WE ARE BACK!
The Belgian stage of the Premier Padel World Championship is back in Belgium with the best players in the World.
It is with great emotion and pleasure that we announce the date of the Lotto Brussels Premier Padel 2024. We are very proud to be one of the only 2023 organizers in the world to keep the date, the city of Brussels and the the organisation of our tournament: from 20 to 28 April 2024.
In order to continue organise this tournament, we have strengthened and extended our exclusive agreement with the exceptional Gare Maritime at Tour&Taxis of the Nextensa group.
Premier Padel is the leading official professional padel circuit, founded by Qatar Sports Investments (QSI) in collaboration with the Federation (FIP) and the Professional Padel Association (PPA).
Launched in 2022, with the support of the Professional Padel Association (PPA), more than 500 players from around the world have participated in Premier Padel tournaments in its and have played in some of the most iconic venues in the history of the sport. in the history of the sport, including the Stade Roland-Garros in Paris. More than 110 top professional players joined Premier Padel in March 2023 through the International Padel Players Association (IPPA).
In August 2023, QSI acquired the World Padel Tour (WPT) to create a single worldwide
padel circuit – called Premier Padel – governed by the FIP. By 2024, Premier Padel will be hosting 25 tournaments a year as the circuit continues to develop the sport in new territories and in all dimensions. As a global brand, Premier Padel also captures also captures the dynamic essence and exciting spirit of padel, as the sport embarking on an exciting new dawn on a global scale, driven by the new circuit.
V. Laureyssens, Executive President: “What a source of pride for a small country like Belgium to be considered once again as the world reference among 24 selected countries and to make Brussels shine at the end of April as the world capital of padel. We had anticipated an ATP system with Major, P1 and P2 tournament categories by adding an extra prize money prize money with our bronze racket of €25,000, by accommodating the best players in the world in the best hotel in Belgium: the Hotel Amigo 5*and taking even better care of the world’s top players. Finally, we’re going to continue to inspire Belgians, the curious, sports enthusiasts and padel fans, and inspire future champions by organizing Belgium’s biggest indoor sporting event Belgium’s biggest indoor sporting event, with a target of 55,000 visitors visitors in 2024.“
N. Lhoist, CEO: “I join all our teams in celebrating this announcement and we will continue to excel in hospitality. We are delighted to count the Loterie Nationale as our name sponsor from 2024 and Belfius confirms its confidence and its strategic investment in padel at the highest level as our 2nd name sponsor. We therefore have 2 of the biggest quality supporters in the Belgian sports market and gives us the deserved recognition for the colossal work done.”
G. Kooken, CEO of Padel Tennis Vlaanderen : “I am enormously pleased that Brussels has managed to secure a place in this impressive list of top tournaments. Padel has become one of the biggest sports in our country. This event is another big step forward to make the sport of padel grow even further. Moreover, this gives our top players the unique opportunity to gain experience at the very highest level. That is why, as federation very gladly cooperate with this. “