Thousands expected for US Open Pickleball Championships in Naples, Florida

NAPLES, Fla. – The US Open Pickleball Tournament is kicking off Saturday in Naples.

More than 2,000 players are signed up to compete.

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Organizers said they are expecting around 8,000 people to come out and watch the games.

The tournament is split up by different age groups. The youngest player is only ten years old.

Event staff said spectators and athletes fill the Naples hotels and stop by plenty of restaurants while they’re in town.

If you see a lot of people around the Naples area over the next week, now you know why.

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