10 reasons not to miss the tournament | Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell
03/27/2017

10 reasons not to miss the tournament

 

A tournament full of stars

Alongside Rafa Nadal, Kei Nishikori and Dominic Thiem, three Top-10s in the world ranking, the presence of David Goffin, Tomas Berdych and a big number of Spanish tennis players, led by Roberto Bautista, Pablo Carreño, Albert Ramos and David Ferrer guarantee an exceptional level of tennis

Nadal´s "Tenth"?

The performance of the nine-time Barcelona Open champion Banc Sabadell will be followed with a magnifying glass as he will be aiming for a truly historic feat that that no one has managed to achieve at a tennis tournament in the world: a tenth victory

The best doubles teams

The doubles entry list will be made official on April 3. At the moment, however, it is known that some of the best teams in the ranking will be present at the tournament and with them are the Spanish players, who have not won in Barcelona since 1997 (Burillo-Berasategui)

UNHCR as an example of solidarity

The presence of UNHCR in the stand of Real Club Tenis Barcelona´s Fan Boulevard is the example of the vocation of solidarity of the tournament that is manifested year after year. UNHCR volunteers will show through virtual reality glasses what happens in refugee camps

Foxtenn a total exclusvie

The tournament will present for the first time in an official event of the ATP a new system of measurement of the game which has been developed by a Catalan company, which places the Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell at the forefront of the most innovative tournaments in the circuit

A sustainable tournament

The commitment to promote as far as possible respect for the environment and the promotion of good practices has led the tournament to work towards achieving sustainable tournament certification. The audit firm is Bureau Veritas

Feliciano López’s record

Feliciano Lopez will become the player with more tournaments behind him with an astonishing record of 17 participations in Barcelona. The Toledan tennis player debuted in Barcelona in 1998 and his best result has been the quarterfinals in 2011 and 2012

Streaming on courts 1 and 2

The television coverage of the tournament has expanded and there will be cameras on all the courts. Through the tournament´s official website (www.barcelonaopenbancsabadell.com) tennis fans will be able to follow on streaming the scheduled matches on courts 1 and 2, something unheard of to date

Remembering Cobi

The Olympic anniversary will be present at the tournament this year, starting with the draw ceremony, which will also can be followed for the first time by streaming. Several initiatives will take place during the Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell in the dynamic promoted by the Ajuntament de Barcelona to celebrate the 25 years of the 1992 Olympic Games

La Terraza Market

The padel courts of Real Club Tenis Barcelona will be transformed into a commercial area of indisputable interest called La Terraza Market. More than 20 unique exhibitors from the world of fashion, accessories, arts and healthy snacks will show the talent of young entrepreneurs who also have space in the tournament