At Spazio Lenovo powered by Motorola, in the heart of the city, the draw for the Milano Premier Padel P1, the last event of the circuit Premier Padel 2023, which started today with the first round of the men's previas. The main draws will begin on Monday: the men's draw, made up of 48 pairs (the top 16 seeds go directly to the second round), and the women's draw, a big change from last year, with 32 pairs at the start.
Juan Lebrón and Ale Galán, seeded 1 (but who this year are still looking for their first victory in the circuit Premier Padel, absent since Milan 2022), will face the winners of the match between Icardo/Moya and Cardona/Ruiz.
For their part, circuit dominators Arturo Coello and Agustín Tapia (2), winners in Rome, Madrid, Mendoza and Paris, will make their debut in Milan against Sánchez Chamero/Marcos or a qualified pair.
For the “Superpibes” Franco Stupaczuk and Martin Di Nenno (3), located in the lower part of the table, a possible debut against the Italians Flavio Abbate and Marco Cassetta, who will face a qualified pair in the first round.
Finally, Fede Chingotto and 'Paquito' Navarro will face the Italian-Argentinians Aris Patiniotis/Facundo Domínguez or the Spaniards Huete Hernández/Gil. The other Italians: Denis Perino (associated with the Spaniard Jorge Ruiz) against the Meléndez brothers Amaya, Lorenzo Di Giovanni and Simone Cremona against the Spaniards Zapata/Guerrero, Giulio Graziotti and Riccardo Sinicropi against Lijo/Cepero.
Will we have French qualified for the main draw ? Continued this Sunday.
Le Premier Padel P1 Milan will also host the strongest players in the world, compared to last year.
The numbers 1 in the women's draw, Ari Sánchez and Paula Josemaría, champions in Paris, will start at the Allianz Cloud against their compatriots Sandra Bellver and María Eulalia Rodríguez Abajo.
The same goes for Marta Ortega and Gemma Triay, seeded 2 and victorious in Rome, Spanish derby against Carmen Goenaga and Lucía Martínez Gómez. Delfina Brea and Bea González, crowned champions in Madrid, will begin the quest for the title in Milan against the Spaniard Beatriz Caldera and the Portuguese Ana Catarina Nogueira.
The only Frenchwoman, directly integrated into the main draw, is as always Alix Collombon. With the Spaniard, Lorena Rufo, they will try to achieve a small feat against the 5th seed, Tamara Icardo / Virginia Riera.
Italian section: Carolina Orsi and Spaniard Carla Mesa against Caparros/Fassio Goyenche, Carlotta Casali and Emily Stellato against Martínez/Ruiz Soto, while wild cards Giorgia Marchetti and Chiara Pappacena will face Merino/Barrera.
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.