Andy Murray faces Croat Ivo Karlovic in the French Open third round this morning after surviving five-set scares in his first two matches in Paris.

Second seed Murray has spent seven hours and 14 minutes on court against Radek Stepanek and Mathias Bourgue.

Murray's meeting with big-serving veteran Karlovic is the second match on Court Suzanne Lenglen at approximately 11:00 BST.

The British number one warmed up for the French Open by beating Novak Djokovic in straight sets in the final of the Italian Open.

But, by his own admission, Murray has been well short of that level in Paris.

Karlovic, 37, became the oldest man to reach the third round of a Grand Slam event since Jimmy Connors at the 1991 US Open by beating Australian wildcard Jordan Thompson 12-10 in the decider of his own five-set epic.

The world number 28 is the top server on the men's tour, averaging 23 aces a match and winning almost 95% of his service games over the past year.

He has lost all six of the matches that he has played against Murray, most recently being beaten in four sets in the last 16 at Wimbledon 2015.

Another big server could await Murray if he extends that winning run over Karlovic. American John Isner is seeded to be his last-16 opponent.

I still believe Murray is yet to find his form here, and BetBright have a massive 12/1 Murray to win the title!

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