MLP Mesa Arizona: 2023 Major League Pickleball Season Kicks Off

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Did you get a chance to check out MLP Mesa, Arizona as the 2023 season kicked off live on the Tennis Channel? If not, we have you covered!

This past weekend the world's best and brightest pickleball stars took to the courts in Mesa, Arizona for an action-packed weekend of Major League Pickleball. This was the first of six events slated to take place throughout the season for MLP.

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After battling it out in a round-robin group stage, the MLP's Premier and Challenger level teams were placed in a six team bracket for the right to be crowned the first champion of the 2023 season. There were some unforgettable matchups and excruciatingly close dreambreakers that could very well shape the future of pickleball.

Here is everything you missed at MLP Mesa Arizona:

MLP Mesa Challenger Level

MLP Mesa Challenger Level Champions: Bay Area Breakers

Sixth Man of Mesa: Meghan Fudge and Stefan Auvergne

Premier Level

Team Rivalry of the Weekend: Battle of the Border

Los Angeles Mad Drops vs. Florida Smash Semi-Final

Seattle Pioneers vs. New York Hustlers Semi-Final

Los Angeles Mad Drops vs. New York Hustlers Championship Match

What was your highlight of MLP Mesa, Arizona? Shoot us a message on Twitter @137pm and let us know!

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