CJ Johnson Headshot
CJ Johnson
Tony Roig
Tony Roig

EPIC Comeback Battle Mixed Doubles Pickleball at the US Open – Senior Pro pickleball strategy

If you want to improve as a player, whether mixed doubles or otherwise (but definitely mixed doubles – and otherwise too), you will be glad you watched this match.

Even if you just want to sit back and enjoy a fun tough pickleball match, you will enjoy this match. Guaranteed.

This Senior Pro Mixed Doubles match has it all: stacking, shake n bake, dink rallies, defense, and specialized mixed doubles strategies (pinching the middle – stretching the pincher). You name it, this match has it.

Plus, it has some really good back and forth, 1 team pulling away, a strong comeback, use of timeouts, etc.

Tony Roig and Leslie Bernard vs Eric Kennedy and Kelly Stroble at the Mintos 2023 Pickleball US Open in Naples, Florida.

Tony Roig

Hola. Hello. Konichiwa. After 40 years playing tennis, I am now a full-time pickleball player and professional. As a 5.0 rated Senior Pro Pickleball Player and an IPTPA-certified Master Teaching Professional, my focus is on helping players like you learn to play their best pickleball. In 2016, shortly after starting to play pickleball, my friend Tom and I jumped into the highest division at the first US Open in Naples, Florida. That morning it became clear just how much there is to learn in this seemingly simple sport – a lifetime of learning if you so choose. Since 2018, I have been on a mission to share my knowledge of pickleball so other players can enjoy the game at a higher level and attain their pickleball objectives. When not studying or playing pickleball, I like to travel with my other half, Jill.

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