Spain’s Juan Lebron, the padel tennis world number one, and enigmatic playing partner Miguel Lamperti claimed a 6-3, 7-6 (8-6) victory in the inaugural Dubai Padel Cup.
“The exhibition matches were bittersweet for us. It was a great honour to play against the best players on the planet and we tried to play our best in all the matches, but we knew we needed to train harder to reach our peak.
The Inaugural Dubai Padel Cup, a month-long padel fiesta comprising high-profile exhibition matches with the world’s top ranked professionals and multi-format competitions for the general public, burst into a sea of black, green, red and white today as the event kick started celebrations to mark UAE Flag Day, taking place on Wednesday.
The DP World Dubai World Padel Championship will feature separate men’s and women’s categories, with 16 national teams set to compete in each competition.