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April 28th, 2018

Nadal Storms Into Barcelona Final, To Meet Teen Tsitsipas

Rafael Nadal seeks his 77th career title, 55th on clay and 11th in Barcelona on Sunday.

Posted by Staff @ 8:23 pm in Barcelona | 93 Comments »

April 27th, 2018

Nadal Finally Tested In Barcelona, But Still Wins In Straights; Tsitsipas Tstuns Thiem

Rafael Nadal’s clay win streak is up to 17.

Posted by Staff @ 10:56 pm in Barcelona | 29 Comments »

April 26th, 2018

Another Easy Win For Nadal In Barcelona, Dimitrov Saves MPs v Jaziri

Rafael Nadal’s clay win streak is at 16. Set streak at 40.

Posted by Staff @ 11:54 pm in Barcelona | 78 Comments »

April 25th, 2018

Nadal Clay Win Streak Up To 15 As Djokovic Stumbles Again Today In Barcelona; Nishikori In Pain

Novak Djokovic has now lost 5 of his last 7 matches.

Posted by Staff @ 9:09 pm in Barcelona | 27 Comments »

May 1st, 2017

Nadal Tops Thiem To Win Incredible 10th ATP Barcelona Title on Heels of Monte Carlo

“Playing in front of my crowd and my club and winning a 10th title here is something that’s impossible to even dream of,” Nadal said. “It’s very special and unique. I played my best match of the tournament this afternoon against probably the toughest opponent in the tournament, so I’m very happy.”

Posted by Staff @ 12:22 am in Barcelona | 34 Comments »

April 29th, 2017

Thiem Picks Up First Career Win Over A No. 1, Spoils Nadal-Murray Final In Barcelona

There won’t be a Rafael Nadal-Andy Murray final in Barcelona.

Posted by Staff @ 11:43 pm in Barcelona | 17 Comments »

April 28th, 2017

Murray Survives Ramos Threat In Barcelona, Rafa Runs Away From Chung

Rafael Nadal and Andy Murray are one win from a battle in the Barcelona final.

Posted by Staff @ 7:11 pm in Barcelona | 57 Comments »

April 27th, 2017

Nadal, Murray Move Into Barcelona QFs; Chung Ousts Zverev

Rafael Nadal will try to keep it going Friday in Barcelona against 20-year-old Hyeon Chung.

Posted by Staff @ 6:09 pm in Barcelona | 22 Comments »

April 27th, 2017

Rafael Nadal, Andy Murray Advance In Barcelona

Andy Murray didn’t have to play and Rafa only lost 3 games.

Posted by Staff @ 12:43 am in Barcelona | 12 Comments »

April 22nd, 2017

Andy Murray In, Kei Nishikori Out Of Barcelona

Andy Murray has taken a wildcard into Barcelona.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 10:14 am in Barcelona | Comments Off

April 25th, 2016

Watch Rafael Nadal Jump In The Pool After Winning Barcelona… He Didn’t Take His Socks Off! [Video]

Rafael Nadal got wet again after winning a ninth Barcelona title.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 9:29 am in Barcelona, Videos | 24 Comments »

April 24th, 2016

Resurgent Rafael Nadal Wins Barcelona, Ties Guillermo Vilas’ All-Time Clay Mark

The former No. 1 is the only player to win nine titles at an event in the Open Era, and now he has done it at Barcelona, Monte Carlo and Roland Garros. Roger Federer has won eight titles during his career at Halle, as did Vilas at Buenos Aires.

Posted by Staff @ 4:44 pm in Barcelona | 69 Comments »

April 23rd, 2016

Rafael Nadal Meets Kei Nishikori In Blockbuster Barcelona Final, Who’s The Pick?

Top seeds Rafael Nadal and Kei Nishikori collide for the Barcelona title on Sunday.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 3:52 pm in Barcelona | 118 Comments »

April 22nd, 2016

Former Champions Rafael Nadal, Kei Nishikori Continue On Barcelona Collision Course

Rafael Nadal upped his win streak to 8 today in Barcelona.

Posted by Staff @ 6:40 pm in Barcelona | 53 Comments »

April 21st, 2016

Rafael Nadal Faces Fabio Fognini Friday In Barcelona; Kei Nishikori Win Streak At 12

Rafael Nadal has won his last 7 matches, but tomorrow runs into nemesis Fabio Fognini.

Posted by Staff @ 6:30 pm in Barcelona | 67 Comments »