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Collapse AllBattersea Park Singles - Round 37 | Thursday 13 June 2019 to Wednesday 7 August 2019 (Midpoint: Wednesday 10 July 2019)

Another good round in Battersea with 187 matches played, a good few of them during the record breaking heat! Special mention to group 12 in which everyone played every single match. That's 6 each! A great achievement and well done all!

Group Summary:

A great round for James M who successfully defended his title with a clean sweep, winning 7 matches out of 7. It was not all plain sailing with Alex giving him a "fantastic match.. a real marathon", and Youness also pushing him to three sets but he came out on top. Many congratulations. This was a great group with a very high percentage of matches played, so well done all.

Final Rankings:

  1. James Muirhead [W7] 16 includes 2 bonus points WINNER
  2. Matt Hilley 7.2 [W3, L4] 9 includes 2 bonus points RUNNER UP
  3. James Smyth 9.2 [W3, L2] 9 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Alex Smyth 10.1 [W2, L4] 9 includes 2 bonus points
  5. Andy Mazzucchelli [W3, L2] 8 includes 2 bonus points
  6. Youness Bouzaffour [W3, L2] 7
  7. Rodd Ramsey 8.2 [W2, L5] 7 includes 2 bonus points
  8. Alvaro Gonzalez 9.2 [W1, L5] 5 includes 2 bonus points

Match Results:

Reveal CommentYouness Bouzaffour bt Rodd Ramsey (Aug 5) 6-2, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Great game Rodd with long rallies despite the windy conditions - "  -- Youness
James Smyth bt Rodd Ramsey (Aug 4) 6-2, 6-4
Reveal CommentYouness Bouzaffour bt Alvaro Gonzalez (Aug 3) 7-5, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Great game with long rallies ! "  -- Youness
Reveal CommentJames Muirhead bt Rodd Ramsey (Aug 3) 6-4, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Great match Roddy in v humid hot conditions, all the best for rest of the League"  -- James
Reveal CommentJames Muirhead bt Alex Smyth (Jul 31) 6-1, 5-7, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Fantastic match Alex a real marathon and well played, really enjoyed it. Best of luck in your final match."  -- James
Alex Smyth bt Alvaro Gonzalez (Jul 24) 6-1, 6-4
James Smyth bt Youness Bouzaffour (Jul 21) 6-0, 6-3
Reveal CommentJames Muirhead bt Andy Mazzucchelli (Jul 11) 6-3, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Great match Andy, some very closely fought games and a lot of long rallies in humid conditions!! All the best,"  -- James
James Smyth bt Alex Smyth (Jul 10) 2-6, 6-1, 6-4
Alex Smyth bt Andy Mazzucchelli (Jul 10) 6-4, 6-2
Reveal CommentMatt Hilley bt Rodd Ramsey (Jul 9) 6-2, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Great match with Roddy as always. "  -- Matt
Reveal CommentJames Muirhead bt Matt Hilley (Jul 6) 6-2, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Fantastic match Matt thank you for the game some very long 20+ shot rallies on a v warm day. Best of luck in your next games."  -- James
Reveal CommentJames Muirhead bt Alvaro Gonzalez (Jul 4) 6-2, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Great to meet you Alvaro, some good rallies despite all the runners going around us!! Best of luck for your next matches."  -- James

Match of the Group:

Rodd Ramsey bt Alex Smyth (Jul 4) 4-6, 6-1, 6-0
Reveal CommentYouness Bouzaffour bt Matt Hilley (Jul 2) 3-6, 6-1, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Great match and a lot of very close games, cool to play with you Matt Best of luck in your next matches. "  -- Youness
Reveal CommentMatt Hilley bt James Smyth (Jun 30) 4-6, 6-4, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Great match and always a crazy hard battle with James until the end. "  -- Matt
Rodd Ramsey bt Alvaro Gonzalez (Jun 29) 6-2, 6-3
Reveal CommentMatt Hilley bt Alex Smyth (Jun 29) 6-1, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Fun match on the hottest day of the year!"  -- Matt
Reveal CommentJames Muirhead bt Youness Bouzaffour (Jun 28) 6-7 (5-7), 6-3, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Great game Youness in windy conditions, very best for your next matches."  -- James
Reveal CommentAndy Mazzucchelli bt Rodd Ramsey (Jun 27) 6-3, 2-6, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "A really tight match from start to finish with high quality shots from both sides. I got lucky in the deciding set to get the win. I’m sure a rematch is on the cards. "  -- Andy
Reveal CommentAndy Mazzucchelli bt Alvaro Gonzalez (Jun 25) 6-1, 1-6, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "I had a lot of fun playing this match. Some really entertaining rallies with points which deserve to be on a highlight reel. Well played, Alvaro!"  -- Andy
Reveal CommentAndy Mazzucchelli bt Matt Hilley (Jun 22) 6-2, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Great match in perfect conditions. Always a pleasure to play against Matt!"  -- Andy
Reveal CommentJames Muirhead bt James Smyth (Jun 22) 6-2, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Great match James and a lot of very close games in glorious weather! Best of luck in your next matches. "  -- James
Alvaro Gonzalez bt Matt Hilley (Jun 20) 6-2, 6-2

Group Summary:

A very convincing win for Tamas who is playing in this league for the first time. Not only did he play more matches than anyone else (6) he also won them all, so promotions beckons! Well done too to runner up Mark who had a "very enjoyable" game against the champ and to third place Eugene. Hope you can get even more matches next time.

Final Rankings:

  1. Tamas Kosa [W6] 12 WINNER
  2. Mark Stone [W3, L2] 8 includes 2 bonus points RUNNER UP
  3. Eugene Malthouse [W3] 6
  4. Richard Bing [W3, L2] 6
  5. Oleg Gulich 10.1 [W1, L4] 4 includes 2 bonus points
  6. Olivier Grau 7.2 [L4]
  7. Hugh Pike [L2]
  8. Richard Pelmore 10.1 [L2]

Match Results:

Tamas Kosa bt Richard Bing (Aug 4) Walkover
Tamas Kosa bt Olivier Grau (Aug 3) 6-4, 6-2

Match of the Group:

Tamas Kosa bt Richard Pelmore (Jul 28) 7-5, 6-1
Richard Bing bt Mark Stone (Jul 25) 6-2, 6-1
Mark Stone bt Olivier Grau (Jul 24) 6-0 Olivier Grau Retired
Tamas Kosa bt Hugh Pike (Jul 24) 6-1, 6-3
Reveal CommentRichard Bing bt Oleg Gulich (Jul 20) 6-2, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Richard is a very solid player. Good match."  -- Oleg
Oleg Gulich bt Olivier Grau (Jul 18) Walkover
Eugene Malthouse bt Hugh Pike (Jul 15) 6-1, 6-0
Richard Bing bt Olivier Grau (Jul 14) 6-0, 6-1
Tamas Kosa bt Oleg Gulich (Jul 10) 6-2, 6-2
Eugene Malthouse bt Oleg Gulich (Jun 23) 6-1, 6-1
Reveal CommentMark Stone bt Richard Pelmore (Jun 23) 6-3, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the game Richard - excellent as always "  -- Mark
Reveal CommentTamas Kosa bt Mark Stone (Jun 22) 6-3, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Good to meet you Tamas and thanks for the game - very enjoyable."  -- Mark
Reveal CommentMark Stone bt Oleg Gulich (Jun 21) 6-1, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Mark is a very good player. Unfortunately, we played on a carpet surface, which is my arch-enemy. I hope we play a re-match soon on a hard surface. /Oleg"  -- Oleg
Eugene Malthouse bt Richard Bing (Jun 16) 6-1, 6-2

Group Summary:

A tie on points at the top of the group with Tim and Carreg finishing on 5 points each. Fortunately they played each other, and as Tim won that match, he is declared the new champ. This was a much quieter group than most, unfortunately, so do let us know another time if we can help, and do keep your group updated with availability.

Final Rankings:

  1. Tim Osborne [W2, UF1] 5 WINNER
  2. Carreg O'Shea [W1, L3] 5 includes 2 bonus points RUNNER UP
  3. Gareth Drabble [W1] 2
  4. Doug Burns [W1, L1] 2
  5. Paul Dosanjh [W1, L1] 2
  6. Daniel Serrano Marguello 9.2 [L1] 1
  7. Joao Benis 10.2 [UF1]
  8. James Samaraseara

Match Results:

Match of the Group:

Paul Dosanjh bt Carreg O'Shea (Aug 4) 6-7 (5-7), 6-1, 6-2
Tim Osborne bt Doug Burns (Jul 22) 6-4, 6-3
Gareth Drabble bt Paul Dosanjh (Jul 4) 6-0, 6-4
Tim Osborne bt Carreg O'Shea (Jul 4) 6-3, 6-1
Joao Benis v Tim Osborne (Jun 28) 5-7, 5-5 TBC
Carreg O'Shea bt Daniel Serrano Marguello (Jun 25) 1-6, 6-4, 6-0
Reveal CommentDoug Burns bt Carreg O'Shea (Jun 23) 6-3, 7-6

Player Comments:

  • "A really tight match where either set could've gone either way. Hope to play Carreg again!"  -- Doug

Group Summary:

Congratulations to Yannick on a great round and finishing at the top of the podium just two points ahead of runner up Matteo with whom he had a "Very enjoyable match .....Matteo played very clever tennis. 1 set was extremely tight ! Well played." Congratulations to them both and also to Chris who in a "great match in the sun and nearly three hours long" beat the champ and finished third.

Final Rankings:

  1. Yannick Argac 10.1 [W5, L1] 13 includes 2 bonus points WINNER
  2. Matteo Busa [W4, L1, UF1] 11 includes 2 bonus points RUNNER UP
  3. Chris Mackenzie-ross [W3, L2] 9 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Aleksandr Jatsenko [W2, L2] 6 includes 2 bonus points
  5. Michal Rydzkowski [W1, L4] 4 includes 2 bonus points
  6. Marcus Williams 8.1 [L1, UF1] withdrawn 2
  7. Fergus Anderson [L4] 1
  8. Fred Smith 8.2

Match Results:

Matteo Busa bt Fergus Anderson (Aug 6) 6-0, 6-0
Reveal CommentYannick Argac bt Michal Rydzkowski (Jul 29) 6-4, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Nice game with micha, but the AstroTurf is so hard to play on ! "  -- Yannick
Reveal CommentYannick Argac bt Aleksandr Jatsenko (Jul 24) 6-1, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Some fantastic shots from both side and a great game I. Very warm condition. The score definitely does not reflect the actual closeness of the match. "  -- Yannick
Michal Rydzkowski bt Fergus Anderson (Jul 17) 6-2, 6-4
Chris Mackenzie-ross bt Fergus Anderson (Jul 13) 6-1, 2-6, 6-1
Reveal CommentYannick Argac bt Matteo Busa (Jul 13) 7-6 (8-6), 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Very enjoyable match against Matteo who played a very clever tennis. 1 set was extremely tight ! Well played"  -- Yannick
Matteo Busa bt Chris Mackenzie-ross (Jul 6) 6-1, 6-3
Reveal CommentYannick Argac bt Fergus Anderson (Jul 5) 7-5, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Really nice game with fergus! Similar style of playing so 2 very tight sets."  -- Yannick
Aleksandr Jatsenko bt Michal Rydzkowski (Jul 3) 7-6, 6-3
Chris Mackenzie-ross bt Michal Rydzkowski (Jul 1) 7-5, 6-4
Matteo Busa bt Aleksandr Jatsenko (Jun 29) 6-2, 6-3
Matteo Busa bt Michal Rydzkowski (Jun 26) 6-3, 6-2

Match of the Group:

Aleksandr Jatsenko bt Chris Mackenzie-ross (Jun 25) 3-6, 6-4, 6-4
Reveal CommentChris Mackenzie-ross bt Yannick Argac (Jun 22) 3-6, 6-1, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Great match in the sun and nearly three hours long, thank you Yannick!"  -- Chris
Reveal CommentYannick Argac bt Marcus Williams (Jun 20) 6-3, 6-7 (7-9), 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Great game against Marcus on a windy night. Marcus did very well to come back from 4-1 to win the second set, it was very close. Well played "  -- Yannick
Matteo Busa v Marcus Williams (Jun 15) 5-7, 7-6 (7-4) TBC

Group Summary:

Some great tennis in a very good humoured group where almost every match came with a comment - many thanks. Edzard finishes at the top of the table, with twice as many points as runner up Nick, so man congratulations to him. Among his 5 victories was a "thrilling intense game with Scott...good strategies, nice tactics and some amazing winners!" It doesn't get much better than that.

Final Rankings:

  1. Edzard Knyphausen [W5] 12 includes 2 bonus points WINNER
  2. Nick Armstrong [W3, L2] 6 RUNNER UP
  3. Rohan Mehrotra [W1, L5] 6 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Scott Moran 9.1 [W1, L2] 5 includes 2 bonus points
  5. Sebastian Kumeth [W2] 4
  6. Andrew Gillian [W2, L2] 4
  7. Chris Law 10.2 [W1, L4] 2

Match Results:

Reveal CommentNick Armstrong bt Andrew Gillian (Aug 1) 6-1, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Good game !"  -- Nick
Reveal CommentNick Armstrong bt Chris Law (Jul 29) 6-2, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Good game, cheers Chris !"  -- Nick
Reveal CommentChris Law bt Rohan Mehrotra (Jul 26) 6-3, 3-6, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Very even match played in sweltering conditions"  -- Chris
Reveal CommentEdzard Knyphausen bt Chris Law (Jul 18) 6-2, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks Chris. Good match with all types of shots involved. Post match beer was fun too. Lets play again soon"  -- Edzard
Reveal CommentAndrew Gillian bt Rohan Mehrotra (Jul 18) 1-6, 6-4, 7-6 (11-9)

Player Comments:

  • "Such a tight match - went right to the wire! "  -- Andrew
Reveal CommentEdzard Knyphausen bt Nick Armstrong (Jul 11) 6-4, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Good rallies and many deuces. Fun match"  -- Edzard

Match of the Group:

Reveal CommentEdzard Knyphausen bt Scott Moran (Jul 10) 6-0, 2-6, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Thrilling, intensive game with Scott. First set seemed so decisive but Scott turned it around with incredible consistent rallies and hits, forcing me to many unforced errors. The last set could have gone either way, in the end we both played defensive trying to win from the others mistake. Good strategies, nice tactics, some amazing winners! Thanks for a fun evening"  -- Edzard
Andrew Gillian bt Chris Law (Jul 6) 6-3, 6-3
Reveal CommentEdzard Knyphausen bt Andrew Gillian (Jun 30) 6-2, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Good match. Honestly the score does not reflect the relative strength of both players. Fun Sunday morning!"  -- Edzard
Reveal CommentNick Armstrong bt Rohan Mehrotra (Jun 27) 6-1, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Good match !"  -- Nick
Scott Moran bt Chris Law (Jun 27) 6-4, 6-4
Reveal CommentRohan Mehrotra bt Scott Moran (Jun 24) 7-6 (7-5), 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Tough match as always with Scott, made even more tense with the constant drizzle. Another close result to add to all of our others! Look forward to playing the next one Scott!"  -- Rohan
Reveal CommentSebastian Kumeth bt Nick Armstrong (Jun 23) 6-0, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Great match Nick! "  -- Sebastian
Reveal CommentEdzard Knyphausen bt Rohan Mehrotra (Jun 20) 6-2, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Great playing with Rohan. Strong net player and nice passing shots. Nice little rally session post match was great fun. Thank you for a fun evening. "  -- Edzard
Reveal CommentSebastian Kumeth bt Rohan Mehrotra (Jun 19) 6-0, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Some great lobs, strong serves and most importantly fun rallies! Thanks for the match."  -- Sebastian

Group Summary:

What a shame so few matches were played in this group. Especially as those that were played were clearly very enjoyable. Not sure what happened but please let us know if you are struggling another time and if we can help we will. Sophian is the new champ and Richard the runner up. Well played!

Final Rankings:

  1. Sophian Abbou [W1, L1] 3 WINNER
  2. Richard Cable 10.1 [W1] 2 RUNNER UP
  3. Camille Nehme 10.1 [W1, L1] 2
  4. Matthew Spiteri 10.1 [L1]
  5. Chris Bennett withdrawn
  6. Joe Spencer

Match Results:

Sophian Abbou bt Matthew Spiteri (Jul 28) 6-4, 6-1
Reveal CommentRichard Cable bt Camille Nehme (Jun 30) 6-4, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "A great evening match. Lots of long rallies too! We both found our form at different times throughout the match which is why it ended up being so close. Looking forward to a future rematch."  -- Richard

Match of the Group:

Camille Nehme bt Sophian Abbou (Jun 22) 2-6, 7-5, 6-1

Group Summary:

It could scarcely have been closer at the top of this group with Robin and Ben finishing on 9 points each having won 4 matches and 1 unfinished. What's more when they played each other, it was 1 set all and 5-5 in the third, at which point it was left as a tbc! So we were off to the rule book to see what to do! In these circumstances, we remove a walkover (if appropriate) and as one of Ben's wins was due to a walkover, we can declare Robin the winner! Well played both.

Final Rankings:

  1. Robin Vollert [W4, UF1] 9 WINNER
  2. Ben Parkin 10.2 [W4, UF1] 9 RUNNER UP
  3. Eric Jacquemot 10.2 [W1, L2] 2
  4. Kjell Hatteland [W1, L3] 2
  5. Jean-Marc Michel [L2] 1
  6. Dilzayn Panjwani [L3]

Match Results:

Reveal CommentBen Parkin bt Dilzayn Panjwani (Jul 28) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Really nice game on a cooler evening, thankfully it didn't rain and we completed the match. "  -- Ben
Kjell Hatteland bt Dilzayn Panjwani (Jul 21) 6-0, 6-2
Reveal CommentEric Jacquemot bt Kjell Hatteland (Jul 21) 7-5, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Great match", -- Eric
Reveal CommentRobin Vollert bt Dilzayn Panjwani (Jul 13) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "A very enjoyable game with lots of good shots and long rallies in the warm sunshine"  -- Robin
Reveal CommentRobin Vollert bt Eric Jacquemot (Jul 13) 6-3, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Great game, a lot of fun!"  -- Robin
Reveal CommentRobin Vollert bt Kjell Hatteland (Jul 9) 6-4, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Nice game, a lot of fun!"  -- Robin
Reveal CommentBen Parkin bt Kjell Hatteland (Jul 4) 6-3, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Realy nice run around this evening with some close net play. Fantastic conditions again."  -- Ben

Match of the Group:

Reveal CommentBen Parkin v Robin Vollert (Jul 3) 6-4, 1-6, 5-5 TBC

Player Comments:

  • "Brilliant match on a sunny evening, unfortunately could not finish due to the very long games we were having, both fighting hard for the win at the end! "  -- Ben
Reveal CommentRobin Vollert bt Jean-Marc Michel (Jul 1) 3-6, 2-2 Jean-Marc Michel Retired

Player Comments:

  • "Great fun with several long and challenging rallies. Too bad Jean-Marc was injured and had to retire before we could finish the match. Look forward to next chance to play till the end. Get well soon, Jean-Marc!"  -- Robin
Ben Parkin bt Jean-Marc Michel (Jun 25) Walkover
Reveal CommentBen Parkin bt Eric Jacquemot (Jun 22) 6-2, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Great match played with Eric in perfect conditions, Very enjoyable with some close games. Best of luck in your other matches Eric "  -- Ben

Group Summary:

Local Tennis Leagues is all about 'friendly, competitive tennis' as you know, so it was very pleasing to hear Julien say that after his match against Samia they "ended up playing and winning as a team against two people in the court next to us!" That's the spirit! Judging by the match commentaries, this was a very friendly group, which Julien won, 11 points to the good. Well played and promotion beckons.

Final Rankings:

  1. Julien Nordman [W3, L2, UF1] 11 includes 2 bonus points WINNER
  2. Alex Hay [W2, L1, UF1] 7 includes 2 bonus points RUNNER UP
  3. Samuel O'Sullivan 10.2 [W3] 6
  4. Richard Symes 9.1 [W3, L1] 6
  5. Jorge Madrigal Bormass [W1, L3] 2
  6. Bradley Smith [L1]
  7. Samia Choudhury [L4]

Match Results:

Match of the Group:

Samuel O'Sullivan bt Julien Nordman (Aug 5) 4-6, 6-4, 6-2
Richard Symes bt Jorge Madrigal Bormass (Aug 5) 6-4, 6-2
Jorge Madrigal Bormass bt Samia Choudhury (Jul 31) 6-4, 6-2
Reveal CommentRichard Symes bt Samia Choudhury (Jul 25) 6-1, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Crazy weather, hottest day of all time, plus rainy, windy, we def deserve a medal, great game, great opponent thank you Samia"  -- Richard
Julien Nordman v Alex Hay (Jul 23) 6-3, 4-6, 4-0 TBC
Reveal CommentJulien Nordman bt Bradley Smith (Jul 7) 6-4, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Some good exchanges and a few too many unforced errors on each sides but overall a fun game! Thanks - Julien"  -- Julien
Reveal CommentJulien Nordman bt Samia Choudhury (Jul 4) 6-1, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "A fun game during a warm and beautiful day! We even ended up playing and winning as a team against two people in the court next to us. All the best - Julien"  -- Julien
Samuel O'Sullivan bt Alex Hay (Jul 4) 6-2, 6-4
Reveal CommentAlex Hay bt Jorge Madrigal Bormass (Jun 29) 6-0, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Really good game with lots of deuces and great rallies - played on the hottest day of the year so in very tough conditions! Thanks Jorge "  -- Alex
Samuel O'Sullivan bt Richard Symes (Jun 27) 6-1, 6-1
Julien Nordman bt Jorge Madrigal Bormass (Jun 24) 6-1, 6-1
Reveal CommentRichard Symes bt Julien Nordman (Jun 20) 6-2, 2-6, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Tough game, went over 2 hours, 2 courts, both had moments but more mistakes than winners! Merci monsieur"  -- Richard
Alex Hay bt Samia Choudhury (Jun 19) 6-1, 6-3

Group Summary:

Another tie at the top, this time between Ashraf and Walter but their head to head was the decider. "One particularly epic game but Ash had too much for me," said Walter, who took silver to Ashraf's gold! Some good matches throughout though a shame not to see more of Cristiona or anything of Sadie! Hope you are ok and please let us know if we can help another time.

Final Rankings:

  1. Ashraf Chaudhry 10.2 [W4] 8 WINNER
  2. Walter Bailey 8.2 [W3, L1] 8 includes 2 bonus points RUNNER UP
  3. Simon Edwards [W2] 4
  4. Joe Williams [L3] 3 includes 2 bonus points
  5. Ozge Usta 8.2 [L1, UF1] 1
  6. Catherine Thome [L3, UF1] 1
  7. Cristíona Aston [L1]
  8. Sadie Miller

Match Results:

Match of the Group:

Simon Edwards bt Catherine Thome (Aug 6) 5-7, 6-2, 6-3
Ashraf Chaudhry bt Ozge Usta (Aug 3) 6-3, 6-2
Ozge Usta v Catherine Thome (Jul 31) 7-5, 5-5 TBC
Ashraf Chaudhry bt Catherine Thome (Jul 11) 6-2, 6-1
Reveal CommentSimon Edwards bt Joe Williams (Jul 8) 5-7, 6-1, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Cheers for a great game Simon - enjoy the rest of your matches."  -- Joe
Reveal CommentAshraf Chaudhry bt Walter Bailey (Jul 3) 6-3, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "One particularly epic game, but Ash had too much for me, on a bright, warm and sometime breezy afternoon"  -- Walter
Reveal CommentWalter Bailey bt Catherine Thome (Jul 3) 6-2, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Enjoyable game on the Astro Turf, Lovely sunny evening"  -- Walter
Ashraf Chaudhry bt Joe Williams (Jun 28) 6-2, 6-4
Reveal CommentWalter Bailey bt Cristíona Aston (Jun 25) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Fun, if one sided game, enjoyable runabout in humid conditions."  -- Walter
Reveal CommentWalter Bailey bt Joe Williams (Jun 22) 6-4, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "My second time on a Court in three months, Joes' third time that day! Enjoyable game, but Joes fatigue was telling in the second set. Lovely weather, though a bit breezy."  -- Walter

Group Summary:

Proof, if proof were needed, that you have to be in it to win it! Gianluca and George both won 6 matches but Gianluca played two more matches than George and picked up points for sets won in each, so tops the group! George has to settle for second place and bragging rights as he beat Gianluca in an "amazing match up" that finished 6-7 (2-7), 6-2, 7-6 (7-4). That kind of score was not uncommon in this very busy and competitive group which got a very high percentage of matches played. Well done all!

Final Rankings:

  1. Gianluca Loria 8.2 [W6, L1, UF1] 16 includes 2 bonus points WINNER
  2. George Taylor 8.2 [W6] 14 includes 2 bonus points RUNNER UP
  3. Stephen Hissett [W3, L3] 11 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Philipp Deutsch [W2, L2, UF1] 8 includes 2 bonus points
  5. Freddie Herring [W3, L2] 7
  6. Gijs Vermeij [W3, L4] 7
  7. Claire Kerleroux [W1, L5] 5 includes 2 bonus points
  8. Ian Brotherston [L4] 2 includes 2 bonus points
  9. Rebecca Giannini [L3]

Match Results:

Freddie Herring bt Gijs Vermeij (Aug 6) Walkover
George Taylor bt Gijs Vermeij (Aug 5) 4-6, 6-2, 6-4
George Taylor bt Stephen Hissett (Aug 5) 6-4, 2-6, 7-6 (7-3)
George Taylor bt Freddie Herring (Aug 4) 6-4, 1-6, 6-4
Gijs Vermeij bt Ian Brotherston (Jul 28) 6-1, 6-4
Gianluca Loria bt Freddie Herring (Jul 24) 6-3, 6-4
Gijs Vermeij bt Rebecca Giannini (Jul 24) 6-2, 6-0
Gijs Vermeij bt Claire Kerleroux (Jul 22) 6-4, 6-2
Freddie Herring bt Claire Kerleroux (Jul 17) 6-1, 6-3
Stephen Hissett bt Rebecca Giannini (Jul 17) 6-1, 6-1
Gianluca Loria v Philipp Deutsch (Jul 15) 6-3, 5-7 TBC
Gianluca Loria bt Gijs Vermeij (Jul 11) 7-5, 6-1
Gianluca Loria bt Ian Brotherston (Jul 10) 6-2, 6-3
Reveal CommentStephen Hissett bt Philipp Deutsch (Jul 8) 7-6 (7-4), 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Great game Phil - the net cords definitely seemed to fall in my favour in the second set! Good to get it completed despite changing courts midway through! Cheers"  -- Stephen
Philipp Deutsch bt Ian Brotherston (Jul 4) 6-2, 6-0
Gianluca Loria bt Claire Kerleroux (Jul 4) 6-3, 6-4
Reveal CommentGianluca Loria bt Stephen Hissett (Jul 2) 7-5, 4-6, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Very close match. We run out of time last week at 4 game all on the third set and couldn’t find a court to finish the match!!! Was awkward to decide thr match by playing only few points today. "  -- Gianluca
Reveal CommentGianluca Loria bt Rebecca Giannini (Jul 2) 6-2, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Nice match. Today we finished the game that we had to suspend for heavy rain two weeks ago. "  -- Gianluca
Reveal CommentGeorge Taylor bt Claire Kerleroux (Jun 30) 6-3, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Great game Claire, lots of good rallies/shots!"  -- George
Reveal CommentClaire Kerleroux bt Ian Brotherston (Jun 26) 6-0, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Luckily it was not too hot to play, though a bit windy. It was nice playing against Ian. The score does not reflect the level of the match, that included with many rallies. Wish you all the best with the rest of your matches. "  -- Claire
Reveal CommentFreddie Herring bt Stephen Hissett (Jun 24) 6-1, 2-6, 7-6 (7-4)

Player Comments:

  • "A real 2 hour 3 set back and forth game. Final few games in third set were really close!"  -- Freddie
Reveal CommentGeorge Taylor bt Gianluca Loria (Jun 22) 6-7 (2-7), 6-2, 7-6 (7-4)

Player Comments:

  • "Amazing matchup. Annoyingly, we finished our 2 hour slot on the court when it was 4-4 in the third and had to wait an hour for a free court. Great that we finished the match. "  -- George
Philipp Deutsch bt Gijs Vermeij (Jun 18) 6-4, 6-4

Match of the Group:

Reveal CommentGeorge Taylor bt Philipp Deutsch (Jun 17) 4-6, 6-2, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "It was an extremely tough battle with a lot of impressive shots. Thoroughly enjoyed playing - could have gone either way!"  -- George
Reveal CommentStephen Hissett bt Claire Kerleroux (Jun 15) 4-6, 6-2, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Great to get an early game in Claire, despite some pretty blustery conditions! Lots of swings in momentum through the match!"  -- Stephen

Group Summary:

Guillaume says it took him "nerves of steel" to hang on when Ramon came back from 1-5 down in the first set and 0-3 in the second. But hang on he did and won this and four other matches to top the group! Only Robert who came third managed to beat him. Indeed Robert had a very good round himself, and also won five matches, losing only to George - who was runner up! A tight and competitive group. Well played all.

Final Rankings:

  1. Guillaume Langellier 9.2 [W5, L1] 12 includes 2 bonus points WINNER
  2. George Beck 9.1 [W4, L1, UF1] 11 includes 2 bonus points RUNNER UP
  3. Robert Markham [W5, L1] 10
  4. Ramon Luque [W1, L3, UF1] 5
  5. Tom Roberts [W2, L3] 4
  6. Adrian Glew 9.1 [W1, L4] 3
  7. Lisa Napier [L3]
  8. Marcus Dixson [L2]

Match Results:

Ramon Luque v George Beck (Aug 5) 2-6, 6-3, 4-2 TBC
Reveal CommentRobert Markham bt Adrian Glew (Aug 1) 6-3, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Plenty of deuces and a bizarre number of lets. Lots of fun in humid conditions! "  -- Robert
George Beck bt Tom Roberts (Aug 1) Walkover
Reveal CommentGuillaume Langellier bt Marcus Dixson (Aug 1) 7-6 (7-3), 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "A very close match with a ridiculous number of deuces ! First set could have gone either way, as we both found it hard to hold serves. Second set was tight at 4-4 until I managed to break Marcus and close it at 6-4 but mainly thanks to unforced errors than the quality of my game or my serves ! "  -- Guillaume
Ramon Luque bt Adrian Glew (Jul 28) 6-2, 4-6, 6-2
Tom Roberts bt Ramon Luque (Jul 25) 6-2, 3-6, 6-3
Reveal CommentAdrian Glew bt Lisa Napier (Jul 24) 6-3, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the match Lisa - it was close with many games not going to serve. Couldn't have been better weather to play tennis! "  -- Adrian
Tom Roberts bt Lisa Napier (Jul 21) 6-4, 6-4
Reveal CommentGuillaume Langellier bt Tom Roberts (Jul 20) 6-3, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Good conditions if not a bit windy. Scores dont reflect that we had many close games and loads of deuces. I was lucky on the day and hope we can do a rematch soon. Thanks Tom. "  -- Guillaume
Reveal CommentRobert Markham bt Lisa Napier (Jul 20) 6-2, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Humid morning, bit damp, but luckily avoided any rain. Very tight second set!"  -- Robert
Reveal CommentGuillaume Langellier bt Adrian Glew (Jul 18) 6-2, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Highly competitive match as usual with Adrian. Played on good conditions although it was starting to get dark and with no floodlit. Plenty of break points, deuces, slices, top spins and some volley points. A good level of tennis ! Lets continue to the saga and look forward to our next match !"  -- Guillaume

Match of the Group:

Reveal CommentRobert Markham bt Ramon Luque (Jul 15) 2-6, 6-3, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Highly enjoyable Monday morning encounter with plenty of entertaining rallies!"  -- Robert
Reveal CommentRobert Markham bt Tom Roberts (Jul 13) 6-4, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Great match in the morning sunshine. Very close too!"  -- Robert
Robert Markham bt Guillaume Langellier (Jul 8) 6-1, 6-1
Reveal CommentGeorge Beck bt Robert Markham (Jul 6) 6-4, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Great match . Another very close one with most games going to deuce. Great fun. "  -- George
Reveal CommentGuillaume Langellier bt George Beck (Jul 2) 6-0, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "An evening match in lovely sunset conditions and not too warm. Second set was a lot closer and I came back from being 3-1 under. Thats one match we have each won now so we ll need a 3rd one soon !"  -- Guillaume
Reveal CommentGuillaume Langellier bt Ramon Luque (Jun 30) 7-5, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Very nice conditions. Sunny and 20c. Match was a lot closer than suggested by second set score. Ramon came back from 5-1 in 1st set and from 3-0 on second. Took me nerves of steel ! Look forward to playing again !"  -- Guillaume
Reveal CommentGeorge Beck bt Adrian Glew (Jun 29) 6-2, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "We played on the hottest day of the year so far. 30 + degrees. We were both drenched and exhausted by the end of it. Looking forward to a re-match Adrian. "  -- George
Reveal CommentGeorge Beck bt Marcus Dixson (Jun 22) 7-5, 7-6

Player Comments:

  • "Very close match. Very enjoyable. "  -- George

Group Summary:

A full house of matches! Everyone played 6, so many thanks and please give yourselves a pat on the back. We know it's not easy and getting every match played is a great achievement. There was a some great tennis too, with Julien serving with amazing power, Katrina attempting 3 matches in two days, Mogamat and Oscar locked in a "great match with intense base line rallies!" Jenny having to change her game to beat Rudy and Andrew in an epic v Oscar. Andrew is the champ and Mogamat runner up. Congratulations to them and well played all!

Final Rankings:

  1. Andrew Campbell [W6] 14 includes 2 bonus points WINNER
  2. Mogamat Hendricks 10.1 [W5, L1] 12 includes 2 bonus points RUNNER UP
  3. Jenny Hong 8.2 [W4, L2] 11 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Rudy Padovan 10.2 [W3, L3] 8
  5. Oscar Gil 10.2 [W2, L4] 7 includes 2 bonus points
  6. Julien Hoessler [W1, L5] 4 includes 2 bonus points
  7. Katrina Capey 10.2 [L6] 1

Match Results:

Match of the Group:

Reveal CommentJulien Hoessler bt Katrina Capey (Aug 5) 7-6 (7-3), 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Great close match and a lot of fun, thanks Katrina. I was lucky that Katrina understandably ran out of steam in the end after attempting her 3rd game in 2 days! All the best for the next rounds"  -- Julien
Andrew Campbell bt Julien Hoessler (Aug 4) 6-0, 6-1
Reveal CommentOscar Gil bt Katrina Capey (Aug 4) 7-5, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Super tight first set, I was lucky to win, crazy amount of deuces and super fun rallies. Katrina has a really good serve very difficult to return. Best luck!"  -- Oscar
Reveal CommentOscar Gil bt Julien Hoessler (Aug 3) 6-3, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Great tight match with Julien. He has an amazing powerful serve very difficult to return! Thanks Julien, best of luck tomorrow and Monday!"  -- Oscar
Reveal CommentMogamat Hendricks bt Oscar Gil (Aug 1) 6-3, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Great match with intense baseline rallies! Thanks!"  -- Mogamat
Reveal CommentJenny Hong bt Rudy Padovan (Jul 25) 5-7, 7-5, [10-6]

Player Comments:

  • "This is a very evenly matched competitive match which was played on the evening of the hottest day! Rudy made an excellent comeback in the first set when I was leading 5-1 and just could not close it out, he found my weak point and won an impressive 6 games in a row to take the set. I had to change my game and get my first serve percentage up for both the second and third set to be able clinch the win by a small margin. Rudy, thank you for an excellent match and the stamina to last through the heat!"  -- Jenny
Andrew Campbell bt Rudy Padovan (Jul 20) 6-3, 6-4
Andrew Campbell bt Katrina Capey (Jul 18) 6-3, 6-0
Rudy Padovan bt Katrina Capey (Jul 17) 6-3, 6-3
Mogamat Hendricks bt Rudy Padovan (Jul 14) 7-5, 4-6, 6-1
Jenny Hong bt Katrina Capey (Jul 13) Walkover
Reveal CommentMogamat Hendricks bt Julien Hoessler (Jul 7) 6-2, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Great match - I was lucky to get the second set."  -- Mogamat
Andrew Campbell bt Mogamat Hendricks (Jul 6) 6-3, 6-3
Reveal CommentJenny Hong bt Julien Hoessler (Jul 6) 6-2, 7-6 (8-6)

Player Comments:

  • "Julien took a bit of a tumble in the first game and probably put him off during the first set. But he was well back in the game in the second. Julien has a pretty good first serve which he could either ace you or send you off court. It was a really good game for an early start on a warm day. Thank you Julien. "  -- Jenny
Reveal CommentAndrew Campbell bt Jenny Hong (Jul 3) 6-3, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "This scoreline does not do justice to how close the match was. We each played quite a few winners and it was a good match. Thanks Jenny!"  -- Andrew
Rudy Padovan bt Julien Hoessler (Jun 30) 7-6 (7-4), 6-4
Reveal CommentJenny Hong bt Oscar Gil (Jun 30) 3-6, 6-3, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "This was a really fun match on a beautiful sunny day. All credit to Oscar who’s only started playing tennis a year ago, he pushed me hard with his chip and charge shots and destroyed my better serves. We had a few interesting rallies at the net and the match lasted just over 2 hours! Very well played, Oscar. Good luck with the rest of your matches. "  -- Jenny
Mogamat Hendricks bt Jenny Hong (Jun 23) 6-4, 1-6, 7-6 (8-6)
Reveal CommentAndrew Campbell bt Oscar Gil (Jun 23) 6-2, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Epic match - at least two games with over 10 deuces! "  -- Andrew
Rudy Padovan bt Oscar Gil (Jun 22) 6-2, 6-0
Mogamat Hendricks bt Katrina Capey (Jun 19) 7-6 (7-5), 4-6, 6-1

Group Summary:

Many congratulations to the new champ Jamal, a veteran of many local tennis leagues and a great competitor (he is also playing in another 3 local leagues!). Thanks too for all the great match commentaries and we especially enjoyed this one: ""Lovely match with Vita on another hot Saturday (though not as hot as last Saturday!). I (bravely) employed serve-and-volley tactics for the whole of the second set but it foundered against Vita's excellent returning. 8 breaks of serve in the second set (ouch!) but it was still great fun." Hope this group win is the first of many!

Final Rankings:

  1. Jamal Ali [W4, UF1] 11 includes 2 bonus points WINNER
  2. Edmond Ibrahimi [W1, UF1] 2 RUNNER UP
  3. Michael Garry [W1, L1] 2
  4. Stephanie Pugh [L2] 1
  5. Nigel W Williams [L1]
  6. Delia Muresan [L1]
  7. Vita May [L1]

Match Results:

Edmond Ibrahimi bt Stephanie Pugh (Jul 26) 6-3, 6-4
Reveal CommentJamal Ali bt Vita May (Jul 6) 6-0, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Lovely match with Vita on another hot Saturday (though not as hot as last Saturday!). I (bravely) employed serve-and-volley tactics for the whole of the second set but it foundered against Vita's excellent returning. 8 breaks of serve in the second set (ouch!) but it was still great fun. Vita will be a great player in years to come! Thanks for the match, Vita, and for coming to Wandsworth Common."  -- Jamal
Reveal CommentJamal Ali bt Michael Garry (Jul 1) 6-2, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Fun match between attack-minded players. However, Michael's serve was a liability and he gave me too many games. Mind you, I did likewise as my serving was woeful but we live and learn. Pleasure to meet and play Michael, who's a top man, as well. All routes lead to SW19!!!"  -- Jamal
Reveal CommentJamal Ali v Edmond Ibrahimi (Jun 30) 6-3, 1-2 TBC

Player Comments:

  • "Jamal serving at 1-2 on the resumption."  -- Jamal
Reveal CommentMichael Garry bt Nigel W Williams (Jun 29) 6-0, 3-1 Nigel W Williams Retired

Player Comments:

  • "We had great match although conditions were testing..Nigel has a great serve but unfortunately had to retire due to injury ."  -- Michael
Reveal CommentJamal Ali bt Delia Muresan (Jun 29) 6-1, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Delia is a beginner but we had some amazing rallies in the unforgiving heat at KGP. She can only get better and I was very impressed with her game and attitude. I hope we play doubles together in the future. Lovely to meet you, Delia, and enjoy your trip to Indonesia next week!"  -- Jamal

Match of the Group:

Reveal CommentJamal Ali bt Stephanie Pugh (Jun 28) 6-0, 4-6, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Fun pre-Wimbledon contest (very odd result, mind!) with many great rallies in energy-sappingly blistering sunshine. Stephanie hit some fabulous winners but it was really hot! Very flattering third set score as it was very competitive. Thanks for the match, Stephanie and lovely to meet you as well."  -- Jamal

Results

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Collapse AllBattersea Park Doubles - Round 17 | Thursday 23 May 2019 to Wednesday 31 July 2019 (Midpoint: Wednesday 26 June 2019)

Sixty per cent of all the possible matches were played this round which is a commendable effort in doubles where getting four people on court at any one time is never that easy! Thank you for supporting the league and making the matches such fun for everyone. Here's to the next round.

Group Summary:

We have new Group One champions as Daria & Will, battled their way through three matches to top the group. Though they were all wins in straight sets, none of them were particular easy, so quite an achievement! Archie & Ed also had an excellent round finishing just one point behind the winners. It would be lovely to have a few more commentaries with the matches but it does all look like a lot of fun!

Final Rankings:

  1. Daria Malyarova & Will Evans [W3] 6 WINNER
  2. Archie Warman & Ed Prior [W2, L1, UF1] 5 RUNNER UP
  3. Alex Connell & Oliver Walton [W1] 2
  4. Thomas Fraser & Miranda Kent [W1, L2] 2
  5. Alex Smyth & Jack Watton [UF1] 1
  6. Emma Powell & James Wilcox [L4]

Match Results:

Alex Connell & Oliver Walton bt Emma Powell & James Wilcox (Jul 31) 6-4, 7-5
Daria Malyarova & Will Evans bt Emma Powell & James Wilcox (Jul 16) 6-4, 6-2

Match of the Group:

Daria Malyarova & Will Evans bt Thomas Fraser & Miranda Kent (Jul 15) 6-4, 7-6 (7-5)
Archie Warman & Ed Prior bt Emma Powell & James Wilcox (Jul 10) 6-3, 6-1
Archie Warman & Ed Prior bt Thomas Fraser & Miranda Kent (Jul 8) 6-2, 7-5
Alex Smyth & Jack Watton v Archie Warman & Ed Prior (Jul 3) 4-6, 6-4, 5-5 TBC
Reveal CommentDaria Malyarova & Will Evans bt Archie Warman & Ed Prior (Jun 17) 6-4, 7-6 (7-5)

Player Comments:

  • "Great game! "  -- Daria
Reveal CommentThomas Fraser & Miranda Kent bt Emma Powell & James Wilcox (Jun 17) 6-2, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Lovely game on a beautiful summer evening. "  -- Miranda

Group Summary:

The Deventers showed both scheduling and excellent tennis skills as they powered their way to victory in group two without so much as dropping a set. But that doesn't mean they didn't work for their wins: "I don't think we've ever played a match with such long points!" said Carol after their match against Lily and Olivia. Ashraf & Allister managed three good wins of their own to take the silver this time, leaving Lauri and Ben the bronze.

Final Rankings:

  1. Carol Ann Van Deventer & John Van Deventer [W5] 10 WINNER
  2. Ashraf Chaudhry & Allister Keller [W3, L1] 6 RUNNER UP
  3. Lauri Tombs & Ben McClatchie [W1, L2, UF1] 3
  4. Christian Lee & Katie Minshall [W1, L3] 2
  5. Chris Parsons & Isabel Shaw [L3, UF1] 2
  6. Lily Marriott & Olivia Erwin [L1]

Match Results:

Reveal CommentLauri Tombs & Ben McClatchie v Chris Parsons & Isabel Shaw (Jul 29) 0-6, 6-6 TBC

Player Comments:

  • "Unable to complete due to light switch-off"  -- Ben
Lauri Tombs & Ben McClatchie bt Christian Lee & Katie Minshall (Jul 24) 6-1, 6-4
Ashraf Chaudhry & Allister Keller bt Lauri Tombs & Ben McClatchie (Jul 22) 1-6, 6-2, 6-4
Christian Lee & Katie Minshall bt Chris Parsons & Isabel Shaw (Jul 22) 3-6, 7-6 (7-4), 7-5
Ashraf Chaudhry & Allister Keller bt Chris Parsons & Isabel Shaw (Jul 17) 6-4, 6-3
Carol Ann Van Deventer & John Van Deventer bt Chris Parsons & Isabel Shaw (Jul 15) 6-1, 6-0
Reveal CommentCarol Ann Van Deventer & John Van Deventer bt Christian Lee & Katie Minshall (Jul 8) 6-3, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Great match and nice to meet you guys. Good luck in the rest of the league! "  -- Carol Ann
Ashraf Chaudhry & Allister Keller bt Christian Lee & Katie Minshall (Jul 2) 6-1, 6-1
Reveal CommentCarol Ann Van Deventer & John Van Deventer bt Lauri Tombs & Ben McClatchie (Jun 27) 6-2, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for a great match guys with lots of fun points! "  -- Carol Ann
Reveal CommentCarol Ann Van Deventer & John Van Deventer bt Lily Marriott & Olivia Erwin (Jun 26) 6-4, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for a great match guys. I don't think we've ever played a match with such long points! "  -- Carol Ann

Match of the Group:

Reveal CommentCarol Ann Van Deventer & John Van Deventer bt Ashraf Chaudhry & Allister Keller (Jun 20) 6-4, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Such a close match with lots of exciting points. Thanks for a great match guys! "  -- Carol Ann

Group Summary:

A very good example in this group of why it is always worth trying to play an extra match and fighting for every point on offer... Having lost their match with Tali & Tamsin, Joel & Ben nevertheless took full advantage of the set they won in that match and the point that came with it. By going on to play one more match than their opponents (which they won), this allowed them to top the group by a single point! Bragging rights to Tali & Tamsin, but our winner is Joel and Ben!

Final Rankings:

  1. Joel James & Ben Parkin [W3, L1] 7 WINNER
  2. Tali Singer & Tamsin Valjalo [W3] 6 RUNNER UP
  3. Jack Blackmore & Melissa Jeffery [L1] 1
  4. Zeina Mirjan & Razzak Mirjan [L1]
  5. Charlotte Morisetti & Wycliffe Stutchbury [L2]
  6. Hector De Courcy-Wheeler & Lindsay Coulson [L1]

Match Results:

Reveal CommentJoel James & Ben Parkin bt Zeina Mirjan & Razzak Mirjan (Jul 22) 6-2, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "A really enjoyable game with some great shots played throughout."  -- Joel
Joel James & Ben Parkin bt Jack Blackmore & Melissa Jeffery (Jul 18) 6-1, 4-6, 6-1
Tali Singer & Tamsin Valjalo bt Charlotte Morisetti & Wycliffe Stutchbury (Jul 9) 6-2, 6-2
Reveal CommentJoel James & Ben Parkin bt Charlotte Morisetti & Wycliffe Stutchbury (Jun 25) 7-5, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Thoroughly enjoyable game on a very humid evening, many long deuce point games with some wicked slice being thrown around! "  -- Ben
Tali Singer & Tamsin Valjalo bt Hector De Courcy-Wheeler & Lindsay Coulson (Jun 20) 6-4, 7-5

Match of the Group:

Reveal CommentTali Singer & Tamsin Valjalo bt Joel James & Ben Parkin (Jun 16) 6-4, 3-6, 7-6

Player Comments:

  • "Very competitive game in windy conditions with some outrageous shots played on both sides. Match decided on tie break which ended 7-5 Very good game! "  -- Joel

Results

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The results listed here include the current and previous round of Doubles matches for Battersea Park.

Scoring Information:
You earn one point for every set you win. Players who complete three or more matches by the mid-point of the round receive 2 bonus points, and a bonus prize (typically a free can of HEAD tennis balls). In doubles, matches tied at one set all may be completed with a matchtiebreak and still count toward bonus points. Bonus prizes must be claimed within 28 days using the link posted to the player's Account page. The link is also emailed to players.

Understanding the current rankings display: 
Players' names, W - tally of wins, L - tally of  losses, UF - tally of unfinished matches] 'n' - points won (if bonus points have been won a  note to this effect is added) 

Comments:
Reporters of results are encouraged to leave a comment on the "Report Your Score" form. Additional commentaries may be added by submitting a result revision (see the pencil icon next to your results)