Margaritaville USA Pickleball National Championships

New National Championship Series Announced

Four major tournaments announced leading up to the 2021 Margaritaville USA Pickleball National Championships SURPRISE, AZ. – May 5, 2021 – USA Pickleball is excited to announce the USA Pickleball National Championships Series. For 2021, the Series launches with 4 major pro and amateur National Qualifier events leading to the sport’s biggest and most prestigious event, the…

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2020 Margaritaville USA Pickleball National Championships Will Not Happen

  2020 Margaritaville USA Pickleball National Championships Will Not Happen due to on-going concerns from the COVID-19 pandemic 2021 USA Pickleball National Championships dates are set for November 6-13, 2021   In light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic that has resulted in the cancellation of events throughout the state of California and beyond over the past…

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Players to Watch – Wes Gabrielsen

Tennis has often been the conduit of play for many elite pickleball players and such is the case with Wes Gabrielsen. Growing up in Salem, Oregon, Gabrielsen was a standout player as a member of the men’s varsity tennis team at Linfield College, a Division III program located in McMinnville, Oregon where he now resides….

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Players to Watch – Tyson McGuffin

As a top-ranked Pickleball player in the world, SelkirkPro Tyson McGuffin, 29, is currently one of Professional Pickleball’s most accomplished and recognizable players. Not only is he a four-time Grand Slam Gold Medalist in Men’s Open Singles and 4x National Champion, but he also recently won his first Grand Slam in Men’s Open Doubles at the 2018…

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Players to Watch – Tyler Loong

The sport of pickleball is often affectionately called “mini tennis.” That comparative moniker caught the attention of Tyler Loong. A highly competitive junior tennis player, Tyler eventually wound up on the campus of Brigham Young University, a talented player good enough to compete at the Division 1 level for the Cougars. Along the way, he…

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Players to Watch – Simone Jardim

She is one of the most recognizable names in the world of pickleball and like most of pickleball’s elite players, Simone Jardim’s ascent in the sport began on the tennis courts. Jardim moved to the United States at the age of 18 and quickly made a name for herself in the sport of tennis. She spent…

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Players to Watch – Scott Moore

Widely regarded as the #1 male senior player in the world, Scott Moore continues to dominate on the pickleball court. At the 2018 Margaritaville USA Pickleball National Championships, Scott walked away with four gold medals making the Texas native a 20-time gold medal winner at the sport’s premier event. From 2015-2017, Scott won 12 straight…

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Players to Watch – Sarah Ansboury

One of the real trailblazers of pickleball, Sarah Ansboury first started playing the sport five years ago and quickly found herself atop the medals platform with gold medals in both Women’s Doubles and Mixed Doubles at the 2016 USAPA National Championships. At the US Open that same year, she took home titles in Women’s and…

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Players to Watch – Morgan Evans

A native of Perth, Western Australia, Morgan Evans is clearly one of the sport’s top competitors. A Pro Doubles Gold winner at the 2017 Tournament of Champions was followed up with wins at the US Open in 2018 in mixed age and silver medalist in Pro Doubles at the Atlanta Open and SoCal Classic. So…

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Players to Watch – Matt Wright

A stellar collegiate tennis career at the University of Michigan, Matt Wright played #1 in singles and doubles for the Big Ten Wolverines all four years while he was in Ann Arbor. After graduating from the maize and blue, Wright went to the University of Kansas School of Law and is currently a commercial/corporate attorney…

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