Championship Season Jai-Alai H2H – Week 9 Update

Week 9 provided great Jai-Alai action and concluded the Singles Groups I and II play.

Congratulations to Goixerri winning Group I Singles with an undefeated record of 11-0 and to Ikeda, also going undefeated at 12-0 to win Group II Singles. Nicolas placed second in Group I at 6-2 while RonRon earned second in Group II with an impressive 12-2 record.

For Sunday’s doubles matches, the first-place team of Robin-Julen improved to 7-2 by earning 2 wins on the day. First with a victory over Correa-Manny (6-3, 6-2), then winning a 3 set match against Jeden-Nicolas (2-6, 6-3, 6-4). Next, Jairo-Ben needed 3 sets to beat Joseph-Manu (6-4, 1-6, 6-4). Joseph injured his lower left leg in the match and forfeited game 5 to Diaz-Goixerri. The team of Inaki-Roque who subbed for Ikeda-Bradley continued their great play with 2 wins on the day. First by beating CRB-Douglas (6-1, 3-6, 6-5) and in game 7, took a 2 set win over Bueno-Benny (6-2, 6-4). Inaki-Roque are 8-2 as the doubles sub team. The second-place team of Carballo-Kubala improved to 7-3 with a well played match against Flores-Aratz (6-4, 6-5).

In Group I singles on Monday, Aratz earned his second win of the season with a 2 set win over Benny (6-4, 6-3). Jairo continued with his more aggressive play with a 2 set win over Manny (6-2, 6-3). Jairo later played Aratz to earn his second win of the day (6-1, 6-1). Jairo lost just 7 points in 4 sets.  Inaki used 3 sets for a win of Manu (3-6, 6-3, 6-3). With the score 5-3 in favor of Inaki in the third set, Manu injured his ankle but was able to complete the match; however, Carballo subbed for him in game 6 against Douglas. Carballo earned the win (6-4, 2-6, 6-5). First place Goixerri took on Inaki and needed 2 sets for the win (6-5, 6-5). In the second set, Goixerri was down 3-5 and scored the next 3 points for the win. Goixerri finished in first place with an 11-0 record.

In Group II singles on Tuesday, Jeden subbed for Bradley and beat Correa (6-4, 6-4). Correa was injured and forfeited to Kubala in game 4. Carballo had an impressive day with a 2 set win against Ben (6-3, 6-0) and later a 2 set with over Jeden (subbing for Bradley) (6-2, 6-2). As Jairo did on Monday, Carballo lost just 7 points in 4 sets. RonRon handled Bueno in 2 sets (6-3, 6-2). Bueno and Ben went 3 sets in an excellent match, with Bueno winning (4-6, 6-3, 6-5). Ben was up 4-1 in the third set and doubled-faulted and unable to regain the lead. In the final match of the day, first and second place went at it with Ikeda winning in 2 sets (6-3, 6-3), earning him first place with a record of 12-0.

Week 9 saw just two 6 point runs from Inaki-Roque and Carballo.

Week 10 is scheduled to have 7 doubles matches each day. Play begins at 5pm EST on Sunday, Monday and Tuesday.

Sunday’s matches are open to the public plus there is a new promotion “H2Hx20” for those in attendance. All you have to do is pick the winner of each match and the number of sets (either 2 or 3). If you get both right, you win $20. This is open for all matches throughout the evening. Each match is individual, so if you pick incorrectly, you still have a chance in the remaining matches.

You can watch the action at 5pm on Sundays, Mondays and Tuesdays at,, FTF Sports Network or download the free Jai-Alai Channel app. Remember, you can visit the fronton on Sundays to see the great action in person and a chance to win some money in the new “H2Hx20” promotion. Be sure to catch the post-game show with Stu and Andrew for a recap of the action.

And don’t forget to watch “The King of Twitch” (aka El Barba) and Paulie at for interactive livestreaming during the Jai-Alai H2H sports betting games at Magic City. Tune in to hear El Barba and Paulie entertain viewers with their insight and answer questions from the live chat. It is entertaining for sure.

The tables below show the standings in a couple of different formats.

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