The Barcelona Open is an annual Tennis tournament that takes place among players of different Men's categories- singles and doubles. This tournament is a clay court event which is part of the ATP Tour 500 series on the ATP Tour 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 and since then, it has been taking place at the same venue. In the beginning, it was an event of the Grand Prix tennis circuit after which it was a 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 finals to grab the title in the singles category. 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 2019 edition of the the Barcelona Open will be the 65th season of this event that will take place at the Real Club de Tenis Barcelona in Catalonia, Spain among the players of the men's singles and doubles categories.
A prize money of €1,995,000 has been announced that will be distributed to the players belonging to different categories accordingly their place at the end of the tournament.
In 2018, Spanish Tennis player Rafael Nadal beat Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece by 6-2, 6-1 in the finals and by this victory he became the most decorated player of this tournament with 11 titles. In the doubles category as well it was the Spanish duo who ruled the court as Feliciano Lopez and Marc Lopez won the final match against Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi (Pakistan) and Jean Julien Rojer (Netherlands) by 7-6 (7-5), 6-4.