Where to watch French Open 2021 Live on US TV

French Open Live in US TVFrench Open which is also known as the “Roland Garros” is the 2nd of the 4th annual Grand Slams that generally takes place in May-July. The 124th edition of the competition held in 2020, was seriously affected by the Corona virus pandemic. Thus the authority had to change the schedule as well. However, the committee has primarily scheduled the upcoming 2021 event in between May 17th and June 6th although there still can be changes if the pandemic hits back once again. In this article, we will discuss where to and how to watch French Open live in United States and Canada.

Where to Find French Open Actions Live on TV in United States?


Tennis specialty network in the country, “Tennis Channel” does have the pay television right of French Open in United States of America. They broadcast majority of the matches live in English language. Another popular network ESPN were sublicensed to televise the matches through ESPN2 from 2007 up to 2015. But with the beginning of the 2016 campaign, ESPN cancelled the deal and dropped the coverage. They are the live broadcasting TV network of other 3 Grand Slams tournaments except only the French Open. The network revealed that The Rolland Garros coverage didn’t actually fit their successful model at the other three mega events. However, under the new owner Sinclair Broadcast Company, Tennis Channel retained the right. It will see them enjoying to televise almost as much as twice the amount of coverage they used to air.

NBC Sports who started televising the French Open coverage back in 1975, will continue having the right. They mainly provide coverage windows on the holiday (weekend). They also televise the Men’ and Women’s semifinals as well as the finals live. NBC, NBCSN, Tennis Channels all the channels are available via most of the cable TV providers in US and also through DirecTV and Dish Network.

How to Watch from UK?

ITV Hub will live coverage French Open in United Kingdom.

French Open Live Broadcasting TV Channels in Canada:

French Open matches are available live on Canadian TV through TSN (The Sports Network). It is the number one sports specialty network in Canada and like all other Grand Slam competitions, it also broadcast the French Open matches in Canada. All the matches of the Roland Garros are available in English language through TSN1, TSN2, TSN3, TSN4 and TSN5. French language users in the country can also enjoy the matches in their favorite language through RDS and RDS2. Users can find all these channels through most of the Cable TV providers in Canada and satellite TV provider Bell and Shaw Direct.

Chart of French Open Broadcasting TV Channels on US and Canadian TV:

Country or Region TV Channel Network Group Broadcasting TV Channels
United States of America NBC NBC, NBCSN
Tennis Channel
Canada TSN TSN1, TSN2, TSN3, TSN4, TSN5
RDS (French) RDS
RDS2

How Can I Catch the French Open Actions Live Via Online Streaming in USA?

American viewers can also catch the French Open actions live through plenty of online streaming sources. All the NBC TV coverage is available through online streaming via NBCSports.Com/live as well as NBC Sports App. NBC Universal’s newly launched streaming platform Peacock offers the middle weekend broadcasts. The fresh new platform has a monthly subscription fee of 5 US Dollar which can be also bought on a yearly package costing 50 USD. However, customers can also bought the ad-free versions which will cost 10 USD and 100 USD for monthly and annual package respectively.

You can also watch the actions live through Bet365.Com by registering. If you have an account already then you just need to log-in. However, it doesn’t demand extra cost and the users can watch the matches by depositing the account with 10 USD or more which can be used on gambling purpose. Either the balance on the account or a settled bet within 24 hours of the game time will be enough to watch the games through this source.

Chart of Online Streaming Options in US and their Costs:

Online Streaming SourceĀ  Available TV Channels Cost
NBC Sports App or NBCSports.Com/live NBC, NBCSN Requires TV Subscription
Peacock 5 USD Per Month (Ad-Free Version 10 USD); 50 USD Per Year (Ad-Free Version 10 USD ).
Bet365.Com Deposition of 10 US Dollar
fuboTV NBC, NBCSN, Tennis Channel Starts from 59.99 US Dollar Per Month (11 USD for Adding On Sports Plus)
Sling TV NBC, NBCSN, Tennis Channel 30 USD Per Month (10 USD for Adding On Sports Extra)
AT&T TV Now NBC, NBCSN, Tennis Channel Starts from 59.99 US Dollar Per Month
YouTube TV NBC, NBCSN, Tennis Channel 64.99 US Dollar Per Month
Hulu+ Live TV NBC, NBCSN 54.99 US Dollar Per Month

Online Streaming Options in Canada:

Online Streaming Source Available TV Channels Cost
TSN App TSN1, TSN2, TSN3, TSN4, TSN5 Requires TV Subscription (No Extra Cost)
TSN Direct Diurnal Subscription Fee 4.99 CAD, Monthly Subscription Fee 19.99 CAD, 6 Months Subscription Fee 99.95 CAD.
RDS App RDS, RDS2 (French) Requires TV Subscription (No Extra Cost)
RDS Direct Diurnal Subscription Fee 4.99 CAD, Monthly Subscription Fee 19.99 CAD.

 

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