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Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Congratulations Team USA

The USA has won the men's and women's team competitions at the 15th IRF World Championships in Seoul, South Korea. Both the American men and women swept Team Canada to successfully defend the titles they won in Ireland two years ago. They were also the overall winners. The USA has won every women's team competition at Worlds and this is their 9th men's title and 14th overall title. Canada is the only other country to have won the team titles.

Rocky Carson and Rhonda Rajsich (both USA) successfully defended their World Singles titles they won in Ireland two years ago. Mexico's Paola Longoria and Samantha Salas won the Ladies Doubles gold medalby defeating defending champions Aimee Ruiz and Jackie Paraiso (USA), 13-15, 15-13, 11-4, becoming only the second non-US team to win gold in women's doubles.

From Europe only Ireland sent a team to ths years' World Championships.

Men's Singles Final
Rocky Carson (USA) d. Jack Huczek (USA), 15-13, 15-14

Women's Singles Final
Rhonda Rajsich (USA) d. Nancy Enriquez (Mexico), 15-8, 15-11

Men's Doubles Final
Ben Croft & Mitch Williams (USA) d. Tim Landeryou & Mike Green (Canada), 15-2, 15-13

Women's Doubles Finals
Paola Longoria & Samantha Salas Solis (Mexico) d. Amy Ruiz & Jacqueline Paraiso (USA), 13-15, 15-13, 11-4

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