On December 20 and 21, 2023, the 1st P500 of the club La Châtaigneraie in Rueil-Malmaison took place with a victory for De Chamisso / Gortzounian, supervised by referee Corentin Devaux.

During these two days, 35 teams competed to win the title.

The general level was high, with two players in the French top 10 and seven in the French top 100.

On Wednesday, 24 teams played in a group to reach the final table and join the 12 teams already qualified.

In the end, it is the top seed made up ofOlivier Guy de Chamisso, young player of 2008 ranked 239th French, and Charles Gortzounian, 124th French, who emerged victorious. They were opposed in the final to the 6th seed, made up of Dimitri Huet, 200th French and Clement Filho, 327th French.

George Brasero, the Director of the Club de la Châtaigneraie looks back on this event:

“We would like to thank the sponsors of this tournament, Pâtisseries Popelini and their delicious choux, for their support. A big thank you also to the entire La Châtaigneraie team for welcoming the players to the club. We received very good feedback on the organization of this P500, which motivates us to organize more for the year 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.