2007 Enjoypool.com Open 9-Ball Championship ready to begin

Ralf Souquet and Jasmin Ouschan hope to defend their titles

The 2007 Enjoypool.com Open 9-Ball Championships are ready to kick off on Sunday. As always, the tournament will consist of two packed divisions of 64 men and women.

On the men's side, reigning champion Ralf Souquet will start his campaign with a match against Max Eberle. Other marquee matchups in the men's division include Jose Parica vs Allen Hopkins, Fabio Petroni vs George Breedlove, Mika Immonen vs Ernesto Dominguez, Johnny Archer vs Larry Nevel, Tony Robles vs John Morra and John Schmidt vs Danny Hewitt.

In the women's division, defending champion Jasmin Ouschan will face Vicki Paski in her first match. Marquee matches in the women's division include Melissa Little vs Wendy Jans, Kim Shaw vs Jennifer Chen and Miyuki Sakai vs Rachael Abbink.

We have online brackets for the men's division and the ladies brackets will be posted later today on the WPBA website.

The 2007 EnjoyPool.com 9-Ball Championships are sponsored by Diamond Billiards (table), Imperial International/Aramith (balls), Cuetec Cues (cue), Tweeten Fibre Company (chalk), Ozone Billiards (rack), PoolDawg.com (closed caption) and American Poolplayers Association (arena).