I reached about 2150 last season although I tanked to about 1700 in rank 8 during premier cup. However, once all 3 leagues returned, I mostly played great league and rose all the way to 2150. I mainly won 3 or 4 games in each set, sometimes all 5.
Now that Season 3 began, I’ve noticed it being a lot more competitive. I still won 4 out of 5 at rank 1 but after that, I don’t think I’ve won more than 3 games out of every set and sometimes I’d not even win 1 out of the 5. Right now I’m only at rank 5 with 21 wins out of 50. Keep in mind I’ve used the same GL team that took me from 1700 to 2150 up till the last 10 games (though that new team seems to be a dud.)
I’m not complaining nor specifically looking for team help but I’m just curious if this is normal at the beginning of a new season. Maybe all of the highly competitive players are doing all of their sets right now. I’ve even heard of players who did so well from ranks 1-6 that they skipped to rank 8 when they finished rank 6. Would it be detrimental to my initial rank once I finish rank 6 if I continue to play against this hyper competitive group of players? I don’t mind the challenge but at the same time, I’m hoping to make rank 9 this season.