Thursday, October 6, 2016

2016 United Healthcare US Open - LPRT Doubles Quarterfinal

One upset happened in Ladies Professional Racquetball Tour (LPRT) doubles and it came via an 11-10 tie-breaker at the 2016 United Healthcare US Open, as Cristina Amaya and Adriana Riveros the #2 seeds Alexandra Herrera and Monserrat Mejia, the surprise finalists last year, 4-15, 15-13, 11-10, in the quarterfinals.

In the semi-finals, Amaya and Riveros will play the new team of Frédérique Lambert and Veronica Sotomayor, who defeated Jessica Parrilla and Monserrat Perez, 15-13, 15-11.

In the other semi, defending champions Paola Longoria and Samantha Salas will play Sheryl Lotts and Rhonda Rajsich. Longoria and Salas defeated sisters Danielle Key and Michelle Key, 15-10, 15-9, in one quarterfinal, while Lotts and Rajsich needed a tie-breaker to beat Susana Acosta and Jessica Maldonado, 13-15, 15-1, 11-3.

The LPRT doubles semi-finals will be Friday evening, and final Saturday at 4 PM at the Life Time Athletic Target Center club in downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota.

2016 UnitedHealthcare US Open
Minneapolis, Minnesota - October 5-9, 2016

LPRT Doubles Quarterfinals - Thursday

1 Paola Longoria & Samantha Salas d. Danielle Key & Michelle Key, 15-10, 15-9
4 Sheryl Lotts & Rhonda Rajsich d. Susana Acosta & Jessica Maldonado, 13-15, 15-1, 11-3

3 Frédérique Lambert & Veronica Sotomayor d. Jessica Parrilla & Monserrat Perez, 15-13, 15-11
Cristina Amaya & Adriana Riveros d. 2 Alexandra Herrera & Monserrat Mejia, 4-15, 15-13, 11-10

LPRT Doubles Semi-finals - Friday

1 Paola Longoria & Samantha Salas v. 4 Sheryl Lotts & Rhonda Rajsich
3 Frédérique Lambert & Veronica Sotomayor v. Cristina Amaya & Adriana Riveros

Follow the bouncing ball….

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