21 July، 2024

News from Emirates

The first ever World Padel League to be held in Dubai

Dubai, UAE: The world’s top-ranked padel players will convene with  biggest entertainers in world to present the ‘Greatest show on court’ with the inaugural World Padel League to be held in association with Dubai Sports Council at Coca-Cola Arena from 8th to 11th June 2023.

The World Padel League will feature 4 teams, 24 of  world’s biggest players and 4 concerts with internationally renowned artists. The 4-day sportainment experience comes to Dubai by the same team that recently concluded the World Tennis League, which proved a huge success.

Rajesh Banga, Chairman of World Padel League says,” Our goal is to innovate and marry World class sport with entertainment to give fans unique and immersive experience. After success of the World Tennis League (WTL) and with the incredible growth we see in padel specifically regionally, we are excited to live up to promise for another blockbuster event”.

H.E Saeed Hareb, Secretary General of the Dubai Sports Council added, “The World Padel League will increase popularity of sport more locally and globally with local and International players showcasing their talent, highlighting tournament rules and standards and cementing the commitment we made to grow and develop the sports by fostering interest in residents and visitors to pursue active sports. We believe the WPL will attract more talent to our shores.”

Mark Jan Kar, General Manager of CocaCola Arena added, “We are thrilled to host another exciting sport and entertainment event at Coca-Cola Arena and look forward to our partnership with Rajesh and team. I believe Padel can be both a participation and spectator sport and we see rapid growth in region over the past two years. With the success of WTL it’s clear that combination of sports and live music makes for the perfect match”.

The World Padel League will bring together best global talent to centre court surrounded by an incredible line-up of sports stars and music artists. Stay tuned for more information as teams, players and global artists are revealed.