Johns brothers win gold at North Carolina Cup

Johns Brothers, the top seeds at the Fanatics Sportsbook North Carolina Cup, won the men’s doubles championship. In four games, they defeated Augustus Ge and Jaume Martinez Vich (14-seeded). Although Ge and Martinez Vich had some upsets earlier in the tournament, the Johns Brothers were too strong and won with a score of 11-2, 4-11, 11-5, 11-6.

Match Key Points:

  • Johns Brothers used a timeout in the second game at 4-10 to regroup, but they lost this game by 4-11.
  • Augustus Ge and Jaume Martinez Vich used a timeout in the fourth game, at 8-6, to regroup.
  • During the second game, Ge and Martinez Vich achieved their longest point streak, accumulating 5 consecutive points while possessing the ball.
  • During the fourth game, the John brothers scored 7 consecutive points.

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“They made a push during that second game and they started lobbing a lot. That was a difference-maker and we had to note that and adjust, but it was a battle back and forth and we were really happy to get through that game,” said Collin while talking to pickleballtv after winning the final. 

“They’re both very exciting and entertaining players,” praised Ben. “They had a lot of great upsets this week, so kudos to them for a really good run. I’m sure we’ll see a lot more of them.”

With that win, John’s brothers won their 29th PPA Tour championship together.