Monday, October 24, 2011

2011 Pan Am Games - Mexico & USA to meet in final

Two more Mexico-USA showdowns will close out the 2011 Pan American Games in Guadalajara, Mexico on Tuesday, as those countries advanced to the team competition finals with wins in the semi-finals.

On the women's side, Mexicans Paola Longoria and Samantha Salas saw off Ecuador with a win in doubles over Maria Cordova and Maria Paz Munoz, 15-7, 15-3. Then Longoria beat Munoz in singles, 15-13, 15-10.

The American women got the final with a win over Bolivia. Rhonda Rajsich and Aimee Ruiz beat Jenny Daza and Cintia Loma in doubles, 15-6, 15-8, and Rajsich beat Loma, 15-4, 15-13, in singles.

On the men's side, Mexico defeated Colombia with a win in doubles, 15-11, 15-11, by Alvaro Beltran and Javier Moreno against Francisco Gomez and Jose Torres, and in singles as Gilberto Mejia beat Alejandro Herrera, 15-9, 15-3.

The USA defeated Ecuador in two matches. Chris Crowther and Shane Vanderson Jose Alvarez and Fernando Rios, 15-6, 15-1, and Rocky Carson defeated Rios, 15-6, 15-8.

The team competition concludes Tuesday October 25.

2011 Pan American Games - Guadalajara, Mexico

Women's Team - Semi-finals

Mexico d. Ecuador, 2-0
USA d. Bolivia, 2-0

Women's Team - Finals

Mexico vs. USA

Men's Team - Semi-finals

Mexico d. Colombia, 2-0
USA d. Ecuador, 2-0

Men's Team - Final

Mexico vs. USA

Follow the bouncing ball....

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