Phuket Thailand Open Powered by PTT

Mr. Kanokphad Chulakasem, Governor of Sports Authority of Thailand presided over the opening “Phuket Thailand Open Powered by PTT”, it will start on 3 November – 8 November, 2009 at Karon Beach.

He said “This is one of the most popular beach volleyball competitions in the world. There are many beach volleyball players from around the world (30 countries), for instance, Brazil, Germany, United State of America,
Thailand and so on.”

There is no fee entrance for everyone. On the fourth of November is Qualifying Round and the Main Draw Round will be on 5 November – 8 November, 2009.

There is a live via NBT channel, T Sport channel all around Asia, Europe and also U.S.A


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  • The Phuket Thailand Open Beach Volleyball World Tour event on Karon Beach attracts champions and record number of teams 3-8 November.

    The organizers told Andaman News that Jennifer Ross and April Kessy–Boss, the 2009 Women’s Beach Volleyball World Champions have confirmed their entry into the Phuket Thailand Open powered by PTT, the last stop on the 2009 Swatch FIVB Beach Volley World Tour, which will be held on Karon Beach, Phuket from 3 – 8 November. The U.S. pair, who are currently ranked No.3 in the world, struck gold at the World Championships held in Norway in July and are returning to Phuket to defend their crown which they won last year when they beat off the challenge of compatriots Branagh and Turner in three sets. A record number of 96 teams from 35 countries are entering the tournament. The line-up includes 9 out of the world’s top 10 teams including World No 1 pairing of Larissa and Juliana from Brazil, winners of 8 world tour titles this year. A total of six teams from Thailand will be competing in the tournament; 3 teams will play in the main draw and 3 teams in the qualifying rounds. The Phuket Thailand Open powered by PTT, is being staged for the 4th successive year and is one of the biggest beach volleyball tournaments in Asia. Matches will be played from 09.00am daily, admission is free for spectators who will also be able to enjoy games, activities & many bargains in the enlarged sponsor zone. NBT TV will show the finals live nationwide.


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