The growing sport of pickleball on LI

Pickleball combines the concepts of tennis, badminton and

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Pickleball combines the concepts of tennis, badminton and pingpong, and is played in doubles format on a court about a third of the size of a tennis court. Most people play because they enjoy the exercise and social aspects, but on Tuesday, May 16, 2017, USA Pickleball Association Metro District Atlantic Region district ambassador Jones Wong said there is a growing contingent of elite, competitive players of all ages who compete nationally. (Credit: Newsday / Jeffrey Basinger)

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