The American-Australian duo were quite successful together. Among other things, they managed to win the men's tournament. Van Dongen and Whitlock won 3-0 over Jason Watt and Jacob Taylor in the final. Incidentally, the latter duo was still too strong for the Dutch pair Danny van Trijp and Damian Mol in the semi-final.
Van Dongen and Whitlock also won the mixed triples tournament. They did so together with Katie Falla, Whitlock's girlfriend. The trio defeated Trish Grzesik, Jim Widmayer and Elliot Milk 3-1.
Results Las Vegas Open Doubles
Jules van Dongen/Simon Whitlock 2-1 Kevin Yasenchak/Joe Hedrick
Jason Watt/Jacob Taylor 2-0 Danny van Trijp/Damian Mol
Jules van Dongen/Simon Whitlock 3-0 Jason Watt/Jacob Taylor
Results Las Vegas Mixed-Triple
Trish Grzesik/Jim Widmayer/Elliot Milk 2-1 Shea Cole/Paula Murphy/Danny Baggish
Jules van Dongen/Simon Whitlock/Katie Falla 2-1 Brenda Roush/Gary Brooks/Danny Pace
Jules van Dongen/Simon Whitlock/Katie Falla 3-1 Trish Grzesik/Jim Widmayer/Elliot Milk