Rafael Nadal (3rd) won 6-4. 6-7 (6) and 7-5 to Stefanos Tsitsipas (5th) and won the ATP 500 of Barcelona, the 12th in his personal account on Catalan brick dust. Also thanks to this trophy, he will return to second place in the ATP ranking.
In the first setAlthough the match started evenly and neither of them seemed to give in in the match, Nadal managed to take a slight advantage by taking advantage of two of the three break points that he had in his favor to tip the balance. There was the great difference with which the Spanish took him, since the Greek could only take advantage of one of six break points he had.
In the second sleeve It was when Tsitsipas showed his best tennis. The Greek fought at all times on the brick dust of Barcelona and raised two match points and took the set after battling the tiebreak.
In the defining, everything was pretty even. When it seemed that Tsitsipas managed to get an advantage, Nadal matched it. In the final stretch of the match, the Greek had a match point in his favor to lift the trophy but the Spanish knew how to reverse it and it was he who ended up taking the crown of the Count de Godó trophy.