Two weeks ago, an Italian won the singles title in Marbella, and a pair of Italians won the doubles title. Today, Francesca Schiavone won the championship in Barcelona, defeating defending defending champion (and Italian) Roberta Vinci 6-1, 6-1. Sara Errani and Vinci, who won the doubles title in Marbella, also won the championship in Barcelona. They defeated Timea Bacsinszky and Tathiana Garbin 6-1, 3-6, 10-2.
The Barcelona title is Schiavone's third on the tour.