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After authorities finally gave the green light to the redevelopment of Roland-Garros - following years of false starts - SportBusiness International examines the plan to add breathing space to the cluttered venue.
The French Tennis Federation (FFT) has hailed a court ruling against ticketing exchange Viagogo, which reiterates the organisation is the sole legal seller of tickets for the French Open grand slam tournament at Roland-Garros.
Organisers of the French Open tennis grand slam have announced plans to enter into the esports market, along with unveiling an increase of around €3m ($3.7m) to the prize purse for this year’s tournament.
French Prime Minister Manuel Valls has confirmed the government’s support for a major expansion project of Roland Garros, the home of the French Open tennis grand slam tournament.
Gilbert Ysern, general manager of the French Tennis Federation (FFT), has said the bid from Paris to stage the 2024 edition of the Olympic Games could help drive the stalled revamp of Roland Garros, the home of the French Open tennis grand slam that takes place in the city.
The French Tennis Federation (FFT) has confirmed that this year’s edition of the French Open at Roland Garros will feature a total prize purse of €28m ($30m), up 12 per cent on the previous year.
The planned redevelopment of Roland Garros, the Parisian home of the French Open tennis grand slam, has taken a new twist after the city’s council gave the go-ahead for a new study to take place into the proposed land use.
The International Tennis Federation (ITF) is hoping to attract a record attendance to the 2014 Davis Cup final after it announced the Stade Pierre-Mauroy in the French city of Lille will host this year’s event.
The French Tennis Federation (FFT) has announced that the 2014 French Open will offer total prize money of more than €25m ($34.5m), an increase of €3m in comparison with the 2013 edition of the grand slam tournament.
The French Tennis Federation (FFT) has appointed the Lagardère Unlimited sports marketing division of media conglomerate Lagardère to provide consultancy services to help improve online advertising for the French Open at Roland Garros in Paris.
The French Tennis Federation (FFT) has welcomed with "great satisfaction" a French tribunal's decision to allow it to continue with plans to expand Roland Garros, home of the French Open.