2015 European Beach Tennis Championships



European Beach Tennis Championships LogoDates
22-24 October 2015


Venue

Northern Beach


Location

Eilat, Israel


Official ball

Balls Unlimited Stage 2

 


2015 Champions

Men's doubles: Michele Cappelletti & Matteo Marighella (ITA)

Women's doubles: Federica Bacchetta & Sofia Cimatti (ITA)

Mixed doubles: Nikita Burmakin & Daria Churakova (RUS)

Men's Draw Beach Tennis - match stats Women's Draw

 

Tournament Review

New champions were crowned on Saturday at the European Beach Tennis Championships in Eilat, Israel including the first non-Italian winners of a European title.

In keeping with seedings, the men's and women's doubles finals were contested by the top two seeds from Italy with the number one seeds triumphing on both occasions in three set thrillers.

Michele Cappelletti and Matteo Marighella held off a fighback from Luca's Carli and Meliconi to win 64 36 62 whilst the women's top seeds, Federica Bacchetta and Sofia Cimatti, were stunned in the opening set where they failed to get a game on the board but recovered and ran out 06 63 75 winners.

It was in the mixed doubles event that the Italian hold over the titles was finally brought to an end. A 61 opening set win seemed to be setting the top seeded Italians Marighella and Bacchetta on course for the title but Russian fourth seeds Nikita Burmakin and Daria Churakova struck back to level the match and then dominated in the match tiebreak to secure the title with a 16 75 [10-2] victory and create a little bit of history.

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Nations Represented: 15

Belarus | Bulgaria | Cyprus | Estonia | France | Germany | Great Britain | Israel | Italy | Moldova* | Netherlands | Portugal | Russia | Spain | Switzerland 

* making Championships debut

Withdrawn: 1

Poland

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Tournament Preview


The 2015 edition of the European Beach Tennis Championships will take place in Eilat, Israel on 22-24 October, Tennis Europe has confirmed.

In spite of recent Italian dominance, considering the increasing number of participants on the Tour and the competitiveness amongst them, we can expect exciting rivalries and tough matches on the sand in Eilat with international teams battling it out for the much coveted European Champion title.

The European Beach Tennis Championships, organised by Tennis Europe, is one of four major Championships to feature on the ITF Beach Tennis Tour calendar.

Tournament Notes

Israel become the sixth nation to host the Championships

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