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The Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell reduces carbon emissions by 30% with Cupra vehicles

The Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell continues with a strong commitment of being a sustainable tournament and this year’s numbers support…

Brands that also deserve a trophy

A great sporting event is practically impossible to carry out without the help of certain sponsors who will allow attendees…

Banc Sabadell presents 40,000 euros from ‘Aces Solidaris’ to the fight against Covid-19

Banc Sabadell has presented, through its CEO César González-Bueno, the 40,000 euros that have been obtained from the ‘Aces Solidaris’…

The numbers of a great tournament

The final between Rafael Nadal and Stefanos Tsitsipas was the epilogue of a tournament in which precisely the longest match…

Rafa Nadal defends his title in a tight final

With unbeatable weather conditions and a good atmosphere in the stands predicting a great final, the players entered the court…

Nadal’s reign remains untouchable

Nothing to object to the attempted feat carried out by the Greek tennis player. It is not easy to beat…

When dreams come true

You are eleven or twelve years old, and suddenly, knowing that you are going to give balls to Nadal, to…

Colombia victorious for second consecutive edition

Today the defending champions of the Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell, Juan Sebastian Cabal and Robert Farah, successfully defended their throne…

The other Rafa finals

Everyone is waiting for today’s grand final between Nadal and Tsitsipas. And everyone remembers what happened between the final between…

Recycle accreditations, another good practice

In a great tournament like the Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell, with all its dimensions, its facilities and the number of…

The doubles final, much more than a starter

Tomorrow Sunday, with which the current Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell competition closes, will host the grand final between Nadal and…

Rafa Nadal one step away from his twelfth title in Barcelona

The Majorcan advanced towards the final of the Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell comfortably beating Pablo Carreño 6-3 6-2. The players…

To the tennis on a scooter

In past editions of the Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell there used to be many people who came to the vicinity…

Orantes, Santana and Marc: deserved applause

All three have participated on numerous occasions in the Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell. They competed… and they won. And they…

The dream of being … a referee

There are thousands of kids who, every time they jump on a court, dream of hitting and winning like Rafa…

Tsitsipas is no longer the same

Everyone considered him the favourite. Since he reached the final of the 2018 tournament, he has done nothing but progress,…

A place for parents and children

In a tournament with 70 years of history behind it, settled in a club that exudes both tradition and experience,…

An increasingly digital tournament

A digitization process has begun so that everything that happens during the tournament goes beyond the doors of the Real…

Mediterranean style

All four semi-finalists have something in common, they are from the Mediterranean. The four semi-finalists of the tournament are more…

A huge Carreño takes down Schwartzman

The Argentine tennis player had a better ranking. He was on paper the favourite. But the player from Asturias from…

Roses and sunshine flood the tournament

Today there were five matches, 11 sets, 106 games, and 492 minutes of play. But what no one could count…

Rafa finds another gear

Many said that the cold of the preceding days did not play to his advantage. That, if the sun shone…

Actors, singers or footballers also like tennis

What do Bustamante, Blanca Romero, Joan Laporta and Pedro Martínez de la Rosa have in common? Well, they are part…

Tsitsipas does not give Auger a chance and will fight for a place in the final against Sinner

The Greek Stefanos Tsitsipas, which has been cruising since his triumph at the Monte Carlo Masters 1,000, defeated Felix Auger-Aliassime…

Sinner reaches de semifinals and is a clear contender for the title

The 19-year-old Italian has secured a place in the semifinals of the Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell winning the first match…

The four seeds in action

Due to the great equality existing in the current circuit, with the inconveniences of the pandemic and with a group…

Schwartzman, Carreño and Sinner also make their way

Perhaps a good part of the attention and compliments of the day have been taken by other stars of the…

Nadal relies on experience to Nishikori, will face Norrie in the quarterfinals

“I hope that this support in front of my people helps me to improve,” said Rafa Nadal upon his arrival…

“I have experienced many beautiful things here”

He walked on court elegant, calm, and serene. With the feeling of having always given the best in each of…

Tsitsipas and Rublev don’t slow down

They disputed the Monte Carlo final. They enjoy a sweet moment. The Greek already knows what it is to play…

What do tennis players eat?

That players take more and more care of their diet is not a secret. Each time we look more closely…

Felix wins the battle between Canadians

The Manolo Santana court opened the sixth day of the Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell with a duel between compatriots and…

Thousands of cups … but all compostable

In a tournament the size of the Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell, with numerous tennis players, fans and workers spending many…

Contenders to the throne

Rafa Nadal, with his name enrolled a total of 11 times in the Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell trophy, today has…

Feliciano and Marc López say goodbye to the tournament

They know what it is to jump onto the court of the Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell, in the doubles draw…

Recognition to Carlos Martín for his retirement from the tournament’s communication department

After more than 50 years of a professional career dedicated to working on what you are passionate about, it is…

Carreño, Auger and De Miñaur advance and Nishikori to meet with Nadal

He treasures good results and titles both on clay and hard court. He is one of the great values ​​of…

Nadal, better in the sun

It was cold. The court was wet. On the other side of the net an unknown rival, tall, one of…

The tie-break turns half a century in Barcelona

In 1971, the emergence in the Trofeo Conde de Godó of the professional tennis players of the World Tennis Championships…

Caring for the planet day and night

Anyone who in recent years has approached a store to buy light bulbs will have already heard that “LEDs pollute…

Clay court maintenance staff looking at the sky

Today is one of those days feared by the eleven clay court maintenance professionals of the tournament. Because it is…

Valverde, Joaquín, “Chichi” Creus… and Feliciano

The world of professional sports is demanding, and at a certain age the body starts getting those signs of alarm…

Ramos and Bautista were prophets in their oown land and saved the honor of the RCTB-1899 tennis players

Albert Ramos and Roberto Bautista were the only two Spanish and RCTB-1899 players who managed to advance, in a long…

Strong start for Shapovalov and Goffin

While on the Rafa Nadal court the players from the ‘Armada’ had all the attention, the Manolo Santana court has…

Parity and entertainment in the doubles draw

Court 2 of the Real Club de Tenis Barcelona usually hosts a large part of the matches of the doubles…

Rafa Nadal returns home in search of his twelfth title in Barcelona

The main favourite of this new edition of the Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell attended the media virtually this morning after…

Stefanos Tsisipas: “My first final here was the beginning of my journey on the ATP circuit”

The Greek arrives in Barcelona with the confidence after conquering this Sunday in Monte Carlo his first Masters 1000 and…

Smoke-free tennis

It is the first ATP tournament to be held outdoors and in which cigarettes and e-cigarettes  are not welcome. And…

Munar and Nishikori advance in the first day of play

The first day of the main draw has given the spectators several matches of great equality in which the outcome…

Heartfelt victory for Kei Nishikori in his first round in Barcelona

It was an epic performance by Kei Nishikori in his first round win at the Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell. The…

Carreño and Alcaraz shine in their debut as a team in the tournament

The couple formed by Carlos Alcaraz and Pablo Carreño debuted with a win at the Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell 6-4…

Firm step for Andújar

More and more outdated, almost forgotten. The injuries that caused so much damage to Pablo Andújar, forcing him to descend…

Training dreams

The responsible for the ball kids of the tournament, David Serrano, Marc Visiedo and Gadea Bascones, dedicate three months to…

Rafa and eleven more

After overcoming the qualifying, Bernabé Zapata joins Nadal, Bautista, Carreño and Feliciano and, together with the doubles players Marc López…

Alcaraz and Schwartzman ready for the challenge

This afternoon Diego Schwartzman and Carlos Alcaraz participated in their respective press conferences prior to debut at the Barcelona Open…

From Monte Carlo to Barcelona; champion Stefanos Tsitsipas and seven quarter-finalists will play the tournament

Monte Carlo has crowned a new champion and Barcelona can proudly say that it is an ATP 500 tournament with…

Nadal already practicing at home

He has won the Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell eleven times. He holds a 61 win/loss record.  There are only four…

Loving Barcelona

The fact that the Catalan capital has been a tourist attraction for years joins the desire of many of the…

Bernabé Zapata and Carlos Gimeno, one step closer from the Main Draw

There are already ten players from the ‘Spanish Armada’ in the main draw of the Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell ……

Tommy says goodbye to this edition of the Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell with an affectionate ovation from the public

Tommy Robredo says goodbye earlier than expected to what could have been his eighteenth participation in the Conde de Godó…

Carloa Alcaraz, back home and player representative for the Main Draw Ceremony

In addition to all the achievements that he is obtaining brilliantly, Carlos Alcaraz today was the player representative at the…

Landing at the Tournament

With the Monte Carlo Master 1000 in its final stretch, most of the players who will be part of the…

The Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell grants an invitation to Andrey Rublev

The number 8 of the ATP ranking will play the tournament, four Top-10 in total. Andrey Rublev joins the list of…

Munar and Musetti receive a wildcard for the main draw; Gimeno and Rune for the qualifying

Jaume Munar and Lorenzo Musetti will compete in the main draw of the Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell thanks to two…

The sale of tickets for the tournament begins

We remind you that the official sale of tickets to attend the Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell 68th Trofeo Conde de…

Pablo Carreño won the final between Spanish players in Marbella

The first clay court tournament of the season in Spain, the ATP 250 AnyTech365 Andalucía Open held in Marbella, offered…

Tommy Robredo receives a wildcard for the qualifying event of the tournament

The Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell has decided to grant the first wildcard for the qualifying draw of this year’s edition…

Alcaraz, de Miñaur and Sinner will be the main debutants of this year’s edition

The Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell will bring together the main promises of the ATP circuit from April 17 to 25….

The European clay court tour begins

This week the long-awaited European tour on clay kicked off with the ATP 250s in Marbella and Sardinia. Both new…

Farah and Cabal aim to defend the doubles title in Barcelona

The Colombians, who were the best team in the world in 2019, have their eyes set on winning the gold…

The Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell adjusts its ‘prize money’

After the cancellation of the 2020 edition due to the impact of the pandemic, the Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell has…

The tournament’s Sustainability Plan enhances its position within the ATP circuit

The Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell 2021 will strengthen its position as a reference tournament in the ATP circuit from the…

Goody will be the first mascot in the history of the Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell

In a year scarred by the impact of the pandemic, the Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell – 68th Trofeo Conde de…

CUPRA will be the new official car of the Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell

The Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell and the CUPRA automobile company have reached a sponsorship agreement that reaffirms the commitment of…

Carlos Alcaraz receives an invitation to participate in the Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell 2021

Carlos Alcaraz is the first player invited by the Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell organization to compete in the main draw…

The tournament features one of the best posters in its history with eleven top-20 players 

The Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell returns with strength after the cancellation of last year’s edition due to the pandemic. At…

Rafa Nadal will aim to regain his dominance at the Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell

Rafa Nadal will be one more year the main star of the lineup of players that was presented today the…

The assembly of the court of the Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell begins

Two years later the cranes re-entered the facilities of the Real Club de Tenis Barcelona-1899 to start the assembly of…

Rafa Nadal will play at the Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell 2021

Rafa Nadal has confirmed his participation in the next Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell – Trofeo Conde de Godó, which in…

The ball kids of the Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell 2021 have been selected

After several weeks of evaluation, the technicians of the Tennis School of the Real Club de Tenis Barcelona-1899 have already…

The tournament will premiere this year the “shot clock” that controls the tennis players’ serve time

For the first time, the Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell will release the timer that controls the 25 seconds that the…

The Officials for the Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell 2021 have been announced

Carlos Bernardes, the popular chair umpire who suffered a heart attack during the quarantine prior to the Australian Open from…

The RCTB-1899, headquarters of the Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell, will be a vaccination center against Covid-19

The Club will collaborate with the vaccination strategy of the Generalitat de Catalunya and will set up a space in…

TV: the global reach of the Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell 2021

The Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell continues to grow in all aspects and one of the most conclusive examples is its…

The number 1 court of the RCTB-1899 will bear the name of Manuel Santana during the 68th edition of the tournament

The organization of the Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell has decided to maintain the tribute of court 1 of the Real…

Feliciano López, the record tennis player

At 39 years old, Feliciano López continues to show that he still can go on for a while and this…

Barcelona, fourth in the world ranking of ‘Sports Cities’

There are cities whose image is largely associated with sport and this is the case of Barcelona. A study recently…

Banco Sabadell and the tournament sign a sponsorship renewal agreement for the 2021 edition

Banco Sabadell and the Real Club de Tenis Barcelona-1899 have agreed to extend the sponsorship of the Barcelona Open Banc…

Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell will be part of the “Roland-Garros Pro Series”

Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell will be part of the “Roland Garros Pro Series”, a strategic new partnership between Roland-Garros and…

Official Announcement of the Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell

The organization of the Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell – Trofeo Conde de Godó- reports that the ATP (Association of Professional…

The Big Four

The Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell 2020 promises great emotions. So far, four of the most outstanding players in the world…

100 days to go for the Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell: key facts to consider

The Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell enters today in a decisive stage in which the deadlines for the completion of the…

The tribute to David Ferrer becomes one of the highlights of this tournament´s edition

“It has not been easy, but I finally have it,” said David Ferrer with the Conde de Godó Trophy in…

Dominic Thiem succeeds Rafael Nadal to the throne of the Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell

Dominic Thiem is the 41st champion of the Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell. The Austrian has beaten the Russian Daniil Medvedev…

Colombia joins the record book of the tournament with the victory of Cabal and Farah in doubles

Colombia for the first time is in the record book of the tournament. Santiago Giraldo was close to do it…

Nadal applauds, the crowd gets emotional and Ferrer says goodbye like a tennis giant

David Ferrer has said goodbye to the Rafa Nadal court emotional after playing his last match as professional in Barcelona…

The Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell presents an edition full of stars of today and tomorrow

The presence of four of the 10 best players in the world, four of the top 20 and five of…

A Spanish team, Marc and Feliciano López, conquers Barcelona 21 years later

Marc and Feliciano López finally managed to lift the coveted title at the Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell, at home, the…

Nadal is eternal and adds his 11th title in the shortest final in history

“I already have 11 titles here. The only bad thing is that this means that I am getting older “….

Djokovic says goodbye promising to return next year to Barcelona

To date, Martin Klizan had never defeated Novak Djokovic. And there was nothing to foresee that this enormous surprise could…

Banc Sabadell presents the tournament to the media

The new communication director of Banc Sabadell, Gabriel Martínez, was in charge of presenting the 66th edition of the Barcelona…

The Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell presents the best draw of recent years

Rafael Nadal, Grigor Dimitrov, Dominic Thiem, David Goffin, Kevin Anderson and also three other players like Diego Schwartzman, Pablo Carreño…

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