The Racquetball Blog Discusses Round of 16 – 2017 WRT Casino Racquetball Open
The Racquetball Blog

The Racquetball Blog is one of the very few independent sources for racquetball tournament previews and reviews. Follow The Racquetball Blog on Facebook and Twitter and Blogspot. This article appeared on October 13, 2017. ————- No upsets in the first round of the World Racquetball Tour (WRT) Casino Racquetball Open in Mexicali, Mexico. In fact, only one match even went to a tie-breaker. But surprisingly it was Alejandro Landa who needed three games to get past 26th seed German Gracia Dominguez, 15-11, 13-15, 11-0. Surprising, because Landa has won several…

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The Racquetball Blog Discusses 2017 WRT Casino Racquetball Open – Preview
The Racquetball Blog

The Racquetball Blog is one of the very few independent sources for racquetball tournament previews and reviews. Follow The Racquetball Blog on Facebook and Twitter and Blogspot. This article appeared on October 12, 2017. ————- The World Racquetball Tour (WRT) travels to Mexicali, Mexico for the Casino Racquetball Open beginning Thursday. Nine of the top 10 WRT players will be in Mexicali, including #1 Rodrigo Montoya and #2 David Horn. Also, veterans Alvaro Beltran and Javier Moreno are in the draw, and will likely be playing doubles together (the doubles…

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USA Racquetball Fall Magazine Released
USA Racquetball Magazine Fall 2017

USA Racquetball has released the Fall Edition of their magazine in-print and online. https://www.teamusa.org/USA-Racquetball/Racquetball-Magazine You can also view it directly, here: http://online.publicationprinters.com/launch.aspx?eid=214d6544-5393-47e9-8bdb-594f912aa9d3 Adobe Flash is required to view the magazine online.

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WOR – USAR Press Release
World Outdoor Racquetball

WOR – USAR Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   October 12, 2017   USA RACQUETBALL ANNOUNCES AGREEMENT WITH WORLD OUTDOOR RACQUETBALLColorado Springs, CO — USA Racquetball (USAR) announced today that World Outdoor Racquetball (WOR) has officially become part of USAR, effective October 1, 2017.   WOR will continue to operate in the same way as in the past, with the same great people and the same popular events. USAR and WOR have always worked together, and this agreement formally sustains and strengthens the sport as the indoor and outdoor games…

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Doubles Season Is Upon Us 2017-2018
2018 US National Doubles Racquetball

In the winter, racquetball courts fill up as outdoor play winds down.  To energize players in these more crowded conditions, doubles tournaments bloom.  Between October and February, states will hold their state doubles championships, regions will hold their regional championships, and the US National Doubles Championship will also be held. The links below are the events with ‘Doubles’ in their title on R2Sports in the USA as of 10/12/2017. New Hampshire, October 13-15 Texas, October 20-22 Arizona, October 20-22 Carolinas, October 20-22 Nebraska, October 27-28 New Jersey, October 28 Ghostly…

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2017 UnitedHealthcare US Open Match Archive Available On EnetLive
2017 UnitedHealthcare US Open Archive

The International Racquetball Tour has made the 2017 UnitedHealthcare US Open matches available in their archive on Enetlive. There is a membership fee to watch this archive, but it is well worth the price for the pro doubles finals matches alone. https://enetlive.com/category/irt-3/2017-2018-irt-season/2017-us-open/ Kane Waselenchuk & Ben Croft vs Alvaro Beltran & Daniel de la Rosa – IRT Pro Doubles Final https://enetlive.com/doubles-final-waselenchukcroft-vs-de-la-rosabeltran-10-7-2017/ Paola Longoria & Gaby Martinez vs Cristina Amaya & Adriana Riveros – LPRT Pro Doubles Final https://enetlive.com/lprt-doubles-final-martinezlongoria-vs-riverosamaya-10-7-2017/

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Military Racquetball Federation Releases New Promo Video
Military Racquetball Federation

The Military Racquetball Federation released a new promo video today. The MRF does important work with rehabilitation of injuries both mental and physical by introducing veterans to racquetball. Please consider supporting their work, either with your time, your social media presence, or your money. Facebook Website GoFundMe

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The Capital Gazette Discusses Racquetball Improving Results In Lacrosse
Mealey, lacrosse and racquetball player

Mealey made mark in lacrosse, also excelled in racquetball and endurance sports October 10, 2017 http://www.capitalgazette.com/sports/navy_sports/ac-cs-tim-mealey-tribute-20171010-story.html North Carolina head coach Willie Scroggs used racquetball as a training regimen for his players and especially thought it was helpful for goalkeepers. Mealey agreed the hand-eye coordination required in racquetball was applicable to the lacrosse field and attacked this new sport with his typical vengeance. Upon graduating from North Carolina and returning to Annapolis to operate the family business, Mealy joined the Merritt Athletic Club in Annapolis and took his racquetball game to…

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Argentina Dorada Reports Tres Medallas En El US Open
Natalia Mendez US Open 2017

Argentina Dorada reports on October 10, 2017 Se llevó a cabo el 22° US Open de racquetball y Argentina volvió con tres medallas, dos por parte de Natalia Méndez y la otra en el dobles de Fernando Kurzbard y Shai Manzuri. El jueves comenzó el campeonato en Minnesota en el que la gran figura fue Natalia Méndez de solo 20 años. Logró la medalla de bronce en el individual tras vencer a Sara Jeys (USA) por 11-2, 11-7 y 11-4 en primera ronda, luego venció a Carla Muñoz (USA) por…

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