Totti and Sinner star in a padel match at the Foro Italico
This week, one of the most important tournaments of the ATP tennis circuit is taking place in Italy, the Rome Masters 1000, where padel was present with the help of Francesco Totti and Jannik Sinner.
The 'eternal captain' of Roma FC, Francesco Totti, and the outstanding Italian tennis player Jannik Sinner, number 8 in the ATP ranking, joined together in a fun padel match at the emblematic Foro Italico. The news spread quickly among the attendees of the Rome Masters, who did not want to miss the opportunity to witness these two stars in action.
The event also featured the participation of Italians Giulio Graziotti and Michele Bruno, who shared the court with the stars.
In addition, the president of the International Padel Federation (FIP), Luigi Carraro, was present and took the opportunity to promote the second tournament of the Premier Padel season, the Italy Major, which will feature the participation of the women's draw for the first time.
Totti to attend Premier Padel Italy Major
Totti proved his skills on the court and entertained the audience. "I've been playing padel for a long time. It's a beautiful sport, for everyone of all ages. It's fun and challenging," he said. The former Roma captain confirmed his presence in the upcoming Premier Padel Major of Rome, which will take place from 10 to 16 July at the Foro Italico.
For Jannik Sinner, who admitted to being a newcomer to padel, enjoyed the fun experience. "I've never played padel before and I think it showed," said the Italian with a chuckle. "But I must say it's fun. And it was an honour to meet Francesco Totti," concluded the tennis player.