French Open 2021: When Does It Start? Schedule, Latest Betting Odds & How To Watch

Everything you need to know ahead of the 2021 French Open tennis
Tom Dodd
Tue, May 25, 6:48 AM EDT

The second Tennis grand slam of the year gets underway on Sunday May 30 at Roland Garros. We bring you all the details you need for the 2021 French Open with our guide below.

French Open 2021 Schedule: When Does It Start?

We’re just a few days away from the 2021 French Open starting, with the first round getting underway on Sunday May 30. Throughout this week, we’ll have the qualifiers competing for their last chance at getting a slot on the 2021 French Open tournament proper.

The Women’s final will take place on Saturday June 12, with the Men’s final just one day later on Sunday June 13.

How To Watch The 2021 French Open

From Sunday May 30, you can watch all of the 2021 French Open on ESPN, timing slots will vary from day-to-day but all of the best games with the biggest players will be televised.

TV Channel: ESPN

Start Time: TBC (varies each day)

French Open 2021: What Are The Betting Odds And Who Are The Favorites?

As you might expect at the 2021 French Open, the ‘King Of Clay’ Rafa Nadal is the betting favorite. Nadal heads into the 2021 French Open as the defending champion and also searching for his 14th win at the French Open. He is unsurprisingly now odds-on to win and the best French Open odds available for him to win are with FanDuel Sportsbook at -115.

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For the women’s tournament, it is also last year’s winner that is the favorite to defend this year, but it’s much more open according to the French Open odds. Iga Swiatek is available to bet at best odds of +350 to win the tournament, with Ashleigh Barty the second favorite at +500. You can get odds of +3500 on Coco Gauff winning. 

French Open 2021 Men’s Winner Betting Odds

Player

Odds

Implied % chance

Rafael Nadal

-115

53.5%

Novak Djokovic

+410

19.6%

Stefanos Tsitsipas

+750

11.8%

Dominic Thiem

+1200

7.7%

Alexander Zverev

+2100

4.5%

Andrey Rublev

+4800

2.0%

Jannik Sinner

+4800

2.0%

View the full French Open betting odds list here.

French Open 2021 Women’s Winner Betting Odds

Player

Odds

Implied % chance

Iga Swiatek

+350

22.2%

Ashleigh Barty

+500

16.7%

Aryna Sabalenka

+900

10%

Garbine Muguruza

+1200

7.7%

Naomi Osaka

+1700

5.6%

Serena Williams

+2100

4.5%

Elina Svitolina

+2300

4.2%

View the full French Open betting odds list here.  

French Open 2021: What Are Rafa Nadal’s Odds?

Rafa Nadal is the favorite with the legal sportsbooks to win the Men’s 2021 French Open. The best French Open odds available on Rafa Nadal are -115 with FanDuel, but some other books are even more confident that he’ll win and offer odds of -120.

A $100 wager at odds of -115 would return you $186.96 and the percentage implication of him winning is 53.5%.

French Open 2021: What Are Novak Djokovic's Odds?

According to the betting, Novak Djokovic is the biggest danger to Rafa Nadal in the 2021 French Open. The best French Open odds available on the Serbian are +410, which is just over 4/1. 

French Open 2021: What Are Serena Williams’ Odds?

Heading in to this year’s French Open, Serena Williams is an underdog to win at Roland Garros. The best French Open odds available on Serena Williams are +2100 which you can claim with a number of the books including DraftKings Sportsbook.

A $100 wager on Serena Williams with DraftKings would return you $2200.

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French Open 2021: What Are Coco Gauff’s Odds?

An even bigger underdog to win the French Open is American Coco Gauff, who’s odds to win are +3500. Can she create history? The books don’t think so, as her French Open odds of +3500 reflect just a 2.8% implied chance of success.

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