Though I haven't personally had the privilege to experience Beach tennis it looks so so fun! A rapidly growing sport around the world, the official tour ITF Beach Tennis Tour (BTT) began in 2008. More and more countries are participating in this fun attractive sport for great health, fitness, and fun!!
How to Play Beach Tennis Overview:
Court size: beach volleyball court 16m long x 8m wide.
Net: 1.7m in height
Equipment: Paddle bats and stage 2 (low compression ball)
Scoring: same as regular tennis with semi-advantage system. No second serve and no service let.
Playing the game: Predominately played as doubles, but singles on smaller court is offered as well. Under and overarm serve both player can return serve. Point is won if ball hits the ground or is hit out.
You can find valuable information on training tips and nutritional advice on the http://www.itftennis.com/beachtennis/home.aspx website.
Below are the remaining most prestigious tournaments that are ITF sanctioned.
1. ITF Beach Tennis World Tennis Championship 17-20 July 2014 Moscow, Russia
2. ITF Beach Tennis World Championships 1-3 August 2014 Cervia, Italy
3. European Beach Tennis Championship 8-10 August 2014 Brighton, Great Britain
4. ITF Pan American Championships TBC