Pickleball is a very popular sport and it is growing and growing. Although pickleball has been evolving for more than fifty years, it hasn’t reached full maturity. It is still finding its way in the sports and entertainment arenas.
The recent 2019 Minto US Pickleball Open, for example, had some of the best competition and numerous people would have like to watch many of the medal matches including bronze and gold contests in a variety of categories. Sadly, many of these were not broadcast live. Certain categories have not been placed on YouTube or Facebook, even though the championship was months ago.
To their credit, CBS Sports did televise some of the exciting gold medal matches (Thank You CBS Sports!). The unfortunate aspect of this scenario, as far s I can discern, is that this was not widely communicated in the pickleball world.
For those who might have missed the action and would like to view it, here (below) are as many videos as I could find online. Please bear in mind that the quality of the videos varies. I also want to point out that I tried to find matches in all age groups, i.e. women, men, young, senior etc. What I found was a limited sample of players represented in the current available videos. You can search on your own periodically as some of the videos may be released at a later date.
NOTE – Some of the Facebook pages have more videos listed and linked on the sidebar (right-hand side). You can watch those as well!
When weather or other obligations keep you from playing pickleball, you can watch exciting matches to see what the Pros do!
MEN’S DOUBLES 19+ Gold Medal match from the 2019 Minto US Open Pickleball Championships NOTE – Action doesn’t start until the 8:28 (+/-) mark so feel free to move ahead to avoid the “advertisements” and intros.
Kyle Yates and Brian Ashworth vs. Marcin Rozpedski and Aspen Kern
CBS Sports Broadcast – PRO Men’s Doubles Gold – Minto US Open Pickleball Championships
Kyle Yates and Matt Wright go head-to-head with Dave Weinbach and Marcin Rozpedski
Now you can enjoy the ENTIRE Pro Women’s Doubles GOLD match including the missing points that didn’t air on CBS Sports Network. This exciting match goes to 3 games and features the top women’s pickleball players in the world. Lucy Kovalova and Irina Tereschenko square up against Simone Jardim and Corrine Carr for an intense battle for the gold medal.
Jennifer Dawson and Cammy MacGregor take on Kris Anderson and Lisa Naumu
Dave Weinbach and Barry Waddell take on Scott Burr and Brian Staub
Tyson McGuffin and Ben Johns
Scott Moore and Paul Olin
Here is a link to all of the winners in each of the categories of the 2019 US Open!
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