HOP London Padel Open 2023: Preview, player list, live stream, schedule & draw
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The HOP London Padel Open is back for it’s second year as the second of three FIP RISE events taking place in Britain in 2023.
Find out everything you need to know about this year’s event, including the schedule, player list and how you can watch at home.
When is the HOP London Padel Open?
The HOP London Padel Open will take place from 3-6 August.
The qualification draw will be from 3-4 August, with the main draw from 4-6 August.
Where is the HOP London Padel Open taking place?
The event will return to the National Tennis Centre in Roehampton, London this year. The event will be played across four world-class padel courts at the NTC.
The event is free to attend and there are also VIP tickets, which are available to buy now.
How to watch the HOP London Padel Open
Live coverage of the HOP London Padel Open will be free to watch on our YouTube channel and across the website all week.
What is the schedule for the HOP London Padel Open?
- Wednesday & Thursday: Qualifications
- Friday: First round (All) / Second round (F)
- Saturday: Second round (M) / Quarter-finals (All), Semi-finals (F)
- Sunday: Semi-finals (M) / Final (All)
Which British players are competing at the HOP London Padel Open?
Reigning champion and British No.1 Tia Norton will aim to retain her title with Dutch star Rosalie van der Hoek. Norton was recently part of the team that won the inaugural Pro Padel League in the United States.
There will be seven all-British duos competing at the HOP London Padel Open, including: Lisa Phillips and Sophie Haine, Catherine Rose and Hannah Maddock, Abigail Tordoff and Claire Smith, Aimee Gibson and Victoria Nicholas, Amy Cairns and Karen Hunter, Elizabeth Fletcher and Karen Hazzard, and Eloise Tait and Sophie Bray.
In the men’s draw, British No.1 Christian Medina Murphy is set to enter as the third seed, alongside Spain’s Miguel Angel Solbes – the second highest ranked player in the tournament (world No.73). Murphy is currently ranked world No.138 in the FIP rankings and will be looking to build on his semi-final appearance at the HOP London Padel Open last year.
Eighth seed Sam Jones will team up with Iago Gonzalez Niño, while Louie Harris will compete with Luis Alfonso Chacón Gilo and Nikhil Mohindra plays with Miguel Martin Cano. Alfonso Patacho and Chris Salisbury make up the only all-British duo in the men’s competition.
HOP London Padel Open player list
Padel stars from across the world are set to compete at this year’s HOP London Padel Open, including women’s top seeds Sephanie Weterings and Marcella Koek, with Simon Vasquez and Daniel Windahl leading the charge in the men’s draw.
HOP London Padel Open reigning champions
- Women’s – Tia Norton (GBR) & Carla Fitó Fernandez (ESP)
- Men’s – Bram Meijer (NED) & Sten Richters (NED)
When is the HOP London Padel Open draw?
The draw for the HOP London Padel Open can be found on the FIP website.