How to watch Roland-Garros in the UK | Federer fixtures and French Open final!

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The Roland-Garros French Open tournament launched on Sunday, May 26th. Here's everything you need to know about watching it from the UK.

Roger Federer returned to the French Open courts for the first time since 2015.

The legendary Swiss tennis player overcame Lorenzo Sonego in three straight sets. 

Whether Fedz can still compete with Novak Djokovic and challenge the tournament's dominant force, Rafael Nadal, remains to be seen.

Here's how to watch Roland-Garros in the UK, from Federer's fixtures to the final.

 
 
 
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Who is the favourite to win Roland-Garros?

Hands down, Rafael Nadal.

The reigning champion Rafael Nadal is not only known for his dominance on clay courts but he hold the record for French Open titles.

If he wins in 2019, it will mark an incredible twelfth title.

Rafa launches the defence of his title on Monday, May 27th at 11:15 am against German Yannick Hanfmann.

What about Federer?

Federer's second match in Round64 will be against Oscar Otte.

This will take place on Wednesday, May 29th.

 
 
 
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How to watch Roland-Garros in the UK

The French Open 2019 is free to watch on ITV4 in the UK.

It airs everyday from 10am to 20.30 pm on channel 24 (Freeview).

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John Inverdale head the ITV team alongside Mark Petchey, Fabrice Santoro, Marion Bartoli with Nick Mullins providing the commentary.

You can also live stream the action thanks to the ITV Hub, where you can watch the French Open from a variety of devices including smartphones, tablets and consoles.

When is the French Open final?

The last day of the tournament marks the Men's Singles Final, which airs on Sunday, June 9th.

Simona Halep is the defending champion in the Women's Singles, with that final taking place on the Saturday.

 

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