The Barcelona Open is an annual tennis tournament that takes features both singles and doubles. This is a claycourt event which is part of the ATP 500 series, and is also known as the Torneo Godó, Trofeo Conde de Godó and Open Banc Sabadell.
The first edition of this tournament took place in 1953 at the Real Club de Tenis Barcelona in Catalonia, Spain. It has been taking place at the same venue ever since.
In the beginning, the Barcelona Open was part of the Grand Prix tennis circuit. Later it became part of the World Championship Tennis (WCT) circuit, before finally coming under the ATP Tour.
In the inaugural edition of Barcelona Open, Vic Seixas of the United States beat Enrique Morea of Argentina by 6-3, 6-4, 22-20 in the final to grab the singles title. In the doubles category, the pair of Enrique Morea and Vic Seixas defeated Jaime Bartroli (Spain) and Lennart Bergelin (Sweden) by the score of 6-3, 3-6, 6-3, 6-1 to name the title to their name.
The 2021 edition of the the Barcelona Open will be the 66th season of this event and will take place at the Real Club de Tenis Barcelona in Catalonia, Spain.
A prize money of €1,565,480 has been announced that will be distributed to the players belonging to different categories accordingly their place at the end of the tournament.
In 2019, Dominic Thiem beat Daniil Medvedev 6-4, 6-0 to lift the trophy. In the doubles category, Juan Sebastian Cabal and Robert Farah beat the pair of Jamie Murray and Bruno Soares 6-4, 7-6 to emerge victorious.