2022 Consumer Cellular USA Pickleball Newport Beach Championships Highlights


What a beautiful week at the 2022 Consumer Cellular USA Pickleball Newport Beach Championships, hosted at The Tennis & Pickleball Club at Newport Beach! With more than 1,400 players from 32 states across the country, and 10 countries represented from around the world, both professional and amateur players competed for their chance to play at the USA Pickleball National Championships, to be played at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden this November.

USA Pickleball wants to thank our valuable partners that made this event possible, including our title sponsor, Consumer Cellular, as we painted the venue orange. The list of those sponsors includes:

  • Pickleball Central
  • Franklin
  • Rockin’ Protein
  • Day One
  • OS1st
  • Tosi
  • Zelus
  • Original Pequín
  • Superior Labs

If you missed the event, visit the USA Pickleball YouTube channel to watch a replay of all livestream matches


Interview with JW Johnson & Jorja Johnson – Mixed Doubles Gold Medalists



Interview with Julian Arnold & Lauren Stratman – Mixed Doubles Silver medalists


Casey Patterson, pro beach volleyball player, stopped by the USA Pickleball tent to chat about practicing singles with pro player Ryan Sherry, what it was like to participate in the ‘pro vs. pro’ video series and compete against Ben Johns and Kyle Yates as they played pickleball with sandals as paddles, and what the future holds for Patterson’s pickleball career.


Interview with Senior Pro Mixed Doubles winners – Beth Bellamy and Rick Witsken


2022 Consumer Cellular USA Pickleball Newport Beach Championships – Pro Winners:

Men’s Doubles Pro:
Gold: JW Johnson – Dylan Frazier
Silver: DJ Young – Kyle Yates
Bronze: Julian Arnold – Hayden Patriquin

Men’s Doubles Senior Pro:
Gold: Dave Weinbach – Dayne Gingrich
Silver: Scott Crandall – Rick Witsken
Bronze: Mills Miller – Mattias Johansson

Men’s Singles Pro:
Gold: JW Johnson
Silver: Frederico Staksrud
Bronze: James Ignatowich

Men’s Singles Senior Pro:
Gold: Paul Olin
Silver: Mattias Johansson
Bronze: Rick Witsken

Mixed Doubles Pro:
Gold: Jorja Johnson – JW Johnson
Silver: Lauren Stratman – Julian Arnold
Bronze: Sarah Ansboury – Dylan Frazier

Mixed Senior Pro:
Gold: Beth Bellamy – Rick Witsken
Silver: Kris Anderson – Dave Weinbach
Bronze: Jennifer Dawson – Mattias Johansson

Women’s Doubles Pro:
Gold: Parris Todd – Anna Bright
Silver: Maggie Brascia – Mary Brascia
Bronze: Jorja Johnson – Lauren Stratman

Women’s Doubles Senior Pro:
Gold: Beth Bellamy – Nathalie Bagby
Silver: Jennifer Dawson – Cammy MacGregor
Bronze: Anna Shirley – Mary Helen Atkins

Visit PickleballTournaments.com for a list of tournament results.

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