French Open 2021: Roger Federer vs Marin Cilic 2nd Round: Live Stream; When and Where to Watch

Published 06/01/2021, 11:31 AM EDT
Tennis – French Open – Roland Garros, Paris, France – May 31, 2021 Switzerland’s Roger Federer in action during his first round match against Uzbekistan’s Denis Istomin REUTERS/Benoit Tessier


It’s the second round of the French Open 2021 and the nail-biting contests at this year’s tournament continue. Swiss ace Roger Federer will take on Croatia’s Marin Cilic on Thursday.

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The match will be on Court Philippe-Chatrier and will be the third match of the day session. The match will not begin before 4 pm local time. It promises to be a highly anticipated match that will surely not disappoint fans from all over the world. 

Federer and Cilic have played each other in two Grand Slam finals – Wimbledon 2017 and the Australian Open 2018. Both those duels went in the Swiss star’s favor. Although Roger has dominated their head-to-head record (9:1), their second-round match in Paris can be tricky. 

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Tennis – French Open – Roland Garros, Paris, France – May 31, 2021 Switzerland’s Roger Federer in action during his first round match against Uzbekistan’s Denis Istomin REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

Details of the Roger Federer vs Marin Cilic second-round match 

French viewers can watch all the action on Amazon Prime Video and France TV Sport. Viewers across Europe can catch all the action on Eurosport. Besides, there are other European local broadcasters like ORF, EPT, Servus TV, where these matches can be viewed. 

Fans in the United States of America can view this match on Tennis Channel and Peacock Network. As we move further up north, tennis enthusiasts can watch this match on RDS and TSN. In the Latin American region, viewers can catch all the live-action on ESPN. 

Tennis – French Open – Roland Garros, Paris, France – May 31, 2021 Croatia’s Marin Cilic in action during his first round match against France’s Arthur Rinderknech REUTERS/Sarah Meyssonnier

For viewers across Asia-Pacific

Coming towards Asia, in the southeastern region, the match will be telecasted on Fox Sports. Interestingly, fans in India, China, and Japan can watch this game on Star Sports Select, CMG (China Media Group), and TV Tokyo respectively. Australian fans can watch the match on the Wide World of Sports. 

This match between Roger Federer and Marin Cilic at the French Open 2021 can also be viewed on Bet365.com. They just have to log in at the site, go to the tennis section, and click on live streaming to witness the live-action. 

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Rohan Kollare is a tennis author for EssentiallySports. Rohan has a post-graduate diploma in Sports Management and a trophy cabinet adorned with accolades won in district and state-level tennis competitions. He has previously worked in Content Operations for Disney’s Hotstar for over a year, covering tennis and Formula One.

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