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  • Players are organised into groups of 6 to 8 players of a similar standard
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Southbourne Tennis Club

Iford Lane, Bournemouth, BH6 5NF Tel: 01201 434044 full venue details »

The Christchurch Tennis Facility

Iford Sports Complex, Barrack Road, Christchurch, Dorset, BH23 2BA Tel: 01202 486309 full venue details »

Knyveton Gardens

Frances Road, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH1 3RY Tel: 077 86 722 744 full venue details »

Mudeford Wood Community Centre

Piper Drive, Christchurch, Dorset, BH23 4TR Tel: 01425 272084 full venue details »

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Swanmore Road, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH7 6PD Tel: full venue details »

Winton Rec Tennis Courts

Fitzharris Avenue, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH9 1BX Tel: full venue details »

Shelley Park

Wentworth Avenue, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH5 2EG Tel: full venue details »

Redhill Park

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Club Venues

Alderholt Tennis Club

Alderholt Recreation Ground, Ringwood Road, Alderholt, Dorset, SP6 3DF Tel: 07799 885093 full venue details »
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Collapse AllBournemouth and Christchurch Singles - Round 53 | Thursday 26 January 2023 to Wednesday 22 March 2023 (Midpoint: Wednesday 22 February 2023)

Current Rankings:

Pos. Name Played P Won W Lost L Bonus BNS Total PTS Form
1 Simon Vening 1 1 0 0 2 W
2 Marco Zengarini 1 1 0 0 2 W
3 Dmitrij Trunin 1 0 1 0 0 L
4 Nigel Sharp 1 0 1 0 0 L
5 Patrick Caldwell 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 Prem Jeyapaul 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 Toby Wadey 0 0 0 0 0 0

Match Results:

Reveal CommentMarco Zengarini bt Nigel Sharp (Feb 1) 7-6 (7-4), 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks Nigel. Very tough match. Had a sp on 54 then you had one before the tbreak...2nd set had mp on 51 but you fought hard and sent me into panic mode..see you again!"  -- Marco
Reveal CommentSimon Vening bt Dmitrij Trunin (Jan 30) 6-0, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Cheers Dmitrij, your first game in a while but your consistency improved as the match went on. Enjoy the round and see you next time."  -- Simon

Current Rankings:

Pos. Name Played P Won W Lost L Bonus BNS Total PTS Form
1 Glen Bessant 2 2 0 0 4 WW
2 Pau Folque 2 1 1 0 3 WL
3 Christopher Giles 1 0 1 0 1 L
4 Tony Hughes 1 0 1 0 0 L
5 Florin Ismailciuc 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 Peter Livesey 0 0 0 0 0 0

Match Results:

Reveal CommentGlen Bessant bt Tony Hughes (Feb 4) 6-4, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the game Tony. Nice to play you again after a long absence. Some long rallies and a hard fought game. Good luck in the rest of your matches."  -- Glen
Reveal CommentPau Folque bt Christopher Giles (Feb 2) 4-6, 6-4, 7-6 (7-5)

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the game Chris. It was very tight all the way to the end."  -- Pau
Reveal CommentGlen Bessant bt Pau Folque (Jan 28) 6-2, 6-7 (6-8), 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the game Pau. Nice to play you again after a 6 year gap. Very close game with some great rallies. Good luck in the rest of your matches."  -- Glen

Current Rankings:

Pos. Name Played P Won W Lost L Bonus BNS Total PTS Form
1 Dinko Georgiev 1 1 0 0 2 W
2 Andrew Mouzouri 1 1 0 0 2 W
3 Jonathan Le Grange 1 0 1 0 0 L
4 Nargilya Gulyamova 1 0 1 0 0 L
5 Freddie Sethi 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 Laura Cooke 0 0 0 0 0 0

Match Results:

Reveal CommentDinko Georgiev bt Jonathan Le Grange (Feb 3) 6-2, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks Jon for the match,full of double faults we had good one with quite few nice rallies,good luck for the remaining matches"  -- Dinko
Reveal CommentAndrew Mouzouri bt Nargilya Gulyamova (Jan 29) 6-4, 7-6 (7-2)

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the match Nika, that was close all the way to the end, we had some great rallies and even a good chat about Persian cooking. Good luck with the rest of your matches."  -- Andrew

Results

Looking for previous matches? Visit the Bournemouth and Christchurch  archive. 

The results listed here include the current and previous Rounds matches for Bournemouth and Christchurch .

Scoring Information:

You earn one point for every set you win. Players who play three or more matches by the mid-point of the Round receive 2 bonus points and a bonus prize. Bonus prizes must be claimed within 28 days using the link emailed to the player.

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.