Friday, August 20, 2010

2010 IRF World Championships - USA wins Women's team title

The USA women's team has won the Women's Team title as they defeated Canada in the first two matches of their final at the 15th International Racquetball Federation (IRF) World Championships in Seoul, South Korea on Saturday.

Rhonda Rajsich defeated Josée Grand'Maître, 15-8, 15-3, in the first of the three final matches, and then Cheryl Gudinas beat Jennifer Saunders, 15-9, 15-8.

The doubles match between Jackie Paraiso and Aimee Ruiz (USA) and Brandi Jacobson Prentice and Frédérique Lambert (Canada) is going to be played as it could make a difference in the overall title race.

The men's team final between the USA and Canada is still to come.

The team competition works as a best of three. One country's #1 and #2 singles players play another's as well as the doubles teams facing off.

15th IRF World Championships
Seoul, South Korea

Women's Team Competition
USA d. Canada, 2-0 with doubles still to be played

Men's Team Competition

USA vs. Canada

Follow the bouncing ball....

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