French Open 2022, Coco Gauff vs Sloane Stephens: Where to watch, TV schedule, live streaming details and more | Quarterfinals
The French Open airs live on NBC Sports, Peacock Premium and Tennis Channel through championships points at Roland Garros in Paris.
NBC and Peacock air live coverage on Memorial Day weekend, then the women’s and men’s singles semifinals and finals next week.
Rafael Nadal, a record 13-time French Open champion, did not enter as the clear men’s favorite after not winning a clay-court lead-up tournament for the first time since 2015, not including the pandemic-shortened 2020 year. The 35-year-old has also dealt with persistent foot pain.
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Instead, defending champion Novak Djokovic began as the slight favorite over 19-year-old countryman Carlos Alcaraz, according to PointsBet Sportsbook. Djokovic eyes a 24th Grand Slam singles title to tie Nadal for the men’s record.
Alcaraz, who is the same age as Nadal was when Nadal won his first French Open, won his last two tournaments, including beating Nadal and Djokovic on back-to-back days on May 6-7.
Top-ranked Iga Swiatek of Poland is the overwhelming women’s favorite, entering on a 28-match win streak, the WTA Tour’s longest since 2013. Swiatek broke through to win the 2020 French Open, then last month ascended to the No. 1 ranking for the first time after Australian Ash Barty retired.
The 2022 French Open gets underway today and, for once, 13-time champion Rafael Nadal isn't favourite. Hard to believe, right? Instead, defending French Open champion Novak Djokovic is tipped for his 24th Grand Slam title. The First Round gets going on day one with Dominic Thiem, Alexander Zverev, Coco Gauff and Ons Jabeur all in action. Aussies can watch every match free on 9Gem, so make sure you know how to watch the free French Open 2022 live stream from wherever you are.
Spain’s 13-time men’s French Open champion Rafael Nadal starts his campaign against unseeded Australian Jordan Thompson on the main Court Philippe Chatrier before defending men’s singles champions Novak Djokovic takes on Japan’s Yoshihito Nishioka in the opening round.
Also on the main court are the WTA world No. 1 Iga Swiatek who is in great form and will look to recover the French Open crown she first won in 2020. Women’s defending champion Barbora Krejcikova and - number two seed - follows that opening match and kicks off her campaign against France’s unseeded Diane Parry.
The French Open is back with the second Grand Slam of the season.
The men’s singles is wide open with Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic and the Spanish sensation Carlos Alcaraz all hotly-tipped, though Stefanos Tsitsipas has enjoyed a kind draw, which boosts his chances.
It's been a tremendous French Open full of incredible upsets and one or two matches that will go down in history – and it all comes to a conclusion today.
After his incredible victory over King of Clay Rafael Nadal in an epic tie on Friday night, Novak Djkokovic will aim to win his second Roland Garros crown – and his first for five years – in the Men's final against Stefanos Tsitsipas.
The Greek No.5 seed has played extremely well so far this year and has already defeated Alexander Zverev and Daniil Medvedev on his way to his first Grand Slam final, so it's all set to be an extremely good contest.
The French Open fourth round draws to a close today with a host of star names aiming to enter the second week on the front foot at Roland-Garros.
World no.1 Novak Djokovic and King of Clay Rafael Nadal will face each other in the men's singles tournament quarter-finals on Tuesday. Teenage hot-shot Carlos Alcaraz is aiming to dislodge the established order after winning the Barcelona Open and Madrid Open in recent weeks. He is a dark horse for the title in Paris.
Unfortunately for British fans, No.10 seed Cam Norrie fell to No.21 Karen Khachanov meaning there are no more Brits left to follow in the tournament going into the second week.
Top-seeded Iga Swiatek has won 31 matches in a row, and 48 of her past 49 sets, heading into a fourth-round matchup at Roland Garros against 19-year-old Zheng Qinwen of China.
Swiatek is seeking a sixth consecutive tournament title this season and a second grand-slam trophy to go alongside the one she won as a teenager at the 2020 French Open. The 74th-ranked Zheng is participating in only the second major tournament of her career. Her take on facing Swiatek?
"Of course, she's a wonderful player. Actually, I have been prepared for this match, because I really want to play against her."
The other women's singles matches Monday are No 11 Jessica Pegula vs Irina-Camelia Begu, No 20 Daria Kasatkina vs No 28 Camila Giorgi, and No 22 Madison Keys vs. No 29 Veronika Kudermetova.
The men's fourth-round matches include reigning US Open champion Daniil Medvedev against 2014 US Open champion Marin Cilic, and last year's runner-up at Roland Garros, Stefanos Tsitsipas against 19-year-old Holger Rune of Denmark.
What is it?
It is the second grand slam of the year, the French Open at Roland Garros, which runs from Sunday, May 22 to Sunday, June 5 this year.
What TV channel is the French Open on?
This tournament will be shown live on Eurosport, which is available with Sky, BT and Virgin or through the discovery+ Entertainment & Sport Pass which is £6.99 a month or £59.99 annually.wrfwrf