I Senior Padel World Championship
On October 2018 the 1st Padel Senior World Championship was held in our club, an unprecedented tournament that brought together more than 700 players from 15 countries: Germany, Argentina, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Chile, Spain, Finland, Holland, Italy, Mexico, Portugal, United Kingdom, Norway and Uruguay.
Villa Padierna Racquet Club, Las Mesas Sports Center and Casares Sports Club were the three venues where, from Saturday, October 6, all the matches were played. And Spain was the champion! Both the men's team, captained by Jon García Ariño, and the women's team, headed by Eva Gayoso, won the title of world champions by teams in the senior category.
The Spanish women's team beat the Italian team 3-0, and the men's team went on to play all five games against Argentina, winning 5-0 against the Blue and Whites. The third place in the men's category was for Italy and for Portugal in the women's category, while the fourth place was Mexico and the fourth place was Argentina.
The Senior Padel World Championship has marked a before and after in this sport, since it is the first Senior World Championship of Paddle that is celebrated in history. And it has been possible thanks to the company Pádel en Equipo, the International Paddle Federation and the Spanish Paddle Federation.
In addition, this great sporting event held on the Costa del Sol was sponsored by Estepona City Council Estepona, Benahavis City Council, Costa del Sol Tourism, AEDAS Homes, Hyundmar, Cajasur, Hotel Villa Padierna and Coca-Cola, as well as Star Vie, as an official brand and Head, as the official tournament ball.