2015 ITF Beach Tennis World Team Championship



ITF Beach Tennis World Team Championship TrophyDates
15-19 July 2015

Venue
The National Tennis Centre

Location
Moscow

Official ball
Quicksand

 

Italy in successful title defence

A 2-1 victory in the final over the host nation Russia saw Italy become the first nation to make a successful title defence in the World Team Championship.

The title was decided in a dramatic mixed-doubles match which lasted well into the night as the Russian's, contesting their first final, pushed the defending champs hard.

Brazil, 2013 title winners, had to settle for a fourth place finish when surprised by the emerging force from Spain in their positional play-off match. The former champs going down 2-0.

Italy also claimed the title in the inaugural Junior competition where six nations battled it out in a round-robin format. 

Final Standings

Champions: Italy
Runners-up: RussiaWorld Team match scores and statistics

3rd: Spain
4th: Brazil
5th: Germany
6th: France
7th: Venezuela
8th: Japan
9th: San Marino
10th: Austria
11th: Greece
12th: Lithuania
13th: Hungary
14th: Estonia
15th: Belgium
16th: Morocco

Beach Tennis - World Team Championship results17th: Portugal
18th: Belarus
19th: Israel
20th: Czech Republic
21st: Bulgaria
22nd: Latvia
23rd: Thailand
24th: Moldova
25th: Switzerland
26th: Cyprus
27th: Mauritius
28th: Great Britain


Junior Championship Final Standings

Champions: Italy
Runners-up: Brazil

3rd: Russia | 4th: Latvia | 5th: Lithuania | 6th: Cyprus 

Entered Nations: 28

Austria | Belarus | Belgium | Brazil+ | Bulgaria | Cyprus+ | Czech Republic | Estonia | France | Germany | Great Britain | Greece | Hungary | Israel | Italy+ | Japan | Latvia+ | Lithuania+ | Mauritius* | Moldova* | Morocco* | Portugal | Russia+ | San Marino | Spain | Switzerland | Thailand | Venezuela

* competing for the first time
+ junior team also entered 

2015 World Team Championship nominations


Highlights from 2015


About the event

The Beach Tennis World Team Championship is a mixed competition in which nations compete against each other as a team. Each team is comprised of two men and two women, with ties consisting of a men’s doubles, women’s doubles and a mixed doubles match.

The ITF signed a new two-year deal with the Russian Tennis Federation to host the Tour's flagship team competition in 2015 and 2016. The 2015 championship sees a new record in participating nations, surpassing the 2014 record of 24, and will also feature a junior event introducing a new generation to team competition.

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