Tennis legend Annabel Croft to launch padel court in Penarth


A FORMER British primary tennis participant is to formally open the primary padel court docket in Wales.

Annabel Croft will formally open the primary padel court docket in Wales – primarily based at Windsor Penarth Garden Tennis Membership – on Might 18.

Though the court docket was put in by Game4Padel in April 2021, Covid restrictions meant an official launch was not attainable on the time.

On the launch occasion – which is in the course of the membership’s British Tour Tier 1 Tennis Match – Ms Croft shall be taking part in a number of Professional Am padel matches and showcasing the game to anybody excited by giving the sport a go.

Padel is of the world’s quickest rising sports activities. A padel court docket is smaller than a tennis court docket and is surrounded by glass partitions and metallic fence. It combines parts of tennis, squash and badminton. The balls are just like these utilized in tennis, however rackets are smaller and simpler to play with.

Windsor Penarth LTC former chairman, Anthony Phillips, mentioned: “We’re very fortunate to have these implausible padel services right here at Windsor Penarth.

“Padel is a enjoyable, addictive recreation and it’s simple to be taught, so it’s nice for gamers of all skills. The court docket has been extraordinarily common because it was put in and we’re anticipating extra individuals to come back and check out it out.”

Game4Padel already has many venues within the UK – together with two in Edinburgh, one in Yorkshire, one in Suffolk, and one in Brighton.

Game4Padel Co-Founder and CEO, Michael Gradon, mentioned: “The game of padel has large potential to develop within the UK as a result of it’s enjoyable, simple to select up and extremely sociable.

“Different European international locations – like Italy, France, Belgium, Portugal, and Sweden – are seeing huge take up of the game. 

“We’re actually happy to have facilitated the opening of this primary court docket in Wales and are already in discussions with different venues in Wales to open extra courts.”

Anybody excited by coming alongside to the occasion on Might 18 ought to go to to search out out extra.

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