Official Statement IPF – ITF

In relation to the International Tennis Federation’s aim to interfere with the governance of padel, the International Padel Federation informs that the following deliberation has been taken unanimously by the FIP affiliated members during the General Assembly of FIP of 29 April 2022:

  • Reiterate their full support for and confidence in the FIP as the sole international governing body of padel;
  • Reject any division and conflict among sports institutions, as well as any interference of the International Tennis Federation (ITF) with padel matters;
  • Endorse the respectful and friendly cooperation between ITF and FIP, as separate and independent governing bodies;
  • Instruct the Executive Board to do anything needed to achieve the objectives above.