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Collapse AllBarnes & Sheen Singles - Round 43 | Thursday 15 April 2021 to Wednesday 9 June 2021 (Midpoint: Wednesday 12 May 2021)

Wow, what a Round!! It was amazing to see so many of you back on court after restrictions lifted – nearly 5,000 of you got straight back to tennis across 130 Leagues with more than 8,000 matches played so far and counting! Congratulations to everyone for a fantastic Round and also to our Group Winners, you lucky bunch. We’re looking forward to even more tennis in the coming weeks with Wimbledon on the horizon and also some Mixed Doubles and brand new Women’s Doubles Rounds launching in some areas, with more to follow later in the year. We look forward to seeing you next time – don’t forget to book your place early and get set for the summer season.

Group Summary:

Final Rankings:

  1. Amaury Baudouin [W5, L1] 12 includes 2 bonus points WINNER
  2. Mark Warren [W3, L4] 8 includes 2 bonus points RUNNER UP
  3. Marcin Wolczyk [W2] 4
  4. Jamie Cuthbert [W1, L1] 3
  5. Martin Evans [W1, L1] 2
  6. Paul Fawdry [L2]
  7. Philippe Gomes [L1]
  8. Robert Jordan [L2]

Match Results:

Reveal CommentMark Warren bt Robert Jordan (May 27) 6-1, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the game Robert - good luck with the other matches!!"  -- Mark
Mark Warren bt Paul Fawdry (May 25) Walkover
Reveal CommentAmaury Baudouin bt Mark Warren (May 25) 6-1, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "The score doesn't reflect the many deuces we had! Very windy conditions... Nice playing with you Mark. "  -- Amaury
Reveal CommentMark Warren bt Philippe Gomes (May 20) 6-2, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Great to play Phillippe again - weather made it difficult for both of us!!"  -- Mark
Reveal CommentJamie Cuthbert bt Mark Warren (May 12) 7-5, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Close game with Mark up in both sets. Some entertaining rallies, enjoyed it. "  -- Jamie

Match of the Group:

Reveal CommentAmaury Baudouin bt Jamie Cuthbert (May 10) 6-1, 5-7, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Very nice 3 setter! Some really good rallies, looking forward to playing again"  -- Amaury
Reveal CommentAmaury Baudouin bt Paul Fawdry (May 9) 6-3, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Very nice match, 2nd set did not reflect how close it was overall. Thanks for the coffee!"  -- Amaury
Reveal CommentMartin Evans bt Mark Warren (May 4) 6-1, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Very windy conditions and low sun but many thanks for the game Mark and good luck with your others . All the best Martin"  -- Martin
Reveal CommentAmaury Baudouin bt Robert Jordan (Apr 29) 6-1, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Nice playing with you Robert!"  -- Amaury
Amaury Baudouin bt Martin Evans (Apr 24) 6-2, 6-3
Marcin Wolczyk bt Mark Warren (Apr 21) 6-4, 6-4
Marcin Wolczyk bt Amaury Baudouin (Apr 16) 7-5, 6-1

Group Summary:

Final Rankings:

  1. Tony Nesbit 8.2 [W3, L2] 9 includes 2 bonus points WINNER
  2. Valeria Zilkha [W2, L3] 9 includes 2 bonus points RUNNER UP
  3. Peter Grant [W4] 8
  4. Alexandre Miauton [W3, L1] 7
  5. Nick Roberts [W1, L4] 5 includes 2 bonus points
  6. James Bugler [L3]
  7. Nigel Williams 10.1 withdrawn

Match Results:

Reveal CommentValeria Zilkha bt James Bugler (May 27) 6-1, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Really fun match with lots of long rallies and deuce games. Thanks for the match Valeria"  -- James

Match of the Group:

Reveal CommentPeter Grant bt Valeria Zilkha (May 26) 4-6, 7-6 (7-1), 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Thank you for the game Valeria. Another hard fought, long and enjoyable match. We actually played the first 2 sets on 7th May, on the hard courts which took 2 hours. We then played the deciding set on the 26th on the astroturf. I think the scores show how close it was. I just managed to pinch the last set - I think the net court gods were smiling on me !"  -- Peter
Peter Grant bt Alexandre Miauton (May 22) 1-6, 7-5, 6-2
Reveal CommentPeter Grant bt Tony Nesbit (May 20) 6-3, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Another close and enjoyable match with Tony at a very wet and windy Barn Elms."  -- Peter
Reveal CommentAlexandre Miauton bt Nick Roberts (May 15) 6-1, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Lucky to play in between the showers. Great fun playing with Nick"  -- Alexandre
Reveal CommentTony Nesbit bt Nick Roberts (May 12) 6-4, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Some excellent shots from Nick and several long rallies made for a good contest I'm certainly feeling it today. Best. Tony"  -- Tony
Reveal CommentTony Nesbit bt James Bugler (May 10) 6-2, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Good to meet you again Jamie. I believe that's 1 match each so far although I think perhaps you were a bit lockdown rusty this time. I look forward to the next when I hope we'll both be a bit fitter. Best. Tony"  -- Tony
Reveal CommentAlexandre Miauton bt Valeria Zilkha (May 9) 6-3, 5-7, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Amazing fighting spirit from Valeria who came back from 2 breaks down in both the second and the third set. Such a shame that there was confusion around the score line at a crucial moment of the last game. Looking forward to playing again soon and well played Valeria"  -- Alexandre
Reveal CommentTony Nesbit bt Valeria Zilkha (May 5) 6-3, 3-6, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "We completed our match on 5thMay having played two long well contested sets on 28th April. All thoroughly enjoyable. Thanks Valeria and heres to our next meeting."  -- Tony
Reveal CommentPeter Grant bt Nick Roberts (May 4) 3-6, 6-3, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "A long and hard fought game with Nick. Lots of deuces and good rallies. Could have gone either way but just manged to pinch the final set."  -- Peter
Reveal CommentNick Roberts bt James Bugler (May 1) 6-4, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "A very close, enjoyable match. There were some good rallies and memorable points "  -- Nick
Reveal CommentAlexandre Miauton bt Tony Nesbit (Apr 25) 1-6, 6-2, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Fun game in very windy conditions. Tony played very well in the first set and then things got more balanced. Well played"  -- Alexandre
Reveal CommentValeria Zilkha bt Nick Roberts (Apr 24) 6-1, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Enjoyable match, very well played by Valéria!"  -- Nick

Group Summary:

Final Rankings:

  1. Gaurav Jain [W5] 12 includes 2 bonus points WINNER
  2. Marianne Costigan [W3, L2] 8 includes 2 bonus points RUNNER UP
  3. Philip Hunter [W3, L1, UF1] 7
  4. Bernard O'Keeffe [W2, L3] 7 includes 2 bonus points
  5. Dara Goodarzi [L3, UF1] 3 includes 2 bonus points
  6. Henry Oakes [L4] 3 includes 2 bonus points
  7. Rebecca Bellerby
  8. William Macdonald

Match Results:

Reveal CommentPhilip Hunter bt Bernard O'Keeffe (Jun 6) 7-6 (7-5), 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Very tough and close first set that left us both pretty tired for the second. Really enjoyable match in the sun!"  -- Philip
Gaurav Jain bt Philip Hunter (May 23) 6-2, 6-1
Gaurav Jain bt Dara Goodarzi (May 12) 6-1, 6-0
Reveal CommentGaurav Jain bt Henry Oakes (May 11) 6-1, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Good Match Henry. Match was closer than the scoreline suggests, especially the second set, where most games went to deuce . Thanks for the game and good luck for the rest of your matches"  -- Gaurav
Philip Hunter v Dara Goodarzi (May 10) 6-2 TBC
Reveal CommentGaurav Jain bt Marianne Costigan (May 10) 6-1, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "A very enjoyable game despite the windy conditions - well played Gaurav!"  -- Marianne
Gaurav Jain bt Bernard O'Keeffe (May 7) 6-1, 6-3
Philip Hunter bt Marianne Costigan (May 1) 6-3, 7-5
Reveal CommentMarianne Costigan bt Bernard O'Keeffe (Apr 30) 6-1, 2-6, 7-6 (7-4)

Player Comments:

  • "Very close game with a lot of running!"  -- Marianne
Reveal CommentMarianne Costigan bt Henry Oakes (Apr 27) 3-6, 6-2, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Really enjoyable and even match. Thanks Henry!"  -- Marianne
Reveal CommentPhilip Hunter bt Henry Oakes (Apr 25) 6-3, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Enjoyable game in windy conditions with both of us struggling for consistency after the long layoff.. Plenty of close games with some good net play from Henry!"  -- Philip

Match of the Group:

Bernard O'Keeffe bt Dara Goodarzi (Apr 23) 6-2, 6-7 (4-7), 7-5
Bernard O'Keeffe bt Henry Oakes (Apr 20) 6-4, 7-6 (7-5)
Reveal CommentMarianne Costigan bt Dara Goodarzi (Apr 20) 6-1, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Had a lot of fun playing against Marianne. She played super well and is a really strong player and didn’t give me many easy shots but I think I played quite good considering my lack of practice but I got a few shots in that I thought were pretty powerful but was too inconsistent. Thanks!"  -- Dara
  • "Thanks Dara - the match was better and closer than the scoreline suggests as we had deuce in almost every game in the first set." -- Marianne

Group Summary:

Final Rankings:

  1. Laurence Saunders [W5] 12 includes 2 bonus points WINNER
  2. Antonio Quaresima 8.2 [W3, L1] 8 includes 2 bonus points RUNNER UP
  3. Ajeet Ranjit 9.2 [W3, L1] 7
  4. Felicity Main [W2, L3] 6 includes 2 bonus points
  5. Hannah Sinclair [W2, L4] 6 includes 2 bonus points
  6. Sophie Longhurst [L5] 3 includes 2 bonus points
  7. Sallianne Cockerham [L1] withdrawn
  8. Piotr Grycz

Match Results:

Reveal CommentAjeet Ranjit bt Hannah Sinclair (Jun 7) 6-2, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Another great afternoon to play. Well played Hannah."  -- Ajeet
Ajeet Ranjit bt Sophie Longhurst (Jun 5) 6-1, 6-0
Ajeet Ranjit bt Felicity Main (May 31) 6-4, 6-2

Match of the Group:

Reveal CommentLaurence Saunders bt Ajeet Ranjit (May 23) 3-6, 6-3, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Great match over 3 days"  -- Laurence
Reveal CommentLaurence Saunders bt Antonio Quaresima (May 9) 6-2, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Enjoyable game in warm conditions"  -- Laurence
Hannah Sinclair bt Sophie Longhurst (May 5) 6-1, 3-6, 6-1
Laurence Saunders bt Felicity Main (May 4) 6-2, 6-3
Reveal CommentAntonio Quaresima bt Sophie Longhurst (May 2) 6-3, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Lovely playing with Sophie as usual in a lovely Sunday morning in Palewell common. Despite our previous matches this time Sophie kept me running across the whole court with challenging rallies and great shots...I had to use my first serve in order to come back on the first set and I really appreciated her improvements...can’t wait to play with Sophie again soon...Good luck for your next matches"  -- Antonio
Reveal CommentAntonio Quaresima bt Felicity Main (May 1) 7-5, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Great match played with Felicity in a lovely sunny afternoon. Match was closed on the first match where I had to use my first serve to win it. I hope to play with Felicity again very soon and I am sure next her backhand will be more dangerous..."  -- Antonio
Felicity Main bt Hannah Sinclair (Apr 28) 6-1, 7-5
Reveal CommentLaurence Saunders bt Sophie Longhurst (Apr 24) 6-0, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Lovely morning and enjoyed the knock about at the end"  -- Laurence
Felicity Main bt Sophie Longhurst (Apr 21) 6-1, 7-6 (7-4)
Reveal CommentAntonio Quaresima bt Hannah Sinclair (Apr 21) 6-3, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Enjoyed a lot playing with Hannah...this was my first competitive match after a long stop due to the lockdown and I felt being very rusty playing my game...Hannah had the chance to come back on the second set and the match was close...look to play with her very soon..."  -- Antonio
Hannah Sinclair bt Sallianne Cockerham (Apr 20) 6-1, 6-2
Laurence Saunders bt Hannah Sinclair (Apr 18) 6-1, 6-1