Padel Explosion at the Channel Islands
There is an explosion of padel tennis in the Channel Islands. In the Channel Islands, padel tennis has taken off, with thousands of people taking up the sport.
The game’s simplified style has proved appealing to players of all ages, a cross between tennis and squash.
What is the sport of padel tennis?
The backboard racquet is used to blend tennis and squash. Because there are no strings linked to the racquet, it is unique. It’s well-liked by people of all ages and skills.
Check out this short video to get acquainted with the sport everybody is falling in love with!
Two new courts were erected in Jersey in 2015 to handle the increasing demand for legal services. Guernsey opened its courts in 2018 as a follow-up.
Guernsey held its maiden tournament last year, as interest in the sport proliferated on both islands.
The indoor courts are already functioning at 95 percent capacity on weekends and nights shows the public’s desire for the sport.
Scott Clayton, a former Wimbledon champion, has relocated to Jersey’s St. Clements, opening a new padel club.
The island championship in Guernsey at the end of the month is sure to attract more players and keep padel’s rising popularity going strong.