Saturday, October 8, 2011

Clouse, Lowe, Aldinger & Osborne in CPRT Semis at US Open

The semi-finals are set in the Classic Pro Racquetball Tour (CPRT) division of the 16th US Open Racquetball Championships in Minneapolis, and like the International Racquetball Tour (IRT) draw there are two former US Open champions and two newcomers in the semis.

Two time defending champion, Woody Clouse is there after defeating Richard Eisemann, 9-1, 9-7, 9-4, and he'll play newcomer Travis Aldinger, who was a 9-2, 6-9, 9-5, 9-4, winner over Keith Minor.

On the other side of the draw, 2008 US Open champion Jimmy Lowe will face former Canadian champion Corey Osborne. Lowe beat Doug Ganim in straight games, 9-7, 9-6, 9-7, while Osborne need a full five games to fend off Brad McCunniff, winning 3-9, 9-7, 9-7, 7-9, 9-3.

The semis will be go later on Saturday with the final on Sunday.

2011 US Open Racquetball Championships, Minneapolis, Minnesota
CPRT Quarter Finals

Woody Clouse d. Richard Eisemann, 9-1, 9-7, 9-4
Travis Aldinger d. Keith Minor, 9-2, 6-9, 9-5, 9-4

Jimmy Lowe d. Doug Ganim, 9-7, 9-6, 9-7
Corey Osborne d. Brad McCunniff, 3-9, 9-7, 9-7, 7-9, 9-3

CPRT Semi Finals

Woody Clouse vs. Travis Aldinger
Jimmy Lowe vs. Corey Osborne

Follow the bouncing ball....

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