Connect with us

Sports

Tennis Legends Compete in Pickleball Slam 2

Published

on

Andre Agassi, Steffi Graf, John McEnroe & Maria Sharapova compete for $1M purse in electrifying Pickleball Slam 2 in front of global TV audience on ESPN and a packed house at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino.

February 5th, 2024

On Sunday, tennis legends Andre Agassi, Steffi Graf, John McEnroe, and Maria Sharapova competed for a $1M purse in the Pickleball Slam 2, the premier showcase of the fastest growing sport in America. The event was broadcast live in front of an energetic, packed house at Hard Rock Live at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, FL in Primetime on ESPN. The event saw Team Agassi and Graf emerge victorious, taking home the biggest single event prize in pickleball history.

In the electric main event, Agassi/Graf defeated McEnroe/Sharapova (11-7); (13-11).

Also participating in Slam 2 as players/coaches were tennis professionals who have turned their attention to pickleball: Jack Sock (a professional pickleball player) and James Blake (co-owner, Major League Pickleball’s Milwaukee Mashers). Sock was part of Team Agassi/Graf while Blake joined Team McEnroe/Sharapova.

To open the competition, Agassi/Sock defeated McEnroe/Blake (11-7); (9-11); (11-8). In the second match, Graf/Sock topped Sharapova/Blake (9-11); (11-8); (17-15).

For more information, please visit www.thepickleballslam.com.

About Horizon Sports & Experiences (HS&E)
Horizon Sports & Experiences (HS&E) provides a unique and complementary combination of sports, experiential marketing, and media capabilities. HS&E has a core focus on IP creation and monetization, strategic advisory and consulting, media rights, sponsorship, sales, and experiential, Metaverse, and Web3.0 strategy and activation. HS&E is led by co-CEOs David Levy and Chris Weil.

About InsideOut Sports + Entertainment (ISE)
InsideOut Sports + Entertainment (ISE) is a Los Angeles based independent event producer founded in 2004 by former world No.1 and Hall of Fame tennis player Jim Courier and former SFX and Clear Channel executive Jon Venison. InsideOut owns and operates numerous proprietary events and promotions including the Champions Series, the Legendary Night Series of exhibitions, and numerous customized private and public outings. To date, InsideOut has produced over 300 events in 44 states and 12 countries and is committed to a strong charity tie-in with every public event it owns or produces. Since inception, InsideOut events have contributed over $5 million to various charitable causes.

  • Pickleball Slam 2. Credit Allmeid for Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood

  • Pickleball Slam 2. Credit Allmeid for Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood

  • Pickleball Slam 2. Credit Allmeid for Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood

  • Pickleball Slam 2. Credit Allmeid for Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood

  • Pickleball Slam 2. Credit Allmeid for Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood

  • Pickleball Slam 2. Credit Allmeid for Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood

  • Pickleball Slam 2. Credit Allmeid for Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood

  • Pickleball Slam 2. Credit Allmeid for Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood

  • Pickleball Slam 2. Credit Allmeid for Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood

  • Pickleball Slam 2. Credit Allmeid for Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood

  • Pickleball Slam 2. Credit Allmeid for Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood

  • Pickleball Slam 2. Credit Allmeid for Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood

  • Pickleball Slam 2. Credit Allmeid for Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood

  • Pickleball Slam 2. Credit Allmeid for Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood

  • Pickleball Slam 2. Credit Allmeid for Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood

Welcome to South Florida Insider!

Sports

LIV Golf Miami Comes to a Stunning Close

Published

on

By

Dean Burmester Stuns Sergio Garcia in Epic Playoff Duel to Claim LIV Golf Miami Crown and $4 Million Prize while Jon Rahm’s Legion XIII Reigns Supreme and clinches Team Title. (more…)

Continue Reading

Sports

LIV GOLF MIAMI – ROUND 2 RECAP

Published

on

Sergio Garcia’s Long-Awaited Victory Dance on the Blue Monster?

The award-winning artist Akon closes out the day with wildly fun performance.
(more…)

Continue Reading

Sports

LIV GOLF MIAMI – ROUND 1 RECAP

Published

on

Talor Gooch Reignites Form, Shares Lead with Garcia and Uihlein at LIV Golf Miami Opener. (more…)

Continue Reading

Sports

Christian Kukuk Wins Rolex Grand Prix at Wellington International

Published

on

Wellington International Hosted a Thrilling Culmination of Winter Equestrian Festival with $500,000 Rolex Grand Prix; Christian Kukuk Claimed Top Honors Amidst Intense Competition, Setting the Stage for Summer Olympic Aspirations. (more…)

Continue Reading

Sports

Miami Open Creates Historic Memories Once Again

Published

on

Collins and Sinner Sweep Titles with Stellar Performances at Miami Open! (more…)

Continue Reading

Sports

UFC 299 a Massive Success

Published

on

O’Malley puts on a clinic, Poirier shines again and several contenders emerge in a great night of fights at UFC 299 in Miami’s Kaseya Center. (more…)

Continue Reading

Sports

UFC 299’s Hype at Enormous Height Among Fans

Published

on

By

UFC 299 Press Conference Transforms the Sunshine State into a Feverish Cauldron of Fighter Fever as Fans Craft an Unforgettable Fusion of South Florida Spirit and Octagon Enthusiasm! (more…)

Continue Reading

Sports

Taylor Fritz wins again at Delray Beach Open

Published

on

Taylor Fritz becomes back-to-back Delray Beach Open singles champion with exciting match vs fellow top-ranked American Tommy Paul. (more…)

Continue Reading

Trending