MATCHi, the leading racket sports platform in the Nordic countries, hosts CPT Matchpoint in its growing network. This merger expands MATCHi's global footprint in racquet sports and once again proves its ambition to become the preferred platform for the global racquet sports community.

Founded in 2012 in Gothenburg, Sweden, the MATCHi platform offers an easy-to-use court booking and payment system, activity and competition management, player partnership and live streaming, as well as automated rental of snowshoes. MATCHi now offers its full services to more than 2 sites and 500 million players and is the trusted booking partner of many operators of padel worldwide.

Since 2020, the number of venues choosing MATCHi as their preferred racquet sports platform grew organically by 308%, with a booking value of 1,5 billion Swedish kronor generated by players in the last 12 months (see article evolution of padel in Sweden). To accelerate its growth and welcome TPC Matchpoint to its network, MATCHi recently secured additional funding from its current investors Verdane and Sprints Capital. By joining forces with TPC Matchpoint, MATCHi is offered new opportunities to engage in other important racquet sports markets such as Spain, Italy and Latin America.

Present in 30 countries, with 1 connected sites and 000 million players using its booking platform, TPC Matchpoint is one of the largest sports management systems in the world. Founded by Nacho Daroz and Antonio Carrión, TPC Matchpoint offers a comprehensive, bespoke system to venues and players worldwide. With TPC Matchpoint's strong presence in Southern Europe and Latin America, this partnership provides new opportunities for MATCHi to continue its journey towards establishing a global racquet sports ecosystem, connecting players to sites. Daniel Ekman, CEO of MATCHi, comments: “We are delighted to welcome TPC Matchpoint to the MATCHi racquet sports community. As a company built on the same values ​​as MATCHi, we will, together with our strong customers and partners, build the best racquet sports network in the world.”

Nacho Daroz, Managing Director of TPC Matchpoint, says: “Since the conversations began, we have felt strongly MATCHi's passion for enabling the global racquet sports community to play more – which aligns with our values. By joining forces with MATCHi, new opportunities open up for us to engage both venues and players across the globe and we look forward to cooperating.”

In the near future, TPC Matchpoint and MATCHi will remain two separate entities, with unique business and network synergies between the two companies. Thanks to this joint journey, MATCHi is one step closer to its goal: become the go-to partner for the global racquet sports community.

Nasser Hoverini

Passionate about football, I discovered the padel in 2019. Since then, it's been crazy love with this sport to the point of abandoning my favorite sport.