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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 »

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Mudeford Wood Community Centre

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

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Shelley Park

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

Redhill Park

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Alderholt Tennis Club

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Collapse AllBournemouth and Christchurch Singles - Round 57 | Thursday 2 November 2023 to Wednesday 27 December 2023 (Midpoint: Wednesday 29 November 2023)

Current Rankings:

Pos. Name Played P Won W Lost L Bonus BNS Total PTS Form
1 Deepak Jha 5 5 0 2 17 WWWW
2 Nigel Sharp 7 2 5 2 14 LWLW
3 Simon Vening 3 3 0 2 13 WWW
4 Paul Grogan 3 3 0 2 12 WWW
5 Craig Stokes 4 1 3 2 9 LWLL
6 Raj Iyer 5 0 5 2 8 LLLL
7 Toby Wadey 2 1 1 0 4 LW
8 Florin Ismailciuc 2 1 1 0 4 LW
9 Michael Lee 1 0 1 0 1 L

Match Results:

Reveal CommentSimon Vening bt Florin Ismailciuc (Dec 2) 6-2, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Cheers Florin. You worked your way into points and put away some nice volleys. Lots of deuce games and more than enough running for a bitterly cold morning! See you next time."  -- Simon
Reveal CommentPaul Grogan bt Raj Iyer (Dec 1) 6-1, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the game, Raj. Really enjoyable on a bitterly cold day.. You played some impeccable forehand passes today! Look forward to our next match."  -- Paul
Reveal CommentDeepak Jha bt Toby Wadey (Nov 30) 6-1, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Nice play Toby. nice rallies and drop shots from you. really came along and gave me a heart-attack in second set. Looking forward to playing more with you. best of luck for future matches."  -- Deepak
Reveal CommentToby Wadey bt Nigel Sharp (Nov 28) 6-2, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Really enjoyable match under the floodlights at Winton - and felt great to be back on court after a bit of a break… even if it was freezing cold! "  -- Toby
Reveal CommentDeepak Jha bt Craig Stokes (Nov 26) 6-3, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Nice play Craig. Long rallies and good drop shots. Really enjoyed playing you. Best of luck for future matches."  -- Deepak
Reveal CommentSimon Vening v Paul Grogan (Nov 25) 6-3, 5-5 TBC

Player Comments:

  • "A corker of a match on a sunny morning at Southbourne. Excellent net play Grogey and your serve was really firing in the 2nd. Good to catch up and hope to finish another day."  -- Simon
Reveal CommentCraig Stokes bt Raj Iyer (Nov 25) 6-3, 2-6, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Incredible match on a perfect day for tennis. Momentum swung back and forth and this could have gone either way in the end. Thanks for an enjoyable match Raj and good luck with your remaining games"  -- Craig
Reveal CommentNigel Sharp bt Raj Iyer (Nov 24) 6-4, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for a good game Raj, good luck with your remaining matches "  -- Nigel
Reveal CommentFlorin Ismailciuc bt Nigel Sharp (Nov 22) 6-4, 6-7 (5-7), 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "This was one of the closest matches we ever had! Fantastic how you managed to come back in the 2nd set and save 5 match points. Much improved service since last time and consistency altogether as we had few vey long rallies. All the best for your remaining matches and looking forward to playing again in the next round! "  -- Florin
Reveal CommentPaul Grogan bt Craig Stokes (Nov 22) 6-1, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the game Craig, good luck in the rest of your matches."  -- Paul
Reveal CommentDeepak Jha bt Raj Iyer (Nov 21) 6-1, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Nice game Raj. You have improved a lot. Nice rallies and serves coming. Enjoyed the game"  -- Deepak
  • "Nice Game Raj. Best of luck for future matches." -- Deepak
Reveal CommentDeepak Jha bt Michael Lee (Nov 19) 6-2, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Nice Play Michael. Enjoyed long rallies and good shots."  -- Deepak
Reveal CommentSimon Vening bt Raj Iyer (Nov 19) 6-1, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Cheers Raj, a grey and blustery day but at least it didn’t rain! Enjoy the rest of the round."  -- Simon
Reveal CommentNigel Sharp bt Craig Stokes (Nov 17) 6-3, 1-6, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for a good, enjoyable match Craig. Just like last time we met, there was a lot of long rallies and close games. Good luck with the rest of your matches "  -- Nigel
Reveal CommentPaul Grogan bt Nigel Sharp (Nov 11) 6-3, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Really enjoyable game on a perfect morning for tennis. Some really good points and when Nigel started going for his backhand he played some superb shots. Played in a great spirit as always. "  -- Paul
Reveal CommentSimon Vening bt Nigel Sharp (Nov 6) 6-1, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Always a good match Nigel, you put away some great winners. Thanks for booking the court and best of luck with the rest."  -- Simon
Reveal CommentDeepak Jha bt Nigel Sharp (Nov 5) 6-2, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Nice game Nigel. Good Rallies and nice Volleys."  -- Deepak

Current Rankings:

Pos. Name Played P Won W Lost L Bonus BNS Total PTS Form
1 Dmitrij Trunin 4 4 0 2 14 WWWW
2 Peter Livesey 4 3 1 2 12 WWWL
3 Pau Folque 3 3 0 2 11 WWW
4 Alberto De Natale 4 1 3 2 9 LWLL
5 Agnes Kalemba 3 0 3 0 5 LLL
6 Laura Cooke 2 0 2 0 2 LL
7 Indrajit Jha 1 0 1 0 2 L
8 Becky Redman 1 0 1 0 2 L
9 Arabella Redford 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 Christopher Giles 0 0 0 0 0 0

Match Results:

Reveal CommentPeter Livesey bt Agnes Kalemba (Dec 2) 6-3, 6-7 (5-7), 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for a close enjoyable match Agnes. With minus temperatures to contend with at the start I think we were more suitably dressed for skiing than tennis! All the best in your remaining matches - Pete"  -- Peter
Reveal CommentPeter Livesey bt Alberto De Natale (Dec 1) 5-7, 6-3, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Good match Alberto and a close one all the way through over the two days; especially at one set all and 4-4 in the third set but a change of racket on my serve seemed to some how make a difference and then you saved a match point on your own serve but I got lucky on the second one to squeeze the win. Looking forward to our next game"  -- Peter
Pau Folque bt Agnes Kalemba (Nov 25) 6-1, 6-0
Reveal CommentDmitrij Trunin bt Laura Cooke (Nov 24) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Nice to meet you Laura. Enjoy with remaining matches."  -- Dmitrij
Reveal CommentAlberto De Natale bt Agnes Kalemba (Nov 22) 6-1, 2-6, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Thank you Agnes. Shame your poor physical condition got in the way of us finally expressing our best tennis at the same time. One set each then 2-2 on the third set and well done for staying in the game for as long as your body kept answering to your mind. Look forward to the rematch."  -- Alberto
Reveal CommentPeter Livesey bt Laura Cooke (Nov 17) 6-0, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for an enjoyable match in some welcome sunshine today Laura. All the best for your remaining matches "  -- Peter
Reveal CommentDmitrij Trunin bt Becky Redman (Nov 17) 3-6, 6-3, [10-4]

Player Comments:

  • "Well played Becky. Good luck with remaining matches. "  -- Dmitrij
Reveal CommentPau Folque bt Alberto De Natale (Nov 15) 6-4, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the game, excellent rallyes. Good luck on your next games."  -- Pau
Reveal CommentPau Folque bt Indrajit Jha (Nov 11) 3-6, 6-1, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Good rallies Indrajit, looking forward to play with you again."  -- Pau
Reveal CommentDmitrij Trunin bt Alberto De Natale (Nov 11) 6-2, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Good luck in remaining matches."  -- Dmitrij
Reveal CommentDmitrij Trunin bt Peter Livesey (Nov 10) 6-1, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Nice to see you Pete after 2 years. Enjoy with your remaining matches."  -- Dmitrij
  • "Well played Dmitrij too good for me today - sorry I couldn't give you a better game but looking forward to playing again" -- Peter


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).


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