When is the French Open?
The French Open is the second Grand Slam on the professional tennis calendar. It takes place every year over two weeks in late May and early June, with the 2020 edition originally due to be held from Sunday 24th May to Sunday 7th June 2020. However the event was pushed back to later in the year due to the Coronavirus pandemic, with a new date of 20th September to 4th October 2020.
Where is the French Open?
The French Open is also referred to as Roland-Garros, due to the tournament being held at the Stade Roland-Garros in Paris, France. Roland-Garros is located in Bois de Boulogne in Paris’ 16th arrondissement.
How do I get to the French Open?
Air: Charles de Gaulle is the second largest airport in Europe and serves many domestic and international destinations. The airport has easy access to central Paris via the RER B train network (€10.30).
Bus: The following buses stop at or near Roland Garros:
Line 22: Opéra – Porte de Saint-Cloud (stop: Michel-Ange Auteuil).
Line 32: Gare de l’Est – Porte d’Auteuil (last stop).
Line 52: Opéra – Pont de Saint-Cloud (stop: Porte d’Auteuil or La Tourelle).
Line 62: Cours de Vincennes – Porte de Saint-Cloud (last stop).
Line 72: Hôtel de Ville – Pont de Saint-Cloud (stop: La Tourelle).
Line 123: Porte d’Auteuil – Mairie d’Issy (stop: Roland-Garros).
Line 241: Rueil-Malmaison RER – Porte d’Auteuil (stop: Suzanne-Lenglen).
PC1: Petite Ceinture (stops: Porte d’Auteuil, Porte Molitor or Porte de Saint-Cloud)
Parking: If travelling by car, you can take a free shuttle bus from the car park to Roland Garros. Car parks include:
P7 car park Pelouse de Saint-Cloud Bois de Boulogne, chemin de Ceinture du Lac Inférieur, 75016 Paris
Porte d’Auteuil car park (Carrefour), 1-3, avenue du Général-Sarrail, 75016 Paris.
Point-du-Jour car park, place Abel-Gance, 92200 Boulogne-Billancourt.
Porte de Saint-Cloud car park, 2, avenue de la Porte de Saint-Cloud, 75016 Paris (access via the garage).
Parchamp car park, 7 ter, rue du Parchamp 92100 Boulogne-Billancourt.
Subway: Lines 9 and 10 are the best for access to Roland Garros. If taking Line 9, the closest station to get off at is Michel-Ange Auteuil or Michel-Ange Molitor. If using Line 10, Porte d’Auteuil or Boulogne Jean-Jaurès are the best stations.
How do I get tickets to the French Open?
Tickets for the general public usually go on sale in early March, you can purchase tickets through the official Roland-Garros website here.
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Current French Open Champions:
2019 Men’s Singles – Rafael Nadal (ESP)
2019 Women’s Singles – Ashleigh Barty (AUS)
2019 Men’s Doubles – Kevin Krawietz (GER) / Andreas Mies (GER)
2019 Women’s Doubles – Timea Babos (HUN) / Kristina Mladenovic (FRA)
2019 Mixed Doubles – Latisha Chan (TPE) / Ivan Dodig (CRO)