From A to Z | Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell

From A to Z

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ACCREDITATION: 

The accreditation period for all groups will start one month before the Tournament.

ACE: 

Title sponsor Banc Sabadell will continue this year with Aces for charity, donating 50€ for every ace served in the singles competition.

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CATERING: 

Good catering has a long tradition at the Trofeo Conde de Godó. The company Prats i Fatjó will again serve their delicious dishes during the tournament. The RCT Barcelona will provide the food for the players.

CHAMPIONS TROFEO CONDE DE GODÓ: 

You can see the winners of the tournament in here.

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DAILY PROGRAMME: 

The 64 Trofeo Conde de Godó will publish the 27th edition of the Daily Programme in cooperation with Catalonia’s newspaper La Vanguardia. Fans will receive the information free of charge from 18 to 24 April.

DRAW: 

48 players will start at the Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell in the singles competition as well as 24 doubles. 

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FACEBOOK AND TWITTER: 

You can find us on Social Media:

- Facebook: www.facebook.com/barcelonaopenbancsabadell 

- Twitter: www.twitter.com/bcnopenbs 

- Instagram: www.instagram.com/bcnopenbs 

- YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/bcnopenbs

FAN BOULEVARD: 

A vibrant interactive entertainment precinct designed to provide visitors with an opportunity to actively participate in tennis related activities. As in previous editions, the Fan Boulevard is located at the entrance to the Real Club Tenis Barcelona.

FAN CORNER: 

The big highlight at the Fan Boulevard, providing fans with the opportunity to meet and gain autographs from the stars of the players. Located within the Fan Boulevard, Fan Corner hosts player interviews and autograph sessions.

G
GODÓ: 

 The Real Club Tenis Barcelona will host the 61st edition of the Trofeo Conde de Godó in 2013. Banc Sabadell is title sponsor of Spain’s historic clay-court tournament until at least 2015.

H
HISTORY: 

The Real Club de Tenis Barcelona was founded in 1899 and is one of the most historic and prestigious sport clubs in Spain. Formerly it was called the Lawn Tennis Club Barcelona. In 1999 the Real Club Tenis Barcelona celebrated 100 years and was recognized by His Majesty the King Juan Carlos I.

I
INTERNET: 

The website of the Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell www.barcelonaopenbancsabadell.com offers the latest news and live results of the tournament.

K
KEY PERSONS: 

The most important persons making the Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell possible are Albert Agustí (RCTB President), Fernando Soler (IMG) and tournament director Albert Costa.

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LOCATION: 

The Real Club de Tenis Barcelona 1899 is located in the northwest of the city, above Avenida Diagonal in the Pedralbes district. The address is Bosch i Gimpera, 5 - 1

The tournament organization strongly recommends the use of public transport to get to the Real Club de Tenis Barcelona.

 

M
MPC: 

The Main Press Center will be located in the Sports Center of the Real Club de Tenis Barcelona. Over 400 journalists, broadcasters and photographers from all over the world will occupy the space during the tournament and use it as work area. The MPC will serve as space for information distribution, interviews with players, press conferences, etc.

N
NEWS: 

 Check out all the latest news about the Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell on our website www.barcelonaopenbancsabadell.com. During the tournament fans can follow the results live on the website.

O
OFICIAL HOTEL: 

The official hotel of the Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell is Hotel Meliá, located very close to the Real Club Tenis Barcelona.

P
PLAYERS: 

Tournament director Albert Costa will reveal the names of all players at the official tournament presentation in March.

PRIZE MONEY: 

The Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell slightly increased the prize money compared to last season. Players in the singles and doubles competition will receive the following prize money:

The prize money breakdown for the 2016 Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell is listed below:

Champion 460,000 euros 500 points
Runner-up 218,750 euros 300 points
Semi-finalist 104,150 euros 180 points
Quarter-finalist 52,075 euros 90 points
Third round 26,060 euros 45 points
Second round 13,935 euros 20 points
First round 7,960 euros ---

Doubles:

Champions 143,100 euros 500 points
Runners-up 68,000 euros 300 points
Semi-finalists 33,520 euros 180 points
Quarter-finalists 17,200 euros 90 points
First round 8,960 euros ---

 

Q
QUALIFIERS: 

The Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell qualifiers will be held on 20 and 21 April at the Real Club Tenis Barcelona.

R
RANKINGS: 

Both the ATP (men) and WTA (women) use a rotating year-round computer ranking system to decide seedings and entries into tournaments. For more details, check out atptennis.com

S
SECURITY: 

Securitas is the name of the company that has successfully been collaborating with the Trofeo Conde de Godó for 20 years.

SPONSORS: 

Banc Sabadell is the title sponsor of the Trofeo Conde de Godó, now Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell. The bank just recently extended its partnership with the tournament until 2020. Other sponsors are the Ayuntamiento de Barcelona, Emirates, Damm, Peugeot, La Vanguardia, Mapfre, Segura Viudas, Cepsa, Dunlop, Schweppes, Mango, Grup Peralada, Rolex, Roca, Adecco, Solan de Cabras, Mundo Deportivo, Nespresso, Ricoh, Publiespaña, Meliá and Endesa. 

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TICKETS: 

 Tickets and Event Passes can be purchased from online on this website http://www.barcelonaopenbancsabadell.com/es/venta-de-entradas

Transport: 

Peugeot provides the official transport for the Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell.

TROPHY: 

The trophy was designed by jewelers Soler Cabot in 1953 and weighs 13kg. It has been renewed by J. Roca to engrave more names of winners.

TV COVERAGE: 

Thanks to Spain’s biggest public television channel TVE matches on the center court will be broadcasted live on TVE and the specialty channel Teledeporte. Over 60 countries worldwide will show the Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell on TV.

U
UMPIRES: 

The names of the seven chair umpires at the Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell will be published some weeks before the Tournament

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VIP VILLAGE: 

Exclusive area for the high society where business people, athletes and stars meet. A long list of VIPs will enjoy the tournaments famous village where sponsors and partners set up their stands during the Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell. Invitation obligatory. Access through gate at Bosch i Gimpera and Cardenal Vives i Tutó junction.

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WILD CARD: 

The Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell offers four wildcards in the singles draw.