Not before 1:30 p.m. ET

Florian Mayer vs. Rafael Nadal

Not before 3:00 p.m. ET

Victoria Azarenka vs. Shahar Peer

Supertennis Arena, starting at 5:00 a.m ET

Agnieszka Radwanska vs Petra Cetkovska
Juan Martin Del Potro vs Mikhail Youzhny
Richard Gasquet vs. Paolo Lorenzi
Venus Williams vs. Ekaterina Makarova

Not Before 1:00 p.m. ET

Stanislas Wawrinka vs. Janko Tipsarevic

Pietrangelli, starting at 5:00 a.m. ET

Sloane Stephens vs. Flavia Pennetta
Samantha Stosur vs. Sara Errani
Tomas Berdych vs. Lukasz Kubot
John Isner vs. Andreas Seppi


Court 1, starting at 5:00 a.m. MT

Santiago Gonzalez/Christopher Kas vs.Bob Bryan/Mike Bryan
Radek Stepanek vs. Juan Monaco
Sam Querrey vs. Nicolas Almagro
Juan Sebastian Cabal/Eduardo Schwank vs. Robert Lindstedt/Horia Tecau

Court 2, starting at 5:00 a.m. ET

Iveta Benesova vs. Na Li
Anabel Medina Garrigues vs .Caroline Wozniacki
Karin Knapp vs. Dominika Cibulkova
Ana Ivanovic vs. Silvia Soler-Espinosa

Court 4, starting at 5:00 a.m. ET

Vania King vs. Angelique Kerber
Marion Bartoli vs. Julia Goerges

Not Before 8:00 a.m ET

Guillermo Garcia-Lopez vs. Gilles Simon
Maria Elena Camerin/Karin Knapp vs. Sabine Lisicki/Shuai Peng

COURT 6, starting at 5:00 a.m. ET

Liezel Huber/Lisa Raymond vs. Bethanie Mattek-Sands/Sania Mirza
Sorana Cirstea vs. Sofia Arvidsson
Marina Erakovic vs. Chanelle Scheepers
Anna-Lena Groenefeld/Petra Martic vs. Flavia Pennetta/Francesca Schiavone

You can check out the full men's and womens' draws at the official site of the 2012 Italian Open. We'll have coverage throughout the tournament in our 2012 Italian Open StoryStream. For more, stay tuned to SB Nation's dedicated tennis hub.

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