Every year, as the wind blows across the city of Paris, it carries with it the sound of rackets striking balls, the sound of feet sliding on the clay courts, the cries of linesmen’s calls and resounding rounds of applause. The long-awaited Roland Garros 2017 will take place between May 22nd (qualifying rounds) and June 11th (Men’s Final).
Some information about Roland Garros 2017
The matches are played on 24 courts and ticket prices vary:
-The cheapest: €20 per person for qualifying matches that take place on courts 6-18, as well as training sessions on the Suzanne-Lenglen court with unreserved seating.
– The most expensive: €1245 per person for the best seats in Category 1 seats of the Philippe-Chatrier court with unlimited access to outdoor courts, a breakfast reception upon arrival, backstage tours, access to training sessions, the chance to meet the French professionals, and a signature Roland-Garros gift for each guest.
The eagerly-awaited draws will take place a few days before the start of the tournament, giving you a precise schedule of the matches.
128 players will contest the precious «coupe des mousquetaires», 104 qualify automatically as seeds, 16 come through the qualifying matches and 8 arrive as the notorious wild-cards.
Retrospective 2016 and 2017’s favorites
The men 2016’s championship winner, Novak Djokovic will be back this year.
He will have to stand up to the big favorites of 2017’s Roland Garros such as Andy Murray, Raphael Nadal, Gaël Monfils, Wilfried Tsonga and Richard Gasquet. Not to mention the new worldwide’s top favorites like Milos Raonic, Stanislas Wawrinka and Dominic Thiem.
As for the women, 2016’s winner, Garbine Muguruza will come back this year in order to win the championship again. The big favorites such as Serena Williams, Caroline Garcia, Angelique Kerber, Kristina Maldenovik and Simona Halep, to name only a few, will give their maximum to win the championship.
Roland Garros 2017: Practical Information
Dates and location
Like each year, the Roland Garros 2017 will take place in 2 avenue Gordon Bennett 75016, Paris.
The event will be held from May, 22nd to June, 11th 2017.
Find more information on the program, hours and results of each game on the Roland Garros’ official website.
Ticketing and prices
You can buy your tickets on the official website’s ticketing platform and in order to do so, you have several ordering options:
– Online: from March, 22nd 2017, you can see the tickets’ real time availabilities and receive an instant confirmation by e-mail after placing the order.
– On site: You can buy paper tickets for qualifying only.
– By mail: this ordering method is restricted to a maximum of 200€ and the processing is longer.
– Through the event’s official agencies which will provide you with packages according to your needs and criteria.
Lodgis’ tip: The tickets you order for Roland Garros 2017 bear your name so we recommend that you bring your identity card with you as you will be asked to show it at the Stadium’s entry.
Find the tariffs and packages for each game and category in the official website.
There are several ways of getting to Roland Garros 2017:
– Metro: Line 9 stations Michel-Ange Auteuil or Michel-Ange Monitor; or line 10 stations Porte d’Auteuil or Boulogne Jean-Jaurès
– Bus: Lines 22, 62 station Porte de Saint Cloud; or lines 32, 52 station Porte d’Auteuil ; line 72 station La Tourelle; line 123 station Roland-Garros, line 241 station Suzanne-Lenglen or line PC1 station Porte d’Auteuil.
Enjoy Roland Garros 2017 and Paris
The Roland Garros 2017’s championship is the perfect opportunity to enjoy Paris right when summer and special events are around the corner.
Lodgis suggests that you spend an amazing time in Paris by combining the championship with the city of lights, whether you are with your family, friends or sweetheart, we offer a large range of furnished rentals in the 16th arrondissement of Paris where the Roland Garros takes place.