Rafael Nadal secured his 11th French Open title defeating Dominic Thiem in the final in what was a rather comfortable win for the Spaniard. Nadal cruised to straight sets win over Theim in the final to not only take his French Open tally to 11 but 17 overall grand slams, just 3 short of Roger Federer.French Open 2018 will be taking place from Sunday, 27th May 2018 to Sunday 10th June 2018 at the Roland Garros Stadium in Paris, France. It will be the 122nd edition of this highly anticipated tennis Grand Slam. It is the second grand slam of the year and Rafael Nadal will be defending his title in men’s singles category while Jeļena Ostapenko will defend her woman’s singles titl
The second grand slam of 2018 tennis calendar, French Open 2018 tennis championship will be starting a week later than its usual start as Round 1 matches begins on 27th May and will be played through to 10 June with the mens final taking place on Sunday, 10th June. There is a different feel to this year’s competition as 10 time winner Rafael Nadal is not going into the competition as favorite after some poor performances and lack of form of Novak Djokovic makes this year’s mens competition as open as it has ever been in last 10 to 12 years.
ITV will be broadcasting french open live in United Kingdom while EuroSport 1 and EuroSport 2 will have entire French Open championship 2018 coverage in most of European countries. EuroSport coverage will start with the morning session at around 10:00 CET every day while EuroSport2 will also have coverage from other courts.
French Open 2018 Schedule:
Following is the dates and schedule of 2018 Roland Garros championship.
- Round 1 (27 May to 28 May)
- Round 2 (29 May & 30 May)
- Round 3 (31 May & 01 June)
- Round 4 (02 June & 03 June)
- Quarter Finals (04 June & 05 June)
- Women Semifinals (06 June)
- Men’s Semifinals (08 June)
- Women Final (09 June)
- Men Final (10 June)
The final schedule of play and first round draw will be released once the qualifying rounds are over and we will update here round 1 matches details and what courts the matches will be played on. at totalSPORTEK.com we will be providing live streaming links for most of the matches throughout the 2018 French Open. On this page you will find a featured stream of Philippe-Chatrier (Main-court) matches and alternative streams for other courts and important matches both in women and mens singles events.
French Open prize money has got yet another hike with an 8% increase in the total prize money fund taking it to $48 million where winners of both men’s singles and women’s singles events will pocket as much as $2.7 million. French Open is now only behind US Open and Wimbledon in terms of prize money.