What is Racketlon?
In a Racketlon match you play your opponent in four different sports. Table tennis, badminton, squash and tennis. Each game is played to 21 with cumulative scoring as your progress through four sports. The person with the most points at the end of the match is the winner!
Where is Racketlon played?
Racketlon is especially popular in Europe and tournaments are held year round. Individual countries have there own tour events, and a world tour is managed by the international Racketlon federation.
A brief history of Racketlon
Racketlon started in Sweden over 20 years ago. The history is captured here, on the original Racketlon.com website. In the USA there have been a number of local tournaments over the years. Cliff Wenn organized a tournament at the Maugus club around 2007. Tim Bacon, former squash coach at Smith, hosted a small “taster” tournament in 2009.
The first officially sanctioned tournament in the US was help in April of 2017 and a second one was held in April of 2018. Details and results can be found on the tournament page.