French Open 2019

The French Open is part of the quartet of Grand Slam tournaments and the only one to be played on clay. A historic fixture of the tennis calendar, having taken place annually since 1891, Roland Garros has fascinated all fans with technique and skill decisive on the slower playing surface. Huge crowds always fill the stadiums and the atmosphere around the village always provides a great experience to all that come and visit the grounds during the two-week tournament in the picturesque French capital Paris.

The red clay of Roland Garros is trademark of the French Open and every tennis fan knows that only special players are capable of winning the tournament! Roger Federer, Rafa Nadal and Novak Djokovic have lit up the grounds in recent years, bringing tennis to another level.

VIP Sportstravel want to help you experience the magic of this unique tennis tournament. With our affiliation to the French Groupe Lagardère, the French Open is a very special event for us – on home soil. We can offer you great travel solutions for every budget based on our local knowledge and experience from many years on site! Contact us and take advantage of these benefits to make your trip to the French Open a truly unforgettable experience!

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Key Facts

Official event title Tournoi de Roland Garros
Series Grand Slam
Surface Clay
First edition 1891
Play mode Knockout system
Record Champion Men’s Rafael Nadal (11 titles)
Record Champion Women’s Chris Evert (7 titles)
Current Champion Men’s Rafael Nadal (2018)
Current Champion Women’s Simona Halep (2018)
Prize money 36.000.000€