Padel Magazine - And if we had to wait in our thirties to hope to be among the best ???
It sounds ironic, and yet it's not a joke. In the top 10, the average age is 34 years ...
The world 1 numbers namely Fernando Belasteguin and Juan Martin Diaz have 34 and 37 years ... Pablo Lima and Sanyo are the only ones in the top 10 to have less than 30 years.
We also note that the two best world pairs widened the gap with the competition with almost 2000 points of difference.
Is the WPT lacking young people or is it the sport that wants that? Difficult to answer. But we obviously think of Sanyo, the very promising Argentine player, 29 years and his partner, Maxi Sanchez, 11e world player, aged 26 years who are slow to tickle the best. The bambinos still remember it after this clear defeat against the kings in half of the WPT of Bilbao a few days ago.
We'll finish this analysis on this week's ranking, that there are 6 Argentineans in the top 10. And we do not count Juan Martin Diaz who was of course naturalized Spanish ...
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.