Having begun with a number of #RGEnsemble initiatives, such as the launching of a crowdfunding platform, tournament fortnight is set to continue with the Roland-Garros eSeries by BNP Paribas, a virtual tennis competition aimed at raising money for charity to provide a financial support in the fight against Covid-19.
A charity edition of the Roland-Garros eSeries by BNP Paribas
From 1 June through to 7 June, 16 well-known personalities will take part in a virtual tennis tournament to raise money for the AP-HP Foundation.
Taking place in the game Tennis World Tour - Roland-Garros Edition, the week-long event kicks off on 1 June and will bring together celebrities from different walks of life, among them Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, Kev Adams and Camille Lacourt (see full list below). In taking part, they aim to raise money for the AP-HP Foundation, a hospital charity.
The members of Team Vitality, an eSports outfit that is well-known in France and around the world, will commentate on the charity exhibition tournament with Norman “Genius” Chatrier, the ambassador of the Roland-Garros eSeries by BNP Paribas. A fun event, the tournament will be streamed on France TV’s digital channels at 18.00 every day, on Tennis Channel and on Team Vitality’s Twitch feed.
Here are the 16 famous personalities who will be taking part in this special edition of the Roland-Garros eSeries by BNP Paribas:
Kev Adams, Grégoire Barrère, Julien Benneteau, Arthur Cazaux, Alizé Cornet, Florent Dasque, Fiona Ferro, Stéphane Houdet, Manu Katché, Camille Lacourt, Paul-Henri Mathieu, Kristina Mladenovic, Chloé Paquet, Nicolas Peifer, Gaëtan Roussel and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga.