After a succesfull partnership in 2011 this edition will literaly blow everybody away!
Whole Eagle beach will be packed with beach tennis courts, catamarans, kites, surfboards and hundreds of atlethes and spectators.
The beach tennis tournament will have its ITF (International Tennis Federation) G4 tournament with $ 500.- in prize money. This will give players the chance to earn points for the world ranking. This is the first in a serie of 3, before the November Event (14-19).
This will give local players the chance to give them a ‘protected’ spot in the Biggy one in November (G1, $ 15000.- in prizemoney!) by earning ITF world ranking points.
Check > http://www.itftennis.com/beachtennis/home.aspx for the latest news about the world tour, rankings etc in the beach tennis world.
Aruba has 2 men players ranked in the top 100, Bertrand Coulet (#44) and Jochem Ros (#77). Marieke Buuts is the highest ranked women(#73).
$ 500.- In prize money will be handed out in the ‘Open’ men- and women doubles.
Men Open : 1st $150.-/40 ITF points, 2nd $ 75.-/ 30 ITF points, semi finals $ 35.-/ 20 ITF points, 1/4 finals 10 ITF points.
Women Open : 1st $ 100.-/40 ITF points, 2nd $ 50.-/ 30 ITF points, semi finals $ 25.-/ 20 ITF points, 1/4 finals 10 ITF points.
Every one can register for the ’Open’ and gets a chance to win points and $$!
- Pools of 3.
- Nrs 1 & 2 in the pool go to the ‘Open/Pro’ knock out draw.
- Nr 3 in the pool goes to the ’Advanced’ knock out draw.
Saturday August 11, 10 am > Singles tournament.
Saturday August 11, 2 pm > Mix doubles tournament.
Saturday August 11, 3 pm > Youth tournament.
Sunday August 12, 10 am > Doubles tournament.
Register fee, including tournament tshirt, free drink and bbq meal on the Sunday.
members / non members
Singles > afl 35.- / afl 40.-
(Mix)Doubles > afl 35.- / afl 40.-
Combi Saturday & Sunday afl 55.- / afl 60.-
Register thru http://www.beachtennisaruba.com/events-2/
Allright let’s hit the sand next weekend and get the rust off!
C U @ Eagle beach!!