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: Zumaia

The Jai Alai World Tour, a series of 6 tournaments played in the South Basque, from July 7 through August 13, 2016 finished its third tournament on July 24. 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 Zumaia Fronton (opened in June 2016) (1) (2), Zumaia

July 24: 3rd place match and final

Full match videos for both matches (source EITB)

3rd place:

Olharan-Inza defeated Egiguren-Erkiaga 2-0 (15-14, 15-12).


Goikoextea-Enbil defeated Olha-Etcheto 2-0 (15-13, 15-13).

Match article (final only)

July 17, 2016: Semi-finals

Olha-Etcheto defeated Egiguren-Erkiaga 2-1 (15-14, 11-15, 5-3)

Goikoextea-Enbil defeated Olharan-Inza 2-0 (15-12, 15-13)

Match article for both matches