Bermuda Beach Tennis
Bermuda's Beach Tennis Tournament has been one of the signature events of the island held in August/September time. This is an International Tennis Federation (ITF) tournament participated by players from different countries. The Pros also earn points by competing in the tournament.
There is no entry fee for the spectators. If you happen to be in Bermuda around this time, watch out a great fun match. Get your beach chairs. The tournament is usually sponsored by Bermuda Department of Tourism and other private sponsors.
The 6th International Beach Tennis Tournament took place between August 24-25, 2013 in Horseshoe Bay Beach. Teams from various countries from all over the world participated. Despite intermittent showers during the two days, there has been a good turn out. In men's final, Italian pair Mingozzi and Strano defeated Garavaglia and Cicognani in straight sets 6-1, 6-0. In women's finals, Brazilian pair Samantha Barijan and Joana Cortez won the championship.
2012 Aug Updates
This was the 5th year of Bermuda Beach Tennis Tournament. Like in all the previous years, the Italians have again dominated and won the tournament (5th time in a row). It was held at the famous Horseshoe Bay Beach
and hosted by hotel Fairmont Southampton
. Michelle Cappelleti and Alessandro Calbucci from Italy received the men's title awards and Eva D’Elia and Simona Bonadonna (also from Italy) received the female title awards.
2011 Bermuda Beach Tennis
The 4th Bermuda Beach Tennis Tournament is scheduled in 2011 and to be held at the spectacular Horseshoe Bay Beach on August 26th, 27th and 28th. This year's host hotel is Fairmont Southampton. The hotel is offering special rates during the tournament days - $99.50 per person per night on a twin sharing basis.
In 2011 The Bermuda Volleyball Association is also combining their beach volleyball tournament with the beach tennis tournament. The finals of both the tournaments will be held at the center court at Horseshoe Bay Beach. So on the last day you can watch finals of two great sand sports taking place at the same venue. Over 1,000 spectators are expected to join the beach sports. There will be DJs for the evening beach party under the stars.
Admission for Beach Tennis Tournament
Free for spectators; $100 per team or $50 per participant.
Inquiries and Contacts
Phone: 441/ 334-8669
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