Andy Murray will clash with Novak Djokovic in the finals of the French Open at Roland Garros on Sunday, June 6, 2016.
The last one year has seen a lot of change since Guy Forget appointed as the new director of the tournament since the sacking of Gilbert Ysern in February 2016.
French Open is fast losing much of its sheen to Wimbledon and Australian Open and the French authorities want to restore it to its former glory. The French have promised an increase in total prize money pool and TV coverage across the world. In terms of viewership the French Open is second to Wimbledon
As the day nine of the French Open 2016 wiped out because of rains, World No 1 Novak Djokovic is left with the difficult task of winning 4 matches in 6 days to lift his first Roland Garros title.
If you want to watch the Serbian professional tennis player who is presently ranked world No.1 by the ATP and check out if Serena Williams is able equal Steffi Graf’s open-era record of 22 major titles, you will have to check-out internet streaming options In the US.
Watch live streaming:
The reason- U.S.’ principal sports network’ ESPN has decided not to air the French Open after broadcasting it for the past 13 years. The Tennis Channel will air the battle on the French Clay Court and NBC will feature weekend coverage.
If you do not subscribe to the Tennis Channel, it will be better to look for internet options. NBC sports will also some live streaming. If you want to listen to the proceedings on the Radio, download the Roland Garros app from the Apple store.
TV Channels Broadcasting French Open 2016
France TV Sports & EuroSport I&II
ITV I and ITV II has broadcasting rights till 2018 and British Euro-Sport will also have live coverage in the UK
Tennis Channel & NBC set to take over morning session and later round matches as ESPN ended its rights starting from 2016
RDS for French viewers & TSN for English veiwers
EuroSport I & II will broadcast French Open live in most of the European countries
Super Sports who have the exclusive broadcast rights in South Africa and other African nations and BeinSport in some countries
SOUTH AMERICAN REGIONS
Neo Sports & MNC Sports
FIJI & PACIFIC ISLANDS