Mar del Plata P1 padel: Points Breakdown and top favorites

The Mar del Plata P1 tournament in Argentina is a highly anticipated event for padel players, with points distributed based on the top four seeds. Key contenders include Agustín Tapia and Arturo Coello, Alejandro Galán and Fede Chingotto, Juan Lebrón and Paquito Navarro, and Franco Stupaczuk and Martín Di Nenno. Bea González and Delfina Brea have set a record for consecutive Premier Padel tournament wins. The tournament also marks Fernando Belasteguín's last appearance in Argentina.


The Mar del Plata P1 tournament is a highly anticipated event in the world of padel. As players gather in this beautiful coastal town on the East coast of Argentina, they are not only competing for glory but also valuable ranking points. Let’s dive into the points breakdown and the exciting battles that await us.

Points Distribution

The Mar del Plata tournament is classified as a P1 event, which means it carries significant weight in the rankings. Here’s how the points are distributed:

  • Champions: The winning pair will earn a whopping 1,000 points. These points are crucial for their overall ranking and can significantly impact their position.
  • Finalists: The runners-up will receive 600 points. Making it to the final is no small feat, and these points can make a difference.
  • Semifinalists: Players who reach the semifinals will be rewarded with 300 points. It’s a hard-fought battle to get here, and these points reflect their performance.
  • Quarterfinalists: Even reaching the quarterfinals is commendable, and players will gain 160 points for their efforts.

Top Contenders

In the men’s competition, the top four seeds are locked in intense battles. Let’s take a look at the key contenders:

  1. Agustín Tapia and Arturo Coello: This pair has been dominant, winning multiple tournaments. Their recent victories include the Doha major, Acapulco (P1), Puerto Cabello (P2), and Asunción (P2). They are the ones to watch.
  2. Alejandro Galán and Fede Chingotto: Galán and Chingotto have also left their mark, clinching titles in Brussels (P2) and Sevilla (P2). Their consistency makes them formidable opponents.
  3. Juan Lebrón and Paquito Navarro: Lebrón and Navarro are starting to find their groove. Their thrilling three-set semifinal match against Tapia-Coello in Asunción showed their potential.
  4. Franco Stupaczuk and Martín Di Nenno: Consistent semifinalists, Stupaczuk and Di Nenno are eager to break through. Their performance in the Sevilla final was impressive.

Historic Feat for Bea González and Delfina Brea

In the women’s competition, Bea González and Delfina Brea have been on fire. After a slow start to the season, they secured their first trophy in the Puerto Cabello P2. Since then, they’ve won consecutively in Brussels, Sevilla, and Asunción. Their streak sets a record for the most consecutive Premier Padel tournaments won in men’s or women’s competition. If they manage to win their fifth tournament in a row, it will be a feat etched in padel history.

Farewell to a Legend

This Mar del Plata tournament holds special significance as it marks Fernando Belasteguín’s last appearance in Argentina. The organization has prepared a fitting farewell for the padel legend, celebrating his remarkable career.

As the players battle it out on the courts, the stakes are high, and every point matters. Whether it’s the top-ranked pairs or the rising stars, Mar del Plata promises thrilling matches and unforgettable moments.