Venus Williams, a seven-time Grand Slam winner, claims she has nothing against pickleball and is “glad to see people holding a racket in their hands.” Pickleball, the fastest-growing sport in the country, is a hybrid of ping-pong, badminton, and tennis.
Tennis players have recently begun to notice and discuss pickleball. Williams received inquiries through her clothing line EleVen by Venus, and she responded to them. “Why are tennis players talking about pickleball and what on earth is it? It has the euphemistic quality of “the query Williams was asked was read.
“Pickleball is developing, and I’m pleased to see people using any kind of racquet in their hands,” Williams retorted.”
Williams does not dislike pickleball.
Tom Brady, a legend in the NFL, and Kim Clijsters, a legend in tennis, just made the announcement that they were purchasing a Major League Pickleball club.
“I’ve been looking for a means to extend my professional athletic career through my forties, even into my fifties, sixties, and seventies. whenever I can. Pickleball, it seems, is the solution that everyone else has discovered. I’m thrilled to say that I have become a member of the MLP family.
I’m here to triumph. I’m coming here to win the game. Let’s play pickleball, f———! Brady issued a statement in a post on Instagram. Clijsters, who announced her retirement from competitive tennis this year, expressed excitement in opening a pickleball franchise.
“I’m thrilled about the investment potential, of course. But what really thrills me about becoming an MLP owner is that I get to work with amazing people who also happen to be some of my closest friends to help create the future of pickleball, a sport I have grown to love.
I’m excited to use my expertise from the top tiers of professional tennis to advance the sport of pickleball and promote professional pickleball “said Clijsters.