How to watch the French Open finals online for free (2022): tennis live stream
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We are down to the last players in this year’s French Open tournament as we prepare for the French Open final.
If you’re looking to watch the French Open final in 2022, read on. Below is everything you need to know about the Grand Slam tournament finals, including how to watch the French Open finals on TV, where to stream the French Open finals online in 2022, and even some tips on how to watch the French Open finals for free online.
When are the Roland-Garros finals? Dates 2022
The 2022 Roland-Garros women’s final will take place on Saturday June 4, followed by the Roland-Garros men’s final on Sunday June 5.
How to watch the 2022 Roland-Garros finals on TV
To watch the Roland-Garros finals on television, go to NBC. Although NBC and Tennis Channel share coverage of the Roland-Garros tournament, NBC will be the only channel to watch the Roland-Garros finals on television.
The women’s and men’s singles finals will air at 9 a.m. EST on Saturday and Sunday, respectively. If you’re on the West Coast, you’ll need to wake up early or DVR the game in advance.
A digital TV antenna (like this one from Amazon) will give you free access to your local NBC affiliate if you want to watch the French Open finals on TV.
How to watch the 2022 Roland-Garros finals online
Don’t have a cable? Don’t worry: cord cutters can still watch the 2022 Roland-Garros finals online. Below are a few ways to stream the French Open finals online in 2022, and even a few ways to watch the French Open finals online for free.
1. Stream the French Open finals on Peacock
One of the easiest (and cheapest) ways to watch the French Open finals online is on Peacock. The NBC streaming service will offer live streams of the finals online, making it a great way to follow the big games. A subscription to Peacock Premium costs $4.99 per month, or $9.99 per month for the ad-free version.
2. Stream the French Open finals on Sling
Sling gives you live access to NBC, allowing you to watch the French Open finals online in the United States. You will be able to watch live games, as well as replays and championship games on NBC. Sling costs $35 a month, but, right now, the streamer is offering new customers $10 off their first month’s bill, bringing the price down to just $25 to watch the finale.
3. Stream the French Open Finals on DirecTV Stream
One of our favorite ways to watch tennis online is DirecTV Stream. It’s basically a cable bundle turned into a streaming service, and gives you live access to NBC to stream the French Open finals online.
DirecTV Stream’s regular tier gets you NBC for $69.99 a month, but right now the service is offering a deal that lets you get your first two months for $54.99. Even better, DirecTV Stream offers a five-day free trial, allowing you to stream the French Open finals online for free.
4. Stream the French Open on fuboTV
FuboTV is another good streaming service to watch the French Open online in 2022. With NBC live streams, you will be able to stream the French Open finals live without cable.
A fuboTV subscription costs $69.99 per month, but comes with a seven-day free trial to watch the French Open for free.
How to stream the French Open 2022 online for free
If you want to watch the French Open online for free, there are a few hacks that allow you to do so.
Since the French Open finals only last for two days, you can take advantage of the free trials of the services above to stream all the French Open final matches for free. We suggest using fuboTV’s seven-day free trial to get the whole weekend of matches without paying, or DirecTV Stream’s five-day free trial to watch the French Open finals for free.
French Open 2022: players, predictions
This year’s French Open final brings a particularly exciting underdog story: 23-year-old Casper Ruud takes on 13-time French Open champion Rafael Nadal in the highly anticipated men’s singles final. After eliminating Marin Čilić, Ruud became the first Norwegian player to reach a Grand Slam singles final. Rudd entered the competition as the eighth seed and had never made it past the fourth round of a major before.
But Ruud faces a Goliathan challenge to Nadal, who holds the record for most French Open wins (13) and most clay-court titles (62). However, Nadal’s lead in the final is bittersweet as his former opponent Alexander Zverev was forced to withdraw with an ankle injury.
In the women’s singles final, top seed Iga Swiatek will face Coco Gauff. If Swiatek wins, she will have a 35-game winning streak, tied with Venus Williams’ record in 2000 for the longest winning streak of the century. But a win is far from guaranteed for Swiatek as Gauff was in tears at this year’s French Grand Slam tournament.