The second round of the 2022 French Open begins on Wednesday 25th May (25/05/2022) with a schedule packed with exciting Grand Slam tennis matches featuring the best men and women in the sport.
Round 2 of the French Open, also known as Roland-Garros, will be televised Wednesday from 5 p.m. ET on the Tennis Channel and is available to stream live on fuboTV, Sling and other live TV services.
Round 1 was already full of action with top players. Stefanos Tsitsipas overcame a 2-set hole to beat Lorenzo Musetti in what would have been a huge upset for the Greek star. Home favorite Gilles Simone also won a five-set thriller against Spaniard Pablo Carreno Busta.
In the women’s game, number 1 Iga Swiatek defeated the Ukrainian Lesia Tsurenko 6-2, 6-0. Jessica Pegula, daughter of Buffalo Bills owners Terry and Kim Pegula, started another run at her maiden Grand Slam tennis title after losing to Ashleigh Barty in the quarterfinals of the Australian Open earlier this year.
In Round 2, expect matches from Novak Djokovic – who is continuing his return to Grand Slam tennis following his vaccination controversy earlier this year – against Slovakia’s Alex Molcan and teenage tennis sensation Emma Raducanu’s matchup with Aliaksandra Sasnovich of Belarus.
What is the 2022 French Open second round TV schedule?
The Tennis Channel will provide 24/7 coverage, including live broadcasts and replays, of all Round 2 action. However, the official live start times for both days of Round 2 are below. All times ET.
- May 25, 5:00 a.m. on Tennis Channel. Stream to fuboTV, Sling, DirecTV Stream
- May 26, 5 a.m. on Tennis Channel. Stream to fuboTV, Sling, DirecTV Stream
Looking for a specific matchup? Check the full schedule at RolandGarros.com.
The rest of the round plan is:
- Round 3, Friday 27th May
- Round 4, Sunday 29th May
- Quarterfinals, Tuesday, March 31
- Semifinals, Thursday 2 June
- Final, Saturday, June 4th
How can I stream the tournament for FREE?
Fans with cable subscriptions can log into Tennischannel.com/watchnow with their cable data to stream the tournament for free.
Cable cutters can also sign up for a free trial of fuboTV or Sling to enjoy all TV coverage on Tennis Channel for FREE for a limited time.
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Story from The Associated Press
PARIS (AP) — WEDNESDAY PREVIEW
The star-studded top half of the men’s division advance to Round 2 on Day 4 at Roland Garros, with Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Carlos Alcaraz all on the schedule. Defending champion Djokovic meets Alex Molcan on Court Suzanne Lenglen, 13-time champion Nadal will end the day on Court Philippe Chatrier in the Night Session by taking on Corentin Moutet and 19-year-old Alcaraz, who is sixth seeded and the Tour leads four titles in 2022, Albert Ramos-Vinolas meets Simonne-Mathieu on court. 3rd seeded Alexander Zverev will also play and will face Sebastian Baez in Chatrier in the afternoon. The women’s most fascinating duel follows in the main stadium: Bianca Andreescu, 2019 US Open champion, against Belinda Bencic, gold medalist of the Tokyo Olympics.
FORECAST FOR WEDNESDAY
Partly cloudy. High of 70 degrees Fahrenheit (21 degrees Celsius).
THE MAIN RESULTS OF TUESDAY
Women’s first round: No.3 Paola Badosa beat Fiona Ferro 6-2, 6-0; No.7 Aryna Sabalenka beat Chloe Paquet 2-6, 6-3, 6-4; No. 11 Jessica Pegula beat Qiang Wang 6-2, 6-4; Number 19 Simona Halep beat Nastasja Schunk 6: 4, 1: 6, 6: 1.
Men’s first round: No.2 Daniil Medvedev def. Facundo Bagnis 6-2 6-2 6-2; No. 4 Stefanos Tsitsipas beat Lorenzo Musetti 5-7 4-6 6-2 6-3 6-2; No. 8 Casper Ruud defeated Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 6:7 (8), 7:6 (4), 6:2, 7:6 (0); Holger Rune defeated Denis Shapovalov (No. 14) 6:3, 6:1, 7:6 (4).
STAT OF THE DAY
22 – Consecutive first-round wins in Grand Slam tournaments for Karolina Pliskova, a two-time Major finalist who was seeded at No. 8 and came back to beat Tessah Andrianjafitrimo 2-6 6-3 6-1 .
QUOTE OF THE DAY
“It’s just funny at this point. You’re somewhere 0-6, it just gets weird. I do quarters of slams. I beat good guys in slams. It’s not like I’m someone who doesn’t do well in big events.” – No. 24 seed Frances Tiafoe of the USA, who earned his first French Open win in seven games by beating Benjamin Bonzi of France with 7-5, 7-5, 7-6 (5) defeated.