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Friday May 23rd, 2014

ESPN, NBC and Tennis Channel will team up for French Open TV coverage. (Bob Martin/SI) ESPN, NBC and Tennis Channel will team up to provide nearly round-the-clock TV coverage for the 2014 French Open. (Bob Martin/SI)

The 2014 French Open -- which takes place in Paris, six hours ahead of the Eastern Time Zone --  kicks off Sunday, May 25 at 5 a.m. ET. TV coverage for the second of tennis' four Grand Slams this season will be split between ESPN, NBC and Tennis Channel.

ESPN2 will feature more than 50 hours of television coverage, and ESPN3's multi-screen presentation of up to seven courts will provide more than 330 hours of coverage. NBC will present 27 hours of coverage, including the men's and women's finals. Tennis Channel will supplement the two networks with additional live and encore coverage, and it will also air its highlight show, French Open Tonight, every night from May 25-June 5 from 7 p.m.-10 p.m. Tennis Channel has put together an exhaustive schedule of all TV coverage for the French Open.

Here are the links to the French Open draws for the men and the women. The women's final is scheduled to take place on Saturday, June 7 at 9 a.m. ET. The men's final is scheduled for Sunday, June 8 at 9:00 a.m. ET.

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Below is ESPN's live programming schedule for the French Open. Coverage begins Sunday at 5 a.m. ET.

Date Time (ET) Event Network
Sun, May 25 5 a.m. - 10 a.m. Early Round Action ESPN2
Mon, May 26 5 a.m. - 10 a.m. Early Round Action ESPN2
Tue, May 27 5 a.m. - 10 a.m. Early Round Action ESPN2
Wed, May 28 5 a.m. - 10 a.m. Early Round Action ESPN2
Thurs, May 29 5 a.m. - 10 a.m. Early Round Action ESPN2
Fri, May 30 5 a.m. - 10 a.m. Early Round Action ESPN2
Mon, June 2 5 a.m. - 10 a.m. Round of 16 ESPN2
Tues, June 3 1 p.m - 7 p.m. Quarterfinals ESPN2
Weds, June 4 8 a.m. - 1 p.m. Quarterfinals ESPN2
Thurs, June 5 9 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Women's semifinals ESPN2

Here's NBC's live programming schedule for the French Open. Coverage begins Sunday, May 25 at 12 p.m. ET.

Date Time (ET) Event Network
Sun, May 25 12 p.m. - 3 p.m. First round NBC
Mon, May 26 12 p.m. - 3 p.m. First round NBC
Sat, May 31 12 p.m. - 3 p.m. Third round NBC
Sun, June 1 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. Fourth round NBC
Thurs, June 5 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Women's semifinals NBC
Fri, June 6 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Men's semifinals NBC
Sat, June 7 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Women's final NBC
Sun, June 8 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Men's final NBC

And here's Tennis Channel's live programming schedule for the French Open. Coverage begins Sunday, May 25 at 10 a.m. ET.

Date Time (ET) Event Network
Sun, May 25 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. Early-round play Tennis Channel
Mon, May 26 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. Early-round play Tennis Channel
Tues, May 27 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. Early-round play Tennis Channel
Weds, May 28 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. Early-round play Tennis Channel
Thurs, May 29 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. Early-round play Tennis Channel
Fri, May 30 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. Early-round play Tennis Channel
Sat, May 31 5 a.m. - 12 p.m. Early-round play Tennis Channel
Sun, June 1 5 a.m. - 1 p.m. Round of 16 Tennis Channel
Mon, June 2 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. Round of 16 Tennis Channel
Tues, June 3 8 a.m. - 1 p.m. Quarterfinals Tennis Channel
Weds, June 4 1 p.m. - 7 p.m. Quarterfinals Tennis Channel
Fri, June 6 7 a.m. - 11 a.m. Men's semifinals #1 Tennis Channel

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