in the middle Nicola Pietrangeli StadiumOne of the most iconic and evocative venues in world sport, the draw ceremony for the main draw took place yesterday afternoon BNL Italy Major Premier Paddle 2023, The first official act of the awaited event in Rome. Inside the stadium named after the Italian tennis legend, surrounded by 18 amazing white marble statues, the men’s and women’s main draws of the season’s most anticipated paddle appointment are compiled. in the presence of tournament director Mauricio rosianoby Premier Paddle Tour Director Adele ArifPremier Paddle Tour Supervisor by Jose Luis Martinezby Supervisor Nicola antonelliby alejandra the queen of the game salazar and 24-year-old Giulio from home Thank you (who will play the tournament together with Ricardo syncrops), the pairings of the event have been unveiled, which will be played with a combined formula for the first time, with women and men on the field at the same time.
Louis CarraroPresident of FIP (International Paddle Federation): “The drawn draw confirms that we will witness two extraordinary tournaments, filled with exciting matches between talented players. We now have all the elements in place to make this BNL Italy Major Premier Padel 2023 an unforgettable one.
Mauricio rosianoTournament Director: “This is a historic edition, presenting a tournament here with men and women on the field represents a historic moment. We are in the temple of tennis which is also becoming the temple of paddle. We are very happy to have Alejandra here with us, who despite being away from the field due to injury, wanted to be here to bear witness to this historic moment. It is an honor to have one of the strongest players with us. I thank Premier Paddle for choosing Rome as one of the Capitals of Paddle a year ago, and we are proud to be the first to host this joint event. it’s going to be an unforgettable week,
Adele Areff, Premier Paddle Tour Director:”Rome is a wonderful place and this site is special. I am sure this will be one of our best shows in 2023, we look forward to welcoming the public.
Alejandra Salazar, world No. 4: “It is a pleasure for me to be here. You are right, this is a historical moment. I would have loved to play this tournament but I hope to be there next year. It’s a special time for this game and I’m sure it’s going to be a great tournament,
Julius Graziotti: “Playing on the Forum makes me the happiest man in the world, I don’t know how I will react to my first game on these grounds. Our draw? It could have been better but we’ll do our best,
Top seeds of the two draws speak Spanish: Juan lebron and alexander meltingThe 2022 edition of the Kings, who returned to play each other on this occasion after LeBron was sidelined by injury, lead the men’s seedings; Aryan Sanchez and paula josemaría Instead, she is the player to beat in the women’s draw. A total of nine Italians in the draw: pairs Giulia Susarello / Emily Stellato, Chiara Pappasena / Giorgia Marchetti, Valentina Tomassi / Caterina Baldi and Carolina Orsi (who will play with Patty Laguno), Carlotta Casali (with Julia Polo) and Francesca Ligotti (who will play with the Portuguese play together with Castro). In the men’s draw, the tricolor has flown ten times due to the pairings of Cassetta/Cremona (drawn in the lottery at the top of the draw on a collision course with Lebron/Galon), the Jensen brothers, Graziotti/Cinicropi, Cattaneo/Di Giovanni. , as well as Perino (in pair with Argentina Lamperti) and Dominguez (in pair with Cepero).
After 134 matches and 9 days of pure entertainment, the BNL Italy Major Premier Paddle, one of the world’s four major paddle tournaments alongside Doha, Paris and Monterrey, will conclude with the first-ever final on Sunday 16 July. Central Court.
The men’s draw is made up of 56 pairs, eight of whom come from qualifiers; The women, on the other hand, is made up of 48 pairs, eight of whom won the only qualifying round scheduled for Monday. The top eight seeded pairs in the draw and the top 16 seeded pairs among women are exempted from the first round and will enter the competition directly from the second round on Wednesday. Here is the full schedule: Sunday 9 July: Second qualifying round for men Monday 10 July: First round for men Single qualifying round for women Tuesday 11 July: First round for men Wednesday 12 July: First round for women Men’s Round 2, Women’s Round 2 Thursday July 13: Men’s Round 16, Women’s Round 16 Friday July 14: Men’s Quarterfinals, Women’s Quarterfinals Saturday July 15: Men’s Semifinals, Women’s Semifinals Sunday July 16: Women’s Final, Men’s Final.