Pickleball fans everywhere will have front row access this Sunday to the 2018 Margaritaville USA Pickleball National Championships. A one-hour special, hosted by tennis legends Luke and Murphy Jensen, the must-see dynamic 1993 French Open Doubles Champions, will air at 3 p.m. EST / 12 p.m. PST this Sunday, November 25 on ESPNEWS. The program will re-air on the same network at 1 p.m. EST / 10 a.m. PST on Saturday, December 22. 16 hours of on-demand replays of the tournament are also available on ESPN3. Click here for details.
“We’re thrilled to announce our collaboration with ESPN, making it possible for viewers at home to join in on all of the fun and excitement around this growing sport,” said Tamara Baldanza-Dekker, Margaritaville’s chief marketing officer. “Whether watching at home or experiencing the event in person, spectators are in for a great time. Fins Up, Paddles Up!”
The 2018 Margaritaville USA Pickleball National Championships – which drew over 2,200 players of all ages and skill levels – was recently held at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden in partnership with sports and entertainment management company Desert Champions and the United States Pickleball Association (USAPA). Margaritaville is the title sponsor of the premier sanctioned tournament of the USAPA.