I spent the second day in Paris at the French Open. It was a first for me and so worth it. We had tickets to the Simonne-Mathieu court with great seats. If you’re a newbie like me and know nothing about the French Open (besides it being a major tennis tournament), here’s a little cheat sheet…
What to Know About the French Open
- Held in Paris, France at the Stade Roland-Garros, named after the French Aviator, Roland Garros.
- The second of the four Grand Slam tournaments (other tournaments – Australian Open, Wimbledon, U.S. Open)
- The only Grand Slam event held on clay
- Games are held on 3 Courts, Suzanne-Lenglen, Phillippe-Chatrier, and Simonne-Mathieu
The question everyone asked me was “Did you see Serena?” No, I didn’t…well not on the court I had tickets to, and not in passing, but I did get to watch part of her match on the big screen outside the court. After spending some time watching part of the match between M.Zverev and R.Gasquet, we walked the grounds to grab food and snagged seats outside the Phillippe-Chatrier court to watch the rest of the matches.
It was a great day, with great weather, and great rosé. After spending the day at the French Open, we ventured to see where Moulin Rouge was. After stopping for a photo, we grabbed dinner to end out our night. Overall…another successful day in Paris.