The 2013 Roland Garros men’s championships mark the 116th time it will be held. The men’s singles event has been played an extra six times compared to the women’s singles event, the men began in 1891 and the women in 1897. The Roland Garros Grand Slam tournament is commonly known as the French Open and is held at Stade Roland Garros in Paris, France. To watch the tennis in Singapore add 6 hours to the Paris local times listed below to work out the equivalent Singapore time.
Below OnCourt Advantage details how the ATP ranking points and prize money are allocated for each round, plus what the schedule of play is for every day, so YOU can follow, watch and/or attend this tournament.
Roland Garros is the 8th MAJOR tournament of the “BIG 14″ tournaments for the men’s professional tennis tour each year. The men’s qualifying singles event begins on Tuesday 21 May and the Men’s Singles Final will be played on Sunday 9 June.
The ATP ranking points and prize money is awarded to the players like this:
- The winner earns 2,000 points + € 1,500,000;
- The runner-up earns 1,200 points + € 750,000;
- The two semi finalists earn 720 points + € 375,000;
- The four quarter finalists earn 360 points + € 190,000;
- The 8 players who lose in the round of 16 earn 180 points + € 100,000;
- The 16 players who lose in the 3rd round earn 90 points + € 60,000;
- The 32 players who lose in the 2nd round earn 45 points + € 35,000;
- The *players who lose in the 1st round earn 10 points + € 21,000.
Please note that the tournament management can alter the schedule from day to day.
The schedule of play for the 2013 Roland Garros men’s singles event is:
- Tuesday 21 May: Qualifying 1st round from 11am;
- Wednesday 22 May: Qualifying 1st round from 11am;
- Thursday 23 May: Qualifying 2nd round from 11am;
- Friday 24 May: Qualifying 3rd round from 11am;
- Sunday 26 May: Main Draw 1st round from 11am;
- Monday 27 May: 1st round from 11am;
- Tuesday 28 May: 1st round from 11am;
- Wednesday 29 May: 2nd round from 11am;
- Thursday 30 May: 2nd round from 11am;
- Friday 31 May: 3rd round from 11am;
- Saturday 1 June: 3rd round from 11am;
- Sunday 2 June: Round of 16 from 11am;
- Monday 3 June: Round of 16 from 11am;
- Tuesday 4 June: Quarter Finals from 2pm;
- Wednesday 5 June: Quarter Finals from 2pm;
- Thursday 6 June: No men’s singles matches;
- Friday 7 June: Semi Finals from 1pm;
- Saturday 8 June: No men’s singles matches; and
- Sunday 9 June: The Men’s Singles Final at 3:00pm.
*The points awarded to a 1st round loser vary according to how they were allocated a place in the 1st round.
Each player that qualifies for the singles main draw earns 35 ATP ranking points, 25 points for qualifying plus the 10 main draw 1st round points. The players who lose in the 1st round of qualifying receive £2,500 but do NOT receive any ranking points. Players, that win through to the 2nd round of qualifying but are then defeated; earn £4,500 and 8 ATP ranking points. Players who win through to the 3rd round of qualifying but are then defeated, earn £9,000 and 16 ATP ranking points.
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