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Collapse AllCavendish Rec & Queensmead Singles - Round 24 | Thursday 11 November 2021 to Wednesday 5 January 2022 (Midpoint: Wednesday 8 December 2021)

You’ve made it through a winter Round – nice work! It’s always great to see matches played all year round and we hope you had fun meeting new people and improving your tennis skills. Now it's the New Year, it's time to start thinking about those resolutions and maybe Local Tennis Leagues can help. The dates for your 2022 Rounds are online now, so be sure to secure your place.

Group Summary:

It was tight at the top of the table as three players won 5 matches and Belal and Pritesh were tied on 12 points apiece, so Belal's comeback win in their head to head meant that he finished as champ!

Final Rankings:

  1. Belal Bareets [W5, L3] 13 includes 2 bonus points WINNER
  2. Pritesh Shah [W5, L1] 13 includes 2 bonus points RUNNER UP
  3. James Walker [W5] 12 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Ivan Fabijanic 8.2 [W3, L2] 8 includes 2 bonus points
  5. Richard Woodnorth 8.2 [W1, L6] 6 includes 2 bonus points
  6. Ross Joynes 8.1 [W2, L1] 4
  7. Liben Y [W2, L3] 4
  8. Harjinder Badyal [W1, L5] 4 includes 2 bonus points
  9. Wei Jiang [L3]

Match Results:

Reveal CommentBelal Bareets bt Liben Y (Jan 5) 6-2, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Difficult match to arrange. Thought it wouldn’t be played, glad it did on the final day. Which made me win the league on h2h, Looking forward to win more convincingly next time!"  -- Belal
Richard Woodnorth bt Wei Jiang (Jan 3) 7-5, 6-2
Reveal CommentIvan Fabijanic bt Richard Woodnorth (Dec 28) 3-6, 6-4, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "This was a different kind of match, a battle of the first serves! I couldn't return any of Richard's as they just zoomed next to me or bounced of my racket in all directions, but rarely into the opposite part of the court. Richard returned some of mine, but we were both chasing our chances on the second serve, but even then the longest rally was 5 shots. With only a few breaks of serve this one was down to the very fine margins. Thanks Richard for a great match! "  -- Ivan

Match of the Group:

Reveal CommentIvan Fabijanic bt Belal Bareets (Dec 22) 6-7 (9-11), 6-3, [10-8]

Player Comments:

  • "What an epic match today. This was the finest of margins deciding. The first set took 1h 10min and it went to a tiebreak which initially looked like it will go on forever. We both had set points, and kept saving them, but eventually Belal managed to win it. The 2nd set was close again with a lot of deuces, and I took it with a single break of serve. Then, due to the time limitations, we played a championship tiebreak which again was very close, with the lead going from Belal to me and back again, never mor ethan a single point, but I managed to close it. Some excellent exchanges, and points worth TV coverage :-) Thanks Belal - I'm sure we will meet again!"  -- Ivan
  • "An epic game could have gone either way, had the chances to wrap it up! Not bad for my second attempt on fake clay. The service lines were a bit tricky. Ivan played with brilliant sportsmanship. I did enjoy playing him, I’m sure we meet soon hopefully on hard/gravel. It might 'come home' next round !" -- Belal
Pritesh Shah bt Liben Y (Dec 18) 6-1, 6-2
Liben Y bt Harjinder Badyal (Dec 14) 6-3, 6-0
Belal Bareets bt Wei Jiang (Dec 12) 6-0, 6-0
Reveal CommentLiben Y bt Richard Woodnorth (Dec 11) 7-5, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Very competitive enjoyable game. Thanks Richard."  -- Liben
Ross Joynes bt Harjinder Badyal (Dec 11) 6-3, 6-1
James Walker bt Liben Y (Dec 10) 6-3, 6-3
Belal Bareets bt Harjinder Badyal (Dec 9) 6-2, 6-1
Reveal CommentJames Walker bt Belal Bareets (Dec 8) 6-2, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "The match wasn’t meant to be played today, as he was leaving said that today was the last chance, it was rushed and terrible conditions that weren’t forecasted. Not a big fan playing with lights. The weather and conditions decided the match for me one the worst I played. Although James is a decent player. Looking forward playing him in the summer!" -- Belal
Ross Joynes bt Belal Bareets (Dec 4) 6-4, 6-3
Reveal CommentPritesh Shah bt Harjinder Badyal (Dec 2) 6-1, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Match played under windy conditions! A good second set once we mastered the conditions."  -- Pritesh
Belal Bareets bt Richard Woodnorth (Nov 28) 6-3, 6-3
James Walker bt Wei Jiang (Nov 26) 6-3, 6-0
Reveal CommentBelal Bareets bt Pritesh Shah (Nov 24) 2-6, 6-2, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Great match - I enjoyed playing Pritish. "  -- Belal
Reveal CommentHarjinder Badyal bt Richard Woodnorth (Nov 21) 6-4, 3-6, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "This was a well contested match that I just managed to win. Good tennis from Richard and lots of rallies. Hope to play again soon. "  -- Harjinder
Pritesh Shah bt Ross Joynes (Nov 20) 6-1, 6-2
James Walker bt Richard Woodnorth (Nov 20) 6-2, 6-2
Pritesh Shah bt Ivan Fabijanic (Nov 19) 6-1, 6-2
Reveal CommentIvan Fabijanic bt Harjinder Badyal (Nov 18) 6-3, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "A quite good match under the flood lights. Harjinder was keeping the score very close by returning almost everything. It was closer than what the score shows. Thanks! "  -- Ivan
Reveal CommentPritesh Shah bt Richard Woodnorth (Nov 14) 7-5, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "A very good close match"  -- Pritesh
James Walker bt Ivan Fabijanic (Nov 13) 7-6 (7-2), 7-5

Results

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The results listed here include the current and previous Rounds matches for Cavendish Rec & Queensmead.

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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