Pickleball Championships Headed To Naples

NAPLES, Fla.—The 2016 US Open Pickleball Championships will be held at East Naples Community Park from April 26-May 1, 2016. This weeklong event will showcase the top professional and amateur pickleball players from the United States and around the world, said Rob Wells, Collier County sports marketing manager. 

“Pickleball is one of the fastest-growing sports in the United States, and this will be the first event of this magnitude for the sport,” Wells said. “Modeled after tennis’ U.S. Open, this event will feature a championship court complete with stadium seating and luxury box seats to watch both a professional open bracket as well as amateur brackets broken down by age and skill level.”