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APP Tour Announces Historic Broadcast Deal with CBS Sports – January 2023

The broadcast deal includes 12 hours of live matches and highlight-driven programs on CBS Sports Network. Following is a list of the 2023 APP events you can find on CBS Sports Network:

  • Sunday, January 15 @ 4:30-6:30 PM ET
  • Monday, March 20 @ 9:00 – 10:00 PM ET
  • Monday, April 3 @ 9:00 – 10:00 PM ET
  • Sunday, April 30@ 7:00 – 9:00 PM ET
  • Sunday, May 14 @ 12:00 – 2:00 PM ET (Live)
  • Monday, June 26 @ 7:00 – 8:00 PM ET
  • Monday, September 11 @ 8:00 – 9:00 PM ET
  • Sunday, October 1 @ 12:00 – 2:00 PM ET (Live)
  • Sunday, October 29 @ 12:00 – 2:00 PM ET (Live)

CBS and CBS Sports – August 13 & 14, 2022

Skechers Invitational Summer Championships – Live on CBS, Saturday, August 13 beginning at 1:00 PM Pacific Time.  This will be the largest pickleball television audience in history!  Matches on Sunday, August 14 will be on CBS Sports.

Live on CBS, Saturday, August 13, 2022

  • Saturday, August 13 @ 1:00 PM PT: Anna Leigh Waters / Leigh Waters vs. Callie Smith / Lucy Kovalova
  • Saturday, August 13 @ 2:00 PM PT: Riley Newman / Matt Wright vs. Ben Johns / Collin Johns

Live on CBS Sports, Sunday, August 14, 2022

  • Sunday, August 14 @ 12:00 PM PT:  Lucy Kovalva / Matt Wright vs. Catherine Parenteau / Riley Newman
  • Sunday, August 14 @ 1:00 PM PT:  Tyson McGuffin vs. Ben Johns
  • Sunday, August 14 @ 2:00 PM PT:  Catherine Parenteau vs. Anna Leigh Waters

CBS Sports Network Coverage of the 2022 U.S. Open

CBS Sports Network will be broadcasting the Women’s and Men’s Pro Finals LIVE 7:00 — 9:00 EST on Saturday, April 30, 2022.


The 2021 U.S. Open


2020 U.S. Open Update:


Exciting news for all you pickleball addicts!!! The 2020 Pickleball US Open (two Pro Finals) will be shown live on CBS Sports Network (CBSSN) on Saturday night, April 25, 2020.

No longer will the pickleball community have to anxiously wait 3 weeks for the tape-delayed matches to be aired.  No longer will matches be edited to “neatly” fit into a 1-hour time slot.

Set your DVR for exciting live pickleball action from the 2020 Minto US Open Pickleball Championships on April 25, 2020, on CBS Sports Network.

LIVE CBS Sports Network Coverage of the 2020 U.S. Open

Be sure to tune in to the 2020 Pickleball U.S. Open from Naples, Florida.   The PRO FINALS will be televised live on CBS Sports Network as follows:

  • PRO FINALS:  Saturday, April 25, 2020

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CBS Sports Network Coverage of the 2019 U.S. Open

Be sure to tune in to the 2019 Pickleball U.S. Open from Naples, Florida.   The PRO FINALS will be televised on CBS Sports Network as follows:

  • PRO FINALS:  Friday, May 24, 2019 @ 7:00 PM (EST)

See coverage and highlights of Simone Jardim and Kyle Yates vs. Lucy Kovalova and Matt Wright in the Mixed Pro Doubles finals as well as Kyle Yates and Ben Johns vs. Dave Weinbach and Matt Wright in the Men’s Pro Doubles finals.


CBS Sports Network Coverage of the 2018 U.S. Open

  • MIXED PRO DOUBLES:  May 25, 2018 @ 7:00 PM (EST)
  • MEN’S PRO DOUBLES:  June 1, 2018 @ 7:00 PM (EST)
  • WOMEN’S PRO DOUBLES:  June 1, 2018 @ 8:00 PM (EST)

CBS Sports Network Coverage of the 2017 USAPA Pickleball National Championships

Be sure to tune in to the 2017 USAPA Pickleball National Championships from Casa Grande, AZ.  The tournament was played November 4-12, 2017, and is scheduled to be televised by CBS Sports on Saturday, December 23, 2017, at 1:00 PM EST.

CBS Sports Network — Television Coverage of 2017 US Open Pickleball Championships

On Friday, May 19, 2017 at 8:00PM — and again on Friday, May 26, 2017, at 7:00PM — CBS Sports Network will be televising the Men’s Double Pro Finals of the 2017 Pickleball U.S. Open Championships.  From Naples, Florida, Kyle Yates and Dave Weinbach are looking to claim back-to-back titles as they battle Rafael Siebenschein and Matt Wright.


It’s Not CBS — It’s CBS Sports Network!

Don’t make the mistake of simply tuning into CBS — make sure you tune into CBS Sports Network.  The CBS Sports Network is a digital cable and satellite television network that is owned by the CBS Corporation. Click here to view the channel finder to see which channel CBS Sports Network is for your cable provider.

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4 Comments

  1. Who is the genius who cancelled/postponed at the last moment today’s video of the USAPA’s 2017 national pickleball championships which were held in Casa Grande, AZ November 4-12?

    We had a big party planned around this program. I imagine there were quite a few pickleball parties around the country that were similarly disappointed. Don’t mess with pickleballers like this again!

    Dave Whisner
    Sedona, AZ

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