Padel M was founded by professional tennis and padel tennis player “Nalle” Grinda, UCLA’s top tennis player from 1998 to 2001. Today, Nalle has ranked top padel player in the United States and has been among the top 50 in the world. Driven by his passion for the sport, Nalle — a French entrepreneur — founded Padel M in 2017.
The company specializes in court sales, installations, as well as court rentals and the organization of padel tennis tournaments and events.
Started in 1969 by Enrique Corcuera in Acapulco, Mexico, padel tennis is a fun, fast-paced racquet sport that has taken Latin America and Europe — Spain, in particular — by storm! While similar to tennis, there are no overhead serves, and it’s played using a shorter, string-free racquet that’s easier to control.
Similar to tennis, but without the overhead serves. Using a shorter, string-free racquet that’s easier to control. Padelmatches take place on a court surrounded by walls. The ball always comes back to the court, ensuring this high-octain game won’t take years to learn.
French entrepreneur “Nalle” Grinda attended University of California – Los Angeles, where he was ranked the number one player on the men’s tennis team from 1998 to 2001. After graduating with a B.A. in economics and working as a market analyst, Jean Noel accepted a position as a news anchor at Match TV in Paris. After founding and running his own event organization company and eventually starting a real estate business, Nalle decided to move to Miami, where he worked in real estate marketing and investor relations.
As an avid tennis and padel player, Nalle forged many relationships with pro players and tournament organizers. Combining his passion for padel with his entrepreneurial spirit, he founded Padel M. Bringing his love of the sport and business acumen to the table.