Thursday, May 21, 2015

First day of singles at Canadian Racquetball Championships

James Landeryou had the biggest upset on the first day of singles at the 2015 Canadian National Racquetball Championships in Burnaby, B.C., as he defeated 6th seed Pedro Castro, 16-14, 16-14, in the Round of 16. James's brother, Tim, on the other hand, almost got upset by Tanner Mattson, but Tim, the 5th seed, managed to pull it out in a tie-breaker, 15-13, 11-15, 11-4.

Tim Landeryou will next face 4th seed Coby Iwaasa, who defeated Tommy Murray, 15-3, 15-1. James Landeryou, on the other hand, will face 2nd seed Vincent Gagnon, as he defeated Michael Leduc, 15-7, 15-10, in the 16s Wednesday.

On the women's side, Alexis Iwaasa beat Danielle Drury, 15-7, 4-15, 11-4, and Brigitte Richard defeated McKenzie Brayley, 15-2, 15-2

The singles semi-finals go Friday with the finals on Saturday. This is the last opportunity for players to earn points that will qualify them to be on the Canadian National Team that will compete at the 2015 Pan American Games in Toronto in July.

Racquetball Canada National Championships
Rev's, Burnaby, British Colombia

Men's Open Singles

Round of 16 - Wednesday

Mike Green d. Mitch Brayley, 15-4, 15-5
Lee Connell d. Nicolas Bousquet, 10-15, 15-8, 11-7

Tim Landeryou d. Tanner Mattson, 13-15, 15-11, 11-4
Coby Iwaasa d. Tommy Murray, 15-3, 15-1

Vincent Gagnon d. Michael Leduc, 15-7, 15-10
James Landeryou d. Pedro Castro, 16-14, 16-14

Nathaniel Husulak d. Chris Exner, 15-5, 15-3
Samuel Murray d. Trevor Webb, 15-1, 15-6

Quarterfinals - Thursday

Mike Green v. Lee Connell
Coby Iwaasa v. Tim Landeryou

Vincent Gagnon v. James Landeryou
Samuel Murray v. Nathaniel Husulak

Round of 32 - Wednesday

Mike Green - BYE
Mitch Brayley d. Troy Brooks, 15-9, 15-10

Nicolas Bousquet d. Jeff Buller, 15-3, 15-2
Lee Connell d. David Serra, 13-15, 15-6, 11-3

Tim Landeryou - BYE
Tanner Mattson d. Dylan Scattolon, 15-9, 15-10

Tommy Murray d. Anthony Schonberger, 15-8, 15-4
Coby Iwaasa - BYE

Vincent Gagon - BYE
Michael Leduc d. Matthew Swaine, 13-15, 15-13, 11-7

James Landeryou d. Eric Urtega, 15-1, 15-6
Pedro Castro - BYE

Nathaniel Husulak d. Kyle Wiseman, 15-3, 15-1
Chris Exner d. Travis Einarson, 15-6, 10-15, 11-2

Trevor Webb d. Chandon Yu, 15-7, 11-15, 11-5
Samuel Murray - BYE

Women's Open Singles

First Round - Wednesday

Alexis Iwaasa d. Danielle Drury, 15-7, 4-15, 11-4
Brigitte Richard d. McKenzie Brayley, 15-2, 15-2

Quarterfinals - Thursday

Frédérique Lambert v. Alexis Iwaasa
Michele Morissette v. Linda Ellerington

Christine Richardson v. Valerie Fallu
Jennifer Saunders v. Brigitte Richard

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