Beach Tennis is a sport build by combining elements of tennis and volleyball. It is played with a lot of fun and enthusiasm on beach. There are two forms of Beach Tennis which are given below:
Beach Tennis USA: March Altheim formalized Beach Tennis in 2005 in New York City. Beach Tennis was discovered by him on his trip to Aruba in 2003 where the sport had been played since 2000. Then from 2007, Beach Tennis came out as a mainstream sport with an official standards organization known as Beach Tennis USA (BT USA).
Beach Tennis with Paddle Racquet: In other countries beach tennis is recognized as beach paddle ball or specific names has been given to it like matkot in Israel and racchettoni in Italy. It was formalized in 1996 by Italian Gianni Bellettini, president of International Federation Beach Tennis – IFBT.
By: Bhavna Sharma