This morning, Gilles Moreton, President of the French Tennis Federation, Arnaud Di Pasquale, Director of Greenweez Paris Premier Padel Major et Luigi Carraro, President of the International Federation of Padel gave a press conference to present the first edition of the Greenweez Paris Premier Padel Major, in the presence of the two French numbers 1, Alix Collombon for the ladies and Benjamin Tison for the men. This international event will take place at the Roland-Garros stadium of the 11 17 2022 July. The three men have worked closely together for twelve months to organize this stage of the brand new circuit launched on 1er last February. 

The FFT has chosen Greenweez as the title partner of the event, because the French leader in organic and eco-responsible products online is very attached to accessibility and usability values who are the heart of this tournament. After a qualifying day on July 10 (with tickets at the single price of €10), the final table will see the 56 best pairs in the world compete from July 11 for a prize money record.

Beyond this very large-scale competition, the Parisian Major will also be a unique opportunity to take advantage of the Roland-Garros stadium in a unique, friendly and festive atmosphere. On the program, entertainment with a DJ, petanque, a summer terrace but also the possibility of discovering the practice with qualified teachers. All for a very attractive price because the tickets cost between 15 € and 50 €.

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Gilles Moretton, President of the French Tennis Federation : “The FFT is very happy with the emergence of the padel. mission director Padel for a little over a year, Arnaud Di Pasquale accepted the mission of director of the Parisian Major. We want to develop the infrastructure, and I believe that hosting such an event here will help us to increase interest in this practice. The high level is a vector of discovery and emotion. If we want to develop the practice in France, we have to organize a big event, a fortiori in a setting such as the Roland-Garros stadium. It's a chance to see a very, very high level.”

Luigi Carraro, President of the International Federation of Padel : “Today is a dream come true. As soon as Gilles Moretton was elected, I wanted to listen to his ideas for the development of the Padel. One of the first things the president said to me was that he wanted to organize the tournament of Padel the largest in the world in the Roland-Garros stadium. We had this desire to create something important. EBeing here for a young sport like ours is really extraordinary. It is a privilege to be here. I want to thank the FFT, its president and Arnaud Di Pasquale for this gift and the work done over the past year. I assure you that within two years, France will be an immense nation of Padel. "

Arnaud Di Pasquale, director of G3PM: “It's a fun, accessible and friendly sport. The pleasure is immediate. We had to be adventurous because the growth is exceptional (+25% in terms of tracks and clubs). Tennis has its Grand Chelem with Roland-Garros, it was therefore obvious that the padel also has its Major with the G3PM. We are delighted, I am very proud to take on this responsibility. This tournament will bring together the 56 best pairs in the world. There will be a track on the Philippe-Chatrier court with a capacity of 8 people. All tickets will give access to this court. It is also a unique Roland-Garros experience to live, in a very friendly, warm and fun atmosphere.”

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About the French Tennis Federation
The French Tennis Federation is an association governed by the law of 1901, holder of a ministerial delegation. Dedicated to the promotion, development and success of tennis in France, the FFT brings together, supports and coordinates the affiliated clubs. With 4 million players and one million members in nearly 7 clubs, tennis is the leading individual sport in the territory. It also ensures the representation of France abroad by the commitment of the French teams in international meetings (Davis Cup, Fed Cup, Olympic Games, etc.) and the organization of the biggest sporting events on the planet, which are Roland. -Garros and the Rolex Paris Masters. Since its creation in 500, the identity of the FFT has been based on this link between the development of amateur tennis, for all audiences and in all territories, and the organization of major international events.

About Greenweez
Greenweez is the French leader in the online sale of organic, eco-responsible and sustainable products. Founded in Annecy, this start-up now has more than 200 passionate and committed employees. Developed to make organic products accessible to as many people as possible, Greenweez now offers more than 125k everyday products. In 2021, Greenweez takes another step in its history by becoming a Mission Company.

About us Premier Padel
Premier Padel is the official professional circuit of padel governed by the International Federation of Padel (FIP), supported by the Association of Padel Professional (PPA) and Qatar Sports Investment (QSI). Premier Padel is a brand new, dynamic and innovative, which embodies the spirit of a new era for the padel in the whole world. Created in 2022, Premier Padel will organize from the 1st year 10 tournaments around the world. The objective is to internationalize the Padel, thanks to a calendar which should include 25 tournaments by 2024. 

Franck Binisti

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.