The fourth seeds prevail: Stupa and Cristian are gunning for their first title of the season Minor details decided a very close match 07/04/2018 En Español 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 Jensen and Castello ready to turn heads in 2023 WPT campaign Capra picks Agustin Gutierrez to take on 2023 World Padel Tour season Pablo Lima and Coki Nieto form powerhouse couple for 2023 Llaguno and Iglesias form promising duo for 2023 Milestones that will or could be reached in the 2023 World Padel Tour season Breaking down the different tournaments of the 2023 WPT calendar The first men's semifinal in Alicante guaranteed excitement and emotion. All tickets were sold ahead of the clash between Mati Díaz - Ale Galán versus Franco Stupaczuk - Cristian Gutiérrez. The Argentines struck first by breaking and holding to make it 2-0. Diaz and Galan settled after this and won the following two games to level it at 2-2. The pattern continued in the next games with Stupaczuk and Gutierrez making it 4-2. This break was key for them to win the set 6-4.In the second set, Mati Diaz and Ale Galan came out hungry to make it a set apiece and they held onto their serve in the first few games, unlike in the opening set. These two pairings are striving for major things this season and that was clear to see on court. There was just one blip in Mati and Galan's defence. It occurred in the seventh game and Franco and Cristian pounced to break. This was enough for them to reach the final (6-4). Franco Stupaczuk and Cristian Gutierrez are the first finalists of the Estrella Damm Alicante Open.