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Pickleball is back! What is pickleball?

A popular game made even more popular due to COVID-19
Posted at 10:47 PM, May 02, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-03 01:49:36-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Pickleball is back! Wait, what is pickleball?

Gov. Sisolak announced last week some outdoor activities could return after more than a month of being closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

On the list of activities that could resume starting May 1 were golf, tennis and pickleball.

Leaving some scratching their heads wondering what this game was, while others were excited to get back out on the court and play with friends.

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The rules from the USA Pickleball Association are quite simple and similar to tennis for those familiar with that game.

The game is played on a court with a net, ball and rackets with the goal of being the first person or team of two players to 11 points, winning by at least 2 points. Click here for the full rules.

After Sisolak and other state's governors announced pickleball courts would be reopening, Twitter lit up with many tweets asking for answers.