French Open 2023 has begun The action on clay has started as some of the top players in the world compete against each other to fight for glory. It is the second grand slam of the year after the Australian Open which is held at the start of the year.
The anticipation is skyrocketing as the French Open 2023 begins on May 28th at the iconic Roland Garros Stadium in Paris. This year’s clay court tournament promises thrilling matches from May 28th to June 11th, featuring an array of singles, doubles, and mixed doubles play.
Additionally, junior and wheelchair tournaments are also scheduled during this exciting two-week period. Let’s dive into the tournament’s schedule, prize money, and where you can catch the action live.
The schedule for the French Open 2023 is as follows:
First Round – May 28th, 29th, and 30th, 2023
Second Round – May 31st and June 1st, 2023
Third Round – June 2nd and 3rd, 2023
Fourth Round – June 4th and 5th, 2023
Quarterfinals – June 6th and 7th, 2023
Semifinals – June 8th and 9th, 2023
Final – June 10th and 11th, 2023
Tennis enthusiasts worldwide eagerly await the French Open, not only for the on-court battles but also for the coveted prize money. This year, the tournament’s total prize money is a record-breaking $54 million.
The two singles champions will each receive a remarkable sum of about $2.5 million. This return to pre-pandemic prize money levels mirrors the amounts awarded back in 2019, signaling a positive step forward for the tournament.
— Ana Ivanovic (@anaivanovic) May 28, 2023
For fans looking to catch every exhilarating moment of the French Open, multiple broadcasting options are available. All matches will be televised on NBC Sports, Peacock TV, Tennis Channel, and Bally Sports. With these comprehensive coverage options, tennis enthusiasts will have the opportunity to witness their favorite players battling it out on the clay courts of Roland Garros.
Major Players who are missing French Open 2023
However, this year’s French Open will see some notable absentees among the players. On the men’s side, tennis fans will miss witnessing the prowess of Rafael Nadal, Matteo Berrettini, Andy Murray, and Marin Cilic. These formidable competitors have decided to skip the tournament, adding an intriguing layer of unpredictability to the competition.
When it comes to earning the title of #RolandGarros champion, Juan Carlos Ferrero has a few shared experiences to help his top-ranked charge.
— Roland-Garros (@rolandgarros) May 29, 2023
In the women’s category, the absence of Simona Halep, Naomi Osaka, Paula Badosa, and Emma Raducanu will be felt. These exceptional athletes have chosen not to participate, opening up opportunities for other talented players to make their mark on the tournament.
As the French Open 2023 approaches, tennis enthusiasts and sports fans alike are eagerly awaiting the captivating battles that await us on the clay courts of Roland Garros. With record-breaking prize money, an exciting schedule, and various broadcasting options, this year’s tournament promises to be an enthralling event filled with intense competition and memorable moments.
So mark your calendars and prepare to witness the unfolding drama at the French Open. Let’s celebrate the sport of tennis and the incredible athleticism of the players as they strive for glory on one of the most prestigious stages in the world of tennis. May the best players triumph, and may the French Open 2023 be a tournament to remember.