Roland Garros

One Broadcaster’s RG Reaction: Certainty In A Time Of Uncertainty

WASHINGTON, March 20, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Tennis Channel commentator Ted Robinson planned to be at Indian Wells this fortnight to call main court matches at the BNP Paribas Open for the U.S. digital cable and satellite television network and to […]

Coordinated Or Bold, French Open Move Criticized

WASHINGTON, March 18, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) When the French Open, one of the four Grand Slam tournaments, was postponed Tuesday, it became the latest worldwide sporting event to fall victim of the coronavirus pandemic. At first glance, the move […]

Roland Garros Tournament Postponed

PARIS, March 17, 2020 (Press Release) The whole world is affected by the public health crisis connected with COVID-19. In order to ensure the health and safety of everyone involved in organising the tournament, the French Tennis Federation has made […]

Poster For 2020 Roland Garros Unveiled

FFT Press Release, February 24, 2020 Every year for the last 40 years, the French Tennis Federation has given free rein to an artist to create a poster for the Roland-Garros tournament. This year, it took the brave step of […]

Organizers: Main Roland Garros Courts To Be Lit Starting In 2020

PARIS, June 11, 2019 (by Michael Dickens) French Tennis Federation president Bernard Giudicelli and Roland Garros tournament director Guy Forget held a joint press conference on Sunday to express their overall satisfaction regarding the 2019 French Open championships. They disclosed […]

Rafael Nadal: One Dozen Roland Garros Titles

PARIS, June 9, 2019 (by Sharada Rajagopalan) Spanish World No. 2 Rafael Nadal made it an even dozen of titles in Paris as he defeated Austria’s Dominic Thiem 6-3, 5-7, 6-1, 6-1 in a riveting three-hour one-minute final on Sunday. […]