Hexagon Cup Signs Portico Sport as Court Supplier

Écrit par Portico 14 décembre 2023

The Hexagon Cup, the innovative new padel tournament taking place in February 2024, has inked an exclusive deal with Portico Sport which sees them confirmed as the event’s Official Court Supplier.

Based in Extremadura, Spain, Portico Sport is a premium padel courts manufacturer with 15 years’ experience, presence in +40 countries and experience of installing over 3,000 courts worldwide.

Portico Sport has the experience and technical knowhow to design and manufacture some of the best courts in the industry. The company has recently inaugurated a new state-of-the-art factory from where its R&D will design an exclusive court for the Hexagon Cup, which will feature a unique and new colour for the carpet.

«We are delighted to partner with Portico Sport as our Official Court Supplier» said Carlos Almazan, Sporting General Manager, Hexagon Cup. «The court is the centre stage and is a crucial element of our event. A big part of our personality is innovation, and with Portico’s expertise in R&D, they are well placed to create an exclusive design, which we can’t wait to show off very soon at the Madrid Arena.

Sergio Tello, CEO of Portico Sport, points out:The Hexagon Cup is a new and revolutionary padel competition that we are thrilled to be part of. We are proud to contribute with our courts to make The Hexagon Cup a unique event where players and fans will enjoy the sport at its fullest.

Padel is the world’s fastest growing global sport, with conversations increasingly moving towards it becoming a future Olympic sport. The Hexagon Cup has gained widespread acclaim for its innovative and equality-based team format, top-tier padel players including Agustín Tapia, Ariana Sánchez, Bea González, Arturo Coello, Paquito Navarro, Alejandra Salazar, Juan Martín Díaz and a wide range of Next Gen talent.

They will represent celebrity teams including the prestigious names of the Rafa Nadal Academy powered by Richard Mille team, RL9 by the Barcelona FC footballer Robert Lewandowski, Team AD/vantage by legendary tennis player Andy Murray and Eleven Team USA, owned by U.S actress Eva Longoria, Team Bella Puerto Rico, and a fan-led Hexagon Team.

Born under the motto «For the Fans. For the Players. For the Game», the Hexagon Cup features six teams, each featuring a male, female and Next Gen pair who compete for an impressive prize pool of one million euros, creating an exciting team competition and a unique experience for fans.

For its first event, the Hexagon Cup will take over the country’s historic Madrid Arena from January 31 to February 4. During the tournament itself, the six teams will be divided into two qualifying groups and compete in a series of exciting head-to-head matchups. Only the top two teams from each group will advance to the finals, where the inaugural Hexagon Cup champion will be crowned.

Hexagon Cup & Portico Sport
Hexagon Cup & Portico Sport

About Hexagon Cup

Under the motto “For the Fans. For the Players. For the Game”, this revolutionary competition was born with the ambition of offering a new and disruptive approach, as well as the firm purpose of transforming the sport of padel. To do this, it has designed a completely new format in which six teams made up of three couples each (one male couple, one female couple and one made up of stars of the future) will compete to win a one-million euro prize fund.

The inaugural Hexagon Cup event will take place at Madrid Arena, from 31 January to 4 February, 2024.