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17 Jan 2024

Beach Tennis Popularity Soars in Brazil

Since its introduction in the 1970s, beach tennis has seen [a significant rise in Brazil](https://brazilian.report/society/2024/01/07/rise-of-beach-tennis-in-brazil/), becoming the world's second-largest player base. Hosting several tournaments in cities like São Paulo and Balneário Camboriu in 2023, the country witnessed player numbers expand from [400,000 to 1.1 million](http://cbt-tenis.com.br/beachtenis.php?cod=5) between 2021 and 2023. The net is 1.70m high,, almost double the height of the one used in traditional tennis.