Generate a list of the top 10 facts, statistics and trends related to padel, including their source
1. Padel is the second most popular sport in Spain, after soccer (source: World Padel Tour).
2. Padel is played in over 50 countries around the world (source: World Padel Tour).
3. The first professional padel tournament was held in Spain in 1992 (source: World Padel Tour).
4. The World Padel Tour is the official professional tour for padel, with tournaments held in Spain, South America, and Europe (source: World Padel Tour).
5. Padel is a fast-growing sport in countries such as the United Kingdom, the United States, and Australia (source: Padel Magazine).
6. The popularity of padel has led to an increase in the construction of padel courts, with over 25,000 courts estimated to be in Spain alone (source: Padel Magazine).
7. Padel is often compared to tennis, as it is played on a smaller court with walls and the rules are similar. However, padel is played with shorter rackets and a slower-moving ball (source: Padel Magazine).
8. Padel is a popular recreational activity for all ages and skill levels, as it can be played as a social or competitive sport (source: Padel Magazine).
9. In 2020, the World Padel Tour introduced a new ranking system to make the sport more accessible to players from different countries and regions (source: World Padel Tour).
10. Padel has been recognized as an official sport by the International Olympic Committee, and there have been discussions about adding it to the Olympic Games in the future (source: Padel Magazine).