Doubles – five exciting, action packed matches were played on Sunday, August 7.
Game 1: Flores-Manu handed Carballo-Roque a 2 set loss (6-4, 6-3).
Game 2: Joseph-Goixerri lost the first set to CRB-Spinner (5-6) but came back to win in 3 sets (5-6, 6-1, 6-1).
Game 3: Jeden-Nicolas won in 3 sets against Diaz-Douglas (6-3, 4-6, 6-3).
Game 4: Ikeda-Aratz improved to 4-0 to remain in 1st Place with a hard fought 3 set match against Inaki-Ben (4-6, 6-5, 6-5).
Game 5: Robin-Ben improved to 3-0 with a 2 set win against Jairo-Kubala (6-3, 6-4) to remain in 2nd Place.
There are 5 matches scheduled for Sunday, August 14:
Game 1: Joseph-Goixerri (1-2) vs Williams-Manny (1-2)
Game 2: Robin-Benny (3-0) vs Diaz-Douglas (1-3)
Game 3: Inaki-Ben (2-2) vs Flores-Manu (2-2)
Game 4: Ikeda-Aratz (4-0) vs Carballo-Roque (1-2)
Game 5: Jairo-Kubala (1-2) vs Jeden-Nicolas (2-2)
Singles Group I – there were 7 matches on Monday, August 8.
Game 1: Inaki handled Benny in 3 sets with a victory (3-6, 6-5, 6-3).
Game 2: Manu needed 3 sets for the with over Goixerri (5-6, 6-4, 6-2). Down 2-0 in the 3rd set, Manu made a 6 point run for the win. Manu’s 7th singles win.
Game 3: Nicolas played well in the 2 set win against Ikeda (6-2, 6-2).
Game 4: Inaki earned his 2nd win of the day with a straight set win against Douglas (6-4, 6-4). Inaki is in 2nd Place with a 6-1 record.
Game 5: Manu continues to play well to earn his 2nd win of the day with a straight set win against Benny (6-5, 6-4). Manu remains in 1st Place with a record of 8-0.
Game 6: Goixerri earned his first win of the Series B season against Douglas (6-5, 6-4).
Game 7: Manny handed Ikeda a loss in 3 sets (5-6, 6-3, 6-2).
Singles Group II – there were 7 matches on Tuesday, August 9.
Game 1: Julen earned a win against Ben in 2 sets (6-3, 6-5).
Game 2: Jairo won against Kubala (6-3, 6-3) to improve to 8-0 (see game 6 below).
Game 3: Aratz handed Bueno a 2 set loss (6-4, 6-4) to improve to a 6-2 record for 3rd Place.
Game 4: RonRon continues to play well with a 2 set win against Ben (6-4 6-4) to improve to a record of 8-1 to remain in 2nd Place.
Game 5: Julen handled Carballo (6-5, 6-1).
Game 6: Jairo earned his 2nd win of the day against Bueno (6-0, 6-0) to remain in 1st Place with a record of 9-0. The (6-0, 6-0) score was the year’s first (6-0, 6-0) shut-out. Jairo won 24 of the 30 points he played for the day.
Game 7: Carballo needed 3 sets for the win against Kubala (6-1, 3-6, 6-4).
USNJAC Aug 19-21, No H2H Aug 15-16
NOTE: There are no Singles I or II matches on Monday, August 15 or Tuesday, August 16 due to the 3rd USNJAC Tournament at the Magic City Fronton that runs from Friday, August 19 through Sunday, August 21. H2H play will resume on Sunday, August 28. Tournament starting times are 10-am, 11-am and noon EST, respectively for Friday through Sunday. If you can’t visit Magic City to see the live tournament this year, be sure to watch on “The Jai-Alai Channel” on YouTube!
Sunday’s H2H matches on August 14th are open to the public which includes the “H2Hx20” promotion 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 H2H action at 5pm on Sundays, Mondays and Tuesdays at watchjaialai.com, laligasportstv.com, 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 “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 https://www.twitch.tv/watchjaialai 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 charts below show the standings in a couple of different formats.