PADEL IN  SWITZERLAND BY SWISS PADEL PRO

PADEL IN SWITZERLAND
BY SWISS PADEL PRO

PADEL IN  SWITZERLAND BY SWISS PADEL PRO

HISTORY OF PADEL

  • 1974: First Padel court in Mexico. Property of Enrique Corcuera.
  • 1975: Construction of the first Padel Courts in Spain and Argentina.
  • 1991: International Padel Federation established in Madrid.
  • 1993: Recognized as an official sport by the Consejo Superior de Deportes in Spain.
  • 2005: Switzerland becomes member of the International Padel Federation.
  • 2015: Construction of the first indoor Padel courts in Switzerland in Geneva and Frenkendorf (Basel). Swiss Padel Pro built 50% of them.

KEYS OF PADEL´S SUCCESS

  • Easier to learn than other “racquet sports”.
  • Requires a lower level of physical condition than tennis.
  • Smaller amount of space necessary.
  • Larger variety of players (38% women).

WORLD PADEL TOUR

  • Professional tournaments.
  • WPT 2015 takes place in 4 different countries: Spain, Argentina, Monaco and Dubai.
  • Finals are showed on Spanish TV.

SIMILARITIES AND DIFFERENCES BETWEEN TENNIS AND PADEL

       ​TENNIS                                                 PADEL

  • Singles and Doubles                   ´        Doubles                        
  • Score with 15, 30, 40…                        Score with 15,30,40...
  • Serve is overhead                                Serve is underarm
  • No walls                                              Walls surrounding the court

CURRENT POPULARITY OF PADEL IN EUROPE

  • 24 countries are members of the International Padel Federation. Total of more than 8 million players in the world.
  • Spain: More than 4 million players. Second most popular sport after football.
  • France: Around 70 courts and 4000 players.
  • Switzerland: 6 Indoor courts (Geneva Country Club and Frenkendorf), a total of 10 courts. 60% of them built in 2015.

WHY ZÜRICH?

  • Major, international city in Switzerland
  • A group of around 50 players who are looking for an indoor court for practice during the winter time.
  • Close to the biggest airport in Switzerland. International tournaments.

WHY WITH SWISS PADEL PRO?

  • Our experience of more than 10 years in building padel courts.
  • Attractive package including court, coach, padel material and events organization.
  • Capitalize on our know-how in the management of padel clubs.

PADEL IN  SWITZERLAND BY SWISS PADEL PRO
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