Padel can be best subscribed as a mixture of Tennis and Squash !
The Padel sport was first time ever played 1965 in Acapulco, Mexico, when the billionaire Don Enrique Corcuera built a special tennis court matching the available size in his back yard. The first court in Europe was built in the Hotel Puerto Romano de Puerto Banas in Marbella1968. From Spain the Padel sport found his way 1976 to the famous "Ocean Club" in Mar del Plata in Argentina, where members built a Padel court. 1995 in Buenos Aires were known over 500 Padel Clubs, and today in Argentina estimated six Million players playing Padel on over 40.000 Courts.
In Spain the padel boom started in the mid 90's. In Madrid you can play on over 14.000 padel courts today, the largest club "Estudiante" has 34 Courts from which 10 Courts are covered by a roof. Just in 2009 over 300 new clubs have been opened in Spain! And still there is growing demand.
Spain and Argentina are today the leading nations, but many new courts being built worldwide every year ! Courtwall™ started to build Padel courts in 2002 when Germany's first ever indoor court has been built in Halberstadt. The well-known quality of Courtwall™ racket courts finds now a continuation in Padel court construction!