Saturday, April 21, 2012

Semis finals set in San Antonio at the WPRO Battle at the Alamo

The semi-finals of the  Battle at the Alamo tournament in San Antonio, Texas on the Women's Professional Racquetball Organization (WPRO) tour is like a blast from the past, as the current top two players - Paola Longoria  (#1) and Rhonda Rajsich (#2) are joined by former top 4 players Kristen Bellows and Cheryl Gudinas. They'll playoff later today.

The top seeds won their quarter final matches in three straight games. Longoria took out Jennifer Saunders, 11-3, 11-4, 11-3, and Rajsich beat Cristina Amaya, 11-8, 11-7, 11-0.

Bellows and Gudinas needed four games each to win their quarter final matches. Bellows upset 3rd seed Kerri Wachtel, 7-11, 11-7, 11-5, 11-1, while Gudinas defeated 4th seed Adrienne Fisher, 9-11, 11-7, 11-4, 11-1, to reach the semi-finals for the first time since last August.

2012 Battle at the Alamo, San Antonio, Texas 

Quarter finals 

Paola Longoria d. Jennifer Saunders, 11-3, 11-4, 11-3
Cheryl Gudinas d. Adrienne Fisher, 9-11, 11-7, 11-4, 11-1

Kristen Bellows d. Kerri Wachtel, 7-11, 11-7, 11-5, 11-1
Rhonda Rajsich d. Cristina Amaya, 11-8, 11-7, 11-0


Paola Longoria v.  Cheryl Gudinas
Rhonda Rajsich v. Kristen Bellows

Follow the bouncing ball.... 

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