Don’t Miss a moment of the French Open 2018 Action with this French Open 2018 Schedule. See the schedule of play for the second of four Grand Slam events in 2018 is on the horizon with the French Open at Roland Garros. tennis tournament. The dates are May 27 – June 10.
Previous year’s champion, Rafael Nadal, will come back to protect his title and go for his record eleventh French Open trophy. Nadal, currently ranked No. 2 in the world, lost the No. 1 ranking to Roger Federer back in February. Federer has since pulled back from the dirt court circuit however and won’t play in his third straight French Open, leaving the door open for Nadal to take the title at Roland Garros and reclaim the No. 1 ranking.
In the WTA, everyone’s eyes will be on Serena Williams as she takes an interest in her first Grand Slam occasion since the 2017 Australian Open. The 23-time Grand Slam champion has understandably been shaking off rust in her most recent tournaments. She made it to the third round at Indian Wells previously losing to sister Venus and was removed in the opening round of the Miami Open.
Last year’s winner, Jelena Ostapenko, has climbed her way to No. 5 in the WTA rankings. The player she defeated, Simona Halep, will likely come in with the No. 1 ranking, and after losing the 2018 Australian Open to Caroline Wozniacki, will look to finally win her first career Grand Slam at Roland Garros.
Below is the schedule by round, the men’s and women’s draws and how to watch the French Open.
French Open 2018 schedule
The opening round of the French Open is set to begin on Sunday, May 27, at 5 a.m. ET. The tournament will take place almost daily over the next two weeks and will close with the title coordinate on Sunday, June 10. Below is the round-by-round breakdown of the schedule for both men and women.
|Sunday, 27 May||Round 1||11:00 GMT|
|Monday, 28 May||Round 1||11:00 GMT|
|Tuesday, 29 May||Round 1||11:00 GMT|
|Wednesday, 30 May||Round 2||11:00 GMT|
|Thursday, 31 May||Round 2||11:00 GMT|
|Friday, 01 June||Round 3||11:00 GMT|
|Saturday, 02 June||Round 3||11:00 GMT|
|Sunday, 03 June||Round 4||11:00 GMT|
|Monday, 04 June||Round 4||14:00 GMT|
|Tuesday, 05 June||Singles Quraterfinals||14:00 GMT|
|Wednesday, 06 June||Singles Quarterfinals||14:00 GMT|
|Thursday, 07June||Ladies Singles Semifinals||13:00 GMT|
|Friday, 08 June||Men’s Singles Semifinals||15:00 GMT|
|Saturday, 09 June||Ladies Final||15:00 GMT|
|Sunday, 10 June||Men’s Final||15:00 GMT|
French Open draw
The official draw for both the men’s and women’s French Open discharged after the Roland Garros qualifiers. Those are set to take place the week before the tournament starts, from May 20-25. Once the draw is announced it will be updated here.
How to watch the French Open
The entire French Open 2018 can be viewed live on NBC. The network will also show replays of the action later in the day. In addition, viewers can stream the tournament on NBCSports.com and on the NBC Sports app or check out various streaming options of French Open 2018 here.