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“Pickleball Global’s vision is to provide a perfect structure to Pickleball in terms of ranking and organizing tournaments….” Jan Papi

Poulomi Kundu, editor of Sportsavor, in conversation with Jan Papi, the founder of Pickleball Global- the organisation associated with Pickleball sport technologically.  Since its inception in 1965 at Bainbridge Island by three American gentlemen, Pickleball has travelled far and wide. The sport is now played in several countries across North …

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Formation of AFP: the Asia Federation of Pickleball that aims to passionately integrate sportsmanship in the continent through Pickleball

The Asia Federation of Pickleball (AFP) is formed to establish, jointly govern and promote the sport of Pickleball in all Asian countries. Pickleball is one sport that is making a steady progress in the world sporting scenario. Pickleball is governed internationally by International Federation of Pickleball (IFP) that perpetuates the …

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“Pickleball has given me hope to play for the country…….”

with Harsh Mehta DOB:                      31st May 1998 State:                    Maharashtra City:                       Mumbai Club:                     Khar Gymkhana Being a national-level Table Tennis player, Harsh Mehta always dreamt of representing the country in international tournaments. But due to his growing-pressure in studies, he could not fulfil that dream. But Table Tennis has opened …

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“Pickleball is now a ritual and a routine every night from 9-11…….”

with Rajeev Kasat DOB:                      29th December 1969 State:                     Maharashtra City:                       Mumbai Club:                      Anmol “My daughter, Drishika was the reason I took Pickleball seriously. I have always yearned to see her grow and improve considering her immense potential. As a player, I am able to guide her better and, in …

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“I find Pickleball more exciting than other sports that I play…….”

with Shresta L Ram                    DOB:                     22nd July 2005  State:                    Karnataka City:                      Bangalore Club:                     KSPA Shresta L Ram recently won two major medals in the 3rd Indian Open 2020 at Jaipur and thus made a name for himself. The young boy with exceptional flair is certainly a bright prospect for Pickleball …

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“Pickleball has helped me to gain recognition amongst the best players…….”

with Shreejit Nair DOB:                      29th July 1998 State:                    Maharashtra City:                       Mumbai Club:                     JMDYC Being a typical Mumbai boy, Cricket ran in blood of Shreejit Nair. He played Cricket from childhood and grew up with a dream to play professional Cricket. And true to his thoughts, Shreejit now plays Cricket …

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“Pickleball has improved my patience and that is helping in playing the net game quite accurately…….”

with Aditya Ruhela DOB:                      19th April 2002 State:                    Rajasthan City:                       Jaipur Club:                     VDN Club Aditya Ruhela is just 18. He is undecided about his future with Pickleball. But presently Aditya, who is also a Lawn Tennis player, is taking Pickleball seriously. “I have been playing Tennis quite for sometime …

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