Chantal Vandierendonck of the Netherlands won her third consecutive women's open title at the U.S. Open Wheelchair Tennis Championships Saturday at the Racquet Club of Irvine.
Top-seeded Vandierendonck, the top-ranked female player in the world, defeated second-seeded Monique VandenBosch, also of the Netherlands, 6-4, 6-7, 6-2.
In the men's open semifinals, top-seeded Brad Parks of San Clemente defeated sixth-seeded Dave Kiley of San Dimas, 4-6, 6-3, 6-2, and fourth-seeded Laurent Giammartini of Cannes, France, defeated fifth-seeded Chip Turner of Carmichael, Calif., 6-3, 5-7, 6-3. Parks and Giammartini will meet in the men's final at 1 p.m. today.
In the men's A division semifinals, Scott Douglas of Basking Ridge, N.J., defeated Phillippe Bergeard of France, 6-4, 6-1, and Tab Black of Valdez, Tex., defeated Mike Schlappi of Tempe, Ariz., 6-1, 6-2.
The men's B division final will match Hennie Hol of the Netherlands, who defeated John Box of Orange, 4-6, 7-5, 6-1, and Great Britain's Mark Kleingeld, who defeated Mike Brady of Houston, 6-3, 7-5.