French Open 2021 TV Coverage (Worldwide)

French Open TV CoverageFrench Open is chronologically the 2nd grand slam tennis tournament of the year. The competition hosted by Stade Roland-Garros in Paris, France. Starting the journey during the latest phase of the 19th century the competition took place 124 times so far. The upcoming edition has been scheduled to start during the late May in 2021. The competition is pretty much popular and has followers from almost every part of the world. In this content, we will list out all the broadcasting networks which televise the alluded competition in various countries of the planet.

Europe:

French Open is televised within it’s host nation via France tv sport network channels. However, in the entire European continent the live coverage of the competition is available through Eurosport. Apart from these, various local broadcasters airs the actions live in various European countries.

Country or Region Broadcasting Networks Broadcasting TV Channels
Host Country- France France tv sport France 2, France 3, France 4
England, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland (United Kingdom) ITV ITV1, ITV4
Austria ORF ORF eins, ORF 2, ORF Sport Plus
Belarus National State Teleradiocompany Belarus 2
Belgium VRT, RTBF Canvas, een, La Deux
Bosnia and Herzegovina b.o.o. FACE Sarajevo Face TV
Croatia HRT HRT
Czech Republic CT CT Sport
Greece ERT ET1
Ireland Setanta Sports Setanta Ireland
Italy RAI RAI Sport 1, RAI Sport 2
Macedonia TV Alfa Alfa TV
Montenegro Fox International Channels Fox
Netherlands NPO Nederland 1, Nederland 2, Nederland 3
Serbia Antenna Group Prva, B92
Slovenia RTS RTS
Spain Canal+, Mediaset Canal+ Deportes, Telecinco, Cuatro, Energy
Switzerland SRG SSR SRF, RSI, RTS
Turkey Dogus Media Group NTV Spor
Russia Channel One Channel One
Continental Europe Discovery Communications / TF1 Group Eurosport, Eurosport 2

Asia, Pacific and Oceania:

Rolland-Garros actions are broadcast in the Indian sub-continental countries through Star Sports Networks’ Select Channels. Viewers from the Southeast Asian countries can enjoy the coverage through Fox Sports Asia. Apart from these, CCTV, WOWOW and JTBC are the main broadcasters in China, Japan and South Korea respectively.

Country or Region Broadcasting TV Channels
China CCTV, Tencent
Japan WOWOW, TV Tokyo
South Korea JTBC, Fox Sports
Indian Sub-Continent (India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Maldives, Nepal, Bhutan) Star Sports Select Networks
East Timor, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Laos, Macau, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam (Southeast Asia) Fox Sports
Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan Eurosport
Australia Fox Sports, SBS
New Zealand Sky New Zealand

Americas:

NBCUniversal and Tennis Channel currently holds the broadcasting right of French Open within US. In Canada, the English language broadcasting right is owned by TSN while the RDS enjoying the French language version broadcasting right. Viewers from Latin American countries including South America, Central America and Mexico can watch French Open live through ESPN International. In addition to this, Band Sports does have the right within Brazilian territory.

Country or Region Broadcasting TV Channels
United States of America NBCUniversal (NBC, NBCSN); Tennis Channel
Canada TSN (English), RDS (French)
Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, Venezuela (South America) ESPN International
Brazil Band Sports
Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama (Central America) ESPN International
Dominican Republic ESPN International
Mexico ESPN International

Middle East and Africa:

Just like other mega tennis events events, to enjoy the 2nd grand slam of the year, Middle East and North African viewers will have to put their eyes on beIN SPORTS network channels. On the contrary, SuperSport and Canal+ Afrique are the TV rights holder of the mentioned competition in the Sub-Saharan countries.

Country or Region Broadcasting TV Channels
Algeria, Bahrain, Chad, Comoros, Djibouti, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Somalia, Sudan, Tunisia, Syria, United Arab Emirates, Yemen (MENA) beIN SPORTS
Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Comoros, Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritius, Mayotte, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Reunion, Rwanda, Sao Tome & Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Socotra, South Africa, St. Helena and Ascension, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zanzibar, Zimbabwe (Sub-Saharan Africa) SuperSport, Canal+ Afrique

French Open Online Streaming Sources in United States and Canada:

  • Viewers in US, who have TV subscription to NBC network channels but love to watch via online streaming can enjoy the on TV contents for free through NBC Sports App and NBCSports.com/live.
  • The cord cutters can find all the on TV contents through various online streaming platforms. fuboTV, AT&T TV Now, Sling TV (Blue), YouTube TV provides NBC, NBCSN as well as Tennis Channel through various packages and add-ons. Hulu+ Live TV users can also watch NBC Sports and NBCSN but won’t get access to Tennis Channel unfortunately.
  • Apart from these, Peacock Premium, the online streaming service of the NBCUniversal, is a great way to catch most of the actions. The service provides Middle Weekend Coverage generally on Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays. The service is pretty much cheap as well. The package which includes commercials, costs 5 US Dollar per month while the annual subscription fee is 50 US Dollar. On the contrary, the commercial free version, named Peacock Premium Plus costs 10 USD per month and 100 USD per year.
  • Canadian viewers can enjoy the entire actions through various streaming options. English language users can watch it through TSN App (free for TV subscribers) and TSN Direct (Daily, Monthly and 6 Months subscription available). French language users can enjoy the actions in their favorite language through RDS App and RDS Direct. Daily plan costs 4.99 CAD while the Monthly plan charges 19.99 CAD.
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