French Open 2017 will be taking place from 28th May 2017 to 11 June 2017 and a two week grand slam stint and authorities has announced extensive coverage plans in over 200 countries around the world. In Europe, EuroSport 1 and 2 will continue to broadcast French Open in most of the countries in local languages while NBC and ESPN to share coverage of Roland Garros 2017 in USA.
French Open 2017 will be played through 28th May 2017 to 11th June 2017. Alot has changed in one year with Guy Forget appointed as the new director of the tournament and he will be replacing Gilbert Ysern who was sacked in February 2016. French Open has been kind of falling behind Wimbledon, US Open and even Australia open on different scales and French tennis authorities are keen to put life back into the French Ope as they have promised increase in total prize money pool and extensive tv coverage around the world.
schedule of play for Roland Garros 2017 here and on this page you will find the broadcasting details of French Open 2017 as what channels will show the roland garros coverage in what country.
France National Television channels (France 1, 2 and 3) will be the host broadcasters who will have the orignial live feed of live coverage from all courts which will be distributed among other broadcasters from around the world. French Open is arguably the second biggest grand slam of the year just behind Wilbledon in terms of viewership and in msot of the countries the main national channels cover the french open for free. But you can take a look at below table showing what channels will have the right to broadcast 2016 French Open.
|France||FranceTV Sports & EuroSport 1&2|
|United Kingdom||ITV 1 and ITV2 has broadcasting rights till 2018 – British EuroSport will also have live coverage in the UK|
|United States||Tennis Channel (paid channel) & NBC set to take over morning session and later round matches as ESPN dropped the rights starting from 2016|
|Canada||RDS (French) & TSN (English)|
|European Countries||EuroSport 1 & 2 (will continue to broadcast French Open live in most of the european countries)|
|African Countries||Super Sports (exclusive rights holder in South Africa and other african nations & BeinSport (in some countries)|
|South American Countries||ESPN Latin|
|New Zealand||Sky NZ|
|India & SubContinent||Neo SPorts & MNC Sports|
|Middle East||beIN Sports|
|Fiji & Pacific Islands||FoxSports|