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World Singles and Doubles Open Racquetball Championships Returns to Highlands Ranch

by Leo Vasquez

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The world’s top professional women and men racquetball players will return to Highlands Ranch, Colorado, in the Denver metro area for the KWM Gutterman World Singles and Doubles Open Racquetball Championships presented by R&B Sales. The event will be hosted August 10-13 at the Highlands Ranch Recreation Center-Northridge and the Goodson Recreation Center.

This is one of the most prestigious singles and doubles events of the year, featuring men's and women's pro singles and pro mixed doubles. The Ladies Professional Racquetball Tour (LPRT) and men’s International Racquetball Tour (IRT) will both be in the house, with a total prize purse of over $70,000.

This event is the season opener for both professional tours. Pro matches will be live streamed via the LPRT and IRT Facebook and YouTube channels.

Amateurs will enjoy round robin and pool play formats for most divisions, excluding cash prize purse open and selected age divisions. As of this writing, the event reached the maximum of 300 players and registration closed with a waiting list option for hopefuls.

A one-of-a-kind interactive players village will offer a unique experience including a racquetball museum, first class hospitality for all players, daily "Trivia Contests" with cash prizes, pro-am sponsor doubles for collegiate student scholarships, reserved seats for pro match viewing, and a Saturday night players party with entertainment provided by stand-up comedian, magician, and ventriloquist Andy Gross.

A one-evening clinic at the Goodson Recreation Center in Centennial will be offered by Coach Fran Davis and Rocky Carson on Wednesday, August 9th, from 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm at a cost of $125 per person.

For more information, visit or the R2 online event site at