Roland Garros 2022: France Télévisions and Amazon Prime Video television device and program

The Porte d’Auteuil tournament is being held this year from Sunday 22 May to Sunday 5 June. Qualifications will be made from this Monday 16th to Friday 20th May.

2022 is the second year of a three-year contract between the French Tennis Federation and the two stations France Télévisions and Amazon Prime Video. For this edition, the devices and TV programming remain a bit the same as last year.

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FRANCE TELEVISIONS

The public audiovisual group, on a linear basis and on its digital platform, will broadcast exclusively until the quarter-finals include all the matches from 11 am, except for those on the Simonne-Mathieu track and those in the evening. That makes him miss two quarterfinals which, a year ago, were two men’s posters. The men’s and women’s semifinals and finals, in singles and doubles, as well as the mixed doubles final, will be broadcast below with Prime Video.

The websites and applications of france · tv and france · tvsport will also offer the qualifications in full, the week before the start of the tournament. The main track, n ° 14, will be commented live.

Two new consultants

From Sunday 22 May, Laurent Luyat will present the continuity of the linear antenna from the terrace of the Philippe-Chatrier track. He will be joined by consultants Mary Pierce, Michaël Llodra and Justine Henin, as well as Patrick Mouratoglou (who was in Prime Video a year ago) and wheelchair stretcher Michaël Jeremiasz, newcomers to the team.

The main meetings will be given by Fabien Lévêque, Matthieu Lartot, Benoît Durand and Inès Lagdriri, along with the group’s consultants. Nelson Monfort was given a chance to change things around.

A daily magazine

As for the magazine, it will be offered by France 3 All sports and the All Roland-Garros sports (new name of Roland Garros newspaper) with Cécile Grès from Monday to Thursday, then with Marie Mamère on Fridays and Saturdays, from 8.50 pm on weekdays and 8.15 pm on Saturdays. The same channel will broadcast Stage 2 with Matthieu Lartot and Laurent Luyat at 8:05 pm on the three Sundays of the tournament.

On the france · tv platform, all matches, except those whose rights belong to Amazon, will be available in full, live and playback for some up to seven days after the end of the tournament. The most important clashes, in particular the French ones, will be offered with comments from journalists Corinne Boulloud, Hortense Leblanc and Apolline Merle, accompanied by consultants Stéphane Houdet (wheelchair tennis champion), Constance Sénac de Monsembernard (manager of the famous Twitter account). “Game, Set and Maths”) and player Marine Partaud, as she did a year ago.

In 4K

France Télévisions will also improve its coverage of the tournament with its presence on social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Tik Tok, YouTube, Dailymotion). The group will share the best moments with excerpts from the linear antenna, summaries or even content produced on site, in particular in ” stories“.

As for the high-resolution broadcast, france · tv sport 4K UHD will broadcast the Philippe-Chatrier track during the fortnight, with no comments during the first week of the tournament. The channel will be available on DTT in Paris, Toulouse and Nantes, as well as in France.

AMAZON PRIME VIDEO

The group owns the exclusive rights of the Simonne-Mathieu court and the ten night posters of the Central which will theoretically take place from 8.30 pm (Monday 23 May to Wednesday 1 June). This batch includes two women’s or men’s quarterfinals, which will therefore be offered exclusively by Prime Video on the nights of Tuesday 31 May and Wednesday 1 June. The men’s and women’s semi-finals and finals, in singles and doubles, as well as the mixed doubles final, will then be broadcast on France TV.

Please note that Prime Video will also offer ratings, with comments, but only on the two main additional tracks, including number 14. Last year, even if it had the chance, the station did not offer qualifying matches during the week before the tournament.

Guy Forget about consulting

As for the pay channel, like France Télévisions, the newsroom is undergoing some changes. Amélie Mauresmo, who a year ago took part in the first edition of Prime Video after officiating with Laurent Luyat, has been the president of the tournament since December 2021. To replace her, the station has hired Guy Forget, a former player. , a media consultant and predecessor of A. Mauresmo at the helm of Roland Garros (2016-2021) as well as former director of the Paris-Bercy tournament (2012-2021). ).

For its part, Amazon has so far confirmed the presence as consultants of Fabrice Santoro and Marion Bartoli. The identities of other figures and commentators are unknown at this time.

update (16/05): The newspaper L’Équipe reports this Monday the future presence on the channel of Tatiana Golovin, Pauline Parmentier, Séverine Beltrame and Arnaud Clément as consultants. Virginie Sainsily, Antoine Benneteau, Benoît Daniel, Maly Thomas and Paul de Saint-Sernin will have the roles of journalists in the corridors of Roland Garros. Frédéric Verdier, Romain Bouchenot, Camille Pin, Alban Lepoivre and Olivier Jacquemin will finally be the commentators.

As for the presentation, Thibaut le Rol and Clémentine Sarlat return to the set to hold the antenna as well as the programs in the company of certain consultants. The same goes for journalist Virginie Sainsily, a columnist for L’Équipe du soir and who this season has joined the boundaries of the Ligue 1 field with Prime Video. In Lot 2 won by Amazon, it is stated that the station will offer a daily “minimagazine” and another magazine until the quarterfinals before the start of each night session. During the four days of semifinals and finals, two daily magazines will also be presented.

UHD broadcast

update (5/16): Amazon Prime Video will offer HD resolution for rating, then ultra-high definition streaming for mainframe matches, which is a big news this year.

update (5/16): Prime Video will also offer to hear the ambient sound of short broadcasts; An audio stream titled “Stadium FX” will be available in addition to the included comments.

All matches broadcast by the US station will be offered in replay within 15 minutes after the end of the match.

To have access Prime Videoyou must subscribe to the service First from Amazon at € 49 per year or € 5.99 / month, with a free 30-day trial period that can be canceled at any time for new subscribers. For students, the annual subscription is € 24 / year after a free 90-day trial period, which can also be canceled at any time.

Premium video is available in a variety of media via the app, web browser, connected TVs, game consoles, and internet boxes. You can watch the matches in the European Union during the trip, as long as you are domiciled in France (except Saint-Barthélemy), Andorra or even Monaco.

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