Green & Iwaasa win Men's Open Doubles at the 2013 Canadian Racquetball Championships

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Langley, B.C. - Mike Green of Burlington, Ont. and Coby Iwaasa of Lethbridge, Alta. won the Men’s Open Doubles title Tuesday night at the 2013 Canadian Racquetball Championships in Langley, B.C. They defeated Lee Connell (Saskatoon) and Francis Guillemette (Mercier, Que.) in the final, 15-5, 15-5.

For Iwaasa, it’s his first Canadian Championship at the senior level, but the 16 year old is the Canadian U18 and U16 Junior Champion, as well as the U16 Junior World Champion.

However, the veteran Green, who’s the #1 men’s player in Canada, the win is his eighth doubles title to go with eight singles titles. He’s the defending champion in singles and will try to make it nine starting on Wednesday.

The doubles competition at the Canadian Racquetball Championships wraps up on Tuesday with the singles competition to begin on Wednesday. The 2013 Canadian National Racquetball Championships runs through Saturday May 25 at Newlands Golf and Country Club in Langley, B.C.

2013 Canadian Racquetball Championships - Langley, B.C.

Men’s Open Doubles

Final

Mike Green (Burlington, Ont.) & Coby Iwaasa (Lethbridge, Alta.) d. Lee Connell (Sasktoon) & Francis Guillemette (Mercier, Que.), 15-5, 15-5

3rd Place

Eric Desrochers (Ancaster, Ont.) & Pedro Castro (Brossard, Que.) d. Samuel Murray (Baie Comeau, Que.) & Tommy Murray (Baie Comeau, Que.), 15-4, 15-8

5th Place

James Landeryou (Saskatoon) & Tim Landeryou (Saskatoon) d. Nathaniel Husulak (Saskatoon) & Barret Husulak (Saskatoon), 15-4, 15-2

7th Place

Kurtis Cullen (Brandon, Man.) & Tanner Mattson (North Vancouver, B.C.) d. Hugo Laprise (Sherbrooke, Que.) & Sebastian Juteau (Boucherville, Que.), 15-10, 6-15, 11-7

9th Place

Mitch Brayley (Calgary) & Anthony Schonberger (New Westminster, B.C.) d. 11 Ryan Mosdell (Vancouver) & Travis Einarson (Port Moody, B.C.), 11-15, 15-7, 11-9

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