The tournament has presented for the first time in an official event of the ATP the FOXTENN new system of measurement of the game, which places the Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell at the forefront of the most innovative tournaments in the circuit.
FOXTENN provided to the ATP 500 a revolutionary system that offers in real time spectacular and unprecedented advanced data and statistics, and moreover, the most precise line judge calling system.
The spectators were excited to see for the first time the Real Bounce Image on the huge court screen.
The ATP 500 tournament hosted 4 of the top 10 ATP players: Nadal, Nishikori, Thiem, and Goffin. The amount of prize reached 2.604.340 €.
Albert Costa, director of the Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell, explained about the new FOXTENN technology that has been used for the first time at the Godó tournament, "much more complete than the Hawk-eye system”. In addition, he announced that “it allows to apply the video-analysis and to obtain new and unique statistics. Now players and the public have additional information that they did not have before”. The new system offers real images, not estimations, as the competition does.