When is French Open draw: Around May 25
When is French Open 2017: May 22, 2017-June 11, 2017
Where is the French Open played: Roland Garros Stadium in Paris
Who won French Open tennis 2016: In women’s competition Garbina Muguruza defeated Serene Williams. In men’s competition, Novak Djokovic won Andy Murray.
When is French Open final 2017: Women’s Finals on Saturday, June 10 and Men’s Finals on Sunday, June 11.
How to watch French Open in the UK
In the UK, you can watch French Open live streaming online on ITV and British Eurosport. ITV Sports hold rights to French Open coverage in the United Kingdom until 2018.
Moreover, ITV is available online, and you can watch Roland Garros live streaming for free. However, it is unavailable outside of the U.K. Therefore, to watch French Open for free on ITV outside of the UK; you need a VPN service.
Stream French Open on ITV Outside UK
To access ITV outside of the UK, you need a VPN service with a server in the United Kingdom. Then, follow these steps to unblock ITV and watch Roland Garros for free:
- Get a VPN with UK servers
- Download and install VPN software on your device
- Log in and search for a VPN server locations
- Select and connect to UK VPN server
- Go to ITV website and start a stream of French Open live for free
Where to stream French Open live in the USA
In the USA, you can watch Roland Garros live streaming on Tennis Channel and NBC. Tennis Channel is provided by most of the American cable tv providers. However, if your cable tv provider doesn’t offer Tennis Channel part of a package, then you can sign up for an annual subscription directly on the Tennis Channel website.
Tennis Channel Plus subscription cost $89.99 per year. It allows watching most of the tournaments throughout the year, including Grand Slam. Furthermore. Tennis Channel provides access to your computer, mobile, Apple TV and Roku devices.
Other ways to access Tennis Channel without a cable tv subscription is to get a live TV streaming service like DIRECTV NOW. Presently, DIRECTV NOW offers many global TV channels including Tennis Channel. Moreover, it doesn’t require long-term contracts. Therefore its service can be canceled anytime. Furthermore, DIRECTV NOW offers 7-day free trial to its new subscribers, therefore allowing to catch most of the French Open action live stream for free.
NBC has rights to broadcast French Open in the United States until 2024. The streaming is available on NBCsport.com. Although NBC requires a cable subscription, there are few alternatives to cable tv to access NBC live online. Live tv streaming services like Sling TV, PlayStation Vue, and DIRECTV NOW offer NBC part of their packages. Also, all of these services provide free trial for up to seven days.
Unfortunately, Tennis Channel nor NBC including streaming services like Sling TV, DIRECTV, and PlayStation Vue are available outside of the US. To watch French Open live streaming online on NBC or Tennis Channel outside of the USA need a VPN service.
Watch Tennis Channel and NBC outside the US with a VPN
If you are traveling aboard or want to access Tennis Channel or NBC outside of the USA, then you need a VPN service with US servers. Follow these steps to unblock tennis channel and NBC outside of the United States of America:
- Get a VPN service with servers in the USA
- Install the software on your preferred device
- Sign in and search for a USA server
- Connect to an American VPN server
- Visit Tennis Channel, NBC, Sling TV, PlayStation Vue or DIRECTV NOW
- Stream Roland Garros online from anywhere in the world
How to watch Roland Garros live streaming online in Canada
In Canada, there are two options for French Open streaming online; TSN and RDS. TSN is an English speaking Canadian TV channel, where RDS is a French speaking TV channel.
TSN will live stream Roland Garros tournament on TSN 1, TSN 2, TSN 3, TSN 4, TSN 5, TSN Network and TSN GO. However, TSN is only available for people with existing Canadian cable TV subscription. If you have a cable tv that provides TSN, then visit its website and sign in with your credentials to live stream French Open online.
Also, TSN and RDS are only available in Canada. If you wish to gain the access from outside, you need to get a VPN service with Canadian VPN servers. Connect to a server in Canada, and you can visit TSN or RDS to watch Roland Garros live streaming from outside of Canada.
Where to stream French Open in Australia
In Australia, the official way to watch Roland Garros live streaming online is on Fox Sports. Fox Sports is available on FOXTEL subscription. You can sign up for Foxtel live online streaming service, FOXTEL Play for only $39 per month. It will let you stream French Open and many other global sports events.
FOXTEL isn’t available outside of Australia. Therefore if you wish to watch French Open live streaming online on Fox Sports outside of Australia, then you need a VPN service to change your IP address to Australia.
To unblock FOXTEL from abroad, get a VPN service, download software, sign in and connect to Australian VPN server. You are ready to enjoy Roland Garros live streaming from anywhere in the world.
How to watch Roland Garros in New Zealand
In New Zealand, the official way to stream French Open online is on Sky NZ.
Where to watch French Open live streaming in Indian Subcontinent
In the Indian subcontinent, including countries like India, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka, the best way to stream French Open is on Star Sports (Hotstar). It has acquired rights to broadcast Roland Garros live stream from 2017 until 2021.
Star Sports is available on Hotstar which is a free service that allows you to watch live sports, television series, movies and other entertainment on your computer, smartphones, and tablets. Hotstar is a free service. However, it is only available in India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh.
To unblock Hotstar and watch French Open live streaming online for free from outside of India, you can use a VPN service. Get a VPN with servers in India, Pakistan or Bangladesh. Install VPN software and connect to one of the servers in a location where Hotstar is available. Open Hotstar app and start Roland Garros live streaming for free online from anywhere in the world.
How to watch French Open in Europe
In Europe, including countries like Italy, France, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia, Spain, Portugal, the best channel to watch French Open live streaming online is on Eurosport.
Most of the European cable tv providers offer Eurosport as part of the package. However, Eurosport also provides online streaming service within 52 markets around the world. It provides live sports coverage as well as on-demand. With a reasonable monthly subscription fee, you can stream French Open on Eurosport Player on your computer, mobile phone, and tablets.
If you are traveling abroad, you can unblock Eurosport player by getting a VPN service in a location where you have signed up for Eurosport streaming service. For example, if you have signed up for British Eurosport service, but you are traveling to Singapore, then to access Eurosport live streaming you will need a VPN server in the UK. Connect to a UK VPN server, and you can stream French Open from anywhere in the world.
How to watch French Open live streaming online with a VPN
If you are traveling abroad or don’t have access to a local TV channel that allows watching French Open live, then it is very handy to have a VPN service. VPN service allows you to change your IP address from your original location to another location of your choice. Therefore, it lets you unblock sites and services that otherwise would be blocked.
For example, if you are in the United Kingdom then you can watch ITV which holds broadcasting rights for the whole tournament. It’s a free service which doesn’t require a subscription. However, if you are outside of the UK, you can unblock ITV from anywhere in the world. Follow these easy steps to establish a connection with the ITV for free from outside of the UK:
- Sign up to a VPN with a server in a location where streaming service that you intend to connect to is available. If it is ITV, then you can choose a service from the list of Best VPN Services for the United Kingdom. Our most recommended and most reliable VPN is ExpressVPN from British Virgin Islands with many servers from all over the world.
- Install the VPN software on any of the devices you wish to watch French Open live streaming online on.
- Connect to a VPN server. For ITV, connect to a server in the UK.
- Go to the streaming site. You can access ITV on its website or download the ITV Player on your portable device. Furthermore, you can even connect a VPN to your gaming console, Smart TV and VPN router that would secure online everyone in the household.
- If necessary, set up an account on the streaming site. ITV requires you to add UK postal code. You can find one of postcode finder or just use NW1 4AQ.
- Go to the live streaming and watch French Open live online.
NOTE: Clear your cookies in case it displays that the live stream is restricted (even if you have connected to a server in a country where the service is available). Alternatively, you can use Incognito Browsing mode.
ITV is an example; you can watch French Open live streaming online also from other countries where it is available. Just get a VPN with servers in a country where the streaming service is working.
How to stream Roland Garros for free
There are a few options for watching French Open live streaming online for free. TV channels like ITV and Hotstar are free streaming services in the UK and India. Of course, it will cover the French Open online. Therefore, if you are living in a place where there is no French Open live stream then getting a VPN with servers in either UK or India is the best way to stream Roland Garros for free.
How to watch French Open on Kodi
There isn’t any official Kodi add-on that we know of that would allow watching French Open live streaming online. However, based on some of the past events, you may want to try out following third party Kodi add-ons for Roland Garros live stream:
- Zem TV
- Sports Mix
Moreover, we highly advise using a VPN service along with unofficial Kodi addons.
There are many ways how you can watch French Open live streaming online. In the USA, the best way to stream Roland Garros is on NBC, and Tennis Channel, in Canada live streaming is available on TSN and RDS, in the UK access ITV to watch French Open. However, in the rest of the European countries, the best option for French Open stream is Eurosport. You can also watch French Open for free in various countries and unblock streaming sites from another part of the world with a VPN.
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