2016 Pan American Championships



DatesPan American Championships
11-13 November 2016

Venue
Palm Beach

Location
Oranjestad, Aruba

Official ball
Quicksand

 






2016 Champions


Men: Ralff Abreu & Diogo Carneiro  (BRA)
Women: Joana Cortez & Rafaella Miiller (BRA)
Mixed: Joana Cortez & Vinicius Font (BRA)

 

Tournament Round-up

The first Championships to be held outside of Brazil took place on the Caribbean island of Aruba over 11-13 November but with familiar victors as Brazilians once again secured the titles.

This year also saw junior players take to the courts in Under-12, Under-14 and Under-16 age categories. Teams from Venezuela went away with a total of five of the six titles on offer with the home fans delighted with Aruban success in the girls Under-12 event.

 Diogo Carneiro and Ralff Abreu (BRA)   Rafaella Miiller and Joana Cortez (BRA)

 Diogo Carneiro and Ralff Abreu             Rafaella Miiller and Joana Cortez

 

Pan American Championships 2016 - pro nominations       Pan American Championships 2016 - junior nominations

 

Nations Represented: 7

Aruba* | Brazil | Colombia | Ecuador* | Puerto Rico* | United States | Venezuela*

* = nation also entered into Junior events

Tournament Preview

This year the Championships are heading to the Caribbean island of Aruba.

2016 will see defending champs Brazil go for a fourth straight title triumph. Six other nations, including four debutants in Colombia, Ecuador, Puerto Rico and the United States, will be out to stop them as will Venezuela and hosts Aruba both of whom are, like Brazil, the only ever present nations at these Championships.

This year will also see the juniors given an opportunity to shine with action scheduled in three different age categories.

 

Tournament Details

The ITF Beach Tennis Pan American Championships is a team competition in which doubles teams from nations in the Pan American region compete against each other in Men’s Doubles, Ladies’ Doubles and Mixed Doubles events for the title of Pan American Champion.

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