All weekend, we have already had the right to great show with these pre-qualifying phases of the Monte Carlo Padel Master that took place at Tennis Padel Soleil in Beausoleil, club renovated with its 2 beautiful padel courts.

Eight couples compete for entry into the main draw

The prequalifications are finished in Beausoleil. The pairs will now have to validate their ticket at the end of the day to enter the final table of the Monte Carlo Padel Master 2016. All male games will be held in the Big Top.

This Monday 5 September, from 17h, the decisive games of the preliminary phase will compete on the central court of the Chapiteau de Fontvieille to determine the couples who will complete the main draw of the Monte-Carlo Padel Master.

Tennis Padel Soleil, the stronghold of qualifications

On the new tracks of the Padel Soleil Tennis Club, the last matches of the local preliminary stage were played, with unfortunately few surprises, the French 100 pairs having all lost.

No. 1 Argentinian ranking, Federico Chingotto and Juan Tello, defeated the leaders of the French ranking, Jeremy Scatena and Robin Haziza 6 / 2 7 / 5.

Two tiebreakers were needed for Monegasque Fabrice Pastor and Argentina's Javier Reiter to win against France's Kevin Fouquet and Jérôme Fernández.

Denis Perino and Laurent Bensadoun also qualified for the final after beating the Belgian pair Laurent Montoisy and Christophe Rochus on the score of 6 / 2 and 7 / 6.

The last pair to qualify was Nalle Grinda and Swedish Anton Andersson. They had to fight 3 sets to finally win 6 / 3, 6 / 7 and 6 / 1 against the pair of Aix Pier Gauthier and Laurent Boulade.

The draw was attended by World Padel Tour international director Hernán Auguste, Monte Carlo Padel Master director Nito Brea and champion Gaby Reca. Result of the draw:
17h. Nalle Grinda vs. Anton Andersson vs. Javier Limones - Víctor Ruiz
18h. Denis Perino vs. Laurent Bensadoun vs. Juan Belluati - Alejandro Galán
19h. Juan Tello vs. Federico Chingotto vs. David Leal - Ricardo Martínez
20h. Fabrice Pastor vs. Javier Reiter vs. Ignacio Gadea - Antonio Luque

Review the video draw here:

Female category

In the ladies, we also know the 4 pairs that have qualified. All games will take place on Tuesday and will validate for certain their return to the final table;

The draw will take place on Monday 5 September as part of the official presentation of the tournament at the Chapiteau de Fontvieille.
Qualified pairs are:

  • Alix Collombon - Virginie Pironneau
  • Alexandrine Godard - Géraldine Sorel
  • Gajic Billie Biljana - Antonette Andersson
  • Laura Clergue - Audrey Casanov

3 French pairs will try their luck for the main draw.

Franck Binisti

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.