The second Grand Slam event of the season will see the world’s best players go head-to-head in Roland Garros, with world No. 1 Novak Djokovic, 13-time champion Rafael Nadal, Monte Carlo tiltist Stefanos Tsitsipas and the Madrid champion Carlos Alcaráz.
Here’s what you need to know ahead of the tournament in the French capital:
When is Roland Garros?
Roland Garros 2022 will take place from May 22nd to June 5th. Established in 1891, the clay court Grand Slam tournament is held at the Stade Roland-Garros in Paris, France. Tournament Director is Amelie Mauresmo.
Who is playing at Roland Garros 2022?
Competing in Roland Garros are top 10 stars Daniil Medvedev, Alexander Zverev, Tsitsipas, Nadal, Alcaraz, Andrey Rublev and Djokovic, the reigning champion.
When is the draw for Roland Garros?
The Roland Garros singles draw will take place on Thursday 19 May at 19:00
The Roland Garros doubles draw will take place on Sunday 22 May at 12:00
What is the purpose of the schedule? Roland Garros?
* Qualification: Monday, May 16 – Friday, May 20 at 10:00 a.m
* Peloton: Sunday 22nd May – Sunday 5th June, start times to be announced.
* Doubles Final: Saturday, June 4, start time TBC.
* Singles Finals: Sunday, June 5, start time TBC.
*View on the official website
What is the prize money and points for? Roland-Garros?
The prize money for Roland Garros is 43,600,000 euros.
Winner: €2,200,000 / 2,000 points
Finalist: €1,100,000 / 1,200 points
Semifinalist: €600,000 / 720 points
Quarterfinalists: €380,000 / 360 points
Round of 16: €220,000 / 180 points
Round of 32: €125,800 / 90 points
Round of 64: €86,000 / 45 points
Round of 16: €62,000 / 10 points
DOUBLE (€ per team)
Winner: €580,000 / 2,000 points
Finalist: €290,000/ 1,200 points
Semifinalist: €146,000 / 720 points
Quarterfinalists: €79,500 / 360 points
Round of 16: €42,000 / 180 points
Round of 32: €25,000 / 90 points
Round of 64: €15,500 / 0 points
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Who won the last edition of Roland Garros in 2021?
Novak Djokovic won the 2021 Roland Garros singles title with a 6-7(6) 2-6 6-3 6-2 6-4 win over Stefanos Tsitsipas in the league match (Read & Watch). Pierre-Hugues Herbert and Nicolas Mahut won in Paris with a 4:6, 7:6(1), 6:4 triumph over Alexander Bublik and Andrey Golubev in the final (Continue reading).
Who holds the Roland Garros record for most titles, oldest champion, youngest champion and more?
Most titles, singles: Rafael Nadal (13)
Most titles, doubles: Roy Emerson (6)
Oldest champion: Andres Gimeno, 34, in 1972
Youngest champion: Michael Chang, 17, 1989
Top ranked champion: No.1 Bjorn Borg 1980, 1981, Ivan Lendl 1986, 1987, Jim Courier 1992, Gustavo Kuerten 2001, Rafael Nadal 2011, 2014, 2018, Novak Djokovic 2016, 2021
Lowest ranked champion: No. 66 Gustavo Kuerten in 1997
Last home champion: Yannick Noah in 1983
Most match wins: Rafael Nadal (105)
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