Pickleball Debuts in Subway Commonwealth Games

Lynchburg – One of the new sports debuting this year in the Subway Commonwealth Games is pickleball, the competition being held at Lynchburg’s Boonsboro Country Club. Pickleball has attracted a whopping 150 participants in its first year in the Games. So what IS pickleball? It’s sort of a combination of tennis and table tennis, a fast-paced game played on a mini tennis court with a baseball-sized whiffle ball and an extended paddle. Two big differences from tennis, you must serve UNDERHANDED and you can’t slam in the front court, overheads only in the backcourt.

Link to full story: http://www.wset.com/story/26117018/pickleball-debuts-in-subway-commonwealth-games

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