Monday, September 28, 2009

Weekend Round Up

Kristen Bellows did win two tournaments in a row, although she didn't win in singles at the Ektelon WPRO Texas Open. But she did win the Pro/Open mixed doubles division with Alex Ackermann. They defeated the R4 team of Rhonda Rajsich and Ryan Rodgers in the final, 15-12, 15-10.

Seeded 4th, Bellows and Ackerman took out the top seeds Brandi Jacobson Prentice and Ben Croft in the semis, 15-7, 15-12, while Rajsich and Rodgers, seeded second, narrowly beat sixth seeds Keely Franks and Anthony Herrera, 15-14, 15-13.

Jennifer Saunders won the Open division in Dallas. She defeated Samantha Salas in the final, 6-15, 15-6, 11-10. In the semi-finals, Saunders and Salas beat two young Americans.

Saunders defeated Sharon Jackson, 15-6, 11-15, 11-1, and Salas took out Aubrey O'Brien, 15-5, 15-12.

Ghost of Georgetown

Tyler Otto won the Ghost of Georgetown tournament - a Tier 4 IRT event - on the weekend by defeating Grant Barker in the final (scores unavailable). Otto defeated Felipe Camacho in the semis, 7-11, 11-6, 9-11, 11-8, 11-8.

Barker defeated Sampson Shnurman 11-6, 11-9, 11-9 in the other semi-final. And Camacho took third place over Shnurman, 11-8, 11-5, 11-4.

Follow the bouncing ball....

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