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Collapse AllActon and Gunnersbury Singles - Round 48 | Thursday 19 August 2021 to Wednesday 13 October 2021 (Midpoint: Wednesday 15 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:

A really exciting and closely contested group, with Luca taking top spot thanks to winning 7 matches although his head to head with runner up Razvan was TBC at one set apiece.

Final Rankings:

  1. Luca Chiappa [W7, UF1] 15 WINNER
  2. Razvan Duca [W6, UF1] 15 includes 2 bonus points RUNNER UP
  3. Baris Ali Kibar 8.2 [W5, L2, UF1] 14 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Robin Sibley [W3, L3] 8 includes 2 bonus points
  5. Matyas Daboczi [W3, L3] 8 includes 2 bonus points
  6. George Cox [W2, L2, UF1] 6 includes 2 bonus points
  7. Lachezar Stoitsov 9.1 [W2, L5] 6 includes 2 bonus points
  8. Belal Bareets [W1, L6] 6 includes 2 bonus points
  9. Stuart Temple [L8] 2 includes 2 bonus points

Match Results:

Reveal CommentBaris Ali Kibar bt Matyas Daboczi (Oct 11) 6-2, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "I thought this fixtur wouldn't be going ahead but eventually we made it ..thanks for the match Matyas."  -- Baris Ali
Reveal CommentRazvan Duca bt George Cox (Oct 10) 6-2, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "It was a match with many beautiful rallies, I really enjoyed the game Thanks Geordie."  -- Razvan
Reveal CommentLuca Chiappa v Razvan Duca (Oct 10) 3-6, 6-2, 3-2 TBC

Player Comments:

  • "I really enjoyed playing with Razvan"  -- Luca
Luca Chiappa bt Belal Bareets (Oct 8) 6-0, 6-1
Luca Chiappa bt Stuart Temple (Oct 5) 6-0, 6-0
Luca Chiappa bt Baris Ali Kibar (Oct 3) 2-6, 6-3, 6-2
Reveal CommentRobin Sibley bt Stuart Temple (Sep 30) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Nice to meet Stuart and a difficult game for him on the artificial clay at West Mid tennis club with a damp ball in slight drizzle making the game very slow...wish Stuart all the best in the future"  -- Robin
Luca Chiappa bt Lachezar Stoitsov (Sep 26) 6-3, 7-6 (7-2)
Razvan Duca bt Baris Ali Kibar (Sep 26) 6-2, 6-3
Reveal CommentRazvan Duca bt Belal Bareets (Sep 24) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "I was a pleasure playing with Belal it was a changing game with a lot of long rallys but luckily for me I had a good day and my service went very well for me. Good game, good luck to you Belal!"  -- Razvan
  • "Playing him a while off league, there were many intense rallies 20/30 strokes roughly at times with good pace, I did recommend a better ground to book the court as this place we had kids near our courts that interrupted the 1st set, however the score line might say the match was easy Razvan felt a bit challenged , the guy is a machine lol. I will train and play more to find the game." -- Belal
Luca Chiappa bt Robin Sibley (Sep 23) 6-2, 6-2
Reveal CommentBaris Ali Kibar bt Belal Bareets (Sep 22) 6-3, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Played in a very good spirits and sportsmanship. Thanks for match Bilal."  -- Baris Ali
  • "I expected a tough match, baris plays with good control, however as my first ever match on clay I am somewhat satisfied with the performance, good courts overall with a few planes flying over now and then. Can’t wait to play again at another venue/surface as well as on clay." -- Belal
Reveal CommentLachezar Stoitsov bt Stuart Temple (Sep 21) 6-2, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "We had some nice rallies with Stuart combine with a lovely sunny wether. I really enjoyed. Thanks Stuart Lachezar"  -- Lachezar
Luca Chiappa bt Matyas Daboczi (Sep 18) 6-4, 6-1
Reveal CommentMatyas Daboczi bt Stuart Temple (Sep 17) 6-2, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "A great and cheerful Friday evening tennis with the lights on and off, but that couldn't stop us enjoying it!"  -- Matyas
Reveal CommentRobin Sibley bt Lachezar Stoitsov (Sep 15) 6-3, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Was a good close match with many long rallies"  -- Robin
Reveal CommentBelal Bareets bt Stuart Temple (Sep 15) 6-1, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Stuart is a friendly and enthusiastic person with decent control and placement shots, it was a good match, I hope to get it rolling. "  -- Belal

Match of the Group:

Reveal CommentMatyas Daboczi bt Belal Bareets (Sep 12) 6-3, 5-7, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Super exciting match, going most of the time head-to-head as the scores also show. We were both trying to find out consistency, but it was definitely very enjoyable! "  -- Matyas
  • "Good match, however there was no sun predicted, but the harsh glare in the first set at 2 2 when I was serving made it very difficult, then it was time up and we had to scramble for free courts around at 1 set a piece. That was a very distractive pitch, not taking anything away from Matyas, congrats, but so far haven’t played my best tennis yet, I hope luck turns one day" -- Belal
Razvan Duca bt Robin Sibley (Sep 12) 6-0, 6-0
Reveal CommentMatyas Daboczi bt Lachezar Stoitsov (Sep 10) 6-3, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Great tennis, although with interruptions by rain and then lack of working lights. To be finished soon..."  -- Matyas
Razvan Duca bt Stuart Temple (Sep 9) 6-1, 6-0
Reveal CommentGeorge Cox bt Matyas Daboczi (Sep 8) 6-2, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Great game. Beautiful evening. Thank you. "  -- George
Reveal CommentRobin Sibley bt Belal Bareets (Sep 7) 6-2, 4-1 Belal Bareets Retired

Player Comments:

  • "Nice to play Belel, but was played in the seering heat of the 7th which Belel found very hard to deal and eventually forced him to retire...wish him good luck in the rest of his matches"  -- Robin
  • "I couldn’t cope in this heat for one reason or other, usually play much better, I will rectify if we play again congrats though, good luck in the rest" -- Belal
Reveal CommentBaris Ali Kibar bt Stuart Temple (Sep 5) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Stuart is a very enthusiastic tennis player with a great personality and sportsmanship. He has had a few fantastic lob and drop shots earned him a few winner points during the games. All the best."  -- Baris Ali
Reveal CommentRazvan Duca bt Lachezar Stoitsov (Sep 4) 7-6 (7-3), 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "I rather add comments on a match I lost but on this one I decide to do some. First of all I can once again congratulate Razvan for a great game tennis especially at the first set. On hard he will be tough to crack if he is playing the same level as he do with me. Second set my energy level evaporated for some reason. I wish Razvan good luck to the rest of his matches." -- Lachezar
Reveal CommentLachezar Stoitsov bt Belal Bareets (Sep 1) 6-3, 4-6, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Though location with some distraction. A very close match, could have gone either way, congratulations to lazar for winning 2-1. Hope to play him again at a better location as well as the other players. "  -- Belal
  • "Belal is a good player with a very athletic skills. As he mentioned the match was 50-50 with some really good rallies. Alperton playing ground was quite noisy like we playing match on Arthur Ashe Stadium. Wish Belal good luck to the rest of this round matches and thanks for the match." -- Lachezar
Reveal CommentBaris Ali Kibar bt Lachezar Stoitsov (Aug 30) 6-1, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Lachezar is a very nice guy and plays with excellent placement shots and most importantly with brilliant sportsmanship. Wishing you all the best in the next matches."  -- Baris Ali
Reveal CommentBaris Ali Kibar bt Robin Sibley (Aug 26) 6-0, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Very well played with brilliant sportsmanship from both sides. Rob's game gradually got better and better in the 2nd set. Wishing you all the best for the rest of your matches in this round."  -- Baris Ali
Baris Ali Kibar v George Cox (Aug 24) 6-4, 1-4 TBC
George Cox bt Stuart Temple (Aug 23) 6-1, 6-2
Luca Chiappa bt George Cox (Aug 20) 6-3, 6-4

Group Summary:

Final Rankings:

  1. Charlie Clinton 8.1 [W3, L1] 7 WINNER
  2. Vikas Wadhwani 8.2 [W3] 6 RUNNER UP
  3. Nicolo Colombo [W2, L1] 5
  4. Rudy Padovan 9.2 [W2, L1] 4
  5. Bruno Spada [W1, L2] 2
  6. Paul Cartwright 8.2 [W1, L2] 2
  7. Elizabeth Wright [L5]

Match Results:

Reveal CommentRudy Padovan bt Elizabeth Wright (Oct 13) 6-3, 2-0 Elizabeth Wright Retired

Player Comments:

  • "I hope Liz has a good recovery and manages to get back to the courts soon. "  -- Rudy
Reveal CommentCharlie Clinton bt Paul Cartwright (Oct 11) 6-3, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Foggiest game of tennis I've ever played! "  -- Charlie
Reveal CommentRudy Padovan bt Bruno Spada (Sep 30) 2-5 Bruno Spada Retired

Player Comments:

  • "I (bruno) retired because of injury"  -- Bruno
Nicolo Colombo bt Elizabeth Wright (Sep 25) 6-1, 6-0
Reveal CommentPaul Cartwright bt Rudy Padovan (Sep 25) 6-3, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Enjoyable match with some hard fought points.First set went with serve mainly but managed to get a few lucky breaks at the end to get the first set. Managed to serve better in the second and get a few more games."  -- Paul
Reveal CommentBruno Spada bt Elizabeth Wright (Sep 24) 6-3, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Very enjoyable game in a great location. Thank you Liz for inviting me to play at your club!"  -- Bruno
Charlie Clinton bt Elizabeth Wright (Sep 19) 6-0, 6-0
Nicolo Colombo bt Paul Cartwright (Sep 18) 6-1, 6-1
Vikas Wadhwani bt Elizabeth Wright (Sep 17) 6-0, 6-0
Reveal CommentVikas Wadhwani bt Charlie Clinton (Sep 6) 6-4, 3-6, [10-6]

Player Comments:

  • "Excellent match. Perfect playing conditions. This is why I love tennis over any other sport. We had one particular game which lasted for 15 odd mins so lots of action and infinite rallies. Charlie is a brilliant player. It was just my day today. "  -- Vikas

Match of the Group:

Reveal CommentCharlie Clinton bt Nicolo Colombo (Aug 26) 6-4, 5-7, [11-9]

Player Comments:

  • "A pretty swingy match ! Fading light forced the 3rd set tie break - lucky to come away with a win "  -- Charlie
Vikas Wadhwani bt Bruno Spada (Aug 21) 6-0, 6-1

Group Summary:

Final Rankings:

  1. Fanny Schermesser [W5] 10 WINNER
  2. Marco Luisetto [W3, L2] 9 includes 2 bonus points RUNNER UP
  3. Rob Williams [W4, L1] 8
  4. Destinas Shengova 10.2 [W2, L3, UF1] 7 includes 2 bonus points
  5. Chris Ward [W2, L3] 6 includes 2 bonus points
  6. Markus Zeller [W1, L2, UF1] 5 includes 2 bonus points
  7. Fethi Benaissa 9.2 [L6] 2 includes 2 bonus points

Match Results:

Reveal CommentFanny Schermesser bt Chris Ward (Oct 11) 6-2, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Very nice exchanges, Thanks Chris "  -- Fanny
Reveal CommentFanny Schermesser bt Fethi Benaissa (Oct 10) 6-4, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Very nice match! Thanks!"  -- Fanny
Fanny Schermesser bt Rob Williams (Oct 9) 6-3, 6-1
Reveal CommentChris Ward bt Fethi Benaissa (Oct 1) 6-3, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Good game "  -- Chris
Rob Williams bt Marco Luisetto (Sep 25) 6-3, 6-2
Markus Zeller v Destinas Shengova (Sep 18) 6-3 TBC
Rob Williams bt Fethi Benaissa (Sep 17) 6-2, 6-2
Destinas Shengova bt Fethi Benaissa (Sep 15) 7-6 (10-8), 6-2
Rob Williams bt Markus Zeller (Sep 12) 6-4, 6-4

Match of the Group:

Reveal CommentDestinas Shengova bt Chris Ward (Sep 4) 6-4, 7-6 (7-3)

Player Comments:

  • "Great match! Big battle on the court, long rallies and very nice points from both. I won but the margin was really fine. I enjoyed it a lot! Thank you Chris and hope we get to play again in the next round."  -- Destinas
Fanny Schermesser bt Destinas Shengova (Sep 2) 6-2, 1-6, 6-4
Markus Zeller bt Fethi Benaissa (Aug 29) 6-0, 6-1
Rob Williams bt Destinas Shengova (Aug 28) 6-2, 6-3
Marco Luisetto bt Destinas Shengova (Aug 24) 6-3, 6-3
Reveal CommentChris Ward bt Markus Zeller (Aug 22) 4-6, 5-5 Markus Zeller Retired

Player Comments:

  • "It was unfortunate that Marcus had to retire it was a great game up until then "  -- Chris
Marco Luisetto bt Fethi Benaissa (Aug 22) 6-4, 6-4
Marco Luisetto bt Chris Ward (Aug 21) 6-4, 6-3
Fanny Schermesser bt Marco Luisetto (Aug 19) 1-6, 6-2, 6-2

Group Summary:

Final Rankings:

  1. Andrei Procopie [W6] 14 includes 2 bonus points WINNER
  2. Ana Sinche [W5, L1] 12 includes 2 bonus points RUNNER UP
  3. Sandra Faulkner [W4, L2] 10 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Stepan Pyrig [W3, L3] 8 includes 2 bonus points
  5. Adeleke Aregbe 10.1 [W2, L4] 7 includes 2 bonus points
  6. Caroline Gammage 10.2 [W1, L5] 5 includes 2 bonus points
  7. Lana Mosiuk [L6] 3 includes 2 bonus points

Match Results:

Reveal CommentSandra Faulkner bt Caroline Gammage (Oct 11) 5-7, 6-4, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "A really enjoyable close match that could have gone either way"  -- Sandra
Adeleke Aregbe bt Caroline Gammage (Oct 10) 6-1, 6-0
Andrei Procopie bt Caroline Gammage (Oct 1) 6-0, 6-2
Reveal CommentSandra Faulkner bt Adeleke Aregbe (Sep 18) 6-1, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Good match, the second set could have gone either way. Glad it didn’t as it was very hot on court 🥵!"  -- Sandra
Reveal CommentAna Sinche bt Stepan Pyrig (Sep 13) 6-1, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Great second set and good rallies. It could have gone either way. "  -- Ana
Ana Sinche bt Sandra Faulkner (Sep 11) 6-2, 6-0
Andrei Procopie bt Adeleke Aregbe (Sep 8) 6-3, 6-0
Ana Sinche bt Caroline Gammage (Sep 6) 6-1, 6-0
Reveal CommentStepan Pyrig bt Caroline Gammage (Sep 4) 7-6 (7-3), 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Great game, Very even first set."  -- Stepan
Reveal CommentSandra Faulkner bt Lana Mosiuk (Sep 4) 6-2, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Good match, with some long rallies and lots of deuces. "  -- Sandra
Stepan Pyrig bt Lana Mosiuk (Sep 1) 6-2, 7-5
Andrei Procopie bt Lana Mosiuk (Aug 31) 6-2, 6-0
Ana Sinche bt Lana Mosiuk (Aug 29) 6-1, 6-1
Reveal CommentSandra Faulkner bt Stepan Pyrig (Aug 27) 6-3, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "A very enjoyable match, with long games and lots of deuces. "  -- Sandra
Ana Sinche bt Adeleke Aregbe (Aug 27) 6-0, 6-0
Reveal CommentAdeleke Aregbe bt Lana Mosiuk (Aug 26) 6-1, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "A good match with a number of games going to deuce."  -- Adeleke
Andrei Procopie bt Ana Sinche (Aug 26) 6-2, 7-6 (7-4)
Andrei Procopie bt Stepan Pyrig (Aug 25) 6-2, 6-2

Match of the Group:

Reveal CommentCaroline Gammage bt Lana Mosiuk (Aug 24) 3-6, 7-6 (7-5), 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "a very evenly matched (and long!) game, with lots of deuces and great rallies. "  -- Caroline
Andrei Procopie bt Sandra Faulkner (Aug 24) 6-2, 6-1
Reveal CommentStepan Pyrig bt Adeleke Aregbe (Aug 22) 7-5, 3-6, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "An intense match. The advantage in the game shifted from side to side. However, it was my lucky day. Good luck in the next round "  -- Stepan

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