The International Tennis Federation (ITF) introduces for the first year a new world professional circuit – “Wave series”. The goal is to professionalize this emerging sport worldwide. After the first tournament of the year in Monopoli, Italy, Pattaya hosts two tournaments at the Greta Sport Club, the largest arena of Beach Tennis in Asia. The world number one Nikita Burmikin from Russia, the Italian player Alessandro Calbucci, legend of this sport and the world champion Antomi Ramos will be among the favorites. Two French players European champions, Théo Irrigaray and Mathieu Guegano have also a chance. Note also the presence of Mathilde Hoarau and Nicole Nobile number one seed of the tournament in women category. For all sports fans, Thailand Beach tennis recommends you to attend this very spectacular sporting event.
The competition in Pattaya will take place from January 11 to 13 for the first tournament and from January 18 to 20 for the second. The entrance to watch the matches is free.