The 2010 15th US OPEN Racquetball Championships concluded in Minneapolis, MN at the Life Time Fitness-Target Center and the St. Louis Park Center. The event featured all of the top men's players of the International Racquetball Tour (IRT), the women's players of the Women's Professional Racquetball Organization, (WPRO) and the Classic Pro Racquetball Tour (CPRT). The US OPEN is racquetball's original and largest "Grand Slam" event and the most prestigous tournament of the season. The event also offered amateur divisions for men and women and attracts players from all across the world. Nearly 70 US OPEN champions were crowned and awarded the one-of-a-kind US OPEN gold medal that weighs nearly 2 pounds. In the Men's IRT Professional division, World No. 1 Kane Waselenchuk, defending US OPEN champion made history last year by capturing his fifth US OPEN championship and became the winningest man in US OPEN history. Kane repeated and won his sixth US OPEN in Minneapolis. He defeated Alvaro Beltran in the finals, (10), 2, 2, 6.
Leading the women for the WPRO was world No. 1 Paola Longoria who was challenged by No. 2 Rhonda Rajsich, defending US OPEN champion and holder of three US OPEN championships. Rajsich would also hold court and win her record setting fourth US OPEN championship. Rhonda defeated Paola Longoria in the finals, 8, (8), 9, 5.
The Classis Pro Racquetball Tour (CPRT) also featured world No. 2 Woody Clouse, defending US OPEN champion as he would also repeat by defeating Jeff Bell in the finals, 0, (5), 2, 0.
• Final Results
• Official US OPEN Site