PPA Championship: Thu Oct 21 - Sun Oct 24, 2021 (Recap)

PPA Championship


  • Pro Men's Singles – Zane Navratil, Tyson McGuffin, Jay Devilliers.
  • Pro Women's Singles - Catherine Parenteau, Anna Leigh Waters, Callie Smith.
  • Pro Mixed Doubles – Jessie Irvine & Jay Devilliers, Lindsey Newman & Riley Newman, Lucy Kovalova & Matt Wright.
  • Pro Men's Doubles – Adam Stone & Dekel Bar, Tyson McGuffin & Riley Newman, Ben Johns & Matt Wright.
  • Pro Women's Doubles – Catherine Parenteau & Jessie Irvine, Anna Leigh Waters & Leigh Waters, Callie Smith & Corrine Carr.


  • Sr. Pro Men's Singles – Mattias Johansson, Paul Olin, Dk Ajiri.
  • Sr. Pro Women's Singles – Nathalie Bagby, Jen Lassandro, Sue Johnston
  • Sr. Pro Mixed Doubles – Kris Anderson & Dave Weinbach, Beth Bellamy & Rick Witsken, Eva Welsher & Jose Derisi.
  • Sr. Pro Men's Doubles – Dave Weinbach & Dayne Gingrich, Kevin Booth & Scott Crandall, Dan Granot & Mircea Morariu.
  • Sr. Pro Women's Doubles – Eva Welsher & Beth Bellamy, Kim Kesner & Helen Wilhelm, Celeste Pafford & Takako Tourangeau.

Find the full results and brackets (for final scores) on PickleballTournaments.com.

HOW TO RE-WATCH: Find the matches on PPA’s YouTube channel.

UP NEXT: Later this week, Fri Nov 5 - Mon Nov 8, is Major League Pickleball, hosting their first ever Ryder Cup-like Pickleball tournament in Dripping Springs, TX.

TIDBITS OF INTEREST (written before the tourney began):

  • This tournament is played at the Darling Tennis Center in Las Vegas, which has a really cool stadium around Center Court.
  • In Men's Pro Singles (Thursday), there's a very large field of 45 competitors! (New record maybe?) Likely favorites include Ben Johns, Tyson McGuffin, Jay Devilliers, Jw Johnson, Zane Navratil, Dekel Bar, AJ Koller, Gabriel Joseph, Ryan Sherry, and Tyler Loong.
  • In Women's Pro Singles (also Thursday), the field has 14 contestants. Likely favorites include Anna Leigh Waters, Catherine Parenteau, Callie Smith, Lea Jansen, Simone Jardim, Irina Tereschenko, Jill Braverman, and Lauren Stratman.
  • In Mixed Pro Doubles (Friday), we have 30 teams in the field.  Some of the likely favorites include Simone Jardim & Ben Johns, Lucy Kovalova & Matt Wright, Lindsey Newman & Riley Newman, Jessie Irvine & Jay Devilliers, Lea Jansen & Collin Johns, AJ Koller & Lee Whitwell, Leigh Waters & Tyson McGuffin, Irina Tereschenko & Callan Dawson, Lauren Stratman & Pat Smith, Catherine Parenteau & Dekel Bar, Anna Leigh Waters & Kyle Yates, Susannah Barr & Tyler Loong, Corrine Carr & Adam Stone, Jill Braverman & Zane Navratil.
  • In Women's Pro Doubles (Saturday), we have 13 teams in the draw.  Likely favorites include Simone Jardim & Lucy Kovalova, Leigh Waters & Anna Leigh Waters, Catherine Parenteau & Jessie Irvine, Corrine Carr & Callie Smith, Vivienne David & Lee Whitwell, Lauren Stratman & Irina Tereschenko, Lea Jansen & Susannah Barr, Christine McGrath & Lindsey Newman.
  • In Men's Pro Doubles (also Saturday), we have 25 teams in the draw. Likely favorites include Ben Johns & Matt Wright, Riley Newman & Tyson McGuffin, Dekel Bar & Adam Stone, Jay Devilliers & Pat Smith, Jw Johnson & Callan Dawson, AJ Koller & Thomas Wilson, Tyler Loong & Spencer Smith, Jeff Warnick & Joey Farias.

ADDITIONAL ANALYSIS: Slim & Gritty's fantasy draft, and also the Live Blog. (Disclaimer: Once again, I have no affiliation with this site, I don't know who the authors are, and I don't agree with everything that they write, but I appreciate their commentary.)

WHO: Full team & player list available here at PickleballTournaments.com.

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