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2009-08-10 06:30:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Beach Tennis USA((R) )(BTUSA), the organization responsible for launching the pro sport of beach tennis in North America, will hold its 2009 National Beach Tennis Championship in Long Beach, New York on Labor Day Weekend. The National Championship tournament, which is the final event of a 10-city tour, will be held Saturday and Sunday, September 5 and 6 and will be taped for broadcast on Tennis Channel. The event site is located on the beach at Riverside...

2009-07-13 13:25:00

America's Fastest-Growing Beach Sport Partners With EVP For 2010 Tour NEW YORK, July 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Beach Tennis USA(R), the organization responsible for launching the sport of beach tennis in North America, will hold an exhibition beach tennis event at the site of the Extreme Volleyball Professionals (EVP) 19(th) Chicago Pro-Am Series, on Saturday, July 18. The action will take place at 1800 N. Lake Shore by the North Avenue Beach Boathouse. From 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. the event...

2009-07-01 08:30:00

"Long Beach CA Open" Finishes West Coast Leg of 2009 Tour NEW YORK, July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Beach Tennis USA(R), the organization responsible for launching the sport of beach tennis in North America, will hold its Long Beach CA Open, Saturday and Sunday, July 4 and 5 on Alamitos Beach at the Southeast corner of Shoreline Dr. and Ocean Blvd. The thrilling play will begin on Saturday, July 4, with the Junior and Amateur tournaments starting at 10:00 a.m., followed by the Men's Pro Division...

2009-06-01 05:30:00

Two-Day Event At Site of North American Sand Soccer Championships NEW YORK, June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Beach Tennis USA(R), the organization responsible for launching the sport of beach tennis in North America, will hold its Virginia Beach Blast, Saturday and Sunday, June 6-7 on the beach at Atlantic Ave. between 19th and 20th Streets in Virginia Beach, VA. The event will take place at the site of the 16th Annual North American Sand Soccer Championships (NASSC). NASSC is the major charity event...

2009-05-19 08:00:00

"Smart material" technology adapts to players' individual needs PHOENIX, May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Speed kills. So it's no wonder why today's tennis players want it in their hands. With the launch of HEAD's YOUTEK Speed series, athletes can now obtain it, as the racquet line is aimed at a variety of players seeking the court-lethal combination of power and touch. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090519/CL18740 ) The Speed series is powered by YOUTEK(TM), which combines superior...

2009-04-22 05:30:00

America's Fastest Growing Beach Sport To Share Stage With Beach Volleyball On 10-City Pro-Am Tour NEW YORK, April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Beach Tennis USA(R), the organization responsible for launching the sport of beach tennis in North America, and the EVP(R) Tour, the largest pro-am beach volleyball attraction in America, today announced a joint venture that will bring both sports together for a 10-city national tour in 2010. The dual-sport tour, which will include stops in Florida, Southern...

2009-04-21 05:30:00

Two-Day Event For Pro Players and First-Timers, May 9-10 NEW YORK, April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Beach Tennis USA(R), the organization responsible for launching the sport of beach tennis in North America, will hold its Ft. Lauderdale Open May 9-10 on the beach, just north of the Sheraton Yankee Clipper Hotel, in Ft. Lauderdale. Ft. Lauderdale has become a hotbed for beach tennis talent, producing some the pro tour's best players, including Ric Simeon, Nic Paalzow, and Whitney Kraft. However,...

2009-03-19 08:36:00

According to Sporting Goods Manufacturers Association (SGMA) 2009 Sports and Fitness Participation Report HILTON HEAD, S.C., March 19 /PRNewswire/ -- According to data just released by the Sporting Goods Manufacturers Association (SGMA), Tennis is the fastest growing sport in America among individual traditional sports with an increase in participation of 43% from 2000 to 2008. According to the SGMA, tennis was one of only six sports to experience participation growth exceeding 40% from...

2009-03-09 08:57:00

Winner of Tampa Bay Open To Earn Berth In 2009 National Championship NEW YORK, March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Beach Tennis USA(R), the organization responsible for launching the sport of beach tennis in North America, will hold the first event of its 2009 National Tour with the Tampa Bay Open, March 21-22, at 10 Pier 60 Drive in Clearwater, Florida. The weekend-long event will showcase the top-ranked beach tennis teams from around the country, with the Men's and Women's Pro Division finals matches...

2009-02-23 07:00:00

HONG KONG, Feb. 23 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- The global trade in sports balls may have taken a dramatic bounce for the better because of the 2008 Beijing Olympics, according to data collected by Alibaba.com (HKSE: 1688; 1688.HK), the world's largest business-to-business e-commerce company. Despite the downturn in the worldwide economy, interest in sports showed a significant upturn according to the figures revealed by search requests made on the online international marketplace. Soccer...


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