2018 US Open Racquetball Tournament

Austin Area Player Wins 14th US Open Professional Championship

USA Racquetball‘s US Open, currently the UnitedHealthcare US Open, has been held once a year for the last 23 years. Originally held in Memphis, Tennessee, it has been held in Minneapolis, Minnesota since 2010.

During 14 of those tournaments, Austin area racquetball player Kane Waselenchuk has won the International Racquetball Tour‘s Pro Division.

Draws: http://www.r2sports.com/website/division-list.asp?TID=24877&sortBy=defaultOrder

During the 2017-2018 season, Kane was sidelined by injury for a number of tournaments taking him from his usual top ranking to the third ranked player for the seeding of this event.

You can find additional commentary on Kane’s accomplishments here:
https://theracquetballblog.blogspot.com/2018/10/waselenchuk-wins-14-at-2018.html
and
http://blog.proracquetballstats.com/index.php/2018/10/08/us-open-mens-pro-singles-final-and-event-wrap-up/

Embedded below, you can follow his matches from the 2018 tournament, including a few post match interviews that were broadcast live on Facebook.





Round of 16
vs Javier Mar

2018 US Open: Men's Round of 32

Posted by International Racquetball Tour on Thursday, October 4, 2018





Quarterfinals
vs Sebastian Franco





Semifinals
vs Andree Parrilla

2018 US Open: Men's Semi-Final

Posted by International Racquetball Tour on Saturday, October 6, 2018





Finals
vs Daniel De La Rosa

2018 US Open: Men's Final

Posted by International Racquetball Tour on Sunday, October 7, 2018




During the same tournament, he also played pro doubles with Ben Croft, and they made the finals.

Quarterfinals

Kane & Ben
vs
Daniel Rojas & David Horn

2018 US Open: Men's Round of 16

Posted by International Racquetball Tour on Thursday, October 4, 2018




Semifinals

Kane & Ben
vs
Jake Bredenbeck & Jose Diaz




Finals

Kane & Ben
vs
Alvaro Beltran & Daniel De La Rosa

2018 US Open: Men's Doubles Final

Posted by International Racquetball Tour on Saturday, October 6, 2018




Post Singles Finals Speech

Post match with @kingkanerb after his 14th US OPEN Championship. The G.O.A.T.

Posted by UnitedHealthcare US OPEN Racquetball Championships on Sunday, October 7, 2018




Post Finals Live Discussion

Come chat with Kane after his 14th US OPEN.

Posted by USA Racquetball on Sunday, October 7, 2018




Discussion after early round win

We have Kane Waselenchuk for 10 minutes, come ask the G.O.A.T. a question after his round of 32 win. #racquetball International Racquetball Tour

Posted by USA Racquetball on Thursday, October 4, 2018




Didn’t see enough of Kane’s play in these matches? There are 153 more YouTube videos of Kane collected in this playlist:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W26jkl4SmVs&list=PLXfUMm_ZwIxXOAd2WqG9j1lFK8QSGxgu5

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