Through a report produced by the firm Monitor Deloitte, we are shown the 3 main areas in the world where the padel begins to emerge (see map below). Among them, the Big 3 in Europe, the United States and the Middle East.

The main regions where the padel emerge in the world

Big 3 Europe (France, UK and Germany)

short evolution of padel BIG 3 europe

This area counts 2000 lands de padel, including more than 1500 for France alone. For the entire area, this represents 9,1 courts/million inhabitants. Since 2016, the number of tracks has increased by 29% in this region, thanks in particular to numerous measures.

across the Channel, Padel United, the largest club operator in padel in the Nordic region, offers funding to people who already have land and want to start a club of padel. In France, the ANS plan helps finance around 500 sports pitches. padel. And in Germany, since the beginning of 2022, the Tennis Federation, responsible for padel, notably launched the German Padel Tower (GPT).


short evolution of padel USA

As of January 2023, 180, the United States had XNUMX tennis courts. padel. This represents 0,5 courts/million inhabitants. Although the figure seems derisory, the number of tracks has been multiplied by 6 since 2020. And this is part of a desire to develop the padel. According to USPA President Marcos del Pilar (United States Padel Association) : "The potential in the United States is enormous and we hope to reach 30 courts and more than 000 million players by 10."

Large investors are also beginning to position themselves in this new racket sport. We remember that Yankee Global Enterprises (which owns the New York Yankees franchise), recently announced that it had taken a stake in the A1 circuit Padel. “We look forward to serving as a strategic partner in elevating the padel and the mark A1 Padel, especially by raising awareness in the United States.”

Middle East (Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait, United Arab Emirates)

short evolution of padel in the Middle-East

In the Middle East, there would be, on January 2023, 1850, XNUMX tracks of padel, which represents 35 courts/million inhabitants. Since 2016, the growth has been significant, with a 113% increase in the number of leads.

This can be explained by various reasons: first of all the many Qatari investors who are positioning themselves on the sports market of tomorrow. But this is also favored by the organization of the World Championships of padel in Dubai, allowing people to see the biggest names in this sport at work. Finally, for two years, the padel airs in Kuwait where it particularly attracts the attention of children and teenagers.

Projection of the evolution of terrains of padel in the world

According to Deloitte Monitor projections, the evolution of padel should continue to rise in the years to come, particularly in these emerging countries in the world of padel. Indeed, it is precisely there that the margin of progress is the greatest and it is these regions which should make it possible to maintain a rate of 22% more land growth each year in the world. To reach 85 plots by 000 ?

thomas jay

After being rocked by tennis for nearly 15 years, I became an absolute fan of its cousin, the padel. For nearly a year now, I've been chasing the little yellow ball with another racquet, but with just as much passion! Based in Lyon, I intend to make you better acquainted with the padel in the region and at the national level.