Get ready to experience an adrenaline-packed showdown as Maria Sharapova unleashes her awe-inspiring competitive drive at the Pickleball Slam 2, playing with her Franklin pickleball gear. In this electrifying event, she will go head-to-head with other tennis icons, vying for a staggering $1 million purse.
The stage is set for a clash of titans as four former world #1 ranked players and multi-Slam champions gather for the ultimate pickleball spectacle. Sharapova will join forces with John McEnroe to challenge the formidable duo of Andre Agassi and Steffi Graf. With a collective tally of 42 Grand Slam titles between them, the stakes are high – but who will emerge victorious at the Pickleball Slam 2?
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Naturally, Sharapova is extending her marketability to the realm of pickleball, revealing an exciting collaboration with Franklin, a leading manufacturer of pickleball products. The Russian will play with their FS Tour Series of pickleball paddles. Moreover, the Franklin ball will be the official ball of Slam 2. “It’s going to be more legendary,” says Sharapova in the new ad.
The event is set to take place on February 4 in Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Florida.