The World No. 1 Rafael Nadal confirmed he will play the 66th edition of ATP 500 Barcelona from 21 to 29 April 2018.
As every year, the Spaniard is the first player to confirm his appearance. Through a statement on official website, the event said that next year they want to have the best field in their 66-year tournament history.
'The Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell is a very important tournament in my calendar and I could always play it since I became professional', Nasal said in a statement.
'Last year it was special to win my 10th title there.
Playing home is always special for me.'
Barcelona Centre Court was named after "Rafa Nadal" this year. Also in 2018 Nadal will play five events om clay, including Monte Carlo.