2009 Pan American Championships

Oct. 16, 2009, 7:26 p.m. (ET)

USA will be represented by a contingent of thirteen players in the Pan American Championships in Guadalajara, Mexico beginning October 20th.  In the team championships which is from October 20th -21st , Team USA will be represented by Nicholas Jinadasa, Arnold Setiadi, Ted Shear, Kyle Emerick, Rena Wang, Rulan Yeh and the Phongasavithas sisters, Panita and Vimla. The team will be led by Manager/Coach, Wendy Carter, USAB High Performance Coach based in Seattle.

In the individual championships which will run from Ocrober 22nd - 25th , USA will be represented by the following players:

Men's Singles
Nicholas Jinadasa, Arnold Setiadi, Mathew Fogarty, and Ted Shear

Women's Singles
Rena Wang, Iris Wang, Rulan Yeh and Vimla Phongasavithas

Men's Doubles
Mathew Fogarty - David Neumann and Kyle Emerick -David Lim

Women's Doubles
Rulan Yeh-Rulien Yeh and Rena Wang - Iris Wang

Mixed Doubles
Nicholas Jinadasa-Rulan Yeh and Arnold Setiadi - Rulien Yeh

This is the first time that three pairs of sisters will be representing USA - the Yeh twins, Rulan and Rulien and the Phongasavithas sisters, Panita and Vimla and the Wang sisters, Rena and Iris.