Rafael Nadal, Barcelona champion for the ninth time

Nadal ties Vilas in Barcelona

The Spaniard won the 49th title on clay of his career in Barcelona

Tormented king

Nadal's current form on clay is as rare as it is preoccupying

Stories of the week (21-27 April)

It was, perhaps, a week with "only" an ATP500 and an ATP250 on the men's side, but this week not being a Masters 1000 or a Grand Slam week does not mean that there were no stories. All the contrary!...

BATennis World Daily Highlights: 22 April

This is a new feature we are introducing today, which will include the most important ATP news and results of the day. Please do let us know what you think, as your input to those highlights we highly value! News Novak...

Rafael Nadal talks to the media in Barcelona

Rafael Nadal arrived in Barcelona to take part in the tournament he has won eight of the last nine years. As he met with the press on Monday, the Spaniard talked at great length about a variety of topics, from...