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Over the past two weeks, players on the ATP and WTA tour have been battling it out on the red dirt in Paris for the French Open crown. For those who were not able to make the trip to Paris, they will not get their chance to be in on the experience This weekend tennis fans will get a taste of Parisian life and the French Open experience. 

The French Tennis Federation has teamed up with organizations such as BNP Paribas Longines, and Lacoste to present Roland Garros in the city. The event takes place in Brookfield Place in downtown Manhattan. At this event attendees will have the chance to hit on the red clay, watch the men’s and women’s semifinals and finals on a big screen television and be served French delicacies from two food trucks, decked out in Roland Garros style. There are other attractions that will give attendees an authentic Parisian experience. 

Anne-Claire Legendre, the consul general of France, at the French Consulate welcomed New Yorkers and talked about the meaning of the event. She emphasized that it wasn’t just about having participants play on red clay but having attendees experience French qualities such as “sportsmanship” and “elegance”.  It is Anne-Claire’s hope that this can become a yearly event that will attract and grow crowds.  

The French Federation’s Head of International Development Lucas Dubourg, also spoke at the French Consulate. He discussed how he was excited to bring and turn a New York staple into a French experience. He also said he was happy to present the “Magic of Roland Garros” to New York. 

It should be unforgettable weekend for tennis enthusiasts. Listed below is the times and viewings.  

Friday | 11 AM – 7 PM


Saturday | 9 AM – 6 PM

Women’s Finals

Sunday | 9 AM – 5 PM

Men’s Finals

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