Padel Buzz - We had mentioned the subject on our Twitter account, it is now official: the Portuguese Padel Federation (FPP) is finally recognized by its Ministry of Sports. It is an institutional struggle of 4 years between the Tennis Federation and its padel counterpart that ends.

Portugal, hosted the latest Padel Worlds (FIP) and a WPT challenger tournament in 2016.

For 2017, the agenda promises to be rich in events as there will be one of the 4 Master Tournaments of the WPT 2017 circuit (09 / 2017) a WPT challenger tournament (04 / 2017) as well as the next European Championships of our favorite sport (12 / 2017).

The info. In Portuguese.
http://www.record.pt/modalidades/padel/detalhe/federacao-ja-tem-estatuto-de-utilidade-publica.html

Jean-Marc Herard

Jean-Marc Herard is the chronicler Padel Magazine internationally. The Barcelona resident offers us a more international vision of padel, notably with his Padel Buzz column. JMH is the scanner of the world padel.