French Open Ticket Guide
For those of you wanting to sample the unique atmosphere at the French Open, there are a couple of avenues through which to purchase French Open tickets; direct from the organisers or from a third party company.
The French Open is scheduled from May 26th until June 9th 2013.
Due to the high demand, you will have to reserve your French open tickets months before they are actually available. To stake you claim, you will need to complete either an original reservation form or a photocopied version. The applications are handled on a first-come, first-serve basis. If your chosen day is fully booked, a reimbursement cheque will be sent made out to the name and address on the form. Reservation forms for 2013 French Open tickets can be obtained from a couple of sources:
The French Open Stadium 2, avenue Gordon Benett 75016 Paris France
The Booking Office B.P. 333-16 75767 Paris Cedex 16
Unsold tickets are available from the stadium itself 8 days before the tournament starts.
Purchasing 2013 French Open tickets online
There are numerous firms that sell tickets for tournaments such as the French Open. Many operate via the Internet, and will take orders for tickets at any time. Despite this convenience, please bear in mind that they will only send your tickets when they receive them from the organisers which is generally a few weeks before the start of the event.
If you do choose to purchase over the web, the usual advice applies. Ensure that when giving credit/debit card details, the site is being served securely. This can be done by looking for ‘https’ in the address bar, and for a padlock at the bottom of your browser window. Check that the firm provide a offline address and telephone number, so that you can contact them in the event of any problems. ticket types and prices.
2013 French Open Ticket Prices and Packages
Tickets for the French Open are likely to range in price from 80 to 350FF. Three of the courts have reserved seating throughout the fortnight: Court Philippe-Chatrier (Centre Court), Court Suzanne-Lenglen and Court No 1. This means that there are four types of tickets available:
- Tickets to Centre Court and annexe courts for the duration of the tournament
- Tickets to Court Suzanne-Lenglen and annexe courts for nine days
- Tickets to Court No 1 and annexe courts for seven days
- Tickets to annexe courts exclusively, for fourteen days seating capacities
There are 16 competition courts used during the French Open, all of which have stands. The capacities of the show courts are as follows:
Court Philippe-Chatrier (Centre Court): 15,166
Court Suzanne-Lenglen: 10,068
Court No 1: 3,518