2016 U.S. OPEN PICKLEBALL CHAMPION, MARCIN ROZPEDSKI

Originally from Poland, Marcin had a successful career as a professional tennis player until illness (malaria) forced him to retire. He began teaching tennis at several clubs in the Palm Desert area, and College of the Desert, and served as hitting partner for professional tennis players Ana Ivanovic and Victoria Azarenka.

Marcin began playing Pickleball several years ago and has been an outstanding performer in singles and doubles competitions in the open and pro division. Marcin's singles match record consists of 72 wins and 2 losses. His many accomplishments include:
 
1st Place in Singles, Nationals; November, 2015
• 1st Place in Singles, US Open; May 2016
• 1st Place in Singles, Tournament of Champions; September, 2016
• 1st Place in Singles, Nationals; November 2016
• 2nd Place in Singles, Spring Fling National Palm Desert, CA; March, 2017
1st Place in Doubles, Tournament of Champions; September, 2017
North American Captain for Bainbridge Cup International Madrid, Spain; September 2017
  • Bronze in Men's Doubles & Mixed, Spring Fling National Palm Desert; March, 2018
  • Silver in Men's Doubles & 4th in Mixed, US Open Florida; April 2018
  • 6th in Men's Doubles, Tournament of Champions Ogden, Utah; September 2018
  • Bronze in Men's Doubles, Nationals Indian Wells, CA; November 2018