2001 US Open

2001 US Open
Racquetball Championships
Memphis, Tennessee
Nov. 14-18, 2001
Listed below are all the Alaskan players round by round results. You can also click on the US Open Banner above to view all the complete drawsheets. Nick Arturo also played in the ProAm mixed doubles for St Jude, He was teamed up with #5 ranked Women’s Pro Rhonda Rajsich from Phoenix, Az. together they won three rounds and lost in the semis to #15 Javier Moreno and his partner 15-13. Both players were awarded bronze medals for their great efforts.

Nick Arturo – Eagle River

Mens A Singles

1st Round -VS- Chris Stark (Tucson, Az) – Won
Forfeit
2nd Round -VS- Vincent Terek (Dayton, Oh) – Lost
15-4, 15-7

Men’s A Doubles w/Jesse Keaveny

1st Round Bye
2nd Round -VS- Roger Gibson (Ga) & Rick Myers (Ga) – Won
15-6, 15-13
3rd Round -VS- Rob Mulligan (NJ) & Dennis Rajsich (Az) – Won
15-14, 15-14
4th Round (Semis) -VS- Joe Perry (Al) & Robb Ramey (Tn) – Lost
15-3, 15-9
3rd Place Match -VS- Jon Munger (Ak) & Paul Jubles (Tx) – Lost
15-3, 15-9

 

Linda Bateman – Anchorage

Women’s C Singles

1st Round -VS- Petra Allen (Colorado Springs, Co) – Lost
15-4, 15-7

Women’s 24-/25+ C/D

1st Round -VS- Larissa Llinas (Miami, Fl) – Lost
15-6, 15-5

 

Jesse Keaveny – Anchorage

Mens A Singles

1st Round -VS- Brady Hernandez (Harvey, La) – Won
15-6, 10-15, 11-3
2nd Round -VS- Mark Powers (San Deigo, Ca)- Lost
15-9,10-15, 11-4

Men’s A Doubles w/Nick Arturo

1st Round Bye
2nd Round -VS- Roger Gibson (Ga) & Rick Myers (Ga) – Won
15-6, 15-13
3rd Round -VS- Rob Mulligan (NJ) & Dennis Rajsich (Az) – Won
15-14, 15-14
4th Round (Semis) -VS- Joe Perry (Al) & Robb Ramey (Tn) – Lost
15-3, 15-9
3rd Place Match -VS- Jon Munger (Ak) & Paul Jubles (Tx) – Lost
15-3, 15-9

 

Tim Keaveny – Anchorage

Men’s 40+ Open Singles

1st Round -VS- David Lockridge (Power Springs, Ga) – Lost
Injury Forfeit

Men’s A Doubles w/Ryan Kofoid

1st Round -VS- Joe Perry (Al) & Robb Ramey (Tn) – Lost
15-8, 15-8

 

Debra Kinn – Anchorage

Women’s D Singles

1st Round – Bye
2nd Round -VS- Viviana Reveron (Venezuela) – Lost
15-1, 15-0

Women’s 35+ C/D

1st Round -VS- Sue Benton (Barlett, Tn) – Lost
15-11, 15-9

 

Ryan Kofoid – Anchorage

Mens 24- Singles

1st Round -VS- Joe Linnell (N Canton, Oh) – Lost
15-8, 15-8

Men’s A Doubles w/Tim Keaveny

1st Round -VS- Joe Perry (Al) & Robb Ramey (Tn) – Lost
15-8, 15-8

 

Leo Kouremetis – Kodiak

Mens C Singles

1st Round -VS- Bye
2nd Round -VS- Brette Doyle (Vancouver, Wa) – Won
15-4, 15-6
3rd Round -VS- Brian Arnett (Bowling Green, Ky) – Won
15-13, 15-12
4th Round -VS- Tommy Coshatt (Trussville, Ar) – Lost
15-8, 15-11

Men’s 60+ Singles

1st Round -VS- Robert Siemiakdski (Bristol, Ct) – Lost
15-3, 15-7

 

Jon Munger – Anchorage

Men’s 30+ Singles

1st Round -VS- Todd Boss (Arlington, Va) – Won
15-13, 15-0
2nd Round -VS- Eugene Coyle (Platine, Il) – Lost
15-13, 13-15, 11-10

Men’s A Doubles w/Paul Jubles

1st Round -VS- Terrence Pierce (Ca) & Marcus Riggins (Ga) – Won
15-3, 15-10
2nd Round -VS- David Hunter & Walter McDale (Tn) – Won
15-10, 1-15, 11-8
3rd Round -VS- Pat Duboise & Micheal Nichols – Won
15-9, 15-6
4th Round (Semis) -VS- Arturo Casillas & David Leon (Ca) – Lost
6-15, 15-14, 11-3
3rd Place Match -VS- Jesse Keaveny & Nick Arturo (Ak) – Won
15-3, 15-9

 

Stephanie Munger – Anchorage

Women’s Pro Singles

1st Round -VS- (10) Dina Moreland (Montgomery, Al) – Lost
15-3, 15-13, 15-9

Women’s Open Singles

1st Round -VS- Denise Mock (Allen, Tx) – Lost
15-7, 12-15, 11-4

Women’s 25+ Singles

1st Round – Bye
2nd Round – Ramona Von Ondarza (Fl) – Won
11-15, 15-2, 11-9
3rd Round (Semis) -VS- T.J. Baumbaugh (Va) – Lost
15-11, 15-13
3rd Place Match -VS- Kristen M Walsh (Ut)
Results Unknown YET!

 

Final Results

Men’s Pro Singles

Cliff Swain (Braintree, Ma.) def. John Ellis (Stockton, Ca.)
11-5, 7-11, 12-10, 11-4

 

Women’s Pro Singles

Kerri Wachtel (Cincinnati, Oh) def. Jacqueline Paraiso-Rice, (El Cajon, Ca.)
15-13, 12-15, 15-11, 15-10

 

Men’s Open Singles

Jack Huczek (Rochester, Mi.) def. Chris Wright (Ballwin, Mo.)
15-10, 15-11

 

Women’s Open Singles

Lori-Jane Powell (Calgary, Alberta) def. Kim Russell (Austin, Tx.)
15-10, 15-5

 

Men’s Divisions

Men’s A Singles
Joey Lakowske (Corvallis, Or.) def. Emil Hernandez (Venezuela)
12-15, 15-12, 11-5

 

Men’s B Singles
Andres Ramirez (Winter Park, Fl.) def. Myron Brough (Lyndhurst, Oh)
15-12, 15-10

 

Men’s C Singles
Bryan Shaw (Bel-Nor, Mo.) def. Chris Tornatore (San Diego, Ca.)
15-13, 10-15, 11-8

 

Men’s D Singles
Tom Tierney (South Lake, Tx.) def. James Thomas (Woodstock, Ca.)
15-14, 15-10

 

Men’s 24- Singles
Mitch Williams (Washington, NC.) def. Brent Walters (Raleigh, NC.)
15-4, 15-9

 

Men’s 30+ Singles
Dale Valentine (Riverside, Ca.) def. John Ledig (Orlando, Fl.)
15-4, 15-5

 

Men’s 35+ Singles
Jim Minkel (Houston, Tx.) def. Brad McCunniff (Cedar Falls, Ia.)
15-12, 15-8

 

Men’s 40+ Singles
Tim Hansen, (Boynton Beach, Fl.) def. Scott Cullins, (Woodstock, Ga.)
15-8, 15-10

 

Men’s 45+ Singles
Mitt Layton, (Jacksonville, Fl.) def. Jim Luzar, (Brookfield, Wi.)
15-14, 13-15, 11-4

 

Men’s 55+ Singles
Ed Remen (Apex, NC.) def. Horace Miller (Chicago, Il.)
15-8, 15-4

 

Men’s 60+ Singles
Warren Reuther (New Orleans, La.) def. Ed Sword (Louisville, Ky.)
15-9, 15-5

 

Men’s 65+ Singles
David Lund (Lansing, Mi.) def. Rex Benham (Fayetteville, Ar.)
15-7, 15-4

 

Men’s 70+ Singles
Joe Lambert (Plano, Tx.) def. John O’Donnell Jr. (Champaign, Il.)
No Scores

 

Men’s 75+ Singles
Earl Acuff (Asheville, NC.) def. Malcolm Roberts (Melbourne, Fl.)
15-9, 15-9

 

Men’s 24- A/B Singles
Joey Lakowske (Corvallis, Or.) def. Cesar Castro (Venezuela)
11-15, 15-13, 11-7

 

Men’s 24- C/D Singles
Bradley Butler (Clarksville, Tn.) def. Kyle Shawger (Zanesville, Oh.)
15-10, 15-8

 

Men’s 25+ A/B Singles
John Halpin (Mystic, Cn.) def. Augie Pasko (Clinton TWP, Mi.)
15-5, 14-15, 11-4

 

Men’s 25+ C/D Singles
Sid Harshavat (Palatine, Il.) def. Omar Carey (Nassau)
15-3, 15-3

 

Men’s 35+ A/B Singles
David Marrero ((Caguas, Puerto Rico) def. Jacob Chambers (Overland Park, Kn.)
6-15, 15-13, 11-6

 

Men’s 35+ C/D Singles
Garry Carter, (Napa, Ca.) def. Michael Berube (Parkland, Fl.)
15-10, 15-5

 

Men’s 45+ A/B Singles
David Gross (Sioux Falls, SD.) def. Robert Franks (Trophy Club, Tx.)
15-2, 15-9

 

Men’s 45+ C/D Singles
Sez Ozden (Grovetown, Ga.) def. Ray Firlie (Crownsville, Md.)
15-14, 8-15, 11-6

 

Men’s 55+ A/B Singles
Jerald Kriger (Manassas, Va.) def. Kenneth Foster (Lewisville, Tx.)
15-7, 15-7

 

Men’s 55+ C/D Singles
Ben Brewster (Trophy Club, Tx.) def. Don Russell (Walls, Ms.)
15-11, 15-14

 

 

Women’s Divisions

Women’s A Singles
Candi Hostovich (Arlington, Va.) def. Christine McAlpine (Burke, Va.)
15-8, 15-13

 

Women’s B Singles
Kyoko Hirobayashi (Chiba, Japan) def. Cheryl Kirk (Naperville, Il.)
15-8, 15-1

 

Women’s C Singles
Petra Allen (Colorado Springs, Co.) def. Noriko Iida (Chestnut Ridge, NY.)
15-13, 5-7, injury

 

Women’s D Singles
Viviana Reveron (Venezuela) def. Sarah Hettesheimer (Cincinnati, Oh.)
15-7, 15-7

 

Women’s 24-/25 Singles
Rhonda Rajsich (Phoenix, Az.) def. Kristen Walsh (Salt Lake City, Ut.)
15-12, 15-9

 

Women’s 30+ Singles
Lorraine Galloway (Jamaica Estates, NY.) def. Kelley Beane (Manchester, NH.)
15-6, 15-4

 

Women’s 35+ Singles
Debra Tisinger (Simi, Ca.) def. Lorraine Galloway (Jamacia Estates, NY.)
15-14, 15-11

 

Women’s 40+ Singles
Debra Tisinger (Simi, Ca.) def. Sherron Boyea (Elk Grove, Ca.)
15-4, 15-4

 

Women’s 45+ Singles
Meena Evans (Advance, NC.) def. Linda Moore (Madison, Ne.)
4-15, 15-2, 11-5

 

Women’s 50+ Singles
Nancy Kronenfeld (Park Ridge, Il.) def. Susan Kieffer (Nisswa, Mn.)
15-13, 15-0

 

Women’s 55+ Singles
Nidia Funes (Novato, Ca.) def. CeCe Palaski (Venice, Ca.)
12-15, 15-11, 11-3

 

Women’s 60+ Singles
Gail Schaefer (Randallstown, Md.) def. Lola Markus (Park Ridge, Il.)
15-5, 15-11

 

Women’s 35+ A/B Singles
Karen Green (Waterford, Mi.) def. Jennifer Nelson (Oronoco, Mn.)
forfeit

 

Women’s 45/50+ A/B Singles
CeCe Palaski (Venice, Ca.) def. Marquita Molina (Wasco, Ca.)
9-15, 15-12, 11-8

 

Women’s 45+ C/D Singles
Jessica Hamlin (Sunrise, Fl.) def. SueBenton (Bartlett, Tn.)
15-5, retired

 

 

Doubles Divisions

Men’s A Doubles
Arturo Casillas (Bonita, Ca.) – David Leon (Chula Vista, Ca.)
defeated
Joe Robert Perry (Ramer, Al.) – Rob Ramey (Franklin, Tn.)
15-7, 15-10

 

Men’s B Doubles
David Aaronson/Joe Schmitz (Jacksonville, Fl.)
defeated
Ronnie Hubbard/Jim Zimmerer (Cincinnati, Oh)
15-9, 15-11

 

Men’s C Doubles
William Elliott (Princeton, WV.) – Craig Stout (Princeton, WV.)
defeated
Jim Gignilliat (Lake Worth, Fl.) – Steve Shapiro West Palm Beach, Fl.)
15-7, 15-4

 

Men’s 35 Doubles
Bruce Ritacco (Greer, SC.) – Sandy Tucker (Ft. Inn, SC.)
defeated
Tim Hansen (West Palm Beach, Ca.) – Teddy Koukoulis (Winterhaven, Fl.)
15-3, 15-14

 

Men’s 50 Doubles
Jim Hiser (Colorado Springs, Co.) – Ed Remen (Apex, NC.)
defeated
Frank Taddonio (Chandler, Az.) – Parris Woodbury (Arlington, Va.)
15-7, 15-5

 

Women’s 35 Doubles
Peggy Stephens (Louisville, Ky.) – Christine Wright LaGrange, Ky.)
defeated
Kay McCarthy (Memphis, Tn.) – JoAnne Pomodoro (East Boston, Ma.)
15-8, 15-13

 

Mixed A/B Doubles
Jennifer Hunter (Powell, Tn.) – Walter McDade (Hermitage, Tn.)
defeated
Jeff Marmer (Loveland, Oh.) – Debbie Ulliman (Westerville, Oh.)
15-10, 15-1

 

Mixed C/D Doubles
Tina Davenport (Silver Spring, Md.)/Steve Johnson (Laurel, Md.)
defeated
Chuck & Sharon Noll (Wilmington, De.)
15-9, 15-12

 

Mixed 30+ Doubles
Brenda Kyzer (Lexington, SC.)/Sandy Tucker (Ft. Inn, SC.)
defeated
John & Fanny Scargle (Oldsmar, Fl.)
15-8, 15-2

 

Mixed 40 Doubles
Joe Ault (Franklin, In.) – Debra Stefandel (Middletown, In.)
defeated
Sandra Kubany (Olney, Md.) – Dwayne McKnight (Spokane, Wa.)
11-15, 15-1, 11-6