This is a current awareness blog that links to the latest sources of information on Basque Pelota matches and Tournaments. It covers both North and South Basque modalities: Mano, Main Nue, Pala, Paleta, Remonte, Cesta Punta, Jai Alai, and minor modalites. We link to match articles, statistics and video highlights and/or full match videos.

Monday, July 25, 2016

Jai Alai/Cesta Punta--Jai Alai World Tour--Masters Series: Hondarribia and Gernika

The Jai Alai World Tour, a series of 6 tournaments played in the South Basque, from July 7 through August 13, 2016 finished its first two tournaments on July 15. At the site you will find scheduled matches, results, match articles, rules of the tour, player pages, and how the player points are determined, among other information.

Source for all scores and articles: Jai Alai World Tour website.

At Jostalde Fronton, Hondarribia:

July 8. Semi-Finals

Barandika-Aldizabal defeated Hormaetxea-Amigorena 2-0 (15-14, 15-6)

Beaskoetxea-Lekerika defeated Eric-Txasio 2-1 (15-12, 13-15, 5-1).

Match article for both matches

July 15. 3rd place match and final.

3rd place match:

Eric-Txasio defeated Hormaetxea-Amigorena 2-0 (15-9, 15-11)

Final:

Beaskoetxea-Lekerika defeated Barandika-Aldizabal 2-0 (15-8, 15-9)

Match article for both matches

At Fronton Gernika Jai Alai (1) (2):

July 9. Semi-Finals:

Egiguren-Etcheto defeated Olha-Enbil 2-0 (15-5, 15-11)

Goikoetxea-Inza defeated Olharan-Erkiaga 2-0 (15-12, 15-13)

Match article for both matches

July 15. 3rd place match and final.

3rd place match:

Olha-Enbil defeated Olharan-Erkiaga 2-0 (15-9, 15-11)

Final:

Egiguren-Etcheto defeated Goikoetxea-Inza 2-0 (15-12, 15-7).

Match article for both matches

MY ARTICLE: Cumulative match records for all participants in both Internationaux Cesta Punta and Jai Alai World Tour Summer Partidos--3 tournaments completed