French Open

PARIS: A total of €43.6 million will be awarded in prize money at Roland-Garros 2022, an increase of a little over 6.8% in comparison to 2019, the last edition of the tournament held in the "pre-coronavirus" era.

The prize money for the men’s and women’s singles (main draw) is 1.43% higher than in 2019, with the first-round allocation having been increased significantly (up 35% on 2019 and 3% on 2021).

The pairs contesting the men’s and women’s doubles are playing for 6.10% more money than in 2019.

May 31, 2021 16:05
PARIS: Naomi Osaka has been warned that she faces a default from the French Open if she continues to shun her media obligations. The world number two followed up on her unilateral declaration made on the eve of the tournament that she would not attend any press conferences at Roland Garros citing "mental health concerns" by doing just that following her first round win on Sunday.
May 05, 2021 15:05
PARIS: The French Open organisers have announced that the three main showcourts at Roland Garros will have up to 1,000 spectators in attendance during the first 10 days of the 2021 tournament, with the number to be increased from the quarter-finals onward.
Sep 24, 2020 12:09
PARIS: After the French government announced new limits in its battle against the coronavirus pandemic on Wednesday, The French Open at Roland Garros reportedly looks set to to cut its crowd limit once again to as low as 1,000 fans a day.
Jun 03, 2020 19:06
FRENCH TENNIS FEDERATION (FFT) President Bernard Giudicelli confirmed on Tuesday that 2020 edition of the French Open will take place this year.  The entire tennis season has been ravaged due to coronavirus pandemic but Giudicelli remains hopeful of hosting the second slam of the calendar year, IANS reports.
Oct 27, 2018 13:10
PARIS: Swiss watchmaking giant Longines has confirmed that the 2018 French Open tournament at the Roland Garros was the final instance of the brand serving as the official timekeeper of the Grand Slam in the French capital city.
May 23, 2018 16:05
PARIS: Discovery owned pan-European sportscaster Eurosport will take its coverage of Grand Slam tennis to new heights when it launches a new channel exclusively for Roland Garros with every match from the prestigious Philippe Chatrier centre court available in Ultra High Definition, for the very first time.
Mar 22, 2018 16:03
PARIS: Total prize money for the 2018 French Open will go up by around 8 per cent this year, with the men’s and women’s champions winning €2.2 million ($2.7 million) each, an increase of €100,000.  Roland Garros director Guy Forget says that the total prize money will reach €39.197 million ($48 million), an increase of about €3 million from last year.