Le number of padel licensees could exceed the number of squash licensees by 2020. Even if the padel barely reaches 10.000 licensees to date, the stars seem aligned to double this number by the end of the year.
Romain Taupin de Padelonomics even believes that “we are actually a lot more potential licensees"
This is explained by the number of competitions which have not yet been approved. But these competitions could become so from now on with the implementation of P25 tournaments. A category that combines conviviality, discovery of the sport, but also flexibility for players and organizers.
With the establishment of the FFT Padel Tour 2020, the launch of the channel FFT TV, the significant investments of the Federation everywhere in France and obviously the enormous work of the padel clubs, the padel has all the cards in hand to double its number of licensees by December 2020.
Franck Binisti discovers the padel at the Pyramid Club in 2009 in the Paris region. Since then padel is part of his life. You often see him touring France by going to cover the big French paddle events.