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Collapse AllBournemouth and Christchurch Singles - Round 46 | Thursday 2 September 2021 to Wednesday 27 October 2021 (Midpoint: Wednesday 29 September 2021)

Current Rankings:

  1. Edward Randall 9.2 [W3] 8 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Martin Mullard [W3] 8 includes 2 bonus points
  3. Michael Lee [W2, L2] 6 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Luke Sykes [W2] 4
  5. Toby Wadey 8.1 [W1, L2] 4 includes 2 bonus points
  6. Florin Ismailciuc [W1, L5] 4 includes 2 bonus points
  7. Neil Scorey [L3] 3 includes 2 bonus points
  8. Premkumar Jeyapaul withdrawn

Match Results:

Reveal CommentLuke Sykes bt Florin Ismailciuc (Oct 12) 6-1, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the game Florin. "  -- Luke
Edward Randall bt Michael Lee (Sep 29) 6-1, 6-1
Edward Randall bt Neil Scorey (Sep 25) 6-2, 6-3
Reveal CommentToby Wadey bt Florin Ismailciuc (Sep 25) 6-2, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "A really enjoyable match (admittedly, probably more so for me!). Some big serves from Florin - and if a few more of them had dropped in I’m sure it would have been a very different result. Great to meet you - and hopefully we’ll play again soon. "  -- Toby
Reveal CommentMichael Lee bt Toby Wadey (Sep 22) 6-3, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Good match Toby and all the best for the rest of your matches "  -- Michael
Reveal CommentLuke Sykes bt Toby Wadey (Sep 21) 6-0, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Pleasure to meet you today Toby. Thanks for the game. Good luck with you’re other matches. "  -- Luke
Martin Mullard bt Neil Scorey (Sep 17) 6-4, 6-0
Reveal CommentMartin Mullard bt Michael Lee (Sep 16) 6-3, 7-6 (12-10)

Player Comments:

  • "Wow. A hard match, so close in the second set & you would have won a third!"  -- Martin
Reveal CommentMichael Lee bt Florin Ismailciuc (Sep 12) 6-4, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Great game Florin, could've gone either way. Good luck with the rest of your matches mate. "  -- Michael
Reveal CommentMartin Mullard bt Florin Ismailciuc (Sep 10) 6-0, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Nice to meet & play, although court conditions were tricky. All the best with your matches."  -- Martin
Reveal CommentFlorin Ismailciuc bt Neil Scorey (Sep 8) 6-3, 5-7, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the game, Neil. As the score shows it, we had a very balanced match with some intense rallies. The heat did not help but towards the end of the game it got cloudy which I believe made the difference in my favor. Good luck for your remaining games and looking forward to playing again soon !"  -- Florin
Edward Randall bt Florin Ismailciuc (Sep 5) 6-4, 6-1

Current Rankings:

  1. Dmitrij Trunin [W6] 14 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Patrik Huber [W5, L1] 13 includes 2 bonus points
  3. Marco Zengarini [W4, L1] 11 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Nigel Sharp [W3, L2] 8 includes 2 bonus points
  5. Vitor Vilela [W2, L2] 6
  6. Peter Livesey 9.2 [L5] 5 includes 2 bonus points
  7. David Light [L5] 4 includes 2 bonus points
  8. Daniel Ifrim [W1, L1] 3
  9. Bradley Hutchings [L4]

Match Results:

Reveal CommentPatrik Huber bt David Light (Oct 15) 6-1, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Very enjoyable match with some amazing rallies! The score doesn't really reflect the match itself, it was much closer than it suggests.- especially in the second set which you started off really well, David. Good luck to your remaining games and looking forward to play again soon! "  -- Patrik
Reveal CommentNigel Sharp bt David Light (Oct 13) 7-5, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks David for an enjoyable match and a hard fought first set! Wish you luck in your remaining games "  -- Nigel
Reveal CommentMarco Zengarini bt Peter Livesey (Oct 12) 4-6, 6-4, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Well played Marco that was a long, tough but enjoyable match. In the end you got me on stamina plus some great lobs and placements which I had no answer for. I look forward to playing you again"  -- Peter
Reveal CommentNigel Sharp bt Bradley Hutchings (Oct 10) 6-1, 7-6 (7-2)

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the match Brad, good luck with your remaining games"  -- Nigel
Reveal CommentVitor Vilela bt Peter Livesey (Oct 10) 6-3, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Well played Vitor - you chased every single ball down and returned everything with interest; including some great touch shots and placements especially your lobs. All the best in your other matches "  -- Peter
Reveal CommentPatrik Huber bt Bradley Hutchings (Oct 5) 6-2, 7-6 (9-7)

Player Comments:

  • "Very competitive and entertaining match - as always! You deserved to win the 2nd set. Best of luck to your remaining matches and looking forward to play each other next time."  -- Patrik
Reveal CommentDmitrij Trunin bt Bradley Hutchings (Oct 4) 7-5, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks Bradley for the good match with very difficult weather conditions ! Have fun for the next matches 👍"  -- Dmitrij
Reveal CommentDmitrij Trunin bt Vitor Vilela (Oct 3) 2-6, 6-4, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the game Victor ! Good luck with next matches 💪 "  -- Dmitrij
Reveal CommentDmitrij Trunin bt Marco Zengarini (Sep 29) 7-5, 3-6, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Gracie Marco for the great competitive game with many rallies and close games. Good luck for the next matches💪"  -- Dmitrij
Reveal CommentDmitrij Trunin bt David Light (Sep 23) 6-3, 5-7, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Great to play you again David, always have good matches! "  -- Dmitrij
Reveal CommentPatrik Huber bt Peter Livesey (Sep 21) 6-4, 7-6 (7-4)

Player Comments:

  • "Well played Patrik. We had some close games throughout the match but I had no answer to your deep forehand drives both down the line and cross court which time and again left me flat footed. All the best in your remaining games."  -- Peter
Reveal CommentPatrik Huber bt Nigel Sharp (Sep 16) 6-4, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Very competitive and intense match with some excellent rallies. It was nice to meet you, Nigel. Hope to play you in the future again. Good luck to your remaining matches!"  -- Patrik
Reveal CommentDmitrij Trunin bt Peter Livesey (Sep 16) 6-2, 5-7, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Great to play you again Pete. Once again convinced that you are a real fighter👏. Good luck in your remaining games "  -- Dmitrij
  • "Another tough, close match between us Dmitrij in hot strength sapping conditions and a very tricky sun in your eyes situation that we both had difficulty dealing with. You definitely had the edge when it came down to chasing down every ball in that final set. Well played." -- Peter
Reveal CommentMarco Zengarini bt Bradley Hutchings (Sep 16) 6-2, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the match Brad, look forward to playing you again!"  -- Marco
Reveal CommentMarco Zengarini bt Patrik Huber (Sep 13) 7-5, 5-7, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Very competitive match that could have gone easily either way. Great to meet you Patrick and look forward to another battle!"  -- Marco
Reveal CommentNigel Sharp bt Daniel Ifrim (Sep 13) 7-6 (8-6), 4-6, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Very close match where ‘Deuce’ was definitely the word of the day. Look forward to playing you again soon. Good luck with the rest of your matches "  -- Nigel
Reveal CommentPatrik Huber bt Vitor Vilela (Sep 11) 2-6, 6-3, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Very good game Vitor and nice to meet you! You’re an excellent player with a great technique and lovely shots. I wish you all the best to your upcoming matches. Keep it up mate!"  -- Patrik
Reveal CommentDaniel Ifrim bt Peter Livesey (Sep 8) 0-6, 6-3, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Well played Daniel you made a great recovery after the first set to win the match - pleased to see you back playing and moving so well after your recent knee injury. All the best in your other matches "  -- Peter
Reveal CommentDmitrij Trunin bt Nigel Sharp (Sep 8) 7-6 (7-4), 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Good game Nigel - Thank you. Good luck with the rest of the matches. "  -- Dmitrij
Reveal CommentVitor Vilela bt David Light (Sep 7) 4-6, 6-4, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the game David, despite the heat and winds could have gone either way."  -- Vitor
Reveal CommentMarco Zengarini bt David Light (Sep 5) 6-3, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Competitive match in the heat with good rallies and close games. Good luck with the rest David. Looking forward to playing you again!"  -- Marco


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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 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: 

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).


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