About the Roland-Garros eSeries by BNP Paribas
|WHERE:||Sofitel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills |
8555 Beverly Blvd, LA 90048
|WHEN:||Saturday, May 11, 2019 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m|
|WHAT: ||Sofitel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills is proud to host this RG Series tournament as part of the French Open official supplier’s network and representing Accor Hotels values and engagement for this centennial legendary French competition.|
Roland-Garros, the only Grand Slam to be played on clay, BNP Paribas, the bank that has supported tennis throughout the world for the past 40 years and Tennis World Tour, the best of online tennis games, have partnered in 2018 to create the first tennis gaming international tournament organized by a Grand Slam event, the Roland-Garros eSeries by BNP Paribas. This year, the partnership is coming back stronger than ever with a bigger scale of gaming tournaments now involving 10 key destinations across the world. In 10 key designated markets, groups of gaming and tennis fans will compete to win the qualifiers of their own country and get the chance to fly to Paris and participate at the RG eSeries by BNP Paribas Finale taking place at Roland-Garros on June 8th and 9th.
After 7 tournaments in Spain, UK, Germany, Belgium, Brazil, India, China, the RG eSeries by BNP Paribas arrive at Los Angeles on May 11th. Accor being Roland Garros’ official room supplier, it was obvious for the French Federation of Tennis who coordinates the tournaments to have this USA national competition taking place at the Sofitel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills, the iconic French luxury hotel at the crossroads of Beverly Hills and West Hollywood. 16 participants have been pre-selected and will have the opportunity to play on this Saturday at the newest version of Tennis World Tour and fight for the 1st place. The winner will receive the price of 300 euros ($350) and have the chance to represent the USA market among the 10 other lucky winners of the 9 other tournaments at the famous French Tennis Open that kicks off on May 20th on the legendary tennis fields of the Roland-Garros Stadium, in Paris, France. All winners from the 10 tournaments will meet on June 7th and will have their stay organized by the French Federation of Tennis and will stay in an Accor Hotels property. The RG eSeries by BNP Paribas Finale will take place on June 8th and 9th and the international winner will have the chance to win the exceptional price of $5000! After Los Angeles, the RG eSeries by BNP Paribas tournament goes in Italy and finally France for the last tournament of 2019.
During the Los Angeles tournament, participants for the US Market will have the chance to compete in one of the most beautiful hotels of the city of Angels and make the most of all the amenities of the famous four-diamonds property. Tournament will take place during 2pm and 6pm and will be exclusively covered by Tennis Channel. Sofitel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills is proud to host this RG eSeries by BNP Paribas tournament as part of the Grand Slam official supplier’s network and representing Accor Hotels values and engagement for this centennial legendary French competition.
Created in 2018, the Roland-Garros eSeries by BNP Paribas is the world’s first ever tennis gaming tournament. With qualifying rounds held in ten different countries, this tournament gives e-tennis fans from all over the globe the chance to play each other on the “Tennis World Tour” game, published by BIGBEN. Roland-Garros is breaking ground as the first Grand Slam tournament to organize this type of competition.
In the eyes of sports fans, and indeed the general public, the Roland-Garros tournament is an unmissable event that enjoys immense prestige. The 2018 edition attracted more than 480,000 spectators and was broadcast in 224 territories worldwide, confirming the tournament's status as a first-class international sporting event. Organized by the French Tennis Federation, Roland-Garros is the only Grand Slam tournament to be played on clay, one of the oldest and most noble surfaces in the history of tennis.
About Sofitel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills
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