Passionate about padel have reason to rejoice because June 10 to 16, Arkea Arena in Bordeaux will be held on Bordeaux Premier Padel P2. This international event, like Roland-Garros, positions France as a major player in padel world by hosting one of the two major French stages of the professional circuit.
The birth of Bordeaux Premier Padel
Under the leadership of Jean-Luc Baldelli, a passionate player and promoter of the tournament, and Jean-Thomas Peyrou, co-director of the event with Michaël Llodra, the Bordeaux Premier Padel took shape. After the success of a local tournament, the ambition to join the professional circuit Premier Padel in 2024 has come to fruition, promising to propel the padel at a higher level in the region.
An event that aims for P1…
The tournament plans to deploy a P2 format, demonstrating the organizers' ambition to move upmarket with each edition. With a five-year contract already signed, the objective is clear: to continually improve and welcome the world elite of padel.
The Arkéa Arena: more than just a stadium
With more than 5 seats, the Arkéa Arena will be transformed into a real village of padel, including not only the competition fields but also a space for partners and an additional track to introduce spectators to the padel. This space promises total immersion in the world of padel.
Aware of the importance of making sport accessible, the organization has implemented simple and attractive pricing, allowing a wide audience to enjoy the experience. Premier Padel.
A meeting for the padel global
With this event, Bordeaux asserts itself as a strategic hub of padel worldwide, confirming France's place at the heart of this booming sport. Between the Major at Roland-Garros and the new P2 in Bordeaux, France continues to stand out as a destination of choice for padel international.
Franck Binisti discovers the padel at the Club des Pyramides in 2009 in the Paris region. Since padel is part of his life. You often see him touring France going to cover the major events of padel French.