Premier Padel Madrid P1 kicks off: Here's what the opening day will be like
The first P1 tournament of the new Premier Padel circuit begins. Today from 12:00 (Local) the action will start on the courts of the WiZink Center in Madrid, and it will be the first time that the tour lands on Spanish soil.
The new Premier Padel circuit arrives for the first time in Spain, and it will do so with the P1 tournament in Madrid. Today, the WiZink Center will dress up to host the start of the main draw. This indoor stadium, with a capacity for 17,500 spectators, will recieve the best players in the world from Monday until Saturday the 6th of August, when the final will be played.
The Madrid Premier Padel will be the first P1 tournament - second category in hierarchy - of the new Premier Padel circuit, and will award 1,000 points for the FIP ranking to each of the champions as well as 250,000 euros in prize money.
The qualifying rounds finished yesterday, and the main draw action starts today. The round of 64 will begin at 12:00h (Local), and will be played on three courts simultaneously.
All matches will be available on the Tour's YouTube channel, in addition to the official broadcasting channels of each zone: RTVE (Spain), Canal+ (France), Star+ (South America, Mexico and Caribbean), BeIN Sports (North Africa and Middle East), Super Sport Tv (Sub-Saharan Africa), Charlton TV (Israel), ViaPlay (Northern European countries), Cosmote (Greece), Arena Sport (Slovakia, Czech Republic), Coupang (Korea) and SkySports (Europe).
Here is the order of play for the day:
Round of 64 – Monday
12:00h – Arnau Ayats/Denis Perino vs Daniel Windahl/Cristian Germán Gutiérrez
P.O.2 – Marc Quílez/Toni Buenos vs Juanlu Esbri/Javier González Barahona
P.O.3 – (WC) Daniel Bressel/Pablo Castillo vs Mario Ortega/Matías Nicoletti
P.O.4 – Gonzalo Rubio/Miguel Benítez vs Pablo Cardona/José María Mouliaa
P.O.5 – Miguel Semmler/Iván Ramírez vs Javier Valdés/José David Sánchez
P.O.6 – Pincho Fernández/José Antonio García Diestro vs Teo Zapata/Benjamin Tison
12:00h – (WC) Ignacio Piotto/Ramiro Pereyra vs (WC) Fernando Poggi/Íñigo Jofre
P.O.2 – Miki Solbes/Christian Fuster vs Adrián Ronco/Jaime Menéndez
P.O.3 – Jaime Muñoz/Ignacio Vilariño vs Mario Huete/Chico Gomes
P.O.4 – Edu Alonso/Jorge Ruiz vs Rafa Méndez/Salva Oria
P.O.5 – Víctor Ruiz/Lucas Bergamini vs Jesús Moya/Mario Del Castillo
12:00h – Antonio Luque/Sergio Icardo vs Jaime Fermosell/Javier Martínez
P.O.2 – Diego Gil/Francico Ramírez vs Raúl Marcos/Javier García
P.O.3 – Álvaro Cepero/Cayetano Rocafort vs Jairo Bautista vs Enrique Goenaga
P.O.4 – Sergio Alba/Tonet Sans vs Aday Santana/Nicolás Suescun
P.O.5 – Aris Patiniotis/Rubén Rivera vs José Solano/Álvaro Meléndez