Nadal wins Barcelona Open

Barcelona (Agencies): Spanish tennis superstar on Sunday Rafael Nadal was crowned the winner of the 2021 Barcelona Open.

World no. 3 Nadal, 34, beat his Greek opponent Stefanos Tsitsipas 2-1 in 6-4, 6-7, and 7-5 sets in the final in Spain. Barcelona Open finalist Tsitsipas, 22, ranked fifth in the globe.

The Nadal-Tsitsipas final lasted for three hours and 38 minutes. The victory gave Nadal his 12th Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell trophy, extending his record in the tournament. Nadal is one of the top tennis players in the open era, the winner of four Grand Slams and 13-time winner of the Roland Garros French Open.