World Racquetball Tour – Casino Open Live Broadcast From Facebook Friday
Casino Open Racquetball 2017 WRT

The World Racquetball Tour broadcast live today from the Club Casino in Mexicali, Mexico. Club Casino Avenida José María Pino Suárez Mexicali, Baja California Mexico http://www.r2sports.com/tourney/home.asp?TID=22193 A number of the matches were broadcast live on Facebook and on the WRT’s site. The Facebook matches are available now. Thursday WRT Casino Open – Thursday Round 32s World Racquetball Tour is in Mexicali for the WRT Casino Open. Enjoy these Round 32 matches and we will have more live streaming Friday and Saturday! Posted by World Racquetball Tour on Thursday, October 12,…

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Late-starter Downey making her mark in international racquetball
Racquetball Ireland Connacht Tribune 2017

Reported in the Connacht Tribune October 13, 2017. MOYCULLEN’S Olivia Downey has some story to tell. For years, Downey was just a ‘social’ racquetball player who loved nothing more than a good old-fashioned chin-wag when the weekly Wednesday session came around. Jump forward to 2017 and the 39-year-old has undergone a radical sporting transformation. In addition to being crowned the All-Ireland intermediate singles and doubles champion earlier this year, she also claimed three medals at the 19th European Senior Racquetball Championships last month. Given where she has come from, Downey’s…

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Restrung Magazine Discusses Cognitive Highlights at the US Open
Restrung Magazine

Restrung Magazine is one of the very few independent sources for racquetball criticism that is backed up by amazing photography and a grasp of the game and how to publicize it that is second to none. Follow Restrung Magazine on Facebook and Twitter and Instagram. This article appeared on October 13, 2017. ————- This year, the UnitedHealthcare US Open had one of the most raucous matches I’ve ever witnessed. The Men’s Pro Doubles final between Kane Waselenchuk and Ben Croft and Alvaro Beltran and Daniel De La Rosa was epic….

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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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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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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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