February 2012 IRT Newsletter – Part 2

February 2012 IRT Newsletter – Part 2


February 2012
Ben Wins, SD Open, RBW, Kane in NY Times,TX Longhorn Open, Nationals
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Croft Wins MonaVie Salt Lake City Pro/Am

playersetc monavie_200Ben Croft d Rocky Carson (4), 7, 5, (5), 5 “He won the match, I didn’t lose it,” said Rocky Carson after their two hour and twenty-two minute five-game battle. “I’m impressed.” Both players came out firing on the high altitude courts. Rocky was looking to extend his 2-22 record against Croft and earn his second title this season while Croft faced winning his first tier 1 match championship just two weeks after bowing out of the Cactus Salon NYC Pro/Am in the Round of 16. Click here to read more about what Ben said after the event
Read All of the MonaVie Pro/Am Coverage Here

San Diego Open Racquetball Championships

SDOpenThis event has been a fixture in San Diego racquetball for more than a decade and returns to the historic Sorrento Valley Racquetball & Fitness Center for the third consecutive year. 2011 sold out early so enter now before it’s too late. Visit www.sd-open.com for details, entry forms, and online registration.

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Kane Makes Headline in the NY Times

KaneHow did Kane win an unprecedented seven US Open Racquetball Championships? How does he continue to dominate and hold the sport’s No. 1 ranking since March 2009? How does he seem to hits shots that defy physics? Read the story behind the Kane Train.
Read the full NY Times article

TX Longhorn Open’s Winning Tradition

Alex_JimmyLonghornOpen_200Each year competitive racquetball players plan their calendar for the tournaments that will offer the best competition with the most exciting matches to watch.  The tournaments also serve as great mini vacations and a reunion of friends.  The most notable tournaments offering the most memorable experiences are of course the US Open and the USAR National Singles Championships.  But there is a little gem tournament in Austin, Texas that has the makings of a spectacular event.
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Florida Spring Break ProAm
March 7-11 is Spring Break time in Florida, which means sun, fun, and of course professional racquetball. What an incredible combination! So, pack your bags and get ready for an amazing week in Tampa. Sign up here. Get more information  athttp://www.floridaspringbreakproam.com. 

     Party with the Pros!

St. Louis Party with the Pros March 15-18 at the Missouri Athletic Club West Campsus, St Louis, MO USA. The Semis and Finals will be on Saturday. Click here to register.

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