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ISAF Match Race Rankings – Williams and Tunnicliffe top list

'Open Match Rankings Sept 2011'    ISAF ©

Anna Tunnicliffe (USA) has moved to the top of the Women’s Match Race Rankings for the first time whilst Ian Williams (GBR) maintained top spot in the Open Match Race Rankings.

The American broke into the top ten in the Women’s Rankings in December 2009 and has steadily worked her way up to take top spot.

Meanwhile in the Open Rankings another good performance by Williams at the sixth stop of the World Match Race Tour in St. Moritz, Switzerland strengthened his position as World number one.

Open Rankings
Ian Williams (GBR) regained the World number one spot in August 2011 after last holding it in June 2008, and the Brit posted a third place finish in the World Match Race Tours sixth stop in Switzerland to solidify top spot whilst Francesco Bruni (ITA) remains number two after coming seventh in St. Moritz.

Torvar Mirsky (AUS) overcame Pierre-Antoine Morvan (FRA) in the St. Moritz Final and the victory moves the Australian up to number three. Morvan’s second place in Switzerland and regatta victory at the Grade 1 SOPOT Match Race in Poland pushes him up to a Rankings best of number five.

Laurie Jury (NZL) has moved from number 27 to a rankings high of number 14 after some impressive results throughout August. The New Zealander racked up victories at the Grade 2 Oakliff International Match Race in New York, USA and Knickerbocker Cup at Manhasset Bay, USA. Jury also finished second at the Grade 2 International Match Race for the Detroit Cup and Chicago Match Cup.

Australia’s Jordan Reece won the International Match Race for the Detroit Cup to move 14 spots up the rankings to number 34 and Chicago Match Cup winner Bill Hardesty is number 67.

One of the biggest climbers in the rankings is Poland’s Rafal Sawicki who moves from number 94 to number 55. The Polish Match Racer has been sailing on the Polish Match Race Tour and recorded a fourth place in the Grade 2 Act 8 in Olsztin after coming second in the Grade 3 Act 6 in Gizycko.

Match Racing - Open

Pos

Name

Country

Crew

Events

Previous

Best

Points

1

Williams Ian

GBR

 

8

1

1

11771

2

Bruni Francesco

ITA

 

8

2

2

11501

3

Mirsky Torvar

AUS

 

8

6

2

11391

4

Hansen Bjorn

SWE

 

8

4

4

10985

5

Morvan Pierre-antoine

FRA

 

8

10

5

10880

6

Ainslie Ben

GBR

 

8

3

1

10685

7

Richard Mathieu

FRA

 

8

5

1

10287

8

Ebler Mads

DEN

 

8

12

8

9865

9

Radich Jesper

DEN

 

6

8

1

9793

10

Robertson Philip

NZL

 

8

7

7

9749

11

Gilmour Peter

AUS

 

8

9

1

9693

12

Lindberg Staffan

FIN

 

8

13

5

9424

13

Monnin Eric

SUI

 

8

16

11

9092

14

Jury Laurie

NZL

 

8

27

14

8891

15

Corbett Reuben

NZL

 

8

14

10

8824

16

Berntsson Johnie

SWE

 

8

20

7

8768

17

Iehl Damien

FRA

 

8

21

3

8717

18

Marinho Álvaro

POR

 

8

19

13

8698

19

Tiller William

NZL

 

8

22

19

8627

20

Swinton Keith

AUS

 

8

17

16

8504


Click here for full ranking list

Women’s Rankings
The top ten in the Women’s Rankings have shuffled around after a busy period of Women’s Match Racing competitions which included three Grade 1 events in Italy, Sweden and USA.

Anna Tunnicliffe won the Grade 1 Buddy Melges Challenge which was held in Sheboygan, USA, the venue of the 2011 ISAF Nations Cup which takes place from 13-18 September. The victory meant that Tunnicliffe overhauled Claire Leroy (FRA) to take the top spot for the first time since her first inclusion in the Women’s Match Race Rankings in 28 March 2006.

Camilla Ulrikkeholm (DEN) won Lysekil Women’s Match in Sweden and her victory moves her from number 22 to number 15. The Dane overcame Australia’s Nicky Souter who has moved up one place to number five after her second place finish in Sweden and third place finish at the Buddy Melges Challenge.

Germany’s Silke Hahlbrock won the Grade 1 Trentino Women’s Match in Italy and her victory over Vesna Dekleva Paoli (SLO) has pushed her from number 20 up to number 13.

One of the biggest movers was Poland’s Katarzyna Tylinska whose fourth place finish in Trentino handed her some significant movement up the rankings as she jumped from number 156 to number 67.

Women Match Rankings Sept 2011 -  ISAF ©


Click here for the Womens Rankings.

The next release of the ISAF World Match Race Rankings will be 12 October 2011.

Match Racing - Women

Pos

Name

Country

Crew

Events

Previous

Best

Points

1

Tunnicliffe Anna

USA

Alice Leonard
Deborah Capozzi
Molly O'bryan Vandemoer

8

2

1

11193

2

Macgregor Lucy

GBR

Ally Martin
Annie Lush
Kate Macgregor

8

3

1

10964

3

Barkow Sally

USA

Elizabeth Kratzig Burnham
Susanne Leech
Katherine Pettibone
Alana O'reilly

8

4

3

10740

4

Leroy Claire

FRA

Marie Riou
Elodie Bertrand

8

1

1

10721

5

Souter Nicky

AUS

Rayshele Martin
Stacey Jackson
Nina Curtis
Jessica Eastwell
Lucinda Whitty
Olivia Price

8

6

1

10197

6

Skudina Ekaterina

RUS

Elena Oblova
Irina Lotsmanova
Elena Syuzeva

8

7

5

10194

7

Groeneveld Renee

NED

Merel Witteveen
Annemieke Bes
Mandy Mulder
Brechtje Van Der Werf
Mijke Lievens

8

5

1

10025

8

Echegoyen Tamara

ESP

Sofia Toro
Angela Pumariega

8

9

8

9701

9

Lehtinen Silja

FIN

Silja Kanerva
Annina Takala
Mikaela Wulff

8

8

4

9509

10

Le Berre Anne-claire

FRA

Alice Ponsar
Myrtille Ponge

8

10

5

9431

11

Tulloch Genevieve

USA

Alice Leonard
Jennifer Chamberlin

8

11

8

9037

12

Roca Mata Silvia

ESP

Eva Gonzalez
Lara Cacabelos

8

13

12

8046

13

Hahlbrock Silke

GER

Maren Hahlbrock
Kerstin Schult

8

20

2

7678

14

Spithill Katie

AUS

Angela Farrell
Jessica Eastwell

8

15

2

7568

15

Ulrikkeholm Camilla

DEN

 

8

22

10

7276

16

Hazard Stephanie

NZL

Susannah Pyatt
Jenna Hansen

8

16

16

7203

17

Mulder Mandy

NED

Merel Witteveen
Annemieke Bes

8

19

17

7083

18

Bossard Julie

FRA

 

8

12

6

7044

19

Senfft Juliana

BRA

Daniela Adler Pimentel Duarte
Gabriela Nicolino De Sá

8

17

16

7011

20

Dekleva Paoli Vesna

SLO

 

8

21

20

6845


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