The grand finale of the most famous competition ineTennis will take place on Saturday May 21 in Paris. The eight finalists from the qualifications will compete in a space of gaming installed on the famous Philippe Chatrier court. At stake, the title of world champion Tennis Clash.
Unmissable event organized with the French Tennis Federation a few days before the start of the famous grand slam tournament in the capital, the grand final of the Roland Garros eSeries will take place tomorrow, Saturday 21 May. One more time, BNP Paribas is the main partner of the competition and, for this new edition, Renault is also in the game. Many changes are announced by the organizers: this year marks the tournament’s transition to mobile e-sport with clashes on Tennis Clash, downloaded over 90 million times worldwide. As inclusion is a major societal issue, eSeries 2022 have also joined forces with the association Women in Games Francewhich campaigns for the promotion of diversity in the French video game industry.
During the eSeries 2021players competed on the PlayStation 4 version of Tennis World Tour 2but this year, the competition takes a new turn thanks to a partnership with Wildlife Studiosbehind the world’s #1 mobile tennis video game: Tennis Clash. Wishing to celebrate the 5th anniversary of the tournament in style, the TFF wanted as many players as possible to register for this competition in order to extend its international reach as much as possible. For the occasion, players had the opportunity to buy strings Roland Garros exclusive on the store of Tennis Clash. This year’s qualifications brought together more than 238,000 participants from 207 countries. More than 1.66 million matches were played, a real record with which the organizers are satisfied.
L’eTennis is a booming discipline and the figures announced by the organizers prove it once again. To participate in the general public qualifying events, it was imperative to have downloaded the game and unlocked season 3 (Rio Tour). At the end of the qualifying matches, the players who will face each other tomorrow in the final of the Roland-Garros eSeries 2022 by BNP Paribas are :
- Britain’s William Foster (Fozzy) and Switzerland’s Mark Riebe (MARC), qualified for the first general public tournament;
- The German Knut Ehrig (Knut) and the Frenchman Anass Benghazi (Anteo), qualified for the second general public tournament;
- The Iranian Maryam Sharafi (Myam) and the French Céline Lorente (Celine), from the Women in Games France qualifications reserved for their female gamers;
- The French Benjamin Millot (Benjy) and Baptiste Verlaine (BasSilA), from the XP School qualifications reserved for students of the school.
The grand finale will be broadcast live on the channel Twitch of Rivenziwith LittleBigWhale, Pumice and many guests. By the way, you can follow the matches of the tennis tournament of Rolland Garrosfrom May 23, on AmazonPrime if you are already subscribed or take advantage of a free month to do so without having to pay.