Two players have joined Dustin Brown at the top with 19 matches on the year. Pablo Santos-Gonzalez took the title in Spain F5. He also started the year with a title in Spain F1 and is now 17-2. Gary Lugassy also shares the top spot after taking the title in France F3.
Alex Bogdanovic continued his undefeated season, winning in Bergamo (with the help of a walkover) so he is 9-0 and in second place. Konstantinos Economidis played his first event in some time and won the title in Burnie after qualifying. So he starts off the year 7-0.