The doubles playoff at the 2011 Pan American Games in Guadalajara, Mexico has mostly gone according to the seedings. One exception is on the women's side, where the Ecuador team of Maria Cordova and Maria Munoz beat Bolivians Jenny Daza and Cinto Loma, 15-10, 2-15, 11-7, to reach semi-finals.
The other women's quarter finals were all decided in two straight games. Mexicans Paola Longoria and Samantha Salas defeated Canadians Josée Grand'Maître and Brandi Jacobson Prentice, 15-1, 15-2. Americans Rhonda Rajsich and Aimee Ruiz beat Dominican Republicans Claudine Garcia and Yira Portes, 15-2, 15-6. And Chileans Angela Grisar and Carla Munoz beat Veronique Guillemette and Dafne Macrino of Argentina, 15-12, 15-6.
The racquetball competition's individual competition will conclude Saturday October 22 and a team competition will run Sunday October 23 to Tuesday October 25.
2011 Pan American Games - Guadalajara, Mexico
Women's Doubles - Quarter finals
Mexico d. Canada, 15-1, 15-2 Chile d. Argentina, 15-12, 15-6
Ecuador d. Bolivia, 15-10, 2-15, 11-7 USA d. Dominican Republic, 15-2, 15-6
Women's Doubles - Semi finals
Mexico vs. Chile USA vs. Ecuador
Women's Doubles - Round of 16
Mexico BYE Canada d. Venezuela, 15-6, 15-13
Chile BYE Argentina BYE
Bolivia BYE Ecuador BYE
Dominican Republic BYE USA BYE
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