NBC Sports French Open Schedule Update

NBC’s coverage of the 2012 French Open continues on Friday with the men’s semifinal match between No. 1 ranked Novak Djokovic and 16-time Grand Slam singles champion Roger Federer tomorrow at 11 a.m. (all time zones) and streamed live on NBCSports.com across the country. This weekend, NBC will air live coverage of the women’s final on Saturday at 9 a.m. ET featuring the new No.1 seed Maria Sharapova, against 21st seed Sara Errani of Italy. Sharapova will have her chance to complete a career Grand Slam should she win the final. The men’s final which will pit the winner of the Federer-Djokovic match against the winner of the Rafael Nadal-David Ferrer match will air live on NBC on Sunday at 9 a.m. ET.

In the first semifinal tomorrow, defending champion Rafael Nadal will face fellow Spaniard and Davis Cup teammate David Ferrer on Tennis Channel. In the event that this match runs until 11 a.m. ET, NBC will air the end of the first match and will then air the Federer-Djokovic match. Nadal will go for a record seventh title at Roland Garros, having won in 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010, and 2011. With a win this year, he will surpass Bjorn Borg for the most men’s French Open championships in the Open era. With a win at this year’s French Open, Djokovic will have won four consecutive Grand Slam titles dating back to last year’s Wimbledon.

FRENCH OPEN ON NBCSPORTS.COM: Tennis fans can go to NBCSports.com to watch a live simulcast of Men’s and Women’s Finals, and live streaming coverage, across the country, of the Federer-Djokovic match tomorrow. NBCSports.com will also provide daily video highlights online-only analysis for NBC’s tennis commentators. If the Nadal-Ferrer match runs past 11 a.m. ET, NBCSports.com will stream the conclusion of that match and continue coverage with the Djokovic-Federer match.