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Juan Lebrón, the Andalusian athlete who dominates World Padel Tour

March 15, 2021
Juan Lebrón, the Andalusian athlete who dominates World Padel Tour

Juan Lebron was born in El Puerto de Santa Maria (Andalusia). At just 26 years old he is number two in the World Padel Tour World Ranking with 15,880 points. But he was ranked number one very recently. A player with sensational qualities, giving him a beastly power to his strokes. Lebron has 199 wins in 312 matches, according to the World Padel Tour. His record of victories is 18 in a row and his winning percentage is around 64%. The number one and number three in the world are also Spanish, both from Madrid, Alejandro Galan, and Paquito Navarro.

At the beginning of his career, Juan Lebron, stood out as a junior, proclaiming himself several times junior champion of Spain and playing the World Championship of the category. In the World Padel Tour, he stood out from the beginning, playing the 2016 season with Gabriel Reca with whom he climbed up to the top 30 of the ranking. In 2017 he started the season with Marcello Jardim and finished it with Adrián Allemandi. He performed well with both of them and finished the season in 19th place.

In 2019 he started pairing up with the current number three, Paquito Navarro. In their first tournament of the season, the Marbella Master, they reached the final, where they lost to the 2018 number ones, Maxi Sanchez and Sanyo Gutierrez. However, this defeat was a foretaste of what they achieved during the season, in which they won five tournaments, in Alicante, Jaen, Valladolid, Bastad, and Sao Paulo. In the latter, after qualifying for the final, Juan Lebron became the first Spanish-born World Padel Tour number one. Since 2020, Juan Lebron competes alongside Alejandro Galvan, current World number one.