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Collapse AllBournemouth and Christchurch Singles - Round 44 | Thursday 15 April 2021 to Wednesday 9 June 2021 (Midpoint: Wednesday 12 May 2021)

Current Rankings:

  1. Premkumar Jeyapaul [W4, L3] 11 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Aaron Ellison [W3] 8 includes 2 bonus points
  3. Hugh Richards 7.1 [W3, L2] 8 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Ben Howell 8.1 [W2, L4] 7 includes 2 bonus points
  5. Thomas Birch [W1, L2] 6 includes 2 bonus points
  6. Edward Randall 9.2 [W2] 4
  7. Diego Bolívar [L3] 1
  8. Gary Sait [L1]

Match Results:

Thomas Birch bt Hugh Richards (May 12) 6-2, 7-5
Reveal CommentAaron Ellison bt Premkumar Jeyapaul (May 11) 5-7, 6-4, [10-1]

Player Comments:

  • "I’m glad we got this played in challenging conditions very nice meeting you and will hopefully play you again soon cheers prem "  -- Aaron
Reveal CommentAaron Ellison bt Ben Howell (May 9) 6-3, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Great game Ben lucky to get it in in between the rain good luck in the rest of your matches "  -- Aaron
Reveal CommentPremkumar Jeyapaul bt Thomas Birch (May 7) 6-3, 5-7, [10-5]

Player Comments:

  • "Such a great game Tom , you've got such great shots and so so close Good luck dude with the others "  -- Premkumar
Ben Howell bt Diego Bolívar (May 6) Walkover
Reveal CommentHugh Richards bt Diego Bolívar (May 4) 6-4, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Surprisingly good tennis given the challenging conditions Diego! Well played - with the high winds it really was matter of trying to watch the ball right onto the racket and hit down the middle of the court. Very nice to meet you, thank you for an enjoyable game and good luck in your next rounds."  -- Hugh
Reveal CommentHugh Richards bt Premkumar Jeyapaul (Apr 29) 6-4, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "It was good to see you again after a long break from the league and, as always Prem, it was a really enjoyable and competitive game. Like you, I'm just pleased to be running round again and enjoying our tennis! Many thanks for booking the court and good luck in your remaining games."  -- Hugh
Reveal CommentHugh Richards bt Ben Howell (Apr 27) 6-3, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "A lovely morning for a game of tennis! Always a good match playing you Ben, the score doesn't reflect the way the points went. Good luck in the rest of your games."  -- Hugh
Premkumar Jeyapaul bt Gary Sait (Apr 27) 6-0 Gary Sait Retired
Reveal CommentEdward Randall bt Ben Howell (Apr 26) 4-6, 6-1, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Ridiculous game which will take some time to recover. More ups and downs than an English Channel crossing. Played poorly but massive credit to Ben who stopped me playing my normal game. Absolute slog in sunny conditions- great game!"  -- Edward
Ben Howell bt Thomas Birch (Apr 22) 2-6, 7-6 (7-3), [11-9]
Reveal CommentEdward Randall bt Premkumar Jeyapaul (Apr 20) 6-1, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Hey Ed Really good meeting you. You always had the edge look forward to seeing you again Best wishes Prem"  -- Premkumar
Reveal CommentAaron Ellison bt Hugh Richards (Apr 19) 7-6 (7-2), 7-6 (8-6)

Player Comments:

  • "Very good and very close first match which I’m glad to have come through great to be out in the sunshine cheers for the game Hugh "  -- Aaron
Reveal CommentPremkumar Jeyapaul bt Ben Howell (Apr 17) 6-4, 7-6 (7-3)

Player Comments:

  • "Hey Ben Close as ever. I did my usual trick of pulling the second set back from the brink. I thought you played well. Good luck with the others The dude abides"  -- Premkumar
Reveal CommentPremkumar Jeyapaul bt Diego Bolívar (Apr 15) 0-6, 6-1, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Hey Diego This was a match I never thought I'd win let alone get a set after the first set. Shows you how much of a mind game this is, you're a good player and wish you best in the rest of your matches Really nice meeting you my friend "  -- Premkumar

Current Rankings:

  1. Martin Mullard [W7] 16 includes 2 bonus points
  2. George Penman 9.1 [W3, L1] 8 includes 2 bonus points
  3. Simon Vening [W2, L1] 7 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Neil Scorey [W1, L2] 4 includes 2 bonus points
  5. Dmitrij Trunin [W1, L2] 4 includes 2 bonus points
  6. Mario Perciani [W1, L3] 4 includes 2 bonus points
  7. Patrik Huber [L5] 4 includes 2 bonus points
  8. Dinko Georgiev [W1, L1] 2
  9. Michael Lee [L1]

Match Results:

Reveal CommentMartin Mullard bt George Penman (May 11) 6-2, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Hi George, really nice to meet. Good games, and loads of deuces - that I seemed to edge. All the best, Martin"  -- Martin
Reveal CommentDmitrij Trunin bt Patrik Huber (May 10) 6-7 (4-7), 6-1, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Such a tight game Patrick. Both had chances throughout. 2.5hrs.......look forward to playing again sometime. Dmitrij"  -- Dmitrij
George Penman bt Mario Perciani (May 10) 6-2, 6-1
Reveal CommentMartin Mullard bt Dmitrij Trunin (May 7) 6-1, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Hi Dmitrij, nice to meet and a lovely day for a game. All the best for your matches, Martin"  -- Martin
Reveal CommentMartin Mullard bt Patrik Huber (May 6) 6-1, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Hi Patrik, many good rallies & games. Much closer than he score suggest, Nice to meet. Martin"  -- Martin
Neil Scorey bt Mario Perciani (May 6) 7-5, 6-0
Reveal CommentMario Perciani bt Patrik Huber (May 3) 7-6 (7-5), 6-7 (3-7), 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Patrik, it was such a pleasure to play you today, as usual. What a long match, right? Besides the wind and the change of courts, we managed to finish our 'endless matches' lol. Such a joy to play you. All the best on your remaining matches. Mario"  -- Mario
George Penman bt Patrik Huber (May 2) 6-2, 6-3
Reveal CommentMartin Mullard bt Neil Scorey (May 2) 6-2, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Hi Neil, Thanks for the early morning game. Many very close games. All the best for your matches, Martin"  -- Martin
Reveal CommentSimon Vening bt Dmitrij Trunin (Apr 29) 6-3, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Fresh out of Southampton, Dmitrij made me work hard for the first set. There were plenty of tricky slice and drop shots to contend with. The second set got away from him a bit but in his first match for some time it was good fun. Welcome to Bournemouth Dmitrij and hope you enjoy the beach!"  -- Simon
Reveal CommentDinko Georgiev bt Mario Perciani (Apr 29) 6-3, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Mario, Thanks a lot for the match. Somehow we get lucky and managed to finish that match before someone else turned up. Very nice rallies and i will be more than happy to play eachother not Just in the league in the future. "  -- Dinko
George Penman bt Neil Scorey (Apr 28) 6-2, 6-3
Reveal CommentMartin Mullard bt Michael Lee (Apr 27) 6-2, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks Michael, lovely sunny day but the wind didn't help. Narrow margins, with a lot of good rallies. All the best with your matches. Martin "  -- Martin
Reveal CommentSimon Vening bt Patrik Huber (Apr 26) 6-2, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Nice to get another match in during the fine weather, this time at Bournemouth Gardens on the hard court. There were some tough rallies and Patrik was unlucky not to close out more games. All the best for your other group matches mate, hope to play again soon"  -- Simon
Reveal CommentMartin Mullard bt Simon Vening (Apr 23) 4-6, 6-2, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Hi Simon, Blooming wind! I put the third set as 6-3, hope that is OK. Only way to do it. Thanks for the game, Martin"  -- Martin
Reveal CommentMartin Mullard bt Dinko Georgiev (Apr 19) 6-2, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Hi Dinko, nice to meet. Your a much better player than the score suggests. All the best, Martin "  -- Martin

Current Rankings:

  1. Johnny Real [W5] 12 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Florin Ismailciuc [W3, L2] 9 includes 2 bonus points
  3. Peter Livesey [W3, L1] 8 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Andrew Mouzouri [W2, L1] 6 includes 2 bonus points
  5. Daniel Ifrim [W1, L4] 4 includes 2 bonus points
  6. Kon Kapanadze [L5] 4 includes 2 bonus points
  7. Robert Stevens [L1]
  8. Marco Zengarini withdrawn

Match Results:

Reveal CommentFlorin Ismailciuc bt Robert Stevens (May 11) 7-5, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Great game Robert, each set could have gone either way, many competitve ralies. Thanks for coming and all the best in your upcoming matches. "  -- Florin
Reveal CommentPeter Livesey bt Daniel Ifrim (May 9) 7-6 (8-6), 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks Daniel - a close enjoyable match played in good spirit and the weather was kind to us for once"  -- Peter
Peter Livesey bt Kon Kapanadze (May 7) 7-5, 7-5
Reveal CommentJohnny Real bt Florin Ismailciuc (May 4) 6-3, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Cheers for the great match Florin! Some really close games and great rallies, I was lucky to have the net as a friend tonight! All the best. "  -- Johnny
Reveal CommentPeter Livesey bt Florin Ismailciuc (May 1) 7-5, 3-6, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "A tough close match in tricky conditions at times which could have gone either way. Thanks for playing at short notice Florin "  -- Peter
Reveal CommentAndrew Mouzouri bt Daniel Ifrim (Apr 28) 6-1, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Nadal/Federer 2008, Borg/McEnroe, 1980, Isner/Mahut, 2010, Mouzouri/Ifrim 2021. That 12th game in 2nd set we played compares with anything these so-called greats have come up with. We counted that I had around 10 match points while Daniel had a similar amount to take the set to a tie break. I've played sets that took less time to complete than that game! Anyway, it was an epic match played in a great spirit. Good luck Daniel with the rest of your matches. "  -- Andrew
Reveal CommentFlorin Ismailciuc bt Kon Kapanadze (Apr 27) 4-6, 6-4, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Very balanced match played in 2 different days. The last set could have gone each way. Good luck in your remaining games!"  -- Florin
Reveal CommentFlorin Ismailciuc bt Daniel Ifrim (Apr 26) 6-4, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "As usual a very competitive match Daniel. Many of the games were very tight, and the score in the 2nd set is not reflecting how balanced it was. All the best and good luck in your remining games."  -- Florin
Reveal CommentJohnny Real bt Peter Livesey (Apr 26) 6-1, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Nice to meet you Pete. Lovely day for tennis. Good luck with the rest of your matches. Cheers. "  -- Johnny
Reveal CommentAndrew Mouzouri bt Kon Kapanadze (Apr 25) 6-3, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Always good to meet someone from the old neighborhood. We had some entertaining rallies and some interesting serves (watch out for his Kyrgios special lads). Gool luck with the rest of your matches Kon, and maybe buy a new alarm clock? "  -- Andrew
Reveal CommentJohnny Real bt Andrew Mouzouri (Apr 23) 6-1, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Nice to meet you Andrew. Great game of tennis, all the best for your next matches! Cheers. "  -- Johnny
Reveal CommentJohnny Real bt Daniel Ifrim (Apr 22) 6-0, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Another great battle Daniel! Some inspirational running during the match. Good luck for the rest of your games."  -- Johnny
Reveal CommentDaniel Ifrim bt Kon Kapanadze (Apr 21) 7-6 (7-3), 6-7 (4-7), 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Epic game mate! Thanks for the challenge and for making me work for the win!"  -- Daniel
Reveal CommentJohnny Real bt Kon Kapanadze (Apr 16) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "The score really doesn't reflect how close the games were! Some great rallies which could have gone either way. Cheers Kon."  -- Johnny

Results

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The results listed here include the current and previous round of Singles matches for Bournemouth and Christchurch .

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. Bonus prizes must be claimed within 28 days using the link emailed to the player.

Understanding the current rankings display: 
Player name, [LTA rating - if known], 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).

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