Meet The Pros – Kris Anderson
Kris is a great competitor and a doubles master. She has played with the best and competes against the best. Enjoy!
Can you list for us your major wins so we can correctly introduce you to our readers?
2019 Texas Open, Senior (Sr) Mixed Open with Dave Weinbach – Gold
Sr Women’s Open with Lisa Naumu – Gold
2019 Tournament of Champions (ToC) Senior Mixed Doubles Pro with Kevin Booth – Gold
Sr Women’s Doubles Pro with Lisa Naumu -Silver
2019 The Lakes Spring Fling, Women’s Doubles 50+ with Lisa Naumu – Gold
2019 US Open, Sr Open Mixed Pro with Scott Moore – Gold
Sr Open Women’s With Lisa Naumu – Silver
2018 USAPA Nationals, 50+ Women’s Doubles with Bonnie Williams – Gold
Sr. Open Mixed with Scott Moore – Gold
Sr. Open Women’s with Bonnie Williams – Silver
2018 ToC, Sr. Open Mixed with Kevin Booth – Gold
Sr Open Women’s with Bonnie Williams – Silver
2018 US Open, Sr. Open Mixed Doubles with Kevin Booth – Bronze
2017 USAPA Nationals, Sr Open Mixed with Kevin Booth – Gold
2016 USAPA Nationals, Sr. Open Mixed with Scott Moore – Gold
Sr Open Women’s with Mona Burnett – Silver
2016 US Open, 50+ Mixed with Mike Gates – Silver
Sr Open Mixed with Mike Gates – Gold
Sr Open Women’s with Tracy Worley – Bronze
2014 USAPA Nationals, Women’s 50+ with Tracy Worley – Gold
What paddle do you play with and why?
I just switched this week to the new Onix Evoke Premier Paddle. I love it. It has a great grip, nice texture and balance.
What is your pickleball story? How were you introduced to pickleball?
I was playing tennis one day and it started raining so someone said let’s go in the gym and try pickleball. I loved it immediately and couldn’t wait to play again.
What is your preference – playing indoors or outdoors?
Outdoors. We rarely play indoors in Southern California.
Do you like singles or doubles better? Why?
What is your favorite place to play? Why
The tennis club at Newport Beach. Great club and close to home.
What is your day job?
Being a mom.
How many hours a week do you play? How do you make time to play?
I’m blessed with an amazing husband and family who are totally supportive of each other and I have all the time I want to play.