Already a first title for the French people Manu Vives and Julien Seurin au FIP Rise Australian Open, after a well-managed finale by the frenchies.
They will not have lost a single set throughout the tournament. Julien Seurin and Manuel Vives win the first FIP tournament of the 2024 season. Especially since Manu Vives particularly likes the start of the season, he who won the title at FIP Promotion Kaunas at the start of last season, next to Dylan Guichard.
This time, it was with Julien Seurin that Manuel Vives went search for the title. The tricolor pair won against the Spaniards Sergi Guimet Bigas (480) et Nicolai Maniucov Maniucova (210) 6 / 4 6 / 4. Players that they “know well” since they “train together in Barcelona".
At the end of the meeting, Julien Seurin said to himself “Satisfied” of the meeting. “Tactically, we did what was necessary. We were able to adapt to the conditions which were difficult with lots of wind and sun“, He explains.
But where the Seurin/Vives pair really took over on his adversaries, it is when important moments. "We managed the gold points very well while they gave us a lot“, declares Julien at the end of the meeting.
6 points of gold won and a title in your pocket, the year is off to a flying start for Julien and Manu! Next step: the FIP Promotion Melbourne Padel Open, where the French pair will be again tournament favorite !
We will also find there Patrick Rafter, the former world number 1 in tennis, who we had already found during this FIP Rise Australian Open.
It was his brother who one day told him to accompany him on a track. padel, since then, Gwenaëlle has never left the court. Except when it comes to going to watch the broadcast of Padel Magazine, World Padel Tour… or Premier Padel…or the French Championships. In short, she is a fan of this sport.