Obtaining Tickets to the French Open

Roland Garros– Chercher Les Billets

The Fearless Traveler with Guest Blogger, Noel Klores, on obtaining tickets to Roland Garros

Blogathon June 12

In 2003, I bought a ticket in Paris from a scalper to the French Open, aka Roland Garros, the second major tennis open of the year. Today, that’s no longer a viable option. Not that it ever was a legal one. You must plan a few months ahead (if you want to pay somewhat reasonable official prices) and bring a photo ID that matches your name on the ticket. Rules are much stricter now. Read more ›

Quarterfinals at Bercy, Paris

Del Potro couldn’t stop himself after he hit a ball and jumped the net to Roger’s side. He lost the point but made it funny.
Del Potro vs Federer
Image from Le Figaro: http://www.sport24.com/tennis/diaporamas/le-masters-1000-de-bercy-en-images/del-potro-vs-federer