Tennis Open Godo

Best tennis in the world is played in Barcelona. During the second half of April, the ATP Trophy of Conde Godó (Barcelona Open BancSabadell) is played at the “Real Club de Tennis of Barcelona”.

Barcelona Open has a very good reputation within the ATP Tennis circuit and it usually has the best players participating. Top players have participated during lasts editions:

Rafa Nadal (winner of 7 of last 8 editions), Juan Martín del PotroNikolay DavidenkoRobin Söderling, David Nabaldian, Fernando González, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, Juan Carlos Ferrero, David Ferrer or Radek Stepanek among others.

Last Editions
Year Winner Semifinalist
2012 Rafa Nadal (ESP) David Ferrer (ESP)
2011 Rafa Nadal (ESP) David Ferrer (ESP)
2010 Fer. Verdasco (ESP) Robin Soderling (SWE)
2009 Rafa Nadal (ESP) David Ferrer (ESP)
2008 Rafa Nadal (ESP) David Ferrer (ESP)
2007 Rafa Nadal (ESP) Guillermo Cañas (ARG)
2006 Rafa Nadal (ESP) Tommy Robredo (ESP)
2005 Rafa Nadal (ESP) Juan Carlos Ferrero (ESP)
2004 Tommy Robredo (ESP) Gastón Gaudio (ARG)
2003 Carlos Moyà (ESP) Marat Safin (RUS)
2002 Gastón Gaudio (ARG) Albert Costa (ESP)
2001 Juan Carlos Ferrero (ESP) Carlos Moyà (ESP)
2000 Marat Safin (RUS) Juan Carlos Ferrero (ESP)

Other illustrious players that played and won this tournement were: Mats Willander (1982, 83, 84), Ivan Lendl (1980, 81), Bjorn Borg (1975, 77),  Manuel Santana (1962, 70), Thomas Muster (1995, 96).

Clay courts season has started and Barcelona Open is once more a compulsory stop for tennis fans. Clay courts are made of crushed shale, stone or brick which makes the ball bounce higher and slower than in any other surface, therefore points are usually longer and enjoyable for the spectator.

Barcelona Open Godó

Tickets go from 8 to 13€ during the preliminary matches and from 23,50 to 75€ for the playoffs and they can be bought in any of these options:

Phone: 902 332 211 / +34 933 268 918

Internet: www.servicaixa.com

Information: www.rctb1899.es – Tel. (34) 93 203 78 52

Real Club de Tennis is located at BOSCH I GIMPERA street, 5-13, 08034 BARCELONA (Metro  L3 – Palau Reial click on Barcelona Metro Map).