What’s the London Padel Open?
The London Padel Open is an Worldwide Padel Federation (FIP) Rise occasion going down on the Nationwide Tennis Centre in Roehampton.
FIP Rise competitions are a part of the Cupra FIP Tour – discover out extra concerning the FIP occasion tiers right here.
The event will host a males’s and girls’s occasion, with 32 pairs competing in each attracts (26 important draw, 4 qualifiers and two wild playing cards). The London Padel Open is performed as a straight knockout event beginning with qualifying rounds, adopted by a 5 spherical important draw.
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When is the London Padel Open?
This yr’s London Padel Open will happen from Thursday 4 August by way of to semi-finals and finals day on Sunday 7 August.
Which British gamers will likely be competing within the London Padel Open?
Within the girls’s draw, British No.1 Tia Norton leads the line-up as the highest seed, alongside Spain’s Carla Fito Fernández. The pair lead the sphere in the intervening time with 46 rating factors, thanks to some pre-qualifying leads to Denmark and Marbella. The 18-year-old made historical past final yr in changing into the primary British girl to compete in and win a World Padel Tour match on the Malaga Open.
The opposite British star coming in with World Padel Tour rating factors to her title is Hansie Ruddick, who will play with Ivet Val Lopez. Each Ruddick and Norton had been a part of the British group to characteristic finally yr’s World Padel Championships.
Tennis followers will likely be to see that former British No.1 Laura Robson will make her worldwide padel debut on the Nationwide Tennis Centre, teaming up with Sian Bayliss – who additionally performed skilled tennis again in 2010.
Heading up the British problem within the males’s draw is Christian Medina Murphy and his Spanish associate Javier Navarro Perez. The pair look set to come back in because the seventh seeds, with a mixed 197 rating factors this season. Earlier this yr, Murphy grew to become a part of the primary British group to win a Tour match on the FIP 525,000 Euro Italy Main, with Sam Jones.
All-British duo Jones and Louie Harris will look to make their mark on the London Padel Open as two of the nations rising stars within the sport. Jones and Harris have created a formidable partnership of their very own this season – having completed runners-up on the LTA Nationwide Padel Tour occasion in Stratford.
Seeking to make his return on the London Padel Open is Richard Brooks – who is ready to play in his first Tour occasion since September 2021. Certainly one of Britain’s most skilled padel stars, Brooks will look to mark his comeback with some robust outcomes as he groups up with Alejandro Tasa Van Beek.
There are additionally a number of different British pairs competing, with some receiving wild playing cards into the principle draw.
Take a look at the total listing of British gamers competing
Who else is enjoying on the London Padel Open?
The London Padel Open may even welcome a number of of the most important stars from the world over – together with world No.77 Ignacio Vilariño Gestoso and his associate Jabor Al-Mutawa. Vilariño has competed in the principle draw at two World Padel Tour Grasp occasions this yr and has racked up a complete of twenty-two wins in 2022 alone.
Elsewhere, Spanish Ricardo Martinez Sanchez groups up with the Frenchman Jeremy Scatena because the second seeds, whereas world No.76 Carlos Jimenez Casas from Spain joins up with Bastien Blanque after having reached the semi-finals on the Tau Cerámica Getafe Challenger again in April.
Dutch star Maaike Betz leads an thrilling line-up within the girls’s important draw, alongside Spain’s Natalia Sanz Garcia. In the meantime, third seeds Carolina Gallo Frias and Evelyn Lacamoire could possibly be set to mount a severe problem for this yr’s title.
Including to an array of world padel stars, each the lads’s and girls’s attracts have attracted gamers from quite a lot of nationalities – together with Japan, Mexico, New Zealand, Canada, Qatar, UAE, Argentina, Spain, Italy, France, Belgium, Netherlands, Germany, Croatia, and Sweden.
When is the draw for the London Padel Open going down?
Attracts for each occasions happened on Monday 1 August.
You will discover the lads’s and girls’s attracts under:
Males’s important draw
Ladies’s important draw
Learn how to watch and reside stream the London Padel Open
Dwell protection of the London Padel Open will likely be out there throughout our web site, YouTube and TikTok channels. Matches may even be broadcast reside on the FIP’s digital channels.