Lisa Jenkins steps forward into the pickleball court, keeping her eyes locked on the bright yellow ball drifting over the net. Her paddle meets the ball, and Jenkins volleys it back to the other team. Thwack! Jenkins and her doubles partner, Clark Johnson, and their two opponents engage in a long rally—thwack! Thwack! Thwack! Eventually they emerge with the point. The two tap their paddles in celebration before Jenkins gets ready to serve.
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