The royal moment of the Swedish Padel Open 2018 Prince Carl Philip didn't want to miss the end of the first Swedish Open 05/08/2018 En Español Qatar Sports Investments agree to talks with Damm on potential positive padel collaborations and outcomes Official: The 2023 World Padel Tour calendar is here! World Padel Tour appoints new members to Executive Committee 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 At the Swedish Padel Open we enjoyed a week in which Sweden showed its love affaire with the World Padel Tour. For seven days, the coastal city of Bastad became the epicentre of this sport. An event which packed the stands and also transformed the city into the focal point of Swedish society. This was down to the presence of the Swedish royal family. Prince Carl Philip, fourth in the line of succession, staged one of the most emotional moments of the tournament. The trophy of this first ever Swedish Open is named after Marten Björssok, one of the first padel fans in Sweden and close friend of the prince, who sadly passed away in a car crash in February. Alongside Marten's widowed wife, Kristina Gustafson, Carl Philip of Sweden ended a fascinating week in emotional manner. The growth of the World Padel Tour in Sweden has been a total success.