Padel sport is dominated by Spaniards and Argentines at the top of the professional ranks. The two powerhouses of the game squared off in a pulsating men's final of the DP World Padel Championships at the jam-packed Dubai Duty Free Tennis Stadium on Saturday night.
Matar Mohammed Al Tayer, Vice Chairman of the Dubai Sports Council, hailed Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Executive Council of Dubai, for his patronage of the DP World Padel Championship.
Held under the patronage of Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Executive Council, the International Padel Federation’s flagship team event is hosted by the UAEPA in association with the DSC and Dubai Department of Economy & Tourism.
Organised by UAE Padel Association (UAEPA) in collaboration with Dubai Sports Council and Dubai Department of Economy & Tourism (DET), the DP World Padel Championship will take place at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Stadium.
Swiatek completed victory over world number four Pegula in just 69 minutes to take her career head-to-head over the American to 5-2.
Sheikh Saeed Bin Maktoum Bin Juma Al Maktoum, President of the UAE Padel Association, presented the trophies to the winners of the 2023 World Padel Tour season opener Modon Abu Dhabi Padel Master during the awards ceremony at Bab Al Nojoum, Hudayriyat Island.
Ramon Agenjo, President of the World Padel Tour, praised Abu Dhabi’s hosting of the Modon Abu Dhabi Padel Master. The event serves as the World Padel Tour’s opening tournament for this year.
The four Emirati players, Abdullah Ahli, Abdullah Abdulaziz Abdullah, Fares Aljanahi and Salem Alhouli, will join a distinct team in the unique global championship.
The Jaguars claimed the first World Padel League (WPL) title after beating The Panthers 3-1 in the final match, held at Coca-Cola Arena, Dubai. The Jaguars claimed the top prize of Dhs550,000, while runners-up The Panthers received Dhs275,000.