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Padel Court is Fast Leading a Fashionable New Sport.

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Padel Court is Fast Leading a Fashionable New Sport.

November 11
15:06 2022

As an emerging sport, padel court combines the characteristics of tennis, squash, badminton and many other racket sports. It is easy to learn and quick to use, and it quickly won many sportspeople’s favo.

Even beginners can quickly get started

Padel court combines the characteristics of tennis, squash, badminton, etc. The ball is similar to ordinary tennis balls, but the padel court racket is very different from the ordinary tennis racket, the racket surface does not have cross-woven strings, but foam hard surface material, relatively weak elasticity, to better control the ball. The racket handle comes with a wrist strap, which must be put on when playing to prevent throwing out and ensure the safety of the sport.

A more intuitive difference between cricket and tennis and badminton is the difference in venue: each cricket court is 20 meters long and 10 meters wide. What is more special is that the cricket court is surrounded by tempered glass or wire mesh as a defensive wall, and after the ball hits the ground and bounces off the glass or fence, the player can continue to hit


Team sports, strong entertainment

The sport of padel court was born in Mexico and developed in Spanish-speaking countries such as Spain and Argentina. The sport is becoming increasingly popular around the world due to its social recreational, easy-to-play, and all-ages-friendly nature. Many celebrities also love the sport, including Formula 1 driver Fernando Alonso, tennis player Rafael Nadal, and former soccer star David Beckham.

Compared to the “powerful” ordinary tennis, cricket is easier to hit, less running, and less painful to pick up the ball after it goes out of bounds, so it can be said to be a lower barrier to play, easier to learn, and more entertaining.

New ways for young people to socialize

Zhao Sijie, a student at Shanghai Ocean University, likes emerging trend projects. Zhao Sijie told reporters that she originally wanted to lose weight through some exercise. “The atmosphere of padel court is very good, and it is easier to persevere. I came here with friends at first, but I also met a lot of people here. Three or four times a week.”

Padel Court was introduced to China in 2016, and in 2018, the China Tennis Association (CTA) officially promoted the sport nationwide, while defining the development strategy of “integrating cricket and tennis to promote each other”. China will join the International Cricket Federation in 2019, and the Federation is actively pushing for entry into Asia and the Olympic Games, and the international influence of the sport continues to grow.

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