Last Wednesday, the Stade Montois Tennis / Padel inaugurated its padel club with its 2 fields with the presence of including former tennis champion Henri Leconte.
In the early afternoon, the officials and the famous tennis player took place in this superb club.
Located in a huge shaded park, the stadium tennis montois has 19 tennis courts ... and now two padel courts!
The place is magical, calm, relaxing. It's a little gem lost in a corner of France to discover as soon as possible.
Arrival of children to 15h30 to discover the padel, all delighted to know a new sport. With the paddles of the French players (My padel Tour) including the captain of the French team padel Alexis Salles, learning could finally begin.
The racket was sometimes too heavy for the youngest of them but it did not seem to bother them. ! Some of them made it clear that they wanted padel as a sport.
The biggest and most confirmed have taken over always in the good mood, and the desire to beat Henri Leconte was very strong for some.
Place to the show and the games played at the end of the padel program with confirmed teams: Brice Bernard, Laurent Imbert, Bastien Blanqué and Alexis Salles.
The level is very clearly mounted a tone.
The speeches began with Frédéric Estivals (sports director of the Stade Montois Tennis), the Mayor and Henri Leconte and official inauguration with ribbon cutting, a few balls exchanged with the officials ... .and direction the buffet for a cocktail party organized by hand. master by the club.
After the total success of the HLPTour stage that had linked the 17 and 18 last September with 52 registered teams, the club transformed the test by organizing an exceptional inauguration.
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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.