| By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

The ITF Beach Tennis Tour has tournaments year-round all over the world. In the last two years, since the ITF's partnership with BTUSA, the best American players in the country have tried to make their move up the rankings. Each round advanced in an ITF Tournament awards players points which go toward their international player ranking. From Aug. 18-21, the best players in the world will be in New York for one of the major ITF championships of the season. Below are the latest rankings of the top 100 beach tennis players in the world:

 

ITF BEACH TENNIS WORLD TOUR
2011 MEN'S RANKINGS
(As of August 4th 2011)

1 Calbucci Alessandro ITA 700
2 Meliconi Luca ITA 670
3 Marighella Matteo ITA 630
3 Mingozzi Alex ITA 630
5 Garavini Marco ITA 480
5 Tazzari Paolo ITA 480
7 Cappelletti Michele ITA 420
7 Petrucci Giulio ITA 420
9 Strano Niccolo ITA 410
10 Carli Luca ITA 400
11 Maldini Alan ITA 380
12 Ludovici Marco ITA 340
13 Font Vincius BRA 335
13 Prata Guilherme BRA 335
15 Avantaggiato Fabrizio ITA 320
15 Cramarossa Luca ITA 320
17 Mattei Massimo ITA 295
18 Gambi Nicola ITA 290
19 Di Cori Maurizio ITA 280
21 Corzani Massimiliano ITA 260
21 Guadagnini Alessandro ITA 260
23 Bartolini Marzio ITA 255
23 Tronci Paolo ITA 255
25 Fiore Stefano ITA 250
26 Rosatone Luca ITA 240
27 Penza Andrea ITA 230
28 Forcellini William SMR 220
29 Alessi Mikael ITA 215
30 Bianchedi Emanuele ITA 210
30 Clavery Yankell FRA 210
30 Jouque Francois FRA 210
30 Montanari Marco ITA 210
34 Gaia Riccardo ITA 200
35 Ercoli Francesco ITA 190
36 Aizawa Kotaro JPN 180
36 Belli Antonio ITA 180
36 Mazzarone Luigi ITA 180
36 Yamamoto Naoaki JPN 180
40 Schmidt Martin AUT 175
40 Weber Stefan AUT 175
42 Brijs Kristof BEL 170
42 De Paolis Alessio ITA 170
42 Laenen Gert BEL 170
42 Petrini Luca ITA 170
46 Benini Raffaele ITA 165
46 Guercio Marco ITA 165
46 Wakeford Devin USA 165
49 Iwasaka Hideki JPN 160
49 Ogawa Mitsuhiro JPN 160
51 Santos Thales BRA 155
52 Donati Aroldo ITA 150
52 Kozusnik Edvard CZE 150
52 Mrnavy Lukas CZE 150
52 Radek Pavel CZE 150
52 Sickmen David USA 150
57 Scheda Marco ITA 145
58 Antonelli Marco ITA 140
58 Barbieri Matteo ITA 140
58 Bonacorsi Mauro ITA 140
58 De Filippi Riccardo ITA 140
58 De Lannoy Ricardo ARU 140
58 Fiocchi Andrea ITA 140
58 Ros Jochem ARU 140
65 Bondioli Gianluca ITA 135
66 Catalano Matteo ITA 130
66 Faccini Marco ITA 130
66 Mariotti Michele ITA 130
66 Minighini Cristiano ITA 130
66 Peri Gian Maria ITA 130
66 Takahashi Toshiya JPN 130
72 Ferreira Marcus BRA 125
72 Garavaglia Matt USA 125
72 Sayoc Stephen USA 125

75 Capone Luca ITA 120
75 Chiesa Daniele ITA 120
75 Coulet Bertrand FRA 120
75 Folegatti Michele ITA 120
75 Giardi Jarno SMR 120
75 Hernandez Derrick ARU 120
75 Kawashima Susumu JPN 120
82 Vigliotti Guido ITA 115
83 Bailer Alexander GER 110
83 Cenacchi Vittorio ITA 110
83 Lucarelli Giambattista ITA 110
83 Morosato Michele ITA 110
83 Munz Oliver GER 110
83 Pardini Simone ITA 110
83 Speranzini Stefano ITA 110
90 Mompo Alexander ESP 105
90 Tamponi Alberto ITA 105
92 Casale Francesco ITA 100
92 Chagas Adao BRA 100
92 Ciani Mauro ITA 100
92 Felisatti Fabio ITA 100
92 Fornasier Yves SUI 100
92 Godio Mateo ITA 100
92 Niikura Yuusuke JPN 100
92 Omiccioli Simone ITA 100
92 Rossello Andrea ITA 100