Fun Facts about the WSMRA 31st Annual Tournament


      Starting our 4th decade of competition

      Second time in St. Louis (first at Ballwin Racquet Club in 1993)

      Second year that skill level doubles has been offered and the 6th year for doubles divisions

      Players from 29 states and Guatemala

      State with most players: Missouri and California, 5 each

      Players who came the farthest:

o   Northern California: Nidia Funes, Nancy Large, Merijean Kelley

o   By travel route: Marie Gomar from Guatemala

      Overall Player Attendance for 31 tournaments:

o   California 341, Illinois 333

      2422 total players in 31 years!

      12 players have attended 25 or more tournaments, 9 were at this 31st!

o   Kendra Tutsch WI

o   Nancy Kronenfeld IL

o   Merijean Kelley CA

o   Mildred Gwinn NC

o   Carol Gellman NM

o   Paula Sperling NM

o   Renee Fish FL (25 this year!)

o   Linda Moore NE (25 this year!)

o   Marquita Molina CA (25 this year!)

o   Pauline Kelly IL

o   Lola Markus IL

o   Margaret Hoff IL

      29 singles players, 24 doubles teams

      182 doubles matches and 142 singles matches, over 300 matches in 2.5 days!

      Thanks to our generous donors and bidders, we raised:

o   For Breast Cancer Research over $370

o   From the silent auction over $500 for Missouri High School Racquetball and the WSMRA


Thanks to all of our amazing players, donors and volunteers!