French Open 2020 postponed to September: dates, tickets, and health requirements

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Published by Caroline J., Alexandre G. · Photos by Elodie D. · Published on 2 July 2020 at 15h54 · Updated on 2 July 2020 at 17h57
The French Open will officially take place from September 27 to October 11, 2020. Regardless of coronavirus, the best of world's tennis meets for three weeks, at the Porte d'Auteuil, for THE unmissable event of the tennis season. Tickets go on sale on July 16, 2020.

Save the date! The edition 2020 of the French Open also called Roland-Garros, said to be held from May 18 to June 7 is officially postponed to September 27 to October 11, 2020 at the Porte d’AuteuilThe Fédération Française de Tennis made the decision official in a press released published on their website.

Moroever, the federation has announced that tickets will go on sale from July 16 for the general public, and from July 9 for sports federation members. Because of the health crisis, the French Tennis Federation has had to fit to the anger. So, the number of tickets has been cut by 50% and health requirements have been announced.

Of course, these evolving dates and measures only depend on the health situation, like many other events of this kind. In case the situation was to improve by late August, the Federation could add more tickets. Moreover, rates have not changed since the edition 2019.

As for health requirements, half the seats are unavailable, in the stands of the main courts, and in the additional ones. A necessary action to make sure the audience can move freely between spaces, as they are used to do. In case there are too many people in some places, the executive board warns they will implement health paths and directions if need be.

In addition to Gentlemen’s and Ladies’ Singles that are very expected every year, the French Open also offers you many other events that you shouldn’t miss:

  • Qualifying rounds Often played in an atmosphere worthy of a big game, qualifying rounds offer the occasion to attend the spawning of future champions of the discipline or the winning back of former big names of the field. No date has been announced yet.

  • Gentlemen’s Doubles

  • Ladies’ Doubles

  • Ladies’ and Gentlemen’s Singles

  • Legends’ Trophy 

  • Roland Garros Kids’ Day 

  • Ladies’ Final

  • Gentlemen’s Final

Every year, the tournament brings together the best female and male players from the planet tennis and assures a breathtaking show to everyone that made it to Porte d’Auteuil.

Stay tuned to discover French Open 2020 detailed program.

In the meantime, let's rediscover 2019's prize list:

For women, Australian Ashleigh Barty vs Czech Marketa Vondrousova.

For men, Spanish Rafael Nadal won over Austrian Dominic Thiem. It was the 12th time the Spanish tennisman won the French Open!

Note that Nathalie Dechy and Amélie Mauresmo won the Female Legends' Trophy over Dinara Safina and Martina Navratilova.

Women's double final has been won by American Emma Navarro and her fellow countrywoman Chloé Beck.

As for Men's double, Kevin Krawietz and Andreas Mies won over French double Chardy-Martin.

Practical information

Dates and Opening Time
From 27 September 2020 to 11 October 2020

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    Location

    2, avenue Gordon Bennett
    75116 Paris 16

    Prices
    A partir de: 20 €

    Recommended age
    For all

    Official website
    www.rolandgarros.com

    Booking
    attente-tickets.rolandgarros.com

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