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Dubai will host the official round of Premier Padel in 2024 – News

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Published: Friday, December 22, 2023, 9:52 p.m.

Dubai has been officially confirmed as the venue for an official test of the 2024 Premier Padel season. This comes after a multi-year agreement signed by the UAE Padel Association (UAEPA), the Department of Economy and Tourism (DET) and the Dubai Sports Council (DSC), with Premier Padel, the world’s leading professional padel circuit.

The new Dubai Premier Padel P1 event, scheduled for November 2024, is part of the newly unified season of 25 tournaments that will take place in 18 countries on five continents.

The Dubai event, which will be organized by Gallop Global, will feature 320 players in separate formats for men’s and women’s pairs. The prize pool for both categories is Dh1.89 million.

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Sheikh Saeed bin Maktoum bin Juma Al Maktoum, President of the UAEPA, said: “Securing Dubai’s place on the Premier Padel circuit in 2024 represents a great victory for the UAE, as the inter-city competition will be part of the new Premier Padel calendar. it was strong. The popularity of padel in the United Arab Emirates continues to rise and the country now has more than 250 padel facilities and more than 900 courts. Padel has a passionate and loyal following in the country and is now a major sport in the UAE.”

Saeed Mohammed Hareb, Secretary General of the Dubai Sports Council, said: “The addition of the Dubai Premier Padel P1 to the city’s extensive portfolio of world-class sporting events will not only enrich Dubai’s events ecosystem but also boost its status on the world sports scene. scenery. “Dubai continues to grow as a leading destination for world-class global sports competitions, bringing together leading sports professionals in various disciplines from around the world and creating a unique center for sporting excellence.”

Ahmed Al Khaja, CEO of Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE), said: “The Dubai Premier Padel P1 aligns with the Dubai Economic Agenda D33 vision of establishing the city as a global hub for world-class sporting events. and the world’s leading city to live, work and visit. “The sport, at both professional and amateur levels, has witnessed a meteoric rise in popularity across Dubai over the past decade, and we look forward to welcoming the world’s best players to the emirate next year.”

Ivan Modia, CEO of Gallop Global, added: “Dubai is home to numerous world-class sporting events and we are very excited to add Dubai Premier Padel P1 to the extensive list of global tournaments and competitions that come to the city each year. There are very ambitious plans for the Dubai Premier Padel P1, and we look forward to announcing our detailed plans for what promises to be an international padel party when Premier Padel debuts in the emirate next year.” More details about the Dubai tournament will be released in the new year.

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