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2015 FRENCH OPEN COVERAGE ON NBC BEGINS THIS SUNDAY, MAY 24, AT 1 PM ET

NBC’s Live Coverage Culminates with Women’s Final on Saturday, June 6 and Men’s Final on Sunday, June 7

33rd Consecutive Year as Broadcast Home of the French Open

Coverage Available on NBC Sports Live Extra

STAMFORD, Conn. – May 20, 2015 – NBC’s coverage of the 2015 French Open begins this Sunday, May 24, at 1 p.m. ET with live opening-round coverage, and culminates with the live Women’s Final on June 6 and the live Men’s Final on June 7.

Defending champion Rafael Nadal headlines the men’s field with a record nine French Open titles (2005-2008, 2010-2014), while No. 1 ranked Novak Djokovic, beaten in last year’s final by Nadal, looks to complete his career grand slam at Roland Garros.

Top-ranked Serena Williams is a two-time French Open champion, and returns to Roland Garros following a second-round loss last year. Williams faces competition from two-time French Open winner and defending champion Maria Sharapova.

COMMENTATORS: Host Ted Robinson anchors NBC’s coverage, joined by analysts John McEnroe and Mary Carillo. This is Robinson’s 16th French Open in the anchor chair for NBC. McEnroe and Carillo teamed to win the mixed doubles title at the 1977 French Open.  This is NBC’s 33rd consecutive year televising the event.

FRENCH OPEN ON NBC: Following is the television schedule for NBC’s coverage of the 2015 French Open, which culminates with live coverage of the Women’s (June 6) and Men’s (June 7) Finals: 

FRENCH OPEN ON NBC

 

Sun., May 24

1 – 3:30 p.m. ET

First Round (LIVE)

Mon., May 25

Noon – 3:00 p.m. (all time zones)

First Round (LIVE ET)

Sat., May 30

Noon – 3:00 p.m. ET

Third Round (LIVE)

Sun., May 31

Noon – 3:00 p.m. ET

Fourth Round (LIVE)

Thurs., June 4

11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. (all time zones)

Women’s Semifinal (LIVE ET)

Fri., June 5

11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. (all time zones)

Men’s Semifinals (LIVE ET)

Sat., June 6

9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. ET

Women’s Final (LIVE)

Sun., June 7

9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. ET

Men’s Final(LIVE)

Posted by:Steve Baron

VP/Digital for TV station ownership group; Dad to young twins, runner, skier & spend a lot of times in airplanes.

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