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roland garros, parisSummer gets back into full swing this year as the French Open kicks off in May.

With defending champs Rafael Nadal and Iga Swiatek defending their titles, watch for the qualifying rounds to begin on Monday, May 24 leading up to the men's final on Sunday, June 13, 2021


US French Open 2021 TV schedule

In 2021, the tournament will introduce night sessions for the first time, thanks to the addition of a new roof and floodlights on its main court.

In the U.S., complete TV coverage for the milestone 120th edition of the French Open will be hosted by NBC, NBCSN, and the Tennis Channel. Traditionally, the Tennis Channel airs the bulk of live matches weekdays beginning at 5 a.m. ET.

For the two most important matches of the tournament, network television NBC has it covered with the women's final on Saturday, June 12 starting at 9AM ET and the men's final on June 13, 2021 beginning at 9AM ET.

Meanwhile, keep it here for the announcement when the offical US French Open TV schedule is unveiled in the weeks ahead:

Date Session Start Time (ET) Round TV
Sun May 30 Day 5:00 AM 1st Round TBA
Mon May 31 Day 5:00 AM 1st Round TBA
  Evening 3:00 PM 1st Round TBA
Tue June 1 Day 5:00 AM 1st Round TBA
  Evening 3:00 PM 1st Round TBA
Wed June 2 Day 5:00 AM 2nd Round TBA
  Evening 3:00 PM 2nd Round TBA
Thu June 3 Day 5:00 AM 2nd Round TBA
  Evening 3:00 PM 2nd Round TBA
Fri June 4 Day 5:00 AM 3rd Round TBA
  Evening 3:00 PM 3rd Round TBA
Sat June 5 Day 5:00 AM 3rd Round TBA
  Evening 3:00 PM 3rd Round TBA
Sun June 6 Day 5:00 AM 4th Round TBA
  Evening 3:00 PM 4th Round TBA
Mon June 7 Day 5:00 AM 4th Round TBA
  Evening 3:00 PM 4th Round TBA
Tue June 8 Day 6:00 AM Quarterfinals TBA
  Evening 11:00 AM Quarterfinals TBA
Wed June 9 Day 6:00 AM Quarterfinals TBA
  Evening 3:00 PM Quarterfinals TBA
Thu June 10 Day 8:00 AM Semifinals TBA
Fri June 11 Day 9:00 AM Semifinals TBA
Sat June 12 Day 9:00 AM Women's Final NBC
Sun June 13 Day 9:00 AM Men's Final NBC

Court Philippe Chatrier - 1er tour de Roland Garros 2010 - tennis french open
Court Philippe Chatrier, the main tennis venue at Roland Garros, Paris.

Less-than-optimum 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 during "the toughest two weeks in tennis."


also see -> Australian Open | U.S. Open | Wimbledon


More about the French Open around the Web:

Around the Web, check out updates, history, player profiles, and assorted French Open trivia, in this - the 2nd round of the 2021 Big Four Grand Slam championships...

Roland Garros - The French Open 2021 - Check out the game's official site with a traditional showcase of breaking updates and photos, audio feeds and video clips, online ticket purchase and information, feature stories, interviews, schedules and scores. In French, Spanish and English.

Slam! Sports Tennis - French Open - Keeping up to date with the latest news as it happens with news highlights daily.

BBC Sport Academy | What It's Like to Play on Clay - In short, it ain't easy...with links to more descriptions of playing conditions at other major venues in the Grand Slam of tennis. And while you're here don't miss the BBC's look at French Open History.


 
 

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