Roland-Garros (French Open) Paris 2020 I 18th May - 7th June 2020
The Roland Garros tournament, as the second tennis tournament in the Grand Slam series, has been held every year since 1891 in the "Stade Roland Garros" in Paris.
"I like to compare tennis with chess: the more elegant the moves are, the better - but I want to make the last move."
Gustavo Kuerten (*1976, former Brasilian tennis player, three-times winner of the French Open)
ROLAND GARROS - THE ONLY CLAY COURT GRAND-SLAM-TOURNAMENT
The tennis elite gather together every year in Paris to play the only clay court tournament in the Grand Slam series. The matches take place on red ash ("terre battue") and last in average longer than the other Grand Slam tournaments and demand the players to build up patiently their strategy.
PLATFORM FOR CELEBRITIES AND TENNIS FANS
One of the other characteristics of the French Open are numerous white straw hats on the stands. Fans and celebrities mingle here from all over the world. Take part and enjoy!