Marta Talavan is both a biochemistry graduate going for her masters in clinical trials and an incredible rising Spanish padel star.
Zushan Hashmi: Tell me a little bit about your padel
Marta Talavan: I began to play padel when I w
Right now I’m number 20 in
With the sport growing so muc
h, what is the most exciting part of it for you personally?
In my opinion, the best part o
What is it about the sport th
at is so exciting for you and why?
I think the most exciting aspect is t
What have been some of your
personal successes on the court and why?
As I said before, my best results
What are some of the challen
ges you have faced?
One of the most important thi
Outside of Spain and South America, the game still
has a long way to go. What do you see changing overseas in terms of its growth, since you star ted playing?
I think the growth of padel no
For many years padel in Sp
ain has been practiced by people but no in a professional manner, only for f un. Now in countries like Swed en there are many people interested in becoming a professional padel player.
What do you do outside of the
Outside my professional career
Can you tell us a little bit
about your fitness regime/ training to better complement your game?
The physical training is just as
How about on the mental side
of things. Is there something that you do to make sure you’re at your best, on a mental level, when competing?
I’m working with a sports psychologist for about 6 years now. I’ m