Agustín Tapia, the rising star of the World Padel Tour 2018, and Setteo, the world racket sports community, have signed a partnership whereby the Argentinian player is the first padel athlete to join the company’s team ambassadors lead by David Goffin, actual Top10 player in the ATP ranking.
Through the agreement, which has been announced during the Estrella Damm Zaragoza Open, Tapia becomes the image of Setteo in the area of padel for the next three years. Tapia will participate in various promotional events of the global racket sports community, starting with the launch of the new mobile application.
“I am very happy to be part of the Setteo team, because I feel very close to the project. We share the same passion for the sport and its values and we have the same enthusiasm in achieving our objectives working for the future of padel. I am convinced that the products that Setteo is going to launch in the coming months will transform the daily life to of all racquet sports players in the world”, said Agustín Tapia.
In the same vein, Pierre-Emmanuel Czaja, CEO of Setteo, said: “Agustín has everything to reach the highest level: talent, work capacity, humility, but also a NOX team that has great professionals as Pablo Crosetti and Jesús Ballvé. We are very proud to be able to share this journey with all of them”.
About Agustín Tapia:
Born in Catamarca, Argentina, on July 24,1999, and currently ranked 60 in the world ranking. Tapia reached with this teammate Marcelo Jardim, the quarterfinals of the first World Padel Tour tournament of 2018, the Catalunya Masters. At 18 years old, he faces his first season as a professional and is already considered on of the great promises of the world padel.
True to its slogan “Makes You Improve”, NOX is a Spanish manufacturer of sports equipment specialized in padel , whose goal is that every player get the most out of their game regardless of their level. Since its founding in 2009, it has stood out for giving the opportunity to young values of this sport such as Ariana Sánchez, Franco Stupaczuk or Agustín Tapia, along with his franchise player Miguel Lamperti, and the current number 2 of the WPT ranking, Gemma Triay and Lucia Sainz, are the best ambassadors of their collections of shovels, textiles and accessories of the highest quality.