Galan and Chingotto Shine at the Italy Major, Drawing Over 30,000 Fans

June 28, 2024

The BNL Italy Major, held at the historic Foro Italico in Rome, attracted over 30,000 enthusiastic spectators, witnessed a thrilling final where Ale Galan and Federico Chingotto emerged victorious. The duo defeated Agustin Tapia and Arturo Coello with a score of 6-4, 1-6, 6-1, securing their place as champions of this prestigious event.

A Spectacular Event with Record Attendance

The Italy Major, a key fixture in the Premier Padel calendar, saw record attendance as fans flocked to the iconic venue to witness top-tier padel action. The excitement was palpable throughout the event, culminating in a nail-biting final match that showcased the best of the sport.

Galan and Chingotto’s Road to Victory

Ale Galan and Federico Chingotto demonstrated exceptional skill and teamwork throughout the tournament. In the final, they faced off against the formidable pair of Agustin Tapia and Arturo Coello. After a closely contested first set, Galan and Chingotto took the lead with a 6-4 win. Tapia and Coello bounced back in the second set, dominating 6-1. However, Galan and Chingotto’s resilience shone through as they clinched the decisive third set 6-1, securing their triumph.

Celebrating the Champions

This victory is particularly significant for Galan, marking his first major win since 2022 in Paris. Chingotto also relished the moment, as the win served as sweet revenge for previous losses to Tapia and Coello. “Winning this title means a lot to us. We played with heart and strategy, and it feels great to come out on top,” Galan remarked after the match.

Galan, Chingotto emerge as winners.
BNL Italy Major Premier Padel, all the winners and finalists (Sposito/FITP)

The Impact of Italy Major

The success of the Italy Major highlights the growing popularity of padel worldwide. With over 30,000 fans attending, the event showcased the sport’s ability to attract large audiences and deliver thrilling, high-energy competition. The Foro Italico, with its rich history and vibrant atmosphere, proved to be the perfect venue for such a prestigious event.

Looking Ahead

As the Premier Padel tour continues, all eyes will be on Galan and Chingotto to see if they can maintain their winning momentum. The Italy Major has set a high standard for the rest of the season, promising more excitement and top-level padel action.

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