Watch this great pro gold medal match from the 2018 Minto US Open Pickleball Championships! Originally live streamed on the Pickleball Channel Facebook page, this match is now being released on our website for easy access. Check out some of the great pro players as they play singles pickleball in the largest pickleball tournament to date.

Simone Jardim and Lucy Kovalova vie for the gold medal in the Women’s Singles Pro Gold medal match at the 2018 Minto US Open Pickleball Championships.This game is a great display of smart pickleball, and it includes commentary by Pickleball Channel’s Rusty Howes and his guest, pro pickleball player Alex Hamner. Alex points out examples in the game of great strategic pickleball including mixing up your game and not giving your opponent what they want so that you can be the one controlling all the points. It’s a great learning opportunity as well as a compelling pickleball game!

And remember to watch more PRO matches from the 2018 Minto US Open Pickleball Championships when they air on CBS Sports Network on May 25th and June 1st!

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2017 US Open Singles SimonepbcWatch the Women’s Singles Pro gold medal match from LAST year!  Check out this first Triple Crown qualifying match from the 2017 Minto US Open Pickleball Championships as Irina Tereschenko takes on Simone Jardim in the Pro Women’s Singles Gold Medal match. These are two very competitive ladies at the top of their game, and they show some serious hustle as they take us on a passionate ride all the way to the third tie-breaker game! Watch the Pro Women’s Singles Gold Medal Match from the Minto US Open Pickleball Championships.

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