We’ve got some BONUS CONTENT for you this week! Pickleball Channel is pleased to partner with the Minto US Open Pickleball Championships to bring you the Pro Men’s Doubles Gold Medal Match that was televised on CBS Sports Network. This is some great pickleball, and you can enjoy it with commentary from Dave Benz, Melissa McCurley and Brian Staub as well as an interview with the winners.
Defending champions Dave Weinbach and Kyle Yates take on Rafael Siebenschein and Matt Wright in this high energy, explosive match from the Minto US Open Pickleball Championships. These guys don’t give up and fight until the very end for the gold medal.
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Check out another great Pro match from US Open! Irina Tereschenko and Lucy Kovalova partner up to take on Corinne Carr and Simone Jardim in the Pro Women’s Doubles Gold Medal Match from the Minto US Open Pickleball Championships. And it’s not only a gold medal that hangs in the balance. Having already won the Pro Singles and Pro Mixed Doubles matches, Simone must pull out this win to get the Triple Crown. She sure has her work cut out for her with such strong opponents! Watch the Pro Women’s Doubles Gold from the Minto US Open Pickleball Championships today.
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Great match. Wanted to ask for a while…what’s with the capri pants under the shorts?? I’ve seen Yates wear them a few times, and now Weinbach.
Hi Linda, These are most likely compression tights. Athletes wear them to help with blood flow and keep legs warm during strenuous exercise. Thanks for watching!
Hi, great coverage, thank you.
Need clarification please – I’ve heard you can be in the kitchen anytime but of course can’t hit the ball until it bounces, commentators for this event are saying you can’t go into the kitchen until it bounces – which is it please
Keep up the great work
Hi Wendy! The commentators got this one wrong…or they just weren’t clear enough. You can be in the kitchen as long as you want as long if you hit the ball only after it bounces. And it doesn’t matter when you step in…you can be there already; you can play the entire match in the kitchen (although it would be hard to win). So what you have heard before is correct – you can be there any time you want. Just hit the ball after it bounces. Thanks for watching!
Watching the Pro matches, the net looks straight across. is the center 34″ and the side line 36″ even though it looks straight across.
Although it was last year, Im still seeking an answer to Wendy’s question. I believe you can be in the kitchen, although certainly not advisable, as long as you don’t hit the ball in the air. Is this correct? Thanks!
You are correct! You can be in the kitchen as much as you want as long as you only hit it after it bounces. Thanks for watching!