Roland Garros

Roland-Garros Opens Ticket Sales

PARIS, July 2, 2020 (Roland Garros Press Release) The Roland-Garros 2020 tournament, which will be held from 21st September to 11th October, is delighted to announce that ticket sales will open on Thursday 9th July. The French Tennis Federation – […]

Dates For 2020 Roland-Garros Confirmed

PARIS, June 17, 2020 (Press Release) Following discussions with the international tennis authorities – the ATP, WTA and ITF – the French Tennis Federation is delighted to announce that this year’s Roland-Garros tournament will be played over three weeks, from […]

Roland-Garros Charity Initiative Continues

PARIS, June 13, 2020 (Roland Garros Press Release) Launched on 23rd May, the #RGUnited initiative has enabled tennis fans to get their Roland-Garros fix on the dates the tournament was originally scheduled (18th May-7th June) by posting a wide range […]

Roland Garros: Had It Not Been For The Pandemic …

WASHINGTON, June 8, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) As New York Times tennis correspondent Christopher Clarey, who has artfully covered the Grand Slams for nearly three decades, wrote on Twitter over the weekend: “If not for the pandemic, this weekend would […]

Roland Garros: ‘Thinking Of Our Mates’ In Paris

WASHINGTON, May 25, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) On Sunday, the day this year’s Roland Garros was originally due to begin, there were a variety of tributes offered across social media channels. For instance, Tennis.com published an enjoyable and informative feature […]

Roland-Garros Launches Its #RGEnsemble Initative

PARIS, May 23, 2020 (Roland Garros Press Release) Though the 2020 Roland-Garros tournament will not be held on the dates it was originally scheduled (18th May – 7th June) due to the current health crisis, the Parisian Grand Slam will […]

Roland Garros Behind Closed Doors? It Could Happen.

WASHINGTON, May 11, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Don’t be surprised if Roland Garros is played behind closed doors. It could happen. The dates for this year’s event have already been moved once. They could be moved out a week later. […]

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 […]