Majella Haverty is the new European Womens Singles Champion after the completion on the 20th European Championships in Hamburg, Germany. She defeated Antonia Neary of Arklow 15-3, 15-5 in the final.
Mark Murphy after a slow start in the first game put in a great performce in the 2nd game and tiebreaker but the effort did not succeed as Germany's Marcel Czempisz ran out the winner
Women's Singles Final
M Haverty(IRL) def A Neary(IRL) 15-3, 15-5
Men's Singles Final
M Czempisz(GER) def M Murphy(IRL) 15-1, 14-15, 11-6
Ireland continues to dominate European Women's racquetball with Majella Haverty & Katie Kenny winning the Women's Doubles. They defeated Antonia Neary and Olivia Downey 15-7, 15-4 in the final.
In the Men's Doubles, Johnny O'Kenny and Mark Murphy were denied the gold by Germany's Joachim Loof and Marcel Czempisz.
Women's Doubles Final
Haverty/Kenny(IRL) def Neary/Downey(IRL) 15-7, 15-4
Men's Doubles Final
Czempisz/Loof(GER) def Murphy/O'Keeney(IRL) 15-13, 15-13
The 40+ Final at the 20th European Championships was another all Irish contest between Eoin Tynan and Kenny Cottrell but it was Tynan who prevailed in the highly contested match winning by 2 games to 1 in the tie-breaker.
Men's 40+ Singles Final
E Tynan(IRL) def K Cottrell(IRL) 15-13 5-15, 11-6