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Alfonso Patacho

How did you get into padel?

I played golf before and at the golf/social club they built padel courts and my family decided to try it, we fell in love with the sport.

How often do you train/play?

I try to play/train two times a week.

What has been your biggest achievement so far?

3rd of the World in the Junior World Championships in Mexico in 2015.

Your favourite player?

Fernando Belasteguín, because of his hard work and consistency.

Favourite racket?

Drop Shot Conqueror 10

Favourite location to play?

Rocks Lane in Chiswick Park

Why did you sign with Drop Shot?

They have treated me very well since I started and the quality of the materials is impeccable

What are your top tips for people looking to get into padel?

Do not rush, be patience. Learn the basics and keep improving and developing new skills from there.

If you could live anywhere, where would it be?

Sotogrande, Spain

If you had to become an inanimate object for a year what object would you choose?

A trophy

If you had a parrot what would you teach it to say?

Both at the net/ both at the back (Padel)