Starting at 11.30am
Misaki DOI (JPN) v Yaroslava SHVEDOVA (KAZ) 
Not before 1.30pm
Carina WITTHOEFT (GER) v (Q) Barbora KREJCIKOVA (CZE)
Not before 3pm
Kiki BERTENS (NED)  v Alison RISKE (USA) 
Not before 5.30pm
Sorana CIRSTEA (ROU) v Yulia PUTINTSEVA (KAZ) 
Starting at 2pm
Kirsten FLIPKENS (BEL) / Johanna LARSSON (SWE) v Andreja KLEPAC (SLO) / María José MARTINEZ SANCHEZ (ESP) 
Not before 4pm
CHUANG Chia-Jung (TPE) / Misaki DOI (JPN) v Mariana DUQUE-MARINO (COL) / Nao HIBINO (JPN)
5 KEY FACTS FOR THURSDAY'S MATCHES
Yaroslava Shvedova has never before made it beyond the quarterfinal stage at Nürnberg.
Sorana Cirstea's best win of the season so far was against Carla Suárez Navarro, in the second round of the Australian Open - 7-6(1), 6-3.
This is Alison Riske's debut at the tournament.
Misaki Doi was knocked out by Irina Falconi at the round-of-16 stage last year, losing 6-3, 5-7, 6-4.
Kiki Bertens is defending the title she won last year when she beat Mariana Duque-Marino 6-2, 6-2.