Dec 7, 2021

Tuesday Notebook

Players compete in the Senior Pro Women's doubles gold medal match during the Margaritaville USA Pickleball National Championships Presented by Pickleball Central at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2021.

After two years, it’s incredible to have pickleball’s largest event of the year, the 2021 Margaritaville USA Pickleball National Championships presented by Pickleball Central back at the stunning Indian Wells Tennis Garden! About 2,500 players from 49 states are on hand this week to compete for the largest cash prize in the history of the sport!

The event kicked off with Senior Pro Womens Doubles 50+ with gold medals going to Cammy MacGregor and Jennifer Dawson. Senior Pro Mens Singles was a hard-fought match with Mattias Johansson taking gold and Paul Olin winning Silver.

Players compete during the Margaritaville USA Pickleball National Championships Presented by Pickleball Central at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2021.

Wednesday, Dec. 8:
Tomorrow will be Women’s Singles and Men’s Doubles (50+, 55+, 60+). Senior Pro Women’s Singles and Senior Pro Men’s Doubles. Today at 2:00 PT Pro Players will be available for media interviews at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden at Stadium 2 (Second Floor Terrace – next to Nobu).

Where to Watch:
The Margaritaville USA Pickleball National Championships presented by Pickleball Central to be held December 7– 14, 2021 at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden, will feature LIVE @ NATIONALS program with expansive coverage on ESPN+, For The Fans, Roku, Selkirk TV and YouTube, and over 100 total hours of live action from 3 courts. The program will provide coverage from December 7– 12 on the respective platforms and accessible from the official event website at usapickleballnationals.com.

The broadcast schedule will start on Tuesday, December 7 with the Senior Pro Women’s Doubles and Men’s Singles and run through Sunday December 12 culminating with “Championship Sunday”, gold medal matches in Pro Women’s Singles, Pro Men’s Singles, Pro Women’s Doubles and Pro Men’s Doubles. The Live at Nationals broadcast will start each day at 10am Pacific time / 1pm Eastern through 5pm Pacific time / 8pm Eastern.

A special 2-hour broadcast of the Margaritaville USA Pickleball National Championships will air nation-wide on ESPN-U on Sunday, December 26 at 1:00pm ET (10:00am PT).

The broadcast talent for the event will be led by professional host and LA Rams game day host Camryn Irwin. The broadcast will also feature a couple of familiar faces, such as industry veterans and players, Dominic Catalano and Dave Fleming, both of whom have been broadcast announcers for the 2021 USA Pickleball National Championship Series. Mark Renneson, a professional player and instructor, will also be returning to the booth from his previous stint as a play-by-play announcer during the 2019 Margaritaville USA Pickleball National Championships.

How to Follow:
Everything related to the event including daily updates is posted here on the main Event website. In addition, fans can get updates, photos and videos from the following social media channels:

Event FacebookUSA Pickleball FacebookEvent InstagramUSA Pickleball Instagram

 

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