Zane Navratil grew up in Racine, Wisconsin. Emerging from a tennis background -- having won three
consecutive state high school singles titles in Wisconsin. He carried on to play collegiate tennis
at the University of Wisconsin - Whitewater.
Zane’s first pickleball experience came in 2014 when his father Denis (himself a 5.0 player) brought him along to a pickleball club. Despite not meeting the club’s age requirement of 50+, Zane was welcomed and immediately fell in love with the game. Since then, Zane has competed and medaled in numerous events.