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  • Players are organised into groups of 6 to 8 players of a similar standard
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Collapse AllCarlisle Singles - Round 3 | Thursday 27 April 2017 to Wednesday 21 June 2017 (Midpoint: Wednesday 24 May 2017)

Good to be back underway in Carlisle in 2017, albeit with one small group. There were some fantastic close contests, and we'd love to see more of these next time with a greater number of players involved so do please spread the word if you can!

Group Summary:

Jordan played all of his matches and bagged his bonus points, and this proved to be a winning formula as he finished the round with two terrific wins (including an epic victory over Kurt) to take the title. After just missing out to Jordan in their marathon head to head, Kurt picked himself up to defeat Allan in two tight sets and claims the silver.

Final Rankings:

  1. Jordan Ling 10.2 [W2, L1] 6 includes 2 bonus points WINNER
  2. Kurt North [W1, L1] 3 RUNNER UP
  3. Lewis Mowbray [W1] 2
  4. Allan McNicoll [L2]

Match Results:

Kurt North bt Allan McNicoll (May 17) 6-4, 7-6
Reveal CommentJordan Ling bt Allan McNicoll (May 10) 6-4, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Some good tennis played , with good serves and good returns by both . "  -- Jordan

Match of the Group:

Reveal CommentJordan Ling bt Kurt North (May 6) 4-6, 7-6, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Tough tight game. 3rd set moved to bitts park. "  -- Kurt
Lewis Mowbray bt Jordan Ling (May 3) 6-0, 6-0

Results

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

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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