After a successful charity edition in 2020 and a Grand Final 2021 won by Franch Alexandre Lepine last year, the Roland-Garros eSeries by BNP Paribas is back. Here’s everything you need to know about the new format of the biggest eTennis tournament in the world.
Take part in the 2022 Roland-Garros eSeries by BNP Paribas!
The world’s biggest eTennis tournament is back for a fifth edition with a new exciting format..
A free competition on your mobile
Get on your phones, folks! The fifth edition of the Roland-Garros eSeries by BNP Paribas will be fought out on mobile phones, on Tennis Clash to be exact. A free game downloaded by more than 90 million people around the world, Tennis Clash attracts more than six million active players a month. Never heard of this unmissable game? Then click on the links below to download it and have a crack at the qualifying competition, which opens to gamers in just a few days.
Save the date!
The competition will once again be open to the general public this year, with two tournaments organised for allcomers and which will determine the four qualifiers for the Grand Final, to be held at Roland-Garros 2022. The first tournament comprises two phases and will take place on 21-25 April. It begins with a qualifying competition that starts at 19:00 CET on 21 April and ends at 19:15 CET on 23 April and will see the top 50% of players go through to the final phase, which starts at 19:15 CET on 23 April and ends at the same time on 25 April.
If you can’t make it, don’t worry – a second tournament with the same format will be held on 28 April-2 May (qualifiers on 28-30 April and final phase on 30 April-2 May (19:15 CET).
Try your luck against the best players
The two qualifying tournaments lead all the way to the Grand Final, which takes place on 21 May at the Porte d’Auteuil, during the Parisian Grand Slam. As part of the event, the lucky finalists will have the chance to take on two players from Women in Games France – a not-for-profit organisation that is supporting the 2022 Roland-Garros eSeries by BNP Paribas and which devotes its energy to provide support for women and girls throughout the games industry – and two more challengers from XP, The eSport & Gaming School, France’s leading eSports academy. It’s a challenge that promises to be an exciting one.
Support aplenty for participants
Three big-name streamers will be taking part in the 2022 Roland-Garros eSeries by BNP Paribas, which has a new official partner in Renault, all with the idea of offering their support to the event’s many participants. Rivenzi, who took part last year and has become a major eSports influencer on Twitch, will be streaming on his Twitch channel on 28 April, where he will be joined by LittleBigWhale and Ponce. Rivenzi will also be streaming the Grand Final on his Twitch channel on 21 May.
Don’t miss this unique opportunity to take part in a major eTennis experience alongside its finest exponents and in an atmosphere where the focus is on competing in the right spirit.