Newsletter n°4 of the French Tennis Federation with the UNE, the appointment of the former tennis champion, Alexia Dechaume-Balleret as coordinator of the unit dedicated to the structuring of the training of young people and the development of women's practice.

Appointment of Alexia Dechaume-Balleret as new national coordinator of youth training and development of the padel feminine within the mission padel.
As part of this mission, she will be accompanied by Christian Collange and Yann Auradou for youth training and by Marianne Vandaele for the development of the practice of padel feminine. Find Alexia's interview to find out more about the constitution of this new cell.


Coming soon

The four P2000s of the year 2022 are finally unveiled!

From 8 to 10 April

Padel Horizon

From 13 to 15 may

Padel Club Le Mas

Of the 9 11 September

Les Pyramides
The Port-Marly

From 2 to 4 December


It perfects!

For France's first participation in the senior plus world championships taking place in Las Vegas, please find the list of those selected:

France senior plus ladies team:
Amélie Détrivière (NVA), Audrey Casanova (PCA), Carol-Ann Lovera (PCA – Captain), Catherine Lalanne (NVA), Emmelien Lambregts (OCC), Géraldine Sorel (PCA), Marie Lefèvre (PDL), Peggy Maignien (OCC)

France senior plus men's team:
Christophe Henry (GDE), Cyril Boronad (PCA), Fabien Veber (IDF), Jean-Marc Lagloire (OCC), Jean-Michel Péquery (IDF), Jean-Thomas Peyrou (NVA – Captain), Olivier Launo (PCA), Sébastien Corbelli (PCA), Simon Boisse (PDL), Yoann Potron (ARA)
Replacements: Julien Datcharry (OCC), Olivier CAYLA (PCA), Stéphane Voulfor (PCA)

Our selections will have to go through a qualification phase (February 25-27) in order to hope to play the final phase which will take place in Las Vegas from March 28 to April 2. Good luck to them !

What's up ?

More readability for your prize list padel !
It is now possible to consult the details of the points won on the approved tournaments in his profile Ten'Up. This feature is only available on the web version.

A charity tournament for the benefit of the Rêves association
At the initiative of Thomas Mersié, a pro/am tournament was organized within the 4Padel of Toulouse-Colomiers. This tournament made it possible to collect donations for the children followed by the association.

New track for TC Essartais
Precursor of padel in Vendée, the TC Essartais inaugurated a new track padel in the town of La Merlatière. With the aim of democratizing sport in the region, there will be demonstration days and initiations for the inhabitants. It will open in February. Do not hesitate to go there to take advantage of this new installation.

Live from the leagues

Guadeloupe inaugurates two runways
The league center is equipped with two tracks padel. Several initiatives will be put in place, including the organization of open days for the general public and the possibility of organizing qualifying championships for the French championships. A future padel promising for the practitioners of the league!

Two new circuits in the PACA league!
Opening of a youth circuit and a senior plus circuit for this year 2022. The youth circuit will consist of 10 P100 type stages and the senior plus circuit of 12 P250 type stages. Kick-off on February 12 and 13 for these two circuits. Don't wait any longer to consult the next steps and register.

Gathering in Marnes-la-Coquette
The Hauts-de-Seine committee tennis organized within the Forest Hill de la Marche club, in Marnes-la-Coquette, a great gathering for the youngest to introduce the padel. The objective was to practice through several playful workshops. A great success, since more than sixty young people took part in the operation.


First DFMP session at the Hauts-de-France league
The Hauts-de-France league started the first training session at the DFMP on Thursday January 20. Candidates currently benefit from this training at the Marcq-en-Barœul site. Future sessions are to be expected.

Replay of the webinars on the new AGEC law
If you were unable to attend the webinar of the French Tennis Federation on the new provisions of the AGEC law, you can now find the replay on the LIFT platform.

Deployment of integrity checks

Leader of a club padel ? Volunteer sports educator padel ? You are concerned by the integrity check.
The FFT invites the clubs of padel who have not yet done so to complete the federal database before the end of March with the identity data of the people to be checked. In order to answer the various questions raised by this control and in particular to identify the people who are subject to it, the FFT provides you with two documents:

If you have any questions, you can also contact the sports integrity unit at:

The advice of the pro

For a good strategy, apply the 3 Cs rule:
Cto capture the net from the defending zone
Ckeep the net by creating gaps in the defense
Cclose the point as soon as a finishing ball appears
Thus, you will play fairer and bring construction to your game.

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.