Every May, one of the major grand slam tournaments is played in Paris: Roland Garros, also known as the French Open. The best tennis players in the world compete against each other on the gravel of Stade Roland-Garros. Rafael Nadal, the King of Gravel and the record champion of this grand slam, is always one of the top favorites. Get your official Roland Garros 2021 tickets at Tennis Ticket Service.
Roland Garros' program includes men's and women's singles, men's and women's doubles, mixed doubles and a junior tournament. These matches are played on three courts at the Stade Roland-Garros, for which different tickets are available. Court Philippe-Chatrier is Roland Garros' main stage with space for 15,000 spectators. The seats are comfortable and offer a good view on the game. The prices of the tickets differ per grandstand and depend on the distance to the court. Court Suzanne-Lenglen is Roland Garros' second stadium, but also here you can watch spectacular matches. For visitors who follow the tournament for several days, it is nice to visit a game on both main courts. The third playing field is Court 1, a favorite of many tennis fans because you can sit very close to the court.
Top tennis players who attend Roland Garros every year include established names Novak Djoković, Roger Federer and multiple winner Rafael Nadal. Two new challengers are the Austrian Dominic Thiem, who played the final in 2019, and the young German Alexander Zverev, born in 1997.Stade Roland Garros Stade Roland-Garros was built in 1928, is 8.5 hectares in size and contains twenty tennis courts and three stadiums. Just like the tournament that is played here, the complex is named after the French aviation pioneer and war hero Roland Garros. The site also houses the National Training Center of the French Tennis Federation and the Tenniseum, a museum of the history of tennis.
Rafael Nadal won Roland Garros no less than twelve times. He is the only tennis player ever to win the same Grand Slam tournament twelve times. The Spaniard captured his titles in 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2017, 2018 and 2019.
In women's singles, the record is held by Chris Evert from the United States. She won Roland Garros seven times, namely in 1974, 1975, 1979, 1980, 1983, 1985 and 1986.
For the first time in history, games at Roland Garros 2021 will be played in the night. The main court, Philippe Chatrier, has gotten a sliding roof that can be closed in fifteen minutes. This means that matches no longer have to be stopped, even in rain. Tickets for Roland Garros 2021 are on sale now. Many people want to attend this top tournament, so buy your tickets today to secure your spot.