Get The Bag: Padel Style
Ever wondered how much do professional padel players make? This is one of the hottest topics today with the rise of padel sports, people are naturally abuzz about what top players make in matches. Stick around to find out more.
While some tournaments publicize the prize money to enjoin talents and attract new players, private information rules safeguard the incomes of those who endorse a product or service. This won’t stop us from getting a rough idea of what success looks like for padel players.
For the WPT men, two players received just under $120.000 apiece, while for the WPT women, one player earned just over $50.500 each event. WPT bonuses and prize money are taken into account in this calculation of the total WPT prize money earned.
Shockingly, this isn’t much compared to what tennis stars get per game, but then again we have to consider that padel is a relatively new sport sprouting its way into the global scene.
This is what we know so far
The World Padel Tour’s year-end bonuses, which are dependent on a player’s place on the ranking lists, are open to the public. The data from World Padel Insider was based on the latest full season WPT just before the pandemic hit way back in 2019.