Men's Doubles Champions - 2018 Sand Key World Cup Tour
Clearwater Beach, FL, USA
Women's Doubles Champions - 2018 Sand Key World Cup Tour
Clearwater Beach, FL, USA
2018 Sand Key World Cup Tour
Clearwater Beach, FL, USA
Senior Cup Rostock
Rostock, MV, Germany
European Championships
Muravera - Sardinia
2nd Beach Tennis Coast Cup
Warnemünde - Germany
2nd Beach Tennis Coast Cup
Warnemünde - Germany
World Championships 2018
Castelldefels - Catalonia (Spain) June 28th to July 1st
World Championships 2018
Joan Egea, Oriol Marcé, Fabio and Mateo Godio, Giandomenico Bellettini

Brazilian Beach Tennis Circuit

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Brazilian Beach Tennis Circuit, Rio de Janeiro - G2

brazi open2On September 29th and 30th the stage of IFBT Brazilian Beach Tennis Circuit was held in Rio de Janeiro, on the gorgeous Flamengo beach, one of the most beautiful sceneries in the world.
With the participation of over 120 doubles teams from various parts of Brazil, the event was sponsored by Powerade and featured points for the World IFBT(G2) and CBBT rankings.
In the Men's Master Category, Marcus Linhares and Tony Costa defeated Luis Albuquerque and José Bruno in the finals match with a score of 8/5.

In the Women's Master Category, the local team of Maria Peres and Vania Nobrega pulled off a surprise victory over the #1 seeded team from Santos, Sao Paulo, Sueli Maluza and Yara Ignacio, with a score of 6/1. Mariana Larque and Alexandre Bocca won the Mixed Doubles B with a victory over Alexandre Fagundes and Cynthia Iglesias by 6/4.

brazil open1Stepping up with strong skills, an unexpected victory took place when Mariana Larque and Flávia Lofiego won the Women's Doubles B, by 7/5, in an exciting match over the duo of Santa Catarina Fabiana Giusseppe and Sandra Gondin. Another surprise was the victory of the Men's Doubles team, Marc and Kutter Vollmer, who beat the brothers Paulo and Guilherme Carneiro by 8/0.
In the main categories, earning points for IFBT World Rankings, Mixed Doubles Pro, Flávia Muniz and Gleidson Lima defeated Vinicios Fonte and Bruna Ponce by 6/2 .
Athletes Flavia Muniz and Bruna Ponce earned the title of Women's Pro Doubles with a convincing victory over the experienced Sueli Maluza and Cris Melo by 8/3.
In the main, and most anticipated category, Men's Pro Doubles, Vinicius Fonte and promising Diogo Carneiro won the gold trophy over experienced Guilherme Prata and Nark Rodrigues by 9/7 despite the intensive wind during the entire match. All four players demonstrated great skills and some amazing rallies on center court.
We are already looking forward for the upcoming IFBT events next year!!

 

TOURNAMENT RESULTS:

MEN'S DOUBLES PRO:

VINICIUS FONTE/DIOGO CARNEIRO
GUILHERME PRATA/NARK RODRIGUES
DANIEL FINK/MARCUS LINHARES
FACO/CAIO COSTA

 

WOMEN'S DOUBLES PRO:

FLAVIA MUNIZ/BRUNA PONCE
CRIS MELO/SUELI MALUZA
DEBORA LESSA/ANA LAPORT
MIRELE GEIGER/BARBARA SARMENTO

 

MIXED DOUBLES PRO:

CLEIDSON LIMA/FLAVIA MUNIZ
VINICIUS FONT/BRUNA PONCE
EDUARDO COUTINHO/ANA LAPORT
JOAO LUCIO/lUCIANA FERNANDES

 

MEN'S DOUBLES B:

KUTTEER VOLLMER/MARC
PAULO CARNEIRO/PAULO CARNEIRO
ANDRE NASCIMENTO/ALEXANDRE FAGUNDES
FELIPE CORREA/PEDRO ROGAR

 

WOMEN'S DOUBLES B:

MARIANA LARQUE/FLAVIA LOFIEGO
SANDRA GONDIN/FABIANA GIUSEPPE
MAJOY/CINTIA
KALINA MEDEIROS/BRIGIDA SOUZA

 

MIXED DOUBLES B:

ALEXANDRE BOCA/MARIANA LARQUE
ALEXANDRE FAGUNDES/CYNTHIA IGLESIAS
JOHNNY/LUIZA PEREZ
JADER OLIVEIRA/ANDREA ROMAN

 

WOMEN'S DOUBLE MASTER

MARIA PEREZ/VAINA NOBREGA
SUELI MALUZA/YARA IGNACIO

 

MEN'S DOUBLES MASTER

MARCUS LINHARES/THONY COSTA
LUIS ALBURQUERQUE/JOSE BRUNO

 

Congratulations to all the winners!