A native of Slovakia where she was a member of the Junior National tennis team, Lucy Kovalova came to the United States to play collegiate tennis for Wichita State. She played #1 doubles for the Shockers for four years. Three years ago, she made the switch to pickleball and immediately became a top player in the sport. In November 2018, Kovalova won the Women’s Triple Crown at the USA Pickleball National Championships in Indian Wells, CA, winning gold in Women’s Singles, Doubles, and Mixed Doubles.
- 2019 US Open Champion
- 2018 USA National Champion – Triple Crown Winner
- 2018 Tournament of Champions Gold Medalist
- 4x USA National Champion
- 2x Tournament of Champions Gold Medalist
- 9x Medalist at US Open Championships