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Collapse AllKirklees Singles - Round 22 | Thursday 2 September 2021 to Wednesday 27 October 2021 (Midpoint: Wednesday 29 September 2021)

It was great to see so many players out on court during this Round, enjoying friendly, competitive tennis and making new friends. We hope you had a great time battling it out! There is just one more Round for 2021 and we’re looking forward to having you join us again. We think Local Tennis Leagues players are the keenest of them all, so it’ll be no surprise to see many of you back out there during the cooler months. Join now to secure your place!

Group Summary:

Final Rankings:

  1. Andrew Stainton [W4, L1] 10 includes 2 bonus points WINNER
  2. Adrian Dallas 9.2 [W3] 8 includes 2 bonus points RUNNER UP
  3. Stephen Hunt 10.1 [W3, L1] 7
  4. Jack Faricy [W1, L3] 3
  5. Matthew Strudwick 10.1 [L4]
  6. Alvino Severini [L2]

Match Results:

Reveal CommentJack Faricy bt Matthew Strudwick (Oct 23) 6-1, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Really fun match with plenty pf close games."  -- Jack
Reveal CommentStephen Hunt bt Jack Faricy (Oct 12) 6-2, 3-6, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Became to dark and slippery to carry on. Was super fun and very tiring. A lot of long rallies/games and some amazing gets by Jack. Must have been at least 10 points where I started to walk back to server and Jack somehow managed to get to the ball and hit a fantastic winner. Was so much fun and Jack's a great guy to play against. Really enjoyed it."  -- Stephen
  • "Great to finish this game. Some fun rallies." -- Jack
Reveal CommentStephen Hunt bt Matthew Strudwick (Oct 9) 6-1, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Scoreline is very flattering. Great conditions and really fun match with many deuces and long points. Some untimely unforced errors helping me at key moments. Really good run and enjoyed the rallies. "  -- Stephen
Reveal CommentAndrew Stainton bt Jack Faricy (Oct 8) 6-3, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Enjoyable and competitive match played in the autumn sunshine"  -- Andrew

Match of the Group:

Reveal CommentAndrew Stainton bt Stephen Hunt (Oct 3) 7-6 (7-5), 6-7 (6-8), [10-8]

Player Comments:

  • "really close game with each of taking the lead at different points, slippery underfoot and glare from the sun made it battle of the elements as much as opponents. Could have gone either way."  -- Andrew
Reveal CommentStephen Hunt bt Alvino Severini (Sep 26) 6-0, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Really enjoyed it. Great banter and played in good spirit. Beautiful day and we both enjoyed the rallies and found great amusement in our levels of fitness. By the second set I jokes the racket was holding me up! Looking forward to playing him again, keeping score optional as its a great bit of exercise. The match had a lot of unforced errors as rust was going off both our games but as I say that really doesn't matter when you are enjoying the run about."  -- Stephen
Reveal CommentAndrew Stainton bt Matthew Strudwick (Sep 24) 6-0, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "enjoyable game with some good rallies, thanks Matthew."  -- Andrew
Reveal CommentAdrian Dallas bt Matthew Strudwick (Sep 22) 6-1, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Nice meeting Matthew- some good tennis and another new person met thru tennis 🎾🎾"  -- Adrian
Reveal CommentAdrian Dallas bt Andrew Stainton (Sep 17) 6-3, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Great match - enjoyed some close rallies and also some good chat in between the tennis "  -- Adrian
Reveal CommentAndrew Stainton bt Alvino Severini (Sep 12) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for game Alvino, I enjoyed the match and with you not having played recently the score does not reflect the competitive nature of the game with some close deuce games. Good luck with the rest of the round."  -- Andrew
Reveal CommentAdrian Dallas bt Jack Faricy (Sep 10) 6-4, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "A good first match - I enjoyed playing Jack who got better as the match progressed "  -- Adrian

Group Summary:

A closely contested group but congrats to Artem for winning the title thanks to being the only player to finish undefeated on 5 wins... well played!

Final Rankings:

  1. Artem Karpenko [W5] 10 WINNER
  2. Steve Redfern [W4, L1] 10 includes 2 bonus points RUNNER UP
  3. Younes Chahid [W2, L2] 7 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Andrew Dubaj-Downs 10.2 [W1, L3] 3
  5. Kieran Archer [L4] 2 includes 2 bonus points
  6. Douglas Albiero [L2]

Match Results:

Artem Karpenko bt Douglas Albiero (Oct 10) Walkover
Reveal CommentArtem Karpenko bt Andrew Dubaj-Downs (Oct 4) 6-0, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "The score does not tell the full story, we had lots of long rallies with Andy. Some very good games with more than 5 deuces."  -- Artem
Artem Karpenko bt Kieran Archer (Oct 3) 6-0, 6-4
Reveal CommentSteve Redfern bt Andrew Dubaj-Downs (Oct 3) 6-2, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Really enjoyable game with Andy. There was some nice long rallies, and strong serving. It’s was a lovely day so we played outside at hltc. Looking forward to out next meeting. "  -- Steve
Reveal CommentArtem Karpenko bt Younes Chahid (Sep 27) 7-6 (7-2), 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Younes is progressing every game, it was a really difficult and close match today with some good long rallies. Would be glad to play with you soon again."  -- Artem
Reveal CommentYounes Chahid bt Kieran Archer (Sep 26) 6-2, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Good game with Kieran who has a good backhand and serve, some good rallies during the game"  -- Younes
Reveal CommentArtem Karpenko bt Steve Redfern (Sep 26) 7-5, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "As always, a very close match with Steve with lots of good rallies. Looking forward to playing with you soon again. "  -- Artem

Match of the Group:

Reveal CommentSteve Redfern bt Younes Chahid (Sep 24) 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (7-5)

Player Comments:

  • "What a battle, this was a 3h epic with plenty of twists and turns. The score says it all and it could have gone either way in the end. Well played younes and looking forward to our rematch."  -- Steve
Steve Redfern bt Kieran Archer (Sep 19) 6-2, 6-2
Reveal CommentAndrew Dubaj-Downs bt Kieran Archer (Sep 16) 6-2, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Great to meet Kieran. The score really doesn’t reflect the standard of play. Lots of long rallies, a number of deuces and some cracking winners. Looking forward to playing you again in the future Kieran. "  -- Andrew
Reveal CommentYounes Chahid bt Andrew Dubaj-Downs (Sep 15) 6-4, 3-6, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Amazing game with Andy who had good moves, resulting in interesting exchanges and long rallies, would be happy to play again."  -- Younes
Reveal CommentSteve Redfern bt Douglas Albiero (Sep 12) 6-3, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Great game, looking forward to a rematch. "  -- Steve
  • "Good game 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻" -- Douglas

Group Summary:

Final Rankings:

  1. Khurrum Saeed 8.2 [W5, L1] 13 includes 2 bonus points WINNER
  2. Cara Anderson 10.2 [W4, L2] 11 includes 2 bonus points RUNNER UP
  3. Matt Venning [W3] 6
  4. Chris Joyce [W1, L2] 5 includes 2 bonus points
  5. Oscar Chibuye [W1, L2] 4 includes 2 bonus points
  6. Jonathan Ryan [W1, L3] 4 includes 2 bonus points
  7. Kirsty Howarth [L5] 2 includes 2 bonus points

Match Results:

Reveal CommentKhurrum Saeed bt Cara Anderson (Oct 25) 6-2, 4-6, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "It was lovely to see and meet Cara at Kirklees Local Tennis League Tournament in Greenhead Park, she did enjoy herself playing through our tennis match. Also I have enjoyed myself as well with my own tennis performance on my serves, forehand, backhand, volleys and returners also I did hit great number of 6 aces throughout the tennis match." -- Khurrum
Cara Anderson bt Kirsty Howarth (Oct 10) 6-0, 6-0
Reveal CommentMatt Venning bt Cara Anderson (Oct 10) 6-1, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "well done Matt"  -- Cara
Reveal CommentCara Anderson bt Chris Joyce (Sep 27) 6-2, 2-6, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Match took place in difficult winds, with deteriorating light"  -- Cara

Match of the Group:

Reveal CommentMatt Venning bt Khurrum Saeed (Sep 26) 3-6, 6-3, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "It was lovely to see and meet Matt for first time at Kirklees Local Tennis League Tournament in Greenhead Park and he is a very good tennis player he did enjoy playing himself through out tennis match. Also I have enjoyed myself as well with my own tennis performance and also I did hit great number of 1 ace throughout the tennis match. "  -- Khurrum
  • " Great match." -- Matt
Reveal CommentChris Joyce bt Jonathan Ryan (Sep 21) 6-4, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Chris has a good serve and went for every ball. I changed rackets since my last game which improved but alas I hit the net on several occasions. Nice weather and good match. "  -- Jonathan
Oscar Chibuye bt Kirsty Howarth (Sep 19) 6-0, 6-1
Reveal CommentKhurrum Saeed bt Chris Joyce (Sep 19) 6-4, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "It was lovely to see and meet Chris for first time at Kirklees Local Tennis League Tournament in Greenhead Park and he is a very good tennis player he did enjoy playing himself through out tennis match. Also I have enjoyed myself as well with my own tennis performance and I also I did hit great number 1 ace throughout the tennis match."  -- Khurrum
Reveal CommentKhurrum Saeed bt Jonathan Ryan (Sep 19) 6-2, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "It was lovely to see and meet Johnny again at Kirklees Local Tennis League Tournament in Greenhead Park and he did enjoy playing himself through out tennis match. Also I have enjoyed myself as well with my own tennis performance on my serves, forehand, backhand, volleys and returners also I did hit great number 5 of aces throughout the tennis match."  -- Khurrum
Matt Venning bt Kirsty Howarth (Sep 18) 6-0, 6-1
Reveal CommentCara Anderson bt Jonathan Ryan (Sep 13) 6-4, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Some excellent play by Jonathan in the first set."  -- Cara
Reveal CommentCara Anderson bt Oscar Chibuye (Sep 13) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Oscar a bit unfortunate not to get anything out of the match"  -- Cara
Reveal CommentKhurrum Saeed bt Kirsty Howarth (Sep 12) 6-0, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "It was lovely to see and meet Kristy at Kirklees Local Tennis League Tournament in Greenhead Park she is very good tennis player he did enjoy playing herself through out tennis match. Also I have enjoyed myself as well with my own tennis performance on my serves, forehand, backhand, volleys and returners also I did hit great number 9 of aces."  -- Khurrum
Reveal CommentJonathan Ryan bt Kirsty Howarth (Sep 12) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "This was only Kirsty's 2nd ever game of tennis. Nevertheless she did manage to reach 40 points on a few occasions. Great to get a much needed win under my belt, a confidence booster. "  -- Jonathan
Reveal CommentKhurrum Saeed bt Oscar Chibuye (Sep 5) 6-2, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "It was lovely to see and meet Oscar for first time at Kirklees Local Tennis League Tournament in Greenhead Park and he is very good tennis player he did enjoy playing himself through out tennis match. Also I have enjoyed myself as well with my own tennis performance and also I did hit great number 3 or 4 of aces throughout the tennis match."  -- Khurrum