Spanish tennis player Rafa Nadal will participate in the Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell, which will be held from April 17 to 25, in search of his twelfth title at RCTB-1899, in a tournament of which he is already a legend and whose Central Court bears the name of the.
“Rafa Nadal has confirmed his participation in the next Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell-Conde de Godó Trophy, which in 2021 celebrates its 68th edition from April 17 to 25”, announced the organization of the tournament.
The Mallorcan will stop on his dirt tour in Barcelona, in his club’s tournament, with the intention of adding Godó number 12 in what will be his sixteenth participation.
Nadal will be the number one in the tournament and, as champion of the same eleven times, he will try to recover a scepter that in 2019 was conquered by the Austrian Dominic Thiem and that, in 2020, was deserted when the tournament could not be played due to the coronavirus pandemic .
The sporting director of the tournament, David Ferrer, was “very excited” with the participation of his former rival. “Rafa’s presence in Barcelona is very important for the tournament and it will be even more so after the cancellation of last year’s edition,” he assured.
“What Nadal has done throughout his career is something very beast and unique. We must explain to all fans that what we have seen with this player is not going to be repeated. Rafa is a legend of this sport and we have to enjoy it while we can, “added Ferrer.