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World Pickleball day October 10, 2020 at Pavan pickle ball academy Ahmedabad, India

A rapidly-growing sport in the US, pickleball is gaining in popularity in India too. The biggest challenge in Mumbai is getting open space.

When it comes to racket sports, I believe that everyone will think of badminton, table tennis, tennis and other popular items, but there is actually a racket sports that combines the gameplay, skills and rules of the above three sports . This issue of SportsroadJunior introduces you to this more than 50-year-old sport-Pickleball.

Poulomi Kundu with Ashwani Kumar Wadhwa DOB:              20th October 1963 State:             Rajasthan City:               Jaipur Club:              Playard & VDN  “I think when you share yourself with others, life begins to find its meaning; the time you touch the heart of others is the moment you truly start living…….” Ashwini Wadhwa’s philosophy in life truly reflects […]

  with Aniket Pramod Durgawali DOB:              21st July 1995 State:             Maharashtra City:               Mumbai Club:              Club CK, Club NX  Aniket Durgawali, at a certain point of time, was a Cricket fanatic just as any other Indian. He devoted much time to Cricket in his school and later in his college. But in 2013, when Chetan […]

Combine the elements of tennis, badminton and table tennis together, and you get pickleball – a game played in groups of twos or fours with wooden paddles that is a stranger to many. But as Sunil Walavalkar, the founder of All India Pickleball Association (AIPA), tells us, you have to play the game to become…