List of Sponsors at the French Open 2021

Published 05/24/2021, 6:17 AM EDT
PARIS, FRANCE – JUNE 01: The Roland Garros logo is seen outside the VIP village on day nine of the 2015 French Open at Roland Garros on June 1, 2015 in Paris, France. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)


The French Open or Roland-Garros is the second annual and the only clay-court Grand Slam tournament in tennis. After a delay of one week, the tournament’s 2021 edition will begin on May 24 with the qualifying rounds; the main draw will start on May 30 and run until June 13.

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Remarkably, the 2021 edition will register as the tournament’s 91st Grand Slam event. However, this could not have been possible without the official sponsors of the Roland-Garros 2021.

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Sponsors of the French Open 2021

Europe’s largest bank, BNP Paribas, is the main partner of the French Open 2021. Moreover, it has been a part of the premier clay-court tournament and other distinguished tournaments on the tennis calendar for decades.

Furthermore, the international airline Fly Emirates, clothing company Lacoste, electronics company Oppo, and luxury watch manufacturer Rolex are present in the tournament’s premium partners list.

PARIS, FRANCE – MAY 19: Nick Kyrgios of Australia practices ahead of the 2016 French Open at Roland-Garros stadium on May 19, 2016 in Paris, France. (Photo by Jean Catuffe/Getty Images)

While Emirates takes care of the travel arrangements of players and staff, Lacoste provides the tournament officials’ uniforms. Additionally, Oppo and Rolex will be the official brand for photography and clocks, respectively.

The French Slam also has many official partners this year. They are local electric utility company Engie, Indian IT company Infosys, packaged water Perrier, Stellantis-owned automobiles company Peugeot, and American sports equipment company Wilson.

Besides them, Roland-Garros has many official suppliers for their 2021 edition. The list includes Accor, the Adecco Group, JCDecaux, Hespiride, Lavazza, Magnum, Mastercard, Moet Hennessy, Orange, and Potel et Chabot.

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Players to look out for at the Roland-Garros

Inarguably, the Spanish legend and record 13-time Roland Garros champion Rafael Nadal will receive most of the attention. However, his competitors Djokovic, Thiem, Tsitsipas, Zverev, Rublev, and others, will try to stop the Spaniard again.

Rafael Nadal of Spain celebrates after winning championship point during his Men’s Singles Final against Novak Djokovic of Serbia on day fifteen of the 2020 French Open at Roland Garros in Paris, France. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Comparatively, the women’s players’ field has numerous potential winners. Notably, the 19-year-old Iga Swiatek, who will celebrate her 20th birthday during the event, will aim to defend the women’s singles title.

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All in all, the tennis season is close to its second major tournament of the year, and fans are super excited to meet their 2021 French Open champions.

Who are you supporting this year?

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Purav Joshi is a Tennis author at EssentiallySports. Having a degree in Films, Television and Media Production, he guided his passion for writing and journalism into the sport of aces and rallies. With over 2 years of experience as a copywriter, Purav has authored over 500 tennis articles.

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