La Ciudad de la Raqueta awards the Sports Event prize to the Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell
The Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell will receive next Tuesday in Madrid the Sports Event award granted by the Ciudad de la Raqueta. The tournament has deserved this distinction as an example of the involvement of a sports club, in this case the Real Club Tenis Barcelona, in an event that has become a world reference.
The award ceremony will be held at a gala announced for the 13th at 7 pm in the facilities of the Ciudad de la Raqueta.
In the act, among others, Carlos Sainz with the María de Villota award for his career, Ana Carrasco and Alejandro Valverde for their successes in 2018, Juan Carlos Ferrero for his career in tennis and RACE in the Sports Institution category will be awarded.
The figure of the golfer Celia Barquín, brutally murdered a few weeks ago at the Codlwater golf course in Ames, Iowa, will also receive a recognition in memory of the former European champion of amateur golf in 2018.
La Ciudad de la Raqueta is a renowned sports facility dedicated mainly to tennis, which is the usual scenario for youth tennis circuits, Futures and ITF tournament, as well as being the headquarters of the Emilio Sánchez Vicario Foundation.