Dubai: The Uncle Saeed staff fought off a gutsy problem from M5 to clinch the highest spot within the males’s staff padel competitors on the Fourth Nad Al Sheba (NAS) Ramadan Sports activities Match on Sunday.
Going into the deciding third match tied 1-1, it was the mix of Matea Jose Juan and Javier Lopez Garcia that stood tall giving the Uncle Saeed a 6-3, 6-1 win in opposition to M5’s Juan Tello and Benjamin Cassaigne.
Sandy Farquharson and Juan had given Uncle Saeed a cushty 6-1, 6-0 win in opposition to the M5 duo of Tello and Xavier Masson within the opening match. However Villafane and Tello mixed properly to defeat German Zunica and Lopez Garcia 6-4, 6-3 to convey the 2 groups on stage phrases and drive the deciding third match.
Saeed Hareb, Common Secretary, Dubai Sports activities Council (DSC) was joined by Mohammad Al Mutaiwei, Second Vice-President, UAE Padel Affiliation (UAE PA) and Hassan Al Mazrouei, Match Director on the presentation of trophies and medals after the ultimate.
Shaikh Saeed Al Maktoum, President, UAE PA and proprietor of the Uncle Saeed staff, was happy with the progress made by padel over a one-year interval. “Final yr our win was simpler. However this yr we needed to struggle until the tip and this means the rise in commonplace of padel on the home stage. We have to work even more durable now and make sure the sport finds an enchantment among the many youthful era of gamers,” Shaikh Saeed informed Gulf Information.
“Hopefully, we will have a separate class for youth at subsequent yr’s event and that may assist us give them a aggressive edge whereas getting ready them for the longer term,” he added.
Earlier, Shaikh Saeed Bin Hasher Al Maktoum’s SHM staff defeated Valencia 2-0 to take third spot within the competitors. “Being within the high 4 is a large achievement for us as two of them are emiratis and the others are regionally primarily based, whereas all different groups had professionals with them,” Shaikh Saeed famous.
“I personally consider that that is the way in which ahead for the game because the native gamers can be taught from the professionals by being with them and taking part in in opposition to them. It’s a gradual course of, however one that may profit a particular progress of padel within the UAE,” he added.
Outcomes for Padel
Groups Ultimate: Uncle Saeed bt M5 2-1; Third Place: SHM bt Valencia 2-0.
UAE Males’s: 1. Saeed Al Marri/Hassan Sharif Al Marzouqi; 2. Ahmad Hussain/Abdullah Ahli; 3. Mohammad Al Mansouri/Mohammad Ahli.
Males’s Open: 1. Sandy Farquharson/Javier Lopez Garcia; 2. German Zunica/Javier Molina; 3. Guillermo Villafane/Benjamin Cassaigne.