Portuguese Padel Federation joins WPT Next initiative After the Spanish Padel Federation before it, the Portuguese Padel Federation has now joined the WPT Next initiative after reaching an agreement with World Padel Tour. 07/06/2022 En Español World Padel Tour and Foxtenn strike exclusive deal to revolutionise professional padel World Padel Tour TV, shortlisted as Best New Platform at the #OTTAwards Tamara Icardo to miss Madrid Master and Amsterdam Open through illness BT Sport to broadcast World Padel Tour in United Kingdom and Ireland New: 12 Full HD cameras added to strengthen Video Review coverage Damm acquires 100% of World Padel Tour Damm acquires 100% of World Padel Tour Alex Corretja joins World Padel Tour as President Advisor New: Valencia Open sees improved player facilities and qualifying conditions World Padel Tour and Spanish Padel Federation reach historic agreement Official Statement - World Padel Tour Bitpanda becomes new World Padel Tour Premium Sponsor The Portuguese Padel Federation (FPP) has joined the World Padel Tour Next initiative. The regulatory entity joins the project two weeks after its birth.This means all WPT Next events organised in Portugal will award WPT ranking points.The nature of the agreement remains open to the admission of national federations upon request.FPP joins WPT Next initiativeWorld Padel Tour and the Portuguese Padel Federation (FPP) have reached an agreement whereby all WPT Next events organised in Portugal will award WPT points. This will allow young Portuguese players to progress on their road to professional WPT events. World Padel Tour Next will be divied into four categories of different levels: EMERALD, DIAMOND, RUBY and SAPPHIREContinuing with the egalitarian line marked by WPT and many of the national federations who regulate padel in Europe and Central and South America, all tournaments will have the same prize money in male and female categories, so padel under the umbrella of both organisations is consolidated as the only sport with equality both at amateur and at professional level.Just a few days after the agreement struck between WPT and the Spanish Federation, its Portuguese counterpart has decided to take the step that consolidates grassroots competitions as the driving force behind padel at pre-professional level throughout the Iberian Peninsula.