Team GB at the World Junior Padel Championships 2017


We are extremely proud to announce that our juniors will participate at the next World Junior Padel Championships 2017. The event will be held in Malaga, Spain, from October 9th-15th.

The World Junior Padel Championships is the largest international juniors event for padel. Every two years the world’s top boys and girls from each nation compete against each other representing their nations.

This year the number of registrations is at an all time high for the Championships, with a FIP record breaking 450 pairs. Team GB will be competing in the Open Championships and Team Championships, against countries such as Spain, Mexico, Argentina, Paraguay, and many more. At the last event, hosted in Mexico two years ago our junior team placed third just behind Spain and Argentina.

In the boys team: Frankie Batt (Captain), Alfonso Patacho Herrero, Sam Jones, Sean Neave, Lawrence Morgan, Miguel Patacho Herrero, Henry Marais, Louie Harris, Ben Burgess and Cameron Dollimore.

In the girls team: Tia Norton, Hanna Maddock, Chaney Norton, Katie Morton, Zuzka Patacho Herrero, Matilda Payne, Charlotte Brien.

As coaches; Mauricio Andrini (Boys coach), Carol Prado (Girls coach) and Christian Medina (Coach assistant).

British Padel would like to thank the following sponsors for making entry into such competitions possible: Babolat, Adidas, PadelShack, La Reserva Club Sotogrande, Sotogrande International School, Bristow Property Group, Abbeygate Insurance, U-design, Tailormade Healthcare Solutions, and eZeCars.