Friday, April 6, 2012

PARC - Mexico v. Bolivia in Men's doubles final at 2012 Pan American Championships

As on the women's side, the men's doubles final will be a Mexico-Bolivia showdown as they won their respective semi-finals Friday at the XXV Pan American Championships in Temuco, Chile.

The #1 seeded Mexicans Alejandro Cardona and Edson Martinez defeated the Argentine team of Daniel Maggi and Fernando Kurzbard, 15-7, 1-1 injury forfeit in one semi-final while the Bolivians Ricardo Monroy and Roland Keller took out the Venezuela team of Cesar Castillo and Roberto Santander (Ven), 15-6, 15-6, in the other semi-final.

Bolivia wins it would the first men's doubles title for a South American team, while Mexico is the defending country, and has won the Pan American Championships three times perviously.

The final will be Saturday at 1:30 PM Chile time, and will be streamed live via the Pan American Racquetball Confederation (PARC) website.

XXV Pan American Championships
April 2012 - Temuco, Chile

Men's Doubles - Semi-finals

Alejandro Cardona & Edson Martinez (Mexico) d. Daniel Maggi & Fernando Kurzbard (Argentina), 15-7, 1-1, fft injury
Roland Keller & Ricardo Monroy (Bolivia) d. Cesar Castillo & Roberto Santander (Ven), 15-6, 15-6

Men's Doubles - Final

Alejandro Cardona & Edson Martinez (Mexico) v. Roland Keller & Ricardo Monroy (Bolivia)

Follow the bouncing ball....

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