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.

Saturday, December 3, 2016

Main Nue--Player Rankings: 2016 Final rankings.

Main Nue complete player rankings are available on the player rankings page (Under "Main Nue") on the right side of the main blog page. You can also find how these rankings are calculated there.

 2016 Final Rankings--November 26, 2016 Current through Tournois de Villefranque. Ducassou's victory in the Tournois de Villefranque increased his lead at the top of the rankings. Bilbao's defeat in the final of that tournament allowed him to leapfrog Guichandut into fourth place. This was the final ranking for 2016. A match between Ducassou-Waltary and Larralde-Bilbao was played at Trinquet Haitz Paen, Anglet on December 3, 2016. Here Ducassou received the trophy as top ranked player of the year and a large banquet was held.

Top 5
Ducassou
Larralde
Bilbao
Ospital
Guichandut
 
Complete Player Rankings as of November 21, 2016. Current through Tournoi de Paris. While Larralde was injured, Ducassou won the Tournois de Paris to again take the lead in the rankings. There were no other changes among the top 5 players.

Top 5
Ducassou
Larralde
Ospital
Guichandut
Bilbao

Complete Player Rankings as of November 11, 2016. Current through Tournoi de Macaye.

Top 5
Larralde
Ducassou
Ospital
Guichandut
Bilbao