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Fontainebleau Las Vegas’ First PPA Tour Pickleball Cup

Fontainebleau Las Vegas’ First PPA Tour: Fontainebleau Las Vegas has announced its debut as the exclusive venue for the first-ever PPA Tour Las Vegas Pickleball Cup, a prestigious championship set to take place from August 27th to September 1st. Key athletes expected are Ben Johns and Anna Leigh Waters, both ranked World No. 1, plus Olympic Gold Medalist Jack Sock. Partnering with the Carvana PPA Tour, the resort aims to raise pickleball into the spotlight on the iconic Las Vegas Strip.

“We are thrilled to be the exclusive home to the PPA Tour Las Vegas Pickleball Cup, the first of its kind on the Strip, We pride ourselves on being industry leaders in the live event, sporting, and entertainment space, so to be able to play host to one of the fastest-growing sports in the world is an honor. We can’t wait to welcome guests for an absolutely exhilarating week of luxury and sportsmanship.” – Fedor Banuchi, Fontainebleau Las Vegas Senior Vice President of Entertainment

Premier Tournament Details

Held in the expansive 105,000-square-foot Royal Ballroom, the six-day tournament will feature the world’s elite pickleball players competing on one of the sport’s grandest stages. Notable athletes expected to participate include Ben Johns and Anna Leigh Waters, ranked World No. 1 in their categories, along with Olympic Gold Medalist Jack Sock and Wimbledon Finalist Genie Bouchard.

Amateur Involvement

In addition to the professional competition, the Las Vegas Pickleball Cup will host an amateur event projected to attract over 1,000 participants of all ages and skill levels from across the nation. This inclusive aspect underscores the tournament’s appeal to both seasoned players and newcomers eager to experience the thrill of competitive pickleball.

Anticipation and Registration

Connor Pardoe, Founder and CEO of the PPA Tour, expressed enthusiasm about the upcoming event.

“The Carvana PPA Tour continues to offer the most spectacular events for fans of and participants in the sport of pickleball, and the Las Vegas Pickleball Cup at the Fontainebleau will raise the bar in that regard, Pros, amateurs, and fans will be able to have the exclusive opportunity to experience the most luxurious resort on the Strip and walk to compete on the grandest stage the sport has to offer.” – Pardoe

Players interested in participating can register through the tournament’s official website, with registration fees set at $95 plus a $40 event fee per entry. Spectators can purchase tickets starting at $25, with special accommodation rates available using the booking code provided upon ticket purchase.

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For more information and to secure participation or tickets, visit the tournament’s official website. Fontainebleau Las Vegas invites pickleball enthusiasts and sports fans to join in this historic event celebrating athleticism and community on the famed Las Vegas Strip.

News in Brief: Fontainebleau Las Vegas’ First PPA Tour Pickleball Cup

Fontainebleau Las Vegas will host their first PPA Tour Las Vegas Pickleball Cup from August 27th to September 1st, marking the sport’s debut on the Strip. Held at the 105,000-square-foot Royal Ballroom, the event features top players like Ben Johns, Anna Leigh Waters, Jack Sock, and Genie Bouchard. Alongside the professional competition, over 1,000 amateurs of all ages will compete. Registration is open on the tournament’s website, with fees starting at $95 plus a $40 event fee per entry. Spectators can buy tickets from $25 onwards, with exclusive resort rates available. Join this historic blend of luxury, sport, and community in Las Vegas.

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