French Open 2020: program and health requirements

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Published by Caroline J., Alexandre G. · Photos by Elodie D. · Published on 25 September 2020 at 10h43 · Updated on 25 September 2020 at 10h43
The French Open will officially take place from September 21 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. No more than 5,000 spectators are allowed per day.

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 21 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. Therefore, maximum 5,000 spectators can come for the day, and not 11,500 as the organizers of the championship first considered. The Porte d'Auteuil facilities have been cut in three different and autonomous areas: the "Philippe Chatrier", "Suzanne Lenglen" and "Simonne Mathieu" areas

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 - CANCELLED

  • 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.

French Open 2020 detailed program:

  • Monday September 21 to Friday 25: qualifying rounds 
  • Saturday September 26: Roland Garros Kids' Day (Day exceptionally cancelled this Fall 2020) 
  • Sunday September 27 to Tuesday 29: 1st round games 
  • Tuesday September 29 to Thursday October 1: 2nd round games 
  • Friday October 2  to Saturday 3: 3rd round games 
  • Sunday October 4 to Monday 5: 4th round games 
  • Tuesday October 6 to Wednesday 7: quarter-finals 
  • Thursday October 8 to Friday 9: semi-finals 
  • Saturday October 10: Ladies' Final 
  • Sunday October 11: Gentlemen's Final 

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 21 September 2020 to 11 October 2020



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