The second grand slam of the year, the French Open is all set to begin from 30th May. Originally, the tournament was supposed to begin one week, from the 23rd, but due to the current condition in Paris because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the organizing committee delayed it by a week.
World No.1 Novak Djokovic will headline the mega-event and will go in as the top seed while Australian Open runner-up Daniil Medvedev is seeded second. Meanwhile, 13-time winner, Rafael Nadal enters the tournament as the third seed.
The qualifiers will begin on May 24, 2021, and will conclude by May 27, 2021. The official tournament draw will be held on 27th too. Here is the tentative schedule for the fortnight.
- May 24-27: Qualifiers
- May 30-June 1: Round 1
- June 2-3: Round 2
- June 4-5: Round 3
- June 6-7: Round 4
- June 8-9: Quarter-Finals
- June 10-11: Semi-Finals
- June 12: Women’s Singles Final
- June 13: Men’s Singles Final
Where to watch the French Open 2021?
Amazon Prime Video and France TV Sport are the primary broadcasters of Roland Garros this year. In Europe, Eurosport will broadcast the event while local broadcasters like ORF, EPT, Servus TV, and more will also broadcast the tournament in different parts of the continent.
In the USA, fans can watch the event live on the NBC Sports, Tennis Channel and Peacock TV. Meanwhile in India, Star Sports have the rights to broadcast the event. Fans can also stream the event live on Disney+ Hotstar via VIP subscription in India.
|France||France TV Sport, Prime Video|
|USA||NBC Sports, Peacock TV, Tennis Channel, Bally Sports|
|Brazil||Band Sports, SporTV|
|North Africa and Middle East||Bein Sports|
|Sub-Saharan Africa||SuperSport, Canal+|
|China||CMG, Tencent Sports|
|South East Asia||Fox Sports|
|Japan||WOWOW, TV Tokyo|
|New Zealand||Sky Sports|
|South Korea||CJ ENM|
The matches will commence from 11:00 am local time and will extend till night depending on the conditions and the length of the matches.