Thursday, April 21, 2011

PARC - 2011 Pan American Championships QFs - UPDATED

It's quarter final day at the XXIV Pan American Championships in Managua, Nicaragua, and there's already been one upset, as Carlos Keller of Bolivia defeated American Andy Hawthorne in straight games, 15-11, 15-6. The win puts Keller in the quarters and there he'll play 3rd seed Daniel De La Rosa of Mexico, who defeated Canadian Tim Landeryou, 15-10, 15-10.

Angela Grisar continued her way through the draw Thursday as she defeated Cheryl Gudinas of the USA in straight games, 15-13, 15-5. Grisar caused the big upset on Wednesday when she took out the women's #2 seed Jennifer Saunders of Canada, 15-10, 13-15, 11-10. Grisar's next opponent is 3rd seed Samantha Salas, who beat Bolivian Jenny Daza, 15-5, 15-6.

The elimination round games begin today, and the draws from Nicaragua are available on line, and some of the matches can be seen via the Pan American Racquetball Confederation.

2011 Pan American Championships - Managua, Nicaragua

Women's Singles - Quarter finals

Paola Longoria (MEX) d. Adriana Riveros (BOL), 15-4, 15-7
Rhonda Rajsich (USA) d. Frederique Lambert (CAN), 15-4, 15-3

Samantha Salas (MEX) d. Jenny Daza (BOL), 15-5, 15-6
Angela Grisar (CHILE) d. Cheryl Gudinas (USA), 15-13, 15-5

Women's Singles - Semi-finals

Paola Longoria (MEX) v. Rhonda Rajsich (USA)
Samantha Salas (MEX) v. Angela Grisar (CHILE)

Men's Singles - Round of 16

Gilberto Meija (MEX) d. Jose Daniel Alvarez (ECU), 15-5, 15-0
Chris Crowther (USA) d. Shai Manzuri (ARG), 15-5, 15-4

Cesar Castillo (VEN) d. Cesar Castro (VEN), fft
Alejandro Herrera (COL) d. Fernando Rios (ECU), 15-9, 15-10

Daniel De La Rosa (MEX) d. Tim Landeryou (CAN), 15-10, 15-10
Carols Keller (BOL) d. Andy Hawthorne (USA), 15-11, 15-6

Ricardo Monroy (BOL) d. Teobaldo Fumero Adams (CRC), 15-9, 7-15, 11-0
Vincent Gagnon (CAN) d. Juan Herrera (COL), 15-10, 8-15, 11-10

Men's Singles - Quarter finals

Chris Crowther (USA) d. Gilberto Meija (MEX),
Alejandro Herrera (COL) v. Cesar Castillo (VEN)

Daniel De La Rosa (MEX) v. Carols Keller (BOL)
Vincent Gagnon (CAN) v. Ricardo Monroy (BOL)

Women's Doubles - Quarter finals

Krystal Csuk & Rhonda Rajsich (USA) d. Claudine Garcia & Yira Portes (DOM), 15-9, 15-9
Jenny Daza & Carola Loma (BOL) d. Angela Grisar & Fabiola Marquez (CHILE), 15-10, 15-4

Josee Grand'Maitre & Brandi Jacobson Prentice (CAN) d. Mariana Paredes & Mariana Tobon (VEN), 15-10, 15-10
Paola Longoria & Samantha Salas (MEX) d. Cristina Cordova & Maria Paz Munoz (ECU), 15-7, 15-5

Women's Doubles - Semi-finals

Krystal Csuk & Rhonda Rajsich (USA) v. Jenny Daza & Carola Loma (BOL)
Paola Longoria & Samantha Salas (MEX) v. Josee Grand'Maitre & Brandi Jacobson Prentice (CAN)

Men's Doubles - Quarter finals

Javiar Moreno & Polo Gutierrez (MEX) d. Teobaldo Fumero & Bruno Casalvolone (CRC), 15-5, 15-5
Daniel Maggi & Shai Manzuri (ARG) d. Alejandro Herrera & Juan Herrera (COL), 15-8, 15-8

Mike Green & Kris Odegard (CAN) d. Cesar Castro & Cesar Castillo (VEN), 15-11, 15-12
Jansen Allen & Tony Carson (USA) d. Fernando Rios & Jose Daniel Ugalde (ECU), 15-3, 10-15, 11-5

Men's Doubles - Semi-finals

Javiar Moreno & Polo Gutierrez (MEX) v. Daniel Maggi & Shai Manzuri (ARG)
Mike Green & Kris Odegard (CAN) v. Jansen Allen & Tony Carson (USA)

Follow the bouncing ball....

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