2018 Paddle Palace Winter Round Robin
By Jay Crystal
Paddle Palace Club Giant Round Robin—December 8th, 2018
PPC hosted a Giant Round Robin Tournament on December 8th. 27 players were seeded into 5 groups, two of 5 players and 3 of 6 players. The second round had the 1 through 4 finishers placed into 4 groups of 5. The fifth and sixth place finishers were placed into two groups of four with the number one finishers having a playoff for the top two division 5 players. This was the first sanctioned tournament in the US using the new yellow Nittaku Nexcel 3-Star 40+ Ball.
Results are as follows:
Group | Winners | Runner-ups
Group 1 | Jiwei Xia | Sarang Bhaway
Group 2 | Alex Badmaev | Tom Lackaff
Group 3 | Gerald Yaneza | Viktor Khlevnoy
Group 4 | Burke Walls | Yevgeniy Mayevskiy
Group 5 | Zack Riccelli | Chuck Brockway
PPC members were victorious in all of the groups!