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French Open 2021: Schedule, Full Draw, Live Streaming, Broadcast Details

French Open 2021 Schedule, Full Draws, Live Streaming: The French Open draw throws up some interesting match-ups.

By: Sports Desk |
Updated: May 31, 2021 4:05:13 pm
The 2021 French Open main draw action will begin from June 30. (Twitter/RolandGarros)

French Open 2021: World No1 Novak Djokovic may meet 20-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer (seeded 8) in the quarterfinal. The winner might then meet 13-time French Open champion Rafael Nadal in the semi-final. With the Big 3 in one half of the draw and Wawrinka not playing, there’s a strong chance a new French Open finalist may emerge from the other half of the draw.

Should all seeded players progress to the fourth round, Djokovic will play former top-10 David Goffin, Matteo Berretini will face Federer, Nadal will play crowd-pleasing Frenchman Gael Monfils, Andrey Rublev, a recent quarterfinalist at Grand Slams, will make it hard for Diego Schwartzman, Thiem will face clay-court specialist Casper Ruud, and talented Grigor Dimitrov will play Russia star Daniil Medvedev.

The most interesting opening round match in the women’s draw will be the one between last year’s finalist Sofia Kenin and 2017 champion Jelena Ostapenko.  Defending champion Iga Swiatek is in the same quarter as former world No.1 and 2016 winner Garbine Muguruza.

World No.1 and 2019 champion Ashleigh Barty could face the tricky Ons Jabeur in the third round, followed by a clash against either 17-year-old rising star Coco Gauff or Australian Open finalist Jennifer Brady. Veteran Serena Williams’ first big test may come in the third round against former World No.1 Angelique Kerber, followed by a potential clash against two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova in the fourth.

French Open 2021 schedule

May 30 – June 1: 1st Round – Men’s Singles, Women’s Singles

June 2 – 3: 2nd Round – Men’s Singles, Women’s Singles

June 4 – 5: 3rd Round – Men’s Singles, Women’s Singles

June 6 – 7: 4th Round – Men’s Singles, Women’s Singles

June 8 -9: Quarter-Final – Men’s Singles, Women’s Singles

June 10: Semi-Final – Women’s Singles

June 11: Semi-Final – Men’s Singles

June 12: Women’s Singles Final

June 13: Men’s Singles Final

When and where will the French Open 2021 be played?

The French Open 2021 begins on Sunday, May 30 and will go on till Sunday, June 13, in Paris, France.

Where do I watch the matches live on television?

The year’s second Grand Slam will be telecasted live on Star Sports Select network. The matches will start at 9:30 PM IST (6:00 PM local time) every day.

Where can I watch the live streaming of the matches?

The action can also be streamed LIVE on Disney+ Hotstar in the sub-continent.

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