traction on the red clay surface (that also gives the ball its
extra bounce) can be a special challenge for top professionals
at Roland Garros stadium in Paris - the traditional home of the French Open.
As a result, it's the hottest ticket in tennis as major players come to show their mettle in one of the toughest Grand Slam challenges of the year.
With defending champs Rafael Nadal and Jeļena Ostapenko defending their titles in 2018, watch for all the excitement with qualifying rounds beginning on Monday, May 21, 2018 leading up to the men's final on Sunday, June 10.
US French Open 2018 TV schedule
In the U.S., the complete TV schedule for the 117th edition of the French Open will be hosted by NBC, NBCSN, and the Tennis Channel. Watch for the opening match to air on NBC on Sunday, May 27 at 12 p.m. ET.
Throughout the remainder of the tournament tune into The Tennis Channel weekdays at 5 a.m. ET for live coverage of matches.
For the two most important matches of the tournament, in the US, NBC has it covered with the women's final on Saturday, June 9 starting at 9AM ET and the men's final on Sunday, June 10, beginning at 9AM ET.
Meanwhile, keep it here for the complete French Open television schedule when it becomes available.
Court Philippe Chatrier, the main tennis venue at Roland Garros, Paris.
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