Roland Garros live on Prime Video from tonight

The information did not make much noise and, yet, Amazon is for the first year official broadcaster of Roland Garros 2021 on Prime Video. Broadcasting rights that the e-commerce giant shares with France Télévisions, but which will allow clay fans and customers Amazon Bonus to see all matches taking place after 21 p.m. And much more !

Roland Garros on Amazon Prime Video

Roland Garros will have two firsts this year. Bleachers empty - or almost - due to the sanitary protocol, but also the presence of a brand new diffuser: Amazon Prime Video. The Seattle giant has indeed acquired certain rights for three years, including the 10 evening sessions and the final stages, and installed its first television set in France.

On the consultant side, Amazon recruited a host of former French tennis stars. From Amélie Mauresmo to Marion Bartoli, via Fabrice Santoro and Sergi Bruguera, the sets hosted by journalists Clémentine Sarlat and Thibaut le Rol will see more than oneabout fifteen specialists who will deliver their Live commentary and analysis on Prime Video. Reporters will also visit the field to interview the players and bring us to life all the matches of the new short Simonne-Mathieu, but also semi-finals and finals (men, women, singles and doubles) which will be shared with France Télévisions and will take place on the Philippe-Chartier court (also called central court, editor's note).

How to watch Roland Garros 2021?

Amazon Prime Video broadcasts the streams in 4K and brings well-known features such as "time shift", or live control, which offers the possibility to resume a match at the beginning, to pause a match or to review a missed action, but also its famous X ray which provides access to match statistics, the entire tournament, day biographies, but also the history of their matches. Practice !
On the hardware level, you can access Prime Video from a variety of devices, such as Fire TV Stick streaming sticks or with the box Fire TV Cube - it goes without saying - but also since a large number of set-top boxes and media players (Google Chromecast, Orange, Bouygues, SFR, Free, Apple TV 4K and Apple TV), the smart TV, Blu-Ray players, iOS or Android tablets and mobile phones, and even some compatible game consoles (PS3, PS4, PS5, Xbox One).

How much costs Amazon Premium Video?

Not very expensive, it must be admitted. Indeed, it is not a dedicated subscription to the streaming service, but the subscription Amazon Bonus that offers many benefits, including a 30-day free trial for the event. At the end, or if you have already taken advantage of a trial offer, they will cost you 49 € / year or 5,99 € / month (without commitment).
Unfortunately, all French-speaking clients ofAmazon will not be able to take advantage of it. The French Tennis Federation indeed offers its broadcasting rights separately for each country and Amazon It only acquired it for Metropolitan France, Andorra, Monaco and the DROM-COM. The rest of the world, including Saint-Barthélémy, are therefore not included.
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