James Blake has welcomed his fellow former tennis participant Kim Clijsters to the league of athletic homeowners of Major League Pickleball with an fun remark highlighting Clijsters’ implausible tennis abilities.
Pickleball is America’s quickest-rising game and has attracted a slew of megastar athlete homeowners like NBA legend LeBron James, former Super Bowl winner Drew Brees and James Blake, amongst others. Meanwhile, Blake and NBA crew Milwaukee Bucks owner Marc Lasry personal The Lions, one in all 12 MLP groups this season. MLP is increasing to 16 groups subsequent 12 months.
Since her retirement, Clijsters has performed pickleball steadily with Wall Street bond saleswoman Callie Simpkins and fiscal guide Kaitlyn Kerr. The Belgian has now teamed up with NFL legend Tom Brady to transform the co-owner of a new MLP crew. Simpkins and Kerr will likely be a part of the possession workforce – led by Knighthead Capital Management – as a part of MLP’s enlargement plan for 2023.
Blake tweeted about Clijsters’ arrival on the scene, jokingly lamenting that he’s now not the ‘highest tennis participant’ in the workforce of athlete homeowners in the MLP. He tweeted:
“Welcome to the league Kim Clijsters. I started as the best athlete of the owners. Then Drew Brees came along. But at least I stayed the best tennis player. Now I’ve got nothing.”
Pickleball is a game that mixes facets of tennis, badminton and ping-pong and is performed on out of doors badminton-sized courts 44 ft lengthy. An estimated 4.8 million avid gamers performed pickleball remaining 12 months.
“I’m excited at the investment opportunity” – Kim Clijsters