December, 26. Washington, MO- The International Racquetball Tour (IRT) is heading back to the Golden State to “roll out” the new year this January for the Los Angeles Open Presented by Coast to Coast. Starting Friday, January 5 catch all the top premiere racquetball athletes compete at the Athletic Society West Valley Club in Canoga Park, California.
The Tour was previously in Canoga Park earlier this season for the 2017 Phase IV Scientific Health & Performance Pro/Am Tournament in September. The #1 player in the world, Kane Waselenchuk, who resides in Austin, Texas, took home the championship at that previous tournament as he defeated his biggest rival on the court, #2 Rocky Carson. Expect both Carson and Waselenchuk to make a run at this year’s tournament in Canoga Park.
Pro Racquetball Doubles will also be on display this January, along with a professional and amateurs division Paddle Ball doubles tournament, with a separate prize pool of $1,000.
Cindy Tilbury helped organize this tournament along with Tournament Director Brian Pineda. If you are interested in witnessing the best racquetball players in the world compete in LA, get to the Athletic Society West Valley Club at 22235 Sherman Way in Canoga Park, California from January 5-7!
Kelly R. Diesel