Roland Garros


MUMBAI: The epic Roland Garros 2021 final between eventual champion Novak Djokovic and Greek sensation Stefanos Tsitsipas, who played in his first-ever Grand Slam final, became the highest-rated match across Grand Slams since 2018. 

The thrilling encounter recorded 84000 Average Minutes Attendance (AMA)*, while the overall tournament garnered 0.47 billion viewing minutes, which is the highest across Grand Slams on the Star Sports network since 2018.

Jun 14, 2021 06:06
PARIS: World No. 1 Novak Djokovic lifted his second Coupe des Mousquetaires trophy Sunday after completing a mammoth turnaround in the Roland Garros final to take down Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-7(6), 2-6, 6-3, 6-2, 6-4, and becoming the first player in the Open Era to win every Grand Slam twice.
Jun 01, 2021 23:06
PARIS: World No.2 Naomi Osaka has withdrawn from Roland Garros. The reigning Australian Open champion announced her decision Monday on social media.    Before the start of the French Open, Osaka said she would not partake in post-match media during the tournament because of the toll it can take on the players' mental well-being. 
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.
Feb 25, 2020 15:02
MELBOURNE: 'Tennis Radar: The Next Big Era', a report by the Infosys Knowledge Institute (IKI), the research and thought leadership arm of the Indian software major, notes that tennis must embrace new inclusive experiences, powered by technology and analytics to engage the next generation of fans.
Mar 22, 2019 00:03
PARIS: Infosys (NYSE: INFY), a global leader in next-generation digital services and consulting, and Roland-Garros, today announced a strategic three-year technology partnership.
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.