The presentation of the Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell 2019, on March 12 | Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell

The presentation of the Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell 2019, on March 12

The official presentation of the Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell 2019 will take place at the Saló de Cent of the Ajuntament de Barcelona on March 12th. In the act will the list of players who will participate in this edition of the Real Club Tennis Barcelona (RCTB) tournament, number 67, will be announced, which will be  led by the current champion and 11 times winner, Rafael Nadal.

As usual, the organization hopes to have the presence of the Mayor of Barcelona, Ada Colau, the President of Banc Sabadell, Josep Oliu, and Javier Godó, Count of Godó. The event will be the premiere of the new president of the RCTB, Jordi Cambra, who will be accompanied by the tournament director, Albert Costa.

Also attending, Manuel Orantes, who in the course of the tournament will be honoured on the occasion of his 50th anniversary of the first of his 3 triumphs at the Conde de Godó Trophy, in 1969.

The date of the presentation is due to the fact that the entry deadline for taking part in the tournament closes that same day. To date, some of the main tennis stars of the moment have confirmed their participation, such as Dominic Thiem, Kei Nishikori, Stefanos Tsitsipas and Karen Khachanov. As usual, the tournament will undoubtedly present a poster worthy of the enormous prestige of the competition, considered one of the main ones of the circuit on clay.

The event can be followed live on streaming through the tournament's Facebook (@barcelonaopenbancsabadell) starting at 12 noon, the start time of the presentation.

The Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell 2019 will be held between April 20 and 28. The qualifying draw will take place on the 20th and 21st and the tournament itself will start on Monday the 22nd.