Category: News

And the winner is….

We now have a winner of the Summer Slam 2015 in Ramstein, Germany. Oliver Bertels (GER) defeated Jan Lysakowski (AUT) in the final with 15-1, 7-15, 11-6. The match that was not played during the tournament due to time contraints was played last weekend in Hamburg as both players reside there. Full results are not …

No winner at AERA Summer Slam… yet

The 2015 AERA Summer Slam in Ramstein, Germany ended with no winner of the mens singles final. Due to time constraints the final between Germany’s Oliver Bertels and Jan Lysakwoski (Austria) could not be played anymore on the last day of competition. Since both finalists reside in Hamburg, the match will be played in the …

Results from the Pan American Games 2015

The racquetball competition of the 2015 Pan American Games in Toronto, Canada has concluded yesterday with great success. Congratulations to gold medal winners in Singles Paola Longoria (MEX), Rocky Carson (USA) and in Doubles, Paola Longoria & Samantha Salas (Mexico)  and Jansen Allen & Jose Rojas (USA). Also congratulation to Team Mexico for sweeping the …

ERF now accepting application for Technical Director

The European Racquetball Federation now accepts applications for the position of Technical Director for a 2-year term (2015-2017). The Technical Director of the European Racquetball Federation will be responsible to the Board of the European Racquetball Federation. The Technical Director will submit an annual report to the European Racquetball Congress. The Technical Director shall be …

Andrea Gordon and Oliver Bertels are European Champions 2015

Germany’s Andrea Gordon and Oliver Bertels are the 2015 European Singles Champions. Gordon defeated team mate Lara Ludwig 19-9, 15-1 in the final while Bertels defeated his friend Arne Schmitz 15-8, 15-1 to gain his first European title. It is Gordon’s third win in the European Ladies Singles competiton after 1193 and 2011. Bertels also …

Euro 2015

The 2015 European Championships have started in Hamburg, Germany. Live action can be watched Live action ! Please check our facebook for more info, news and streams !  

European Games in Baku, Azerbaijzan

The first European Games are currently being held in Baku, Azerbijzan, with 6000 athletes in 20 sports, of which four are non-olympic sports. Unfortunately, Racquetball is not included in these games, so let’s hope our sport will be on the programme for 2019, most likely to be held in The Netherlands. Check out www.baku2015.com/ for …

Extended entry deadline for EURO 2015

The entry deadline for the upcoming European Championships in Hamburg has been extended until 7th June. Sign in and support European Racquetball! The official host hotel has been named: NH Hotel Hamburg Horn Rennbahnstr 90 22111 Hamburg For reservations and booking rates contact Tjark Süchting from the German Racquetball Federation at tsuechting@racquetball.de.

Jorczik and Acuavera win Bavarian Open 2015

Germany’s Simone Jorczik and ED “AC” Acuavera (USA) are the winners of the Bavarian Open 2015 in Bad Tolz. Jorczik defeated Mabel Vela (Bolivia) 15-6, 15-3 in the final, while Acuavera defeated former European Champion Joachim Loof (Germany) with 15-6, 9-15, 11-7 in the final. Acuavera’s success at this years’ Bavarian Open marks the first …

Catalonia Open 2015 in Barcelona

Finally, more information on the upcoming Catalonia Open 2015 has bee published: The event will be held May30th/31st in Barcelona at the Club Natació Barcelona. Players can register at https://www.squash.cat/online-registration/. Closing date for entries will be Monday 25th May. For more information contact Nasi Herms nasiherms.fcs@gmail.com.