Every Desember 31st the International Federation Beach Tennis publishes the ranking results of the year. Patrizia Pirazzinni finished 2017 1st. in Women’s Doubles the Italian player won the World Championship for the second consecutive year.
During the last months the International Federation has had a great increase in South America. It was necessary to create IFBT South America with the headquarters in Brazil to coordinate them. Its IFBT South America president Jorge Bierrenbach will coordinate the federations of Uruguay, Paraguay, Chile, Perú, Venezuela, Argentina and Brazil.