Benjamin Tison, who has just ended his career as a professional player padel, is appointed high-level and sports manager at the management Padel of the FFT. He will take office on January 5.  

Aged 34, Benjamin Tison will be in charge of the high level and the entire sports sector within the management Padel of the FFT. He will bring all his experience and expertise to his new role. 

Under the responsibility of Stéphanie Cohen-Aloro, director Padel, Benjamin Tison will have the particular mission of piloting the “high level” strategy padel, with the objective of advancing the best French players in the discipline to lead them towards excellence. At the same time, it will support the development of training and practice of padel in France.

Benjamin Tison, who finished the 2023 season at 60e world place (FIP), began his professional career in 2016. Coming from the Mantes-la-Jolie club, he obtained the best ranking of his career in June 2023 (57e). French No. 1 for five years, he participated in 12 final draws on the circuit World Padel Tour, and achieved his best performance in Amsterdam in 2023 by reaching the round of XNUMX. He competed in the World Championships three times. padel. In Dubai in 2022, he even got on the podium (3e place) with the French team. 

Gilles Moretton, president of the FFT, declared : " We are very happy and very proud to welcome Benjamin Tison, the best French player in padel Of the history. This appointment is part of the FFT's desire to accelerate the development of padel and particularly high level and training. Thanks to his experience as a professional player, I am convinced that Benjamin will successfully meet this magnificent challenge. » 

Benjamin Tison said: « I am very happy and very excited to join the team and help develop this incredible sport of padel. I thank the French Tennis Federation for the trust placed in it. I will bring all my experience in this new challenge ».