Recently, we revealed to you the identity of the best smasher in the world…Today, thanks to statistics from Padel Intelligence, we will tell you who is the best defender de padel !

The rankings that will be presented only include players who have achieved at least 5 games in 2024 from the main draw.

The best smash defender

When we talk about defense padel, we quickly think of certain players: Federico Chingotto, Martin Di Nenno, etc. In recovery from smashs, however, they are far from the most effective. Besides, they don't even make the top 15.

The player with the best ratio is… Facundo Dominguez, 55th player in the world. The Italian recovers, on average, 7.4 smashs per meeting. He is well ahead and dominates mike yanguas, which is at 6.6 recovery per match and Alejandro arroyo, at 6.4 on average.

In comparison, Facundo Dominguez recovers, on average, twice more of smashes in a match thatArturo Coello !

Best smash defender

The best defender is…

However, Facundo Dominguez is perhaps the player who defends the most smashs, he is not the best defender in the world. It only points to the 15th place in the ranking...

It is also not a question of Federico Chingotto, which is in second place in the ranking. Nor even Martin Di Nenno, who is not in the top 15.

End of the suspense, the best defender in the world is… Miguel Yanguas ! He is the player with the best ratio of fouls caused per match. In fact, he does 0,7% forced fouls in a defensive situation.

Best defender
Gwenaelle Souyri

It was his brother who one day told him to accompany him on a track. padel, since then, Gwenaëlle has never left the court. Except when it comes to going to watch the broadcast of Padel Magazine, World Padel Tour… or Premier Padel…or the French Championships. In short, she is a fan of this sport.