January 2, 2012
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
From Nov. 17-20, the best American beach tennis players took to the beaches of Aruba for the 2011 International Beach Tennis Championships.
February 2, 2011
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Where there's sun, music, great athletes from more than two dozen countries and you are on the beach, this could only mean one thing … beach tennis!
December 15, 2010
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
People often ask what is there to love about beach tennis. The response should always be the same … What's not to love? You get to spend the day outside in the sun on the beach. You get to socialize with the other players opening up new friendships.
August 31, 2010
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Beach Tennis USA (BTUSA), the organization responsible for the sport of beach tennis in North America, will host the first-ever ITF sanctioned International Beach Tennis Championship in Long Beach, N.Y. over Labor Day weekend, Sept. 3-6. The event site is located on the beach at Riverside Boulevard near the Boardwalk in Long Beach, N.Y. and is free to the public.
August 13, 2010
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
In a major development, Beach Tennis USA (BTUSA) has established a strategic partnership with the International Tennis Federation (ITF) to expand the global development of the sport of beach tennis.
June 18, 2010
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Beach Tennis USA (BTUSA), the organization responsible for the sport of beach tennis in North America, has announced a strategic partnership with The International Tennis Federation (ITF), the world governing body of tennis, to expand the global development of the sport of beach tennis.
June 17, 2010
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
On June 11-12, Beach Tennis USA, along with Long Island Tennis Magazine kicked off the first of four Beach Tennis USA tournaments this summer that will be held in Long Beach, N.Y. Although the poor forecast kept some away from the beaches and inside for the weekend, Mother Nature was generous to the many who did make it out and kept the skies clear for two days of fun in the sand.
May 20, 2010
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
For the 2010 season, the biggest development for Beach Tennis USA (BTUSA) is the switch from standard tennis racquets to paddles for regulation tournament play. The change was made largely to facilitate the unification of the many international beach tennis associations throughout Europe, South America and Asia.
November 1, 2009
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The 2009 Beach Tennis USA National Championship demonstrated two days of exciting, fast-paced action. For the first time ever, the National Championship in the United States featured a “Paddle Battle,” in addition to the regular racquet competition. The National Championships are held in our backyard, in Long Beach, N.Y., and in addition to the extreme competition, the National Championship also has a beach party feel to it with a stage, food, drinks and music.
July 1, 2009
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
When Oceanside, N.Y. resident Nadia Johnston played beach tennis for the first time, she realized she had an opportunity that most professional athletes rarely get—a second chance. The Australian-born Johnston was a rising tennis star in the late 90s, attaining WTA rankings of 314 for singles and 245 for doubles, and competing in the 2001 Australian Open. Throughout her seven-year run as a touring pro, Johnston’s future looked bright, until a wrist injury in the summer of 2001 changed everything.
May 9, 2009
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
What do you get when you combine the best elements of tennis and beach volleyball with the laid-back beach lifestyle? You get the hottest new sport in America: Beach tennis.