Daytona Beach Open
The APP Tour's Daytona Beach Open was a pickleball tournament held at Pictona at Holly Hill in Daytona Beach, Florida, from February 8-12, 2023. Hunter Johnson and Parris Todd won the men's and women's pro singles titles, respectively.
Hunter Johnson defeated his brother Yates to win his second-straight men's pro singles gold medal. Parris Todd defeated Salome Devidze to win her own second-straight women's pro singles gold medal. Todd and Jardim won their second consecutive women's pro doubles gold medals, while Daescu and Kyle Yates won their second straight men's pro doubles gold medal. Oshiro and Long upset the top-seeded Todd and Hunter Johnson to win the mixed pro doubles gold to conclude the tournament.
The 2023 Daytona Beach Open was a major success, with a record number of players participating and a high level of competition. The tournament was a great showcase for the growth of pickleball in the United States.
Here is a summary of the gold medal winners in each division:
Men's pro singles: Hunter Johnson
Women's pro singles: Parris Todd
Men's pro doubles: Andrei Daescu and Kyle Yates
Women's pro doubles: Parris Todd and Simone Jardim
Mixed pro doubles: Brendon Long and Bobbi Oshiro