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“Pickleball has made some of the most amazing changes in me…….”

with Aniket Pramod Durgawali DOB:              21st July 1995 State:             Maharashtra City:               Mumbai Club:              Club CK, Club NX  Aniket Durgawali, at a certain point of time, was a Cricket fanatic just as any other Indian. He devoted much time to Cricket in his school and later in his college. But …

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“Pickleball is an addiction; its always ‘Dil Maange More’……..”

with Bela Kotwani DOB:              9th May 1966 State:             Maharashtra City:               Mumbai Club:              Khar Gymkhana  Bela Kotwani proudly announces, “Age is just a number if you have the passion and drive to excel”. And why not? Bela started playing Pickleball at 52 and instantly had a liking for it. “Winning …

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“Pickleball has changed my life for which I will remain grateful to AIPA…..”

Niraj Sharma DOB:              3rd January 1987 State:             Rajasthan City:               Jaipur Club:              Vidyadhar Nagar Club, Playard & Skyfut  Niraj Sharma belongs to Jaipur and his Pickleball journey started almost like other players from Rajasthan. It was 2016 when the National Tournament was going to be conducted at Jaipur and the …

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“Pickleball has given me an identity of my own…..”

                with Karishma Kalike DOB:              2nd June 1996 State:             Maharashtra City:               Aurangabad Club:              ZEN Academy  “Pickleball has increased my mental stability, fitness and decision-making power.” Karishma Kalike proudly announces that Pickleball has given her a healthy and confident life. Playing the game …

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“Pickleball has given me respect on and off the court”…..

with Harendra Singh Dangi DOB:              18th June 1996 State:             Madhya Pradesh City:               Indore Club:              Shri Vaishnav Institute of Management/ Madhya Pradesh Pickleball Association  Harendra Singh Dangi was a young student when he first saw Pickleball in his college. Balwant Salunke, who happened to be the sports teacher in his …

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“Pickleball is not just a game for me but a way of my existence”…..

CHETAN CHANDRAKANT KATE DOB:              31st August 1990 State:             Maharashtra City:               Mumbai Club:              Team CK  Chetan Kate is one of the men without whom Pickleball would not have happened in India. Way back in 2010, when Sunil Valavalkar desperately needed some young blood, Chetan rose like a phoenix from the …

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“Pickleball has those distinct qualities that keep me fit”…..

with Madhulika Choudhary DOB:              30th August 1997 State:             Rajasthan City:               Sikar Club:              VDN & Playard “I used to play Lawn Tennis in Jaipur’s Vidhyadhar Nagar Stadium. At that time the trials for 4th Senior National Pickleball Tournament were going on in the stadium and Rajasthan needed Pickleball players. Niraj …

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“Pickleball has made my parents speak proudly about me…..”

with Ashish Ravindra Mahajan DOB:              2nd March 1996 State:             Maharashtra City:               Mumbai Club:              Team CK and Pickleball NX Ashish Ravindra Mahajan is grateful to Mr Chetan Kate for introducing him to Pickleball. An alumni of M. L Dhanukar College in Mumbai, the initial hub of Pickleball in Mumbai, Ashish …

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“Pickleball became my saviour when I really needed”…..

with PRASHANT KALANI DOB:              22nd July, 1990 State:             Rajasthan City:               Jaipur Club:              Rajasthan Pickleball Association Prashant Kalani had an indulgence towards sport from his childhood. He and his friends were often spotted playing Cricket, Football, Basketball or Tennis in local clubs and fields. But as they grew up, academic …

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“Pickleball is something that shall stay with me forever”…..

with KADAMBARI PATIL DOB:              10th August, 1996 State:             Maharashtra City:               Mumbai Club:              Maharashtra State Association Kadambari Patil is one such player who can be regarded as the first-generation of Pickleball players in India. An avid Mumbaikar, Kadambari was a go-happy lucky girl when she first heard of Pickleball.   “When …

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