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Former Wimbledon Champion and Other Top Tennis Players Move to Pickleball

Tuesday, October 11th, 2022

Have you heard? Former Wimbledon Junior Champion moving into the field of pro pickleball. Noah Rubin and former top American tennis player Sam Querrey are making the transition from tennis to pickle.

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Noah Rubin, who is a Wimbledon junior singles champion at the age of 18 years old, just announced he will be pursuing a career in professional pickleball. This comes shortly after the news that Lebron James has bought a Major League Pickleball team and brought awareness of the game to billions of people around the world. Just before the news dropped about Lebron James, Sam Querrey, a former top 15 tennis player in the world was interviewed by top pickleball pro player

Tyson McGuffin. Querrey shared that he

retired from tennis at the US Open this past summer and that he would be making a showing on the pickleball scene starting in January 2023.

"Starting January one, yeah, in three months I'm top ten in the world". -Sam Querrey

John Isner is also gracing the pickleball court in the Dick's Sporting Goods Celebrity Pickleball night along with Dirk Nowitzki, Jordan Spieth and Scottie Scheffler. We love to see tennis players appreciate the sport of pickleball. Who do you think will be next? Let us know in the comments.


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