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Months Into Splashing Millions of Dollars to Transcend the Sport, Pickleball Finds Unique Place in America as Growing Trends Indicate Fresh Moves

Published 05/14/2023, 8:51 AM EDT

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The pickleball fad has shown no signs of stopping anytime soon. With the pickleball slam a major hit, the sport will only increase in popularity as time goes forward. Many pickleball courts are under construction for new aspiring players. Recently, news of fresh courts for the paddle sport is making rounds. The new facilities will take over abandoned stores, giving tennis players some sigh of relief.  

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There have already been several plans of pickleball courts being built in place of tennis courts in the news. As soon as the reports left the office, there was severe backlash about the possibility of the paddle sport taking the place of the racket sport. 

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News of projects for the construction of new pickleball courts has been rampant in the US. Several stores closed their businesses as fewer people are roaming around due to post-pandemic effects. Due to the coronavirus pandemic limiting everyone’s moments, people are pining to go out and find new ways to socialize. But now, more people are getting up to play sports.

New facilities for pickleball would sound like great news to those with no experience in sports. Such great news is not far away as new courts will overtake stores in malls that have been shut for a long time. Bed Bath & Beyond, Old Navy, and Saks Off 5th stores are some of the few shuttered stores that will be used to make pickleball courts. 


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This initiative will improve the health of the general public. Additionally, it will improve the popularity of the sport even more. But pickleball taking over other stores will help tennis fans breathe a sigh of relief.

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Tennis fans started panicking as they heard the news of a grant being awarded for new pickleball courts. Andre Agassi’s hometown, Las Vegas, received news about new facilities for the paddle sport by the City of Las Vegas’ official Twitter account. The council aimed to allot a grant of a whopping $12 million for the sport. The new grant will allow for 30 new courts, which comes as a boon for Agassi. 


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Tennis fans were left in a frenzy as the new facilities will be built upon abandoned tennis courts. However, they can breathe a heavy sigh of relief as pickleball will take over closed-down stores. 



Ripunjay Gaba

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Ripunjay is a Tennis writer with an unwavering passion for the sport and a deep admiration for Roger Federer. He specializes in providing in-depth coverage of everything related to the 'Swiss Maestro.' Ripunjay's love for tennis is evident in the quality of his writing, which is characterized by its clarity, depth, and insightful analysis.

Edited By: Debmallya Chakraborty