A shoulder injury will force Mapi Sánchez Alayeto to undergo surgery The player will be operated on Thursday and she will miss the start of the new season 13/02/2019 En Español Tamara Icardo and Virginia Riera link arms for 2023 campaign Youngsters Javi Leal and Jon Sanz to challenger the WPT status quo in 2023 World Padel Tour celebrates ten years of passion Watch Alejandra Salazar's #Top5 from 2022! Watch: Sanyo Gutierrez's #Top5 points of the 2022 season! Four years and counting: Juan Lebron's dynasty at the top How the women's rankings look ahead of 2023 World Padel Tour season Exclusive: Finland works on the first purpose-built padel arena on Earth A look at the men's rankings to start the 2023 World Padel Tour season Watch: Gemma Triay's #Top5 points of 2022 Watch: Alejandro Galan's #Top5 points of 2022 Gemma Triay, the first number one for three straight seasons The leaders of the world ranking, Majo and Mapi Sánchez Alayeto can not start together the new World Padel Tour season that begins next March. An injury in the right shoulder of Mapi Sánchez Alayeto will move the player away from the tournament during the start of the new course.The player, who in 2018 managed with her sister to finish at the top of the ranking for the fourth time in her career, has been dragging the problems in that articulation since the beginning of last year. An injury, which however did not prevent Mapi finish the campaign.After being tested, the doctors have seen a partial rupture of the sub scapular of the right shoulder. She will be operated on this Thursday. Later, she will begin the process of rehabilitation. The recovery time, around 4 months, will make it impossible for the first time in his career not to start a course with Majo. His goal from now is return as soon as possible and 100% to the tournament of the best padel in the world. Due to the duration of his convalescence, the number one in the world can make use of his right to the protected ranking once he returns to the competition.Tengo una noticia que daros! Prometo hacer todo lo posible para estar de vuelta lo antes posible! ?? pic.twitter.com/KrW4ytrHrU— Mapi Sánchez Alayeto (@MapiSAlayeto) 13 de febrero de 2019From World Padel Tour we want to give all the courage and strength of the world to the extraordinary player and we wish her a quick recovery and return to the circuit. Mapi!