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Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Federer, Djokovic set, Nadal survived for 12th French Open title

French Open 2019: Federer returns, Nadal favorite, seeds, TV schedule, watch Live, Prize money & more.





Roger Federer returns to the Roland Garros for the first time since 2015 to challenge Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic's bids for more records.

Rafel Nadal has kept an eye on to increase their world record by winning the 12th French Open title in Paris, while Djokovic can become the first man in the Open era to hold all four Grand Slam titles at once for a second time, also winner of 2019 Australian Open.

The 123rd edition of the second Grand Slam tournament of the year French Open 2019 is the 14 days long tennis event will see 128 players each, participate in Men’s and Women’s Singles draw.


The Big 3 still leading the ATP Ranking & collecting the most trophies. They occupy the top three slots on the list of most men’s Grand Slam titles, with Federer’s 20 followed by Nadal’s 17 and Djokovic’s 15. And they have combined to win the past nine major tournaments, with three apiece.





French Open 2019: Federer returns, Nadal favorite, seeds, TV schedule, watch Live, Prize money & more.





Serena Williams, made her Grand Slam comeback at the French Open last year but, after reaching the Wimbledon and US Open finals, has struggled with a persistent knee injury.

 Romania's Simona Halep says she has "no expectations" as she prepares to defend her maiden Grand Slam title.

 Japan's world number one Naomi Osaka, who became the first woman since Williams in 2015 to win back-to-back Grand Slams with victory at the Australian Open, goes into her first major as the top seed.


 Czech Petra Kvitova, who lost to Osaka in the Melbourne final, won her second WTA title of the year with victory on clay in Stuttgart last month, while Karolina Pliskova and Kiki Bertens of the Netherlands are also among the in-form players.




How to watch Roland Garros 2019 on Live TV. 




 Eurosport is the number one destination for expert insight and opinion throughout the event.

Eurosport 1 and Eurosport 2 are available to BT TV customers on channel 412/413.

If you get a HD TV package, you will also get Eurosport 1 HD and Eurosport 2 HD on channels 435/436.
Watch online with the BT Player or download the BT TV App and watch on the go.



If you are a USA viewer, It's better to tune TV channel on NBC & Tennis Channel & if you so wish for Live Stream or live coverage kindly see the NBC Sports Live & NBC Sports App




French Open 2019: Prize money, purse, winners share, prize fund.



 The French Open has increased its prize money for 2019 season by more than 8% for this year's tournament. A total of €42.7 million (£37.1m) will be paid out at the year's second grand slam compared to 39.2m euros in 2018.

 The financial reward for the singles champions will be €2.3m euros (£2m) compared to €2.2m last year.  See the Full report.





French Open 2019: Full Schedule, timing, listing.




26/05/2019  --   Sunday First Round — TBD* 5:00 PM SGT

27/05/2019  --  Monday First Round — TBD* 5:00 PM SGT

28/05/2019  --   Tuesday First Round — TBD* 5:00 PM SGT

29/05/2019  --   Wednesday Second Round — TBD* 5:00 PM SGT

30/05/2019  --   Thusday Second Round — TBD* 5:00 PM SGT

31/05/2019  --   Friday Third Round — TBD* 5:00 PM SGT

01/06/2019  --   Saturday Third Round — TBD* 5:00 PM SGT

02/06/2019  --   Sunday Fourth Round — TBD* 5:00 PM SGT

03/06/2019  --   Monday Fourth Round — TBD* 5:00 PM SGT

04/06/2019  --   Tuesday Quarter Finals 5:00 PM SGT

05/06/2019  --   Wednesday Quarter Finals 6:00 PM SGT

06/06/2019  --   Thursday Women’s Semi-Finals 6:00 PM SGT

07/06/2019  --   Friday Men’s Semi-Finals 6:00 PM SGT

08/06/2019  --   Saturday Women’s Finals 6:00 PM SGT

09/06/2019  --   Sunday Men’s Finals 6:00 PM SGT




French Open 2019: Top Men's Seeds, ranking 



1 -  Noval Djokovic (SRB)

2 -  Rafael Nadal (SPA)

3 -  Roger Federer (SUI)

4  -  Dominic Thiem (AUS)

5 -  Alexander Zverev ( GER)

6 -  Stefanos Tsitsipas (GRE)

7 -  Kei Nishikori (JPN)

8 -  JM Del Porto (ARG)



French Open 2019: Top Women's Seeds, ranking. 




 1 -  Naomi Osaka (JPN)

2  -  Karolina Pliskova (CZE)

3  -  Simona Halep (ROM)

4  -  Kiki Betens (NED)

5  -  Angelique Kerber (GER)

6  -  Petra Kvitova (CZE)

7  -  Sloane Staphenes (USA)

8  -  Ashleigh Barty (USA)





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