The VIP area of the Chapiteau de Fontvieille hosted the official presentation of the second edition of Monte-Carlo Padel Master, stage of the international circuit World Padel Tour. The Fabrice Pastor Trophy, designed by Cartier, presided over the ceremony led by the CEO of Monte-Carlo International Sports (MCIS), Fabrice Pastor.
After welcoming the players, Pastor emphasized the importance of this second edition, which counts with a women's tournament and with a unique Trophy, "an honor that Cartier wanted to link its mark to this discipline and to my name."
Fabrice Pastor also highlighted the work accomplished by the Monte-Carlo International Sports (MCIS) team, led by Nito Brea and Gaby Reca, in favor of the development of padel in the world.
The presence of the best players of padel of the world for the second consecutive year in Monaco aroused great interest in the local media. “This is a booming sport, explained Fabrice Pastor,“ in fact this year several clubs were inaugurated and more than 200 ski slopes. padel settled in France. ”
Nito Brea: the women's tournament, a challenge
Tournament Director Nito Brea explained that the organization of this tournament was a real challenge as the 120 best players in the world meet in a week. He feels very proud to be the manager of one of the most important tournaments of the season and very happy to be able to enjoy the best. padel of the world in Monaco.
The international director of World Padel Tour, Hernán Auguste, said that “it is without doubt the most prestigious international tournament” and underlined the work done by Monte-Carlo International Sports to “promote the expansion of padel the world and the sponsorship of young players. ”
Moreover, several of the players sponsored by Monte-Carlo International Sports attended the presentation: Gaby Reca, Juan Lebron, Franco Stupaczuk, Silvana Campus and Delfina Brea, as well as Federico Chingotto and Juan Tello, winners of the Fabrice Pastor Cup in Argentina, who came to Europe sponsored by MCIS.
Gaby Reca: the players, protagonists of the tournament
At the end of the presentation, Hernán Auguste surprised his former teammate, Gaby Reca, by asking him what the Monaco Master and the Fabrice Pastor Trophy represented for him. Reca replied that a tournament like Monte-Carlo Padel Master was unthinkable for a discipline like padel a few years ago and he thanked Fabrice Pastor for his work and the attention he pays to the players. He recommended that all players take advantage of this unique experience.
Right after the draw for the women's qualifying final, all attention was focused on the track, where the final men's qualifying matches began, to determine the four pairs that will advance to the main draw of the Monte. -Carlo Padel Master.
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.