Palm Beach Gardens, FL
Andrei Daescu, originally from Bucharest, Romania, has cemented himself as one of the top men's pros in all of pickleball, winning numerous gold medals. After moving to America with a tennis scholarship to the University of Oklahoma, Daescu enjoyed a five-year professional tennis career in Europe. Daescu began his pickleball career in 2017 and joined the APP in 2019, where he quickly rose the ranks as a fan favorite. When he's not playing APP tournaments, Daescu is the Head Touring Pro for Racquet Sports at BallenIsles Country Club in West Palm Beach, Florida.