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.

Friday, September 9, 2016

Jai Alai/Cesta Punta--Jai Alai World Tour--CTO. Parejas MPB semi-finals

The Jai Alai World Tour has moved into its second phase, the CTO. Parejas MPB (doubles) and CPO. Indidual MPB championships. At the site you will find scheduled matches, results, match articles, rules of the competition, player pages, and how the player points are determined, among other information.

Source for all score and match article information, unless otherwise specifically stated: Jai Alai World Tour website.

CPO Parejas Semi-finals:

September 2, 2016

At Zumaia Fronton (opened in June 2016) (1) (2), Zumaia

Egiguren-Enbil defeated Beaskoetxea-Aldazabal 2-0 (15-11, 15-9)

Goikoetxea-I. Erkiaga (substituting for the injured Etcheto) defeated Erik-Lekerika 2-1 (12-15, 15-10, 5-2)

Full match video for both matches (Source: EITB)

Match article for both matches

Article about Etcheto's injury, how he tried to play with it in the quarterfinals, and why he finally had to drop out of the semi-finals. 

The  final will be played on September 10, 2016, at Donastia (San Sebastian).