Thursday, October 4, 2018

LPRT Doubles Quarterfinals at 2018 UnitedHealthcare US Open

Two out of four quarterfinal doubles matches in the Ladies Professional Racquetball Tour (LPRT) at the 2018 UnitedHeathcare US Open Racquetball Championships in Minneapolis were upset victories. But the top seeds - and two time champions - Paola Longoria and Samantha Salas won their match, defeating Susana Acosta and Kelani Lawrence, 15-9, 15-6, to advance to the semi-finals.

In the semis, Longoria and Salas will face a new team of Nancy Enriquez and Yazmine Sabja, who upset the 4th seeds Natalia Mendez and Maria Jose Vargas, 15-11, 12-15, 11-7.

On the other side of the draw, Angelica Barrios and Jenny Daza were straight game winners over 3rd seeds Cristina Amaya and Adriana Riveros, 15-13, 15-12. They'll play of 2nd seeds Alexandra Herrera and Montserrat Mejia, who defeated Daniela Molina and Masiel Rivera in two straight games, 15-1, 15-6.

The LPRT has its own streaming from Minneapolis. Check out the LPRT Live link on their website to watch the action. The doubles final will be on Saturday at 4 PM CDT.

2018 UnitedHealthcare US Open
Minneapolis, Minnesota - October 3-7, 2018

LPRT Doubles - Quarterfinals - Thursday

1) Paola Longoria & Samantha Salas d. Susana Acosta & Kelani Lawrence, 15-9, 15-6
Nancy Enriquez & Yazmine Sabja d. 4) Natalia Mendez & Maria Jose Vargas, 15-11, 12-15, 11-7

Angelica Barrios & Jenny Daza d. 3) Cristina Amaya & Adriana Riveros, 15-13, 15-12
2) Alexandra Herrera & Montserrat Mejia d. Daniela Molina & Masiel Rivera, 15-1, 15-6

LPRT Doubles - Semi-finals - Friday

1) Paola Longoria & Samantha Salas v. Nancy Enriquez & Yazmine Sabja - 6:20 PM
2) Alexandra Herrera & Montserrat Mejia v. Angelica Barrios & Jenny Daza - 4:10 PM

Follow the bouncing ball….

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