Team GB secure a top 8 finish at World Padel Championships

Team Great Britain beat 8 countries and claimed 8th position at the XIII WORLD PADEL CHAMPIONSHIPS, which took place last week in Cascais, Portugal.

The World Padel Championships is the largest international event for padel. Every two years the world’s top padel players compete against each other representing their countries.

This year Team GB finished ahead of countries including Portugal, France, Mexico and Sweden, where the sport is much more established and widespread than in the UK. This is a huge achievement for the team and an encouragement to keep growing the sport.

Making it the top 8 for the first time since 1992 has not only marked a turning point in the history of the sport in this country, it also means the British team will receive automatic entry to play the next World Padel Championships in Paraguay, 2018.

British Padel is proud to have the support of Lead Partner Air Europa and Official Partners David Lloyd Leisure, Babolat and Adidas in this exciting moment for the sport.

World Rankings 2016: 

  1. Argentina
  2. Spain
  3. Brazil
  4. Uruguay
  5. Paraguay
  6. Italy
  7. Chile
  8. Great Britain
  9. Portugal
  10. Belgium
  11. France
  12. Germany
  13. Sweden
  14. USA
  15. Austria
  16. Mexico

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World Padel Championships 2016: Team GB through to finals

Last weekend at the qualifying round of the World Padel Championships 2016 in Vilnius, Lithuania, the British team produced a fantastic result for padel in the UK. Team GB managed to beat all 3 countries – The Netherlands, Finland and Lithuania – and classify for the world finals. The event will take place in the Portuguese capital, Lisbon, from the 14th to the 20th November.

On social media, Head Coach Mauri Andrini described the result as a ‘huge achievement’ and was very happy with the team’s performance. For the first time the team was formed by three under 18 players – Sam Jones, Christian Murphy and Connor Silkman – who did not let the team down and performed to a very high standard.

British Padel is honoured to have the support of Lead Partner Air Europa and Official Partners Babolat UK and David Lloyd Leisure in this journey. We look forward to more action in November.

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Invitational Padel Master Class

Our Men’s National Head Coach Mauri Andrini will be conducting a Padel Master Class at the Chelsea Harbour Club the day before the next British Padel TOUR event.

Note. Only 12 spots available and we expect them to fly – This is first come first serve! 

Minimum standard required of a 3.0 BPRS.

DATE:  Friday (June 17th, 2016)

TIME: 1pm – 4pm

LOCATION: Chelsea Harbour Club


See poster for more info and pricing.