The French Open at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris is one of the year's most hotly anticipated professional tennis tournaments, and thousands flock to the stadium each spring to get a glimpse of standing champions or up-and-coming players in action on the red clay courts. The tournament harks back to 1891 (although the current stadium wasn't built until 1928) and has seen countless key moments in tennis history. Enthusiasts of the sport should do their best to snag a seat at the French Open, but be aware that tickets are always highly coveted and can be very difficult to get, so you should try to reserve several months ahead.
Information on Roland Garros 2013
- When: May 26th through June 9th, 2013
- Where: Roland Garros Stadium
2, avenue Gordon Bennett, Paris 16th arrondissement
Metro: Line 9: Mairie de Montreuil - Pont de Sèvres (use stations Michel-Ange Auteuil, Michel-Ange Molitor or Porte de Saint-Cloud); Line 10: Gare d'Austerlitz-Boulogne (Porte d'Auteuil station)
Shuttle buses are available for the duration of the tourmanent to transport ticketed passengers to and from the stadium. See more information on shuttle bus services here
- Where to Buy Tickets For Roland Garros 2013 Matches: Visit the official ticketing site
- 2013 Match Schedule: Coming Soon
Who Won the French Open in the Past?Find out who won the French Open at Roland Garros in past years here.
Where Else to Watch French Open Matches in Paris?A giant screen deployed at Paris City Hall (Hotel de Ville, metro Hotel de Ville) will be broadcasting the major matches from this year's French Open.
Location: Esplanade de L'Hotel de Ville, Metro Hotel de Ville (Line 1, 11)
For more information on Roland Garros in the City events: Visit this page