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PPA’s Select Medical Orange County Cup 2024 Hits California

PPA’s Select Medical Orange County Cup 2024: San Clemente, California, enthusiastically anticipates the return of top-tier pickleball action as the Select Medical Orange County Cup 2024 prepares to start from June 24th to June 30th at Life Time Rancho San Clemente. This event, integral to the Professional Pickleball Association (PPA) Tour, promises a week filled with intense competition and exciting matches across various categories.

Overview of the Tournament

The Select Medical Orange County Cup stands as a mainstay in the world of pickleball, drawing over 1,300 players from across the globe. Both Professionals and amateurs gather at the scenic courts of Life Time Rancho San Clemente, each aiming for glory and a share of the substantial $133,000 prize pool.

Events and Participants

Participants will engage in exciting matches across multiple divisions:
Men’s and Women’s Singles: Featuring top-ranked players battling for individual supremacy.
Mixed Doubles: Dynamic partnerships such as the incredible duo of Ben Johns and Anna Leigh Waters, alongside other celebrated teams, will showcase their synchronized skills.
Men’s and Women’s Doubles: Teams will demonstrate strategic skills and teamwork in pursuit of victory.

Key Players to Watch

The tournament features an impressive lineup of athletes, including #1 ranked female player Anna Leigh Waters and #1 male player Ben Johns. Their presence guarantees high-level play and intense matchups that attract both seasoned pickleball enthusiasts and newcomers to the sport.

Tournament Format and Points

The Select Medical Orange County Cup awards significant ranking points to professionals, shaping the PPA Tour standings. With Cups like this worth 1,500 ranking points, competitors have a crucial opportunity to improve their status within the sport based on their performance throughout the event.

Beyond Professional Play

While professionals compete for top honors, the tournament warmly welcomes amateur players of all ages and skill levels. Amateurs can participate in dedicated brackets tailored to their expertise, ensuring an inclusive and engaging experience for all participants.

PPA's Select Medical Orange County Cup 2024 Hits California
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Community and Championship Series

Notably, the Select Medical Orange County Cup contributes to the United Pickleball State Championship Series. This broader initiative spans multiple tournaments nationwide, across all 50 states, and encompasses 6 regional events, offering a platform for players of all ages and skill levels to engage in spirited competition. Each tournament stands as one of the largest in its state, ensuring a diverse and competitive field that motivates players to develop and refine their skills. The series reaches its climax with the ultimate event, to determine the top pickleball state champions in Dallas, Texas, starting on November 4.

Sponsorship Details:

The Select Medical Orange County Cup 2024 is sponsored by Select Medical as the event sponsor and Intralinks as the presenting sponsor. Their generous support ensures a successful and memorable tournament experience, highlighting excellence in sportsmanship and competitive spirit in Orange County.

Spectator Experience

For those longing to experience the excitement firsthand, tickets starting at $25 provide access to exciting matches and the opportunity to immerse themselves in the lively atmosphere of competitive pickleball. Whether attending in person at Life Time Rancho San Clemente or following the action via broadcasts on platforms like PickleballTV and ESPN2, fans are assured front-row seats to the peak of pickleball action.

PPA's Select Medical Orange County Cup 2024 Hits California
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As the Select Medical Orange County Cup 2024 approaches, anticipation mounts among players, fans, and organizers, this event not only celebrates the sport’s elite but also builds community spirit and passion for pickleball at its finest. For more information on tickets, broadcasts, and tournament updates, visit ppatour.com and prepare to witness pickleball history take shape in San Clemente this June.

News in Brief: PPA’s Select Medical Orange County Cup 2024

The Select Medical Orange County Cup 2024 in San Clemente, California, is set for June 24th-30th at Life Time Rancho San Clemente. This PPA Tour event features over 1,300 players competing for a $133,000 prize pool across singles, doubles, and mixed doubles divisions. Top players like Anna Leigh Waters and Ben Johns will showcase their skills, with the tournament offering 1,500 ranking points. Amateurs can also participate, ensuring an inclusive experience. Sponsored by Select Medical and Intralinks, the event promises exciting competition and community spirit. Spectators can attend or watch live on PickleballTV and ESPN2.

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