Gaël Monfils Participera au tournoi de Padel organized by Padel Club de Lyon sur les installations de Padel Central Lyon.

Plus de 44 paires masculines venant de toute la France s’affronteront durant 3 jours sur les pistes de Padel Central Lyon à Dardilly lors d’un tournoi de Padel homologué « P500 » par la Fédération Française de Tennis.

The best French players of the discipline will be present next to the number 9 ATP World Gael MONFILS. A passionate but competitive star Attracted by the spectacular and fun side of the padel in perfect adequacy with his own qualities, Gaël remains a fierce competitor.

Associated with the double champion of France Robin Haziza, he will aim nothing less than the victory on the tracks Lyonnaises. To achieve his goals he will have to face a very high table where the pair composed of the professional Spanish Aitor GARCIA BASSAS and the number 1 French Justin LOPES will act as a favorite.

3 days of competition for maximum pleasure Open to all FFT licensees, the tournament will take place in 3 phases:

- Pre-qualifying on Friday 3 February from 18h00 to 00h30

- Qualifications on Saturday 4 February from 9h00 to 17h00

- Final table with the first seeded 8 from Saturday afternoon for a final scheduled on Sunday 5 February from 15h00.

- First part of Gael MONFILS: Saturday at 18h00. An optimal and free spectator reception!

From the panoramic mezzanine of the "bikini-bar" overlooking all the tracks, each spectator for whom the entry will be free the 3 days of competition will be able to discover this new sport and to appreciate the high level of practice of the participants.

A wide choice of preparations based on fresh products and worked on site will also be proposed.

Press Contact: Jérôme BECASSET - 06 51 19 68 39 - jerome.becasset@fft.fr

Franck Binisti

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.