The French Open is just around the corner and we are all excited to see the tussle for claiming the clay’s grand slam. Qualifiers of the Roland Garros have begun already and the first round of matches will take place on 23 May 2022. The excitement of the major is accentuated by the commentators and this year Eurosport will be showing the coverage of the Roland Garros exclusively.

Commentators at the French Open 2022


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As the major is just around the corner, let us take a look at the list of commentators who would present at the Roland Garros.

Barbara Schett

Barbara Schett is a former Austrian player and she would be leading the coverage at the French Open. She has reached the fourth round of the Australian Open, French Open as well as Wimbledon. She has made it to the quarter-finals of the 1999 US open and has 10 WTA titles. Her highest ranking on the WTA chart was at world no. 7 in 1999.

Mats Wilander

Apart from Schett, there will be a former Swedish tennis player, Mats Wilander, who has won seven grand slam titles. Additionally, he is also a former winner of the French Open. He won his first Roland Garros at the ripe age of 17. After that, he has gone off to win the US Open and Australian Open. He reached the quarter-finals of the Wimbledon thrice but could not take the trophy home. His peak was in 1988 when his rank was a world no. 1 on the ATP chart.

Apart from these two, Chris Bradnam and Nick Lester will be presenting. They are both former British tennis players. Then we have Simon Reed, who is a Eurosport commentator. Other commentators are Barry Millns, Jo Durie, Annabel Croft, Frew McMillan, Miles Maclagan, Arvind Parmar and Chris Wilkinson will also be there to present.

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Roland Garros 2022


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The clay-court grand slam tussle is scheduled to begin soon and we have some major players coming up on the court. Novak Djokovic will be there along with the crowd’s new favorite, Carlos Alcaraz Garfia. Everybody is on the edge about Rafael Nadal’s injury. The fans wish for the quick recovery of the King of Clay before the major starts. Moreover, we have Iga Swiatek and the Arabian sensation Ons Jabeur on the court for whom the fans would be looking out.

via Reuters

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