We end the week with a mini-revolution. Indeed at its last meeting, the National Council of Padel validated the possibility of organizing two tournaments P1000 Gentlemen, the same weekend, provided that these are sufficiently distant geographically.
As a direct effect of this new measure, we will have the P1000 of La Rochelle and Saint-Étienne which will be organized simultaneously (October 29-31). This change could act as one of the key elements in the democratization of the padel at high speed, in the sense that: the more P1000 there are, the easier it will be to climb the rankings for good players. This should motivate some to participate in more tournaments, and above all it will help those who have trouble getting around.
Moreover, who says more than P1000 also means more spectators and the possibility in certain areas of seeing top French players evolve for the first time. It could just make more people want to get started. padel.
La FFT has also released a new updated calendar, on which all the biggest tournaments appear. Here are the next deadlines:
Note that there is a small error since the APT Master which will be held from September 13 to 19 will take place in Monaco and not in Portugal.