Category: News

Mikan van Zanten new ERF’s General Secretary

During it’s annual meeting in Hamburg, the European Racquetball Federation hold it’s elections for the Executive Board. Mikan van Zanten (Netherlands) has been voted in as the new General Secretary of the ERF. He will succeed long time ERF board member Pascal Matla (also Netherlands) who was not available for re-election. “We take the opportunity …

Haverty and Czempisz win European Singles titles 2019

Majella Haverty (Ireland) and Marcel Czempisz (Germany) are the European Singles Champions 2019. In an all Irish ladies final, Haverty defeated Antonia Neary 15-3, 15-5 to achieve her first European Singles title. On the mens side, it was Germany’s Marcel Czempisz who dominated the competition by first defeating defending champion Johnny O Keeney in the …

Ireland wins European Team Championships 2019

Ireland is the clear winner of the European Team Championships that were held on September 5th in Hamburg, Germany. The Irish Team faced and defeated Germany in the mens and ladies team final with some impressive wins. Italy placed 3rd in the Mens Team while The Netherlands ended up as 4th. The European Championships will …

Junior and senior competition added to EURO2019 program

One junior and one senior competition has been officially added to the program of the European Championships 2019 in Hamburg, Germany. Due to limited court time, one junior 17 and under and a Seniors 40+ division will be held during the bi-annual EURO as well. More information and online entries will be accepted shortly.

Tynan & Ryder successful at 13th Italian Open

Eoin Tynan from Ireland is the winner of the 13th Italian Open in Brembate. In an all Irish final, Tynan defeated Padraic Ryder in an intense and close Mens Open final 6-15, 15-8, 11-10 to claim his first Italian Open title. Together they defeated Frank Alongi (USA) & Maxime Bizeau (France) in 2 straight games. …

O’Callaghan & Hickey finish high at All Ireland Singles

Congratulations to Noel O Callaghan (Fermoy) who claimed his 24th National Mens Open Singles title. O’Callaghan took the weekend by storm and closed it out by beating Kilkenny man Mark Murphy 2-0. A massive achievement to O’Callaghan as he claimed his 24th title – a record which may never be broken. Aisling Hickey (Rossmore) also …

Eurasia Championships 2019 anounced

An Eurasia Racquetball Championships has been anounced for July 5th – 7th 2019 in Seoul Korea. Contact Aisling Hickey for more information: aislinghickey17@gmail.com

Double win for Marcel Czempisz at the German Open

Doubles success for Germany’s Marcel Czempisz at the German Open 2019. Not only did he win the mens singles division with a success over Mike Mesecke qith 15-11, 15-4, he also claimed a win in the doubles open competition with his partner Mikan van Zanten (NED) by defeating Bobbie Breese (USA) and Mike Mesecke (GER) …

Weerdesteyn and Czempisz defend titles at Dutch Open

Maaike Weerdesteyn (Netherlands) and Marcel Czempisz (Germany) have both defended their Open singles titles at the 2019 Dutch Open in The Hague. While Weerdesteyn defeated Renate Hartmann (Germany) with 2-0, Macrel Czempisz claimed another success against the Dutch National Champion Pascal Matla from Zoetermeer who had to forfeit the match due to an injury after …