Dominicans Sánchez and Castillo to semifinals in Punta Cana
PUNTA CANA, Dominican Republic, September 16, 2017 – Top-seeded
William Sánchez and Victor Castillo of Dominican Republic-A
advanced to the men’s semifinals of the Punta Cana Beach
Sánchez/Castillo reached the final four round after a 21-9,
21-16 victory over compatriots Alex Medina and Jamel Jean
Baptiste Alexandre in 34 minutes.
In the semifinals, the Dominican duo will face third-seeded
Sergey Grabovsky and Fiodar Kazhamiaka of Canada-A who defeated
Simon Fecteau-Boutin and Hugo Rosso-Boneau of Canada-B 2-0
(21-17, 30-28) in 45 minutes.
Meanwhile, teams representing United States will face each other
in the other semifinal match in Punta Cana.
Second-seeded Stafford Slick and William Allen of United
States-A will play against compatriots the third-seeded William
Kolinske and Miles Evans on Sunday morning.
Slick/Allen won their quarterfinal contest against Nicaragua’s
Gerald Umaña and Dany Lopez 2-0 (21-12, 21-14) in 35 minutes.
Kolinske/Evans advanced to the final four stage following a 2-0
(21-13, 21-17) victory in 39 minutes over Guadeloupe’s
Arnouts Baptiste and Cederic Lavoye.
Men’s Saturday Results
DOM-A d SKN 2-0 (21-7, 21-17). Pool B: CAN-B d TTO 2-0
(21-11, 21-7), USA-A d DOM-B 2-0 (21-12, 21-13). Pool C:
NCA d DOM-C 2-0 (21-8, 21-16), USA-B d CAN-A 2-0 (21-19, 21-14).
USA-A d NCA 2-0 (21-12, 21-14), CAN-A d CAN-B 2-0 (21-17,
30-28), USA-B d GPE 2-0 (21-13, 21-17), DOM-A d DOM-B 2-0 (21-9,