Emirates Post Group issued two distinctive stamps to commemorate the “UAE Wild Card Padel Championship” and the “World Padel Tour Modon Abu Dhabi Padel Master 2023”. The unique characteristic of this stamp issuance is that it is designed and printed in the shape of two padel bats (one for each tournament) to commemorate the global and national sporting events being hosted in the UAE.
World Padel Tour (WPT) is the world’s leading professional padel circuit and the “Modon Abu Dhabi Padel Master 2023” was the first Master tournament in the 2023 WPT season held from 21-26 February 2023 at Bab Al Nojoum on Hudayriat Island, Abu Dhabi.
Leading up to the event, the “UAE Wild Card Padel Championship” was organized across three weeks in three different emirates, Abu Dhabi, Dubai, and Sharjah , from 27 January to 12 February. The national championship gave the winning teams from the UAE and GCC ‘wild card’ entries to compete in the Qualification round of the “World Padel Tour Modon Abu Dhabi Padel Master 2023”.
Padel is one of the fastest growing sports in the world by participation. It is also a sport that is witnessing unparalleled popularity in the UAE and the region. Aimed at supporting the growth of the sport in the UAE, empowering the country’s new generation of athletes, and facilitating their participation in global sporting events, Emirates Post Group, in partnership with UAE Padel Association, was the title sponsor of the “UAE Wild Card Championship” and a Gold sponsor of the “World Padel Tour Modon Abu Dhabi Padel Master 2023”.