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Collapse AllActive Newcastle Singles - Round 21 | Thursday 25 January 2018 to Wednesday 21 March 2018 (Midpoint: Wednesday 21 February 2018)

Current Rankings:

  1. Stuart Mcgowan [W3] 8 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Joe Charlton 9.2 [W1, L2] 4 includes 2 bonus points
  3. Aitor Lopez De Uralde 9.2 [L3] 3 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Joseph Barton 9.1 [W1] 2
  5. Ali Hajeeh Ali 10.1 [W1, L1] 2
  6. James Gray 9.1

Match Results:

Reveal CommentJoseph Barton bt Joe Charlton (Feb 18) 6-4, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Another enjoyable match with Joe, although the neutral would argue this didn't quite live up to the tension and drama of our previous league encounter in December. The match started very evenly with both players struggling to hold serve thanks to some strong returning. Joe took a 4-3 lead due to some impressive volleying, but I was able to prevail from some long games with many deuces to fight back to take the set 6-4. The second set began in similarly tight fashion, reaching 2-2 . A couple of tense games followed but I was able to take a 4-2 lead, before getting through the final 2 games in slightly more straightforward fashion to win 6-4 6-2. Enjoyable match and decent conditions for February. Relieved to sneak the victory."  -- Joseph
Reveal CommentStuart Mcgowan bt Joe Charlton (Feb 16) 6-2, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Really nice day for a game and some really nice tennis played by both. I was hitting really well off both sides today and found some consistency with my serve, although Joe put up much more of a fight than the scoreline would suggest."  -- Stuart
Reveal CommentJoe Charlton bt Aitor Lopez De Uralde (Feb 11) 6-4, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Cold and windy but a fun match. I was on good form and Aitor's consistency let him down, so it was a match that could definitely have gone the other way on another occasion. I look forward to next time!"  -- Joe
Reveal CommentStuart Mcgowan bt Ali Hajeeh Ali (Feb 11) 6-0, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Very windy today which seemed to blow everything into my forehand. After Ali had adjusted to the conditions and began to employ some slice and drop shots to good effect he had me worried that a third set was on the cards, but luckily I was able to regain some composure and close out the match."  -- Stuart
Reveal CommentStuart Mcgowan bt Aitor Lopez De Uralde (Feb 10) 6-1, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Quick relocation to leazes after originally intending to play at the Ex (those courts really are terrible if any rain comes down). Really fun match with aitors backhand really firing and my forehand doing the same. A faster start for me meant I was able to take the first before aitor had got settled. The second set was much more nip and tuck; 2-0 start for me, then 3 games on the spin for aitor to get me worried, before finding some rhythm on my serve again to close it out."  -- Stuart
Reveal CommentAli Hajeeh Ali bt Aitor Lopez De Uralde (Feb 4) 4-6, 7-6 (8-6), 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "A close and a competitive game that could've gone either way. Aitor managed to win the first set then I equalised by clinching the second set in the tiebreak. The final set was won by me after leading 2 games after breaking Aitor's serve. "  -- Ali

Current Rankings:

  1. Bryan Gillingham 10.1 [W2, L1] 6 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Matthew Davis 9.1 [W2] 4
  3. Chris Stanworth [W1] 2
  4. Peter McCue 9.2 [W1] 2
  5. Joti Ahir 10.2 [W1, L1] 2
  6. Paulie Wakefield [L5] 2 includes 2 bonus points

Match Results:

Reveal CommentMatthew Davis bt Bryan Gillingham (Feb 18) 6-1, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Nice morning for some tennis! First set was a bit one sided but the second set was very competitive with Bryan getting off to a great start and actually served for the second set, I managed to win the remaining 4 games which had some great rallies in to steal the final set and match, credit to Bryan who started slowly but turned it round to make it a really great match "  -- Matthew
Chris Stanworth bt Paulie Wakefield (Feb 18) 6-1, 6-1
Matthew Davis bt Paulie Wakefield (Feb 4) Walkover
Reveal CommentBryan Gillingham bt Joti Ahir (Feb 3) 6-0, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Really fun match against Joti with pretty much every game going to 30-30 or deuce. Joti threatened a remarkable comeback at 5-1 down in the second set, but I held my nerve to serve out the match. I forgot to write a report for last weeks match against Paulie. Also another really good match, with Paulie struggling after an operation a couple of weeks earlier. Looking forward to playing both again soon!"  -- Bryan
Reveal CommentPeter McCue bt Paulie Wakefield (Jan 29) 6-2, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "An enjoyable game played on a sunny day and as usual at Armstrong Park on such days there was sun in the eyes at one end ! Two good sets of tennis however "  -- Peter
Reveal CommentJoti Ahir bt Paulie Wakefield (Jan 28) 6-2, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Enjoyable match on a windy morning in Leazes Park. Both players getting back into the swing of things after some time out meant some frustrating unforced errors on both sides, but standards improved throughout the course of the match. Thanks for a good game. "  -- Joti
Bryan Gillingham bt Paulie Wakefield (Jan 28) 6-0, 6-0