ATP 500 Barcelona
After his disappointing quarter-final loss in Monte-Carlo to David Ferrer, Rafael Nadal finds himself sharing top billing with his fellow countryman in Barcelona this week. Nadal will look to maintain his dominance at the Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell having won her eight times in the last nine years, while Ferrer will have an eye on winning the trophy for the first time, having been a runner up here on four occasions.
ATP 250 Bucharest
Lukas Rosol returns to defend the BRD Nastase Tiriac Trophy in Bucharest, after brushing aside Guillermo Garcia-Lopez in straight sets to win his first ATP World Tour title last year. Bulgaria’s Grigor Dimitrov is a top seed at an ATP World Tour event for the first time, as he hopes to pick up a second title this year.
Seven of the WTA World Top Ten arrive in Germany to compete in the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix. Agnieszka Radwanska is the top seed at a WTA Premier-level event for the ninth time.
The WTA makes its lone stop in Africa for the WTA International event in Marrakech. The event has boasted a different champion each year since its inception. Daniela Hantuchova and Francesca Schiavone are among the star studded line-up.