Barcelona Open, also known as Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell, is one of the oldest tennis tournaments in Spain. The event was founded in 1953 and it was the 69th edition in 2022 which started on 18 April and final played on 24 April.
The event is going to be held on the outdoor clay court surface of Real Club de Tennis Barcelona, Spain. The event consists of ATP 500 category since 2009.
Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell Champions
In 2022, Singles title won by home star Carlos Alcaraz. Star played a final against country-fellow Pablo Carreno Busta. Carlos also won Miami Open and Rio Open singles title this year. In the last 6 titles, it’s 5th time that any Spanish won a singles championship of the Barcelona Open and 4 from 5 titles won by Rafal Nadal. On the other side in doubles championship, Wasley Koolhof of Nederland and Neal Skupski of Great Britain won title against German Pair Kevin Krawietz and Andreas Mies.
In 2021, the Singles champion was Spanish star Rafael Nadal known as King of Clay. Unfortunately, Nadal cannot defend his title this year due to an injury during the Indian well Tennis tournament.
In the Previous “trofeo conde de godó” tournament, Nadal won the final against Greece star Stefanos Tsitsipas (6-4, 6-7, 7-5). On the other side in the doubles championship, Colombian pair Juan Sebastian Cabal and Robert Farah won the title against Kevin Krawietz of Germany and Horia Tecau of Romania.
Rafael Nadal won the singles title a record 12 times in his whole career. Three different players won this singles title thrice (Roy Emerson, Manuel Orantes, Mats Wilander). In doubles, Roy Emerson of Australia has won the doubles championship record 7 times.
Barcelona Open 2022 Players
Barcelona Open is considered an important clay surface tournament in the ATP category because of French Open. Some top players were featured in the 2022 Barcelona open including Stefanos Tsitsipas, Casper Ruud, Hubert Hurkacz, Jannik Sinner, Denis Shapovalov, Carlos Alcaraz and many more.
The Catalan tennis player, Vilarnau Tommy Robredo, announced that after this tournament he will say goodbye to the courts
Barcelona Open 2022 Schedule
|Monday, 18 April 2022||1st Round Matches|
|Tuesday, 19 April 2022||1st and 2nd Round Matches|
|Wednesday, 20 April 2022||2nd and 3rd Round Matches|
|Thursday, 21 April 2022||3rd Round Matches|
|Friday, 22 April 2022||Quarterfinal Matches|
|Saturday, 23 April 2022||Semifinal Matches|
|Sunday, 24 April 2022||Final|
Barcelona Open 2022 Prize Money
In 2022, the Prize money for Barcelona open was €2,661,825. The champion of Singles had a cheque of€467,150 and runner-up had €249,140. On other side, doubles winner got €163,500 and the finalist received €87,200. However, in 2021 prize money was €1,565,480 which is normally less than the last 2 Covid years.
The winner of the 2021 singles championship got a cheque of €178,985 and the runner-up got €111,600. On the other side in the doubles championship, the winner received €58,500 and the runner-up received €39,300.
Prize Money Won by Past Winners
|Year||Prize Money||Singles Championship||Doubles Championship|
|2022||€2,661,825||Carlos Alcaraz (ESP)||Wesley Koolhof (NED)|
Neal Skupski (GBR)
|2021||€1,565,480||Rafael Nadal (ESP)||Sebastian Cabal (COL) Robert Farah (COL)|
|2019||€2,609,135||Dominic Thiem (AUS)||Sebastian Cabal (COL) Robert Farah (COL)|
|2018||€2,510,900||Rafael Nadal (ESP)||Feliciano López (ESP)|
Marc López (ESP)
|2017||€2,324,905||Rafael Nadal (ESP)||Florin Mergea (ROM) Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi (PAK)|
|2016||€2,152,690||Rafael Nadal (ESP)||Bob Bryan (USA)|
Mike Bryan (USA)
Buy Tickets Online
The Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell – Trofeo Conde de Godó will take place from April 16 to 24, 2022 at the Real Club de Tenis Barcelona facilities. Tickets range is €9 to €390 and if you want a whole week booking price range will be €320 to €560.
For a ticket please visit this link: https://www.barcelonaopenbancsabadell.com/en/tickets-3/