The International Federation of padel (FIP) and the Qatar Tennis Federation (QTF) are proud to announce that the Khalifa International Tennis and Squash Complex in Doha, Qatar will host the 17th edition of the World Championships padel of the FIP from 28 October to 2 November 2024.

The FIP biennial flagship event will see 16 national teams compete in the men's and women's categories.

Qatar was chosen to host this year's tournament based on a series of criteria, including, but not limited to, the world-class quality of sporting facilities, the conditions and support offered to players, the experience in the delivery of major events, security, financial guarantee, geographical location and sporting heritage. The popularity of padel in Qatar has also exploded in recent years, thanks to QTF leadership and local activations, and the passionate local fan base is another benefit of this hosting venue.

The 17th World Championships padel of the FIP will offer prize money of €500, to be distributed equally between men and women to all countries qualified for the final phase.

Completing the World Championship series of padel, the World Championships padel of the FIP follow the World Championships of padel FIP Seniors + in La Nucía, Alicante, last April; and at the World Championships padel FIP Juniors in Asunción last year. The latest edition of the World Championships padel of the FIP took place in 2022 in Dubai and saw Argentina win the men's tournament while Spain triumphed in the women's category.

Luigi Carraro, President of the International Federation of padel, said : “We are delighted to finalize the venue for the World Championships padel of FIP 2024. Doha is a special home for the padel – the Qatar Tennis Federation has played a vital role in delivering international tennis tournaments on several occasions padel unmatched; and we look forward to players and fans enjoying the fantastic hospitality and conditions during the most important tournament in our 2024 calendar. padel The 2024 FIP will feature the world's most talented athletes and we look forward to delivering another historic edition of the tournament later this year. The sport has grown rapidly since the tournament was last hosted here in 2021 – the padel is now a global phenomenon – and we continue to grow the sport under the banner of unity, oneness and professionalism.”

Nasser Al-Khelaïfi, president of the Qatar Tennis Federation, said : “We are delighted to host the World Championships of padel of the FIP 2024 in Qatar at our world-class facilities at the Khalifa International Tennis and Squash Complex in Doha. Qatar has an exceptional track record in delivering major sporting events based on the highest standards, and the conditions for players and fans there are second to none. We look forward to partnering with the International Federation of padel to deliver this flagship tournament, and to continue to support the mission of the FIP to stimulate the growth and development of the padel in the world."

The World Championships padel of the FIP return to Doha three years after the success of the 2021 edition. In 2021, a total of 16 women's teams and 16 men's teams from 19 countries competed, with Spain triumphing in the men's and women's team competitions and with Argentina winning a silver medal in both categories.