Manuel Páez and Charo Esquiva, first classified to contest the BOBS U-14

Both tennis players won their direct entry after winning the initial tournament of the Rafa Nadal Tour held on the RCTB-1899 courts

As has been customary for ten years, the RCTB-1899 launched the tournament with the presence of the best national youngsters, and all group ages played on the courts of the club in the first test of the Rafa Nadal Tour circuit. Of all of them, the champions of the Under 14 category received double prize and qualified directly to play the Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell Sub 14, coinciding with the ATP 500 tournament from April 16 to 24.

In the boy’s category, the triumph was for the Andalusian Manuel Páez, who beat the local Eudald González 6-1, 6-1 in the final. In the girl’s draw, the victory was for the Valencian Charo Esquiva after beating Vanesa Vaselinova 6-2, 6-4. Thanks to the results, both players are the first classified to participate in the draw of the BOBS U-14, which will bring together the eight best tennis players in their age group.

In addition, as of this weekend, four more places are at stake to play the tournament thanks to the celebration, for the first time, of the Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell Sub 14 circuit, which will have a tournament in each Catalan province (Barcelona, Girona, Lleida and Tarragona). The winner of each tournament will get the opportunity to play the BOBS U-14 on the RCTB-1899 courts.