Padel Magazine - The last images we had of Juan Martin Dias and Fernando Belasteguin could allow us to be skeptical about the continuation of their career ... At the Barcelona WPT called the Barcelona Open Estrella Damm, the world's number one responded to our fears by a wonderful victory against their pursuers in the world rankings, Mieres and Lima.
They won their 11e title in Barcelona on 12 presentations against their main rivals, Juan Mieres and Pablo Lima.
What a victory after being forced to forfeit the Madrid Masters final last December.
The soles of the foot and the problems of knees are, hopefully behind us, for an extraordinary show with Bela and "el papa" (The pope) which announces itself this year after a big rebound behind the scenes of the World Padel Tour.
The Real Club de Polo was crowded and was among its ranks Laurent and JM the brand new padel club in Lyon (Padel Central). The stands no longer offered a single space available. Unfortunately for the world number two, nicknamed "the princes", it will once again bow down, an umpteenth time in the final against always the same pair that decidedly, leaves only very little crumb.
Let us note this fighting spirit that we proposed the numbers 2 world in spite of the loss of the first set and a correction (6-1). The princes will have been able, too, to show that we must continue to rely on them this year. They managed to win the 2e set 6 / 4. But then Bela and Juan will have just played too well to be worried for a moment.
The final result will be 6 / 1, 4 / 6, 6 / 2, 6 / 3 for "los reyes".
It's back for a year of madness!
Franck Binisti - Padel Magazine
Franck Binisti discovers the padel at the Pyramid Club in 2009 in the Paris region. Since then padel is part of his life. You often see him touring France by going to cover the big French paddle events.