French Open, which is also known as Roland Garros, is a Grand Slam tennis tournament that will be held on outdoor clay courts, will commence yet another exciting season starting today i.e. May 22. The tournament will be hosted at the Stade Roland Garros in Paris and will feature singles, doubles, and mixed doubles play. There will also be junior and wheelchair tournaments.
Novak Djokovic is the defending men’s singles champion, and Barbora Krejková is the defending women’s singles champion.
The tournament’s organisers have secured multiple sponsors which have amplified their portfolio. The following are the Roland Garros 2022 sponsors:
The French Open has named BNP Paribas, a global leader in financial services, as the main sponsor for the 2022 edition. Both entities have had a long-standing partnership that began in 1973.
Roland Garros has partnered with Emirates in this category. The collaboration was first signed in 2013, and it was then extended and the company was announced as the premium partner in 2018.
Furthermore, Rolex, the watchmaker brand that sponsors all major tennis tournaments, is a premium partner of the Roland Garros.
Back in April, the French Tennis Federation inked a five-year deal with Renault. The French carmaker has agreed to supply the tournament with a total of 160 vehicles, including a fleet of 100 new Renault Megane E-Tech Electric vehicles. The Renault logo will also be emblazoned on the nets at Roland-Garros’ five main courts: Philippe-Chatrier, Suzanne-Lenglen, Simonne-Mathieu, and courts 7 and 14.
Along with them, OPPO and Lacoste are also on the same list.
Engie, Infosys, Perrier, and Wilson have been named as official partners for this year’s edition by the organisers.
Additionally, there are a number of brands that fall into this category. This group of sponsors includes Accor Live limitless, The Adecco Group, JC Decaux, Hesperide, Lavazza, Magnum, Mastercard, Moet Hennessy, Orange, Potel, and Chabot.
For fans in India, the prestigious competition will be broadcast live on the Sony Sports Network. It will also be streamed live on Sony’s OTT platform, Sony Liv. The sports broadcasting baron will also provide coverage in four languages.
Sony Sports Network has secured a number of sponsors for the tournament, including Hyundai, Amul, Rolex, Apple, 1x News, Target One, Fairplay News, Lottoland, and DafaNews.