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French Open 2017 preview: All you need to know ahead of Roland Garros

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Serbia's Novak Djokovic (R) speaks with Britain's Andy Murray after winning the men's final match at the Roland Garros 2016 French Tennis Open in Paris on June 5, 2016

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ByDan Quarrell
28/03/2017 at 08:04 | Updated 28/03/2017 at 09:04
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Everything you need to know ahead of the 2017 French Open with Novak Djokovic and Garbine Muguruza defending their titles at Roland Garros.

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When is it?

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The French Open gets underway with qualifying on Monday, May 22.

The first round of the main draw begins on Sunday, May 28.

The women's singles final is on Saturday, June 10 with the men's singles final following on Sunday, June 11.

You can see the schedule in full via the official Roland Garros website.

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Where is it?

The French Open takes place at Roland Garros in Paris.

For more information on the venue itself, follow this link to the official website.

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Is it on TV?

It certainly is, and Eurosport and the Eurosport Player will offer you full access to the tournament. You can check in with the Eurosport Player and make sure you are signed up via this link.

French Open qualification starts on Monday May 22nd with LIVE coverage on Eurosport 2 and Eurosport Player. Eurosport’s LIVE studio coverage of the tournament starts on Sunday 28th May and will be presented by Rob Curling with analysis from former British number ones Greg Rusedski and Annabel Croft. Catherine Whitaker will be the court-side reporter at Roland Garros. Former French Open champion Mary Pierce will be amongst Eurosport’s team of experts providing additional analysis throughout our coverage.

Eurosport Player gives fans access to our bonus channels so you can follow up to 15 courts live.

Seven-time Grand Slam winner John McEnroe will resume his role as the ‘Commissioner of Tennis’, setting the tennis world to rights in his exclusive Eurosport series. Meanwhile, fellow former world number one Mats Wilander will provide analysis on his daily show Game, Set and Mats. Eurosport’s impressive list of experts also includes Novak Djokovic’s former coach Boris Becker and Serena Williams’ coach Patrick Mouratoglou, whose show The Coach analyses the match of the day at Roland Garros with the latest stats and data concerning the players.

Are tickets available?

Tickets are available and can be purchased via the official Roland Garros hub page.

What are the latest odds for the men's singles?

Novak Djokovic - 13/8

Rafael Nadal - 11/4

Andy Murray - 3/1

Stan Wawrinka - 8/1

Roger Federer - 20/1

Kei Nishikori - 20/1

Dominic Thiem - 20/1

Nick Kyrgios - 25/1

Milos Raonic - 40/1

Juan Martin Del Potro - 50/1

What are the latest odds for the women's singles?

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Serena Williams - 2/1

Garbine Muguruza - 9/2

Simona Halep - 10/1

Angelique Kerber - 12/1

Maria Sharapova - 14/1

Petra Kvitova - 18/1

Karolina Pliskova - 18/1

Madison Keys - 25/1

Johanna Konta - 33/1

Agnieszka Radwanska - 40/1

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Who won the singles titles in 2016?

Novak Djokovic took the men's title, beating Andy Murray in the final:

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Garbine Muguruza won the women's title, defeating Serena Williams on the big stage:

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