The internationalization of World Padel Tour continues its accelerated course. In the Cervezas Victoria Mijas Open, which starts this Sunday in the town of Malaga, the Chinese player Zhang Bohou becamethe first of Chinese nationality to participate in a World Padel Tour event after taking part in the pre-qualy phase. Bohou, a 22-year-old Pekingese, entered the first phase of the competition through a Wild Card granted to the Chinese Tennis Federation. The Chinese player, who competed alongside José Pedro Montalbán, lost in his debut against Álvaro Meléndez and Claudio Lanzinger 6-2 / 6-0.
In addition to Bohou's participation, the pre-qualy of the Cervezas Victoria Mijas Open saw the first Polish player debut in an official World Padel Tour competition. The Warsaw player Maciej Naduk competed alongside Jorge Juan Gómez and lost against Javier Pérez and Francisco José Calvache. In the past Valladolid Master debuted Daisuke Shoyama, the first Japanese player in the history of World Padel Tour.
A total of 18 nationalities participate in the Cervezas Victoria Mijas Open, which starts this Sunday with the pre-qualy at the Club Cerrado del Águila and moves from Wednesday to the two central courts located in the Cala de Mijas. Players from Spain, Argentina, Brazil, Portugal, France, Italy, Belgium, Holland, Austria, Lithuania, Poland, Sweden, United Kingdom, China, Uruguay, Chile, Venezuela, Mexico fight for the male and female crowns, which will be decided on the finals of Sunday, August 11 in one of the most international editions in history.