Johan Lilja
World Padel Tour

Problems with the surface in Malmö — match was postponed: ”The ball didn't bounce”

Problems with the court's surface occurred during the WPT Malmö Padel Open. On Wednesday, the match between Javi Garrido/Federico Chingotto and Lucho Capra/Maxi Sanchez was postponed for about an hour. 

After last year's World Padel Tour in Malmö, the players were satisfied with the crowd and the tournament arena. But one thing that was a problem was the court surface. 

Malmö Arena is usually used for ice hockey. The courts, therefore, get very cold, making them extremely slow. 

On Wednesday, problems arose on court 2 when Lucho Capra/Maxi Sanchez faced Javi Garrido and Federico Chingotto. 

— The court wasn't in very good condition. The ball didn't bounce well in some places, says Lucho Capra to Padel Alto.

”Built on ice.”

His and Maxi Sanchez' coach Mati Ortiz tells us more: 

— The court is buil

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