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Collapse AllCheltenham Parks Singles - Round 44 | Thursday 30 March 2023 to Wednesday 24 May 2023 (Midpoint: Wednesday 26 April 2023)

Final Rankings:

Pos. Name Played P Won W Lost L Bonus BNS Total PTS Form
1 EtoroAbasi Akpan 7 7 0 2 16 WWWW
2 MJ Needham 6 5 1 2 13 WWLW
3 Stephen Plumridge 6 4 2 2 10 WWLW
4 Lionel Waley-Cohen 6 3 3 0 6 WLLW
5 Rupert Roffe-Silvester 6 2 4 2 6 LWLL
6 Alice Lovatt 6 1 5 2 4 LLLL
7 Phillip Vincent 6 0 6 2 3 LLLL
8 Mark Walsh 1 0 1 0 0 L
9 Dan Kings 0 0 0 0 0 0

Match Results:

Lionel Waley-Cohen bt Alice Lovatt (May 22) Walkover
Stephen Plumridge bt Phillip Vincent (May 18) 6-1, 6-2
Reveal CommentMJ Needham bt Phillip Vincent (May 18) 6-0, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Nice game and enjoyed playing. Hope the elbow feels bit better soon."  -- Mike
Stephen Plumridge bt Rupert Roffe-Silvester (May 13) 6-3, 6-1
Reveal CommentEtoroAbasi Akpan bt Lionel Waley-Cohen (May 13) 7-5, 7-6 (7-3)

Player Comments:

  • "A great game to wrap up my league games. Lionel came in with some great winners and fantastic defense. Thanks for the game Lionel. I'm sure we'd both pay for this marathon in the morning."  -- EtoroAbasi
Reveal CommentMJ Needham bt Lionel Waley-Cohen (May 11) 6-2, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Really nice game, some good rallies and I think it would be closer if we played again. Good luck for your other matches."  -- Mike
Reveal CommentEtoroAbasi Akpan bt Stephen Plumridge (May 3) 6-3, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "A great weather for a good game. Stephen was very rugged and consistent in the rallies; always requiring that extra shot to get past him. Hope to play again soon. "  -- EtoroAbasi
Reveal CommentLionel Waley-Cohen bt Phillip Vincent (May 1) 6-2, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Many thanks for the game. It was great to finally have some good weather. There were lots of good rallies and close games.. Best of luck for the other matches. "  -- Lionel
Reveal CommentEtoroAbasi Akpan bt MJ Needham (May 1) 3-6, 7-5, [10-3]

Player Comments:

  • "What a Game!!! Really could have gone either way. MJ came with a quality strategy that worked so well, punished my second serve and pounced on the backhand. I was fortunate to save a couple of match points in the 2nd set. I was able to also start quite well and maintained the same momentum in the tie-break decider. Thanks for the game MJ. Would love to play again soon."  -- EtoroAbasi
Reveal CommentRupert Roffe-Silvester bt Alice Lovatt (May 1) 6-4, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Many thanks for the match "  -- Rupert
Reveal CommentEtoroAbasi Akpan bt Phillip Vincent (Apr 26) 6-2, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Great game with Philip today. Some great rallies, I wonder how he got to some shots. Would love to play again sometime."  -- EtoroAbasi
Reveal CommentEtoroAbasi Akpan bt Alice Lovatt (Apr 25) 6-2, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Amazing tennis with a great technical player. So many lovely rallies and winners. Just unfortunate with the service games. The scoreline does not do much justice. Hope to play again soon."  -- EtoroAbasi
Reveal CommentEtoroAbasi Akpan bt Rupert Roffe-Silvester (Apr 23) 6-2, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Great game with Rupert in a ice sunny afternoon. Amazing serves that were difficult to return and great rallies overall. Hope to play again soon"  -- EtoroAbasi
Reveal CommentMJ Needham bt Rupert Roffe-Silvester (Apr 22) 6-0, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the game. Good luck in the rest of your matches!"  -- Mike
Stephen Plumridge bt Lionel Waley-Cohen (Apr 21) 7-6 (7-1), 6-1
Stephen Plumridge bt Alice Lovatt (Apr 19) 6-1, 6-2
Reveal CommentMJ Needham bt Stephen Plumridge (Apr 18) 6-2, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the game, enjoyed playing."  -- Mike
Reveal CommentLionel Waley-Cohen bt Rupert Roffe-Silvester (Apr 16) 6-1, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the game. Some close tactical rallies as always! "  -- Lionel
Reveal CommentMJ Needham bt Alice Lovatt (Apr 8) 6-2, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Great game - just about got over the line but I suspect I'll pay for it tomorrow. Good luck for the other matches Alice!"  -- Mike
Reveal CommentRupert Roffe-Silvester bt Phillip Vincent (Apr 6) 7-6 (7-4), 5-7 Phillip Vincent Retired

Player Comments:

  • "Match grew more challenging and intense as it went on - to be continued! "  -- Phillip
Reveal CommentAlice Lovatt bt Phillip Vincent (Apr 2) 6-3, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Great match with Phillip, some epic rallies on a beautiful day! "  -- Alice
Reveal CommentEtoroAbasi Akpan bt Mark Walsh (Apr 2) 6-2, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Great game with Mark Walsh. Some epic rallies, movement, and defense. "  -- EtoroAbasi
  • "Great to meet and play Atoro Who is a talented and skillful Tennis player I wish him all the best on his Tennis journey" -- Mark

Final Rankings:

Pos. Name Played P Won W Lost L Bonus BNS Total PTS Form
1 Adam Jenks 8 8 0 2 18 WWWW
2 Adeboyejo Aribisala 8 7 1 2 16 WWWW
3 Richard Pender 8 6 2 2 16 LLWW
4 Nathan Tickell 8 5 3 2 12 LWWW
5 Nigel Smith 8 4 4 2 10 WWLW
6 Asterios Diafas 7 2 5 2 7 WLWL
7 Robert Nurden 7 2 5 0 6 LWLW
8 Matthew Voorbach 8 1 7 2 5 LLLL
9 Anne Gimingham 8 0 8 2 4 LLLL
10 Jack Lake 0 0 0 0 0 0

Match Results:

Reveal CommentAdeboyejo Aribisala bt Nathan Tickell (May 24) 7-5, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "What a beautiful game with lots of breaks. Guess, I was lucky in the first set. I needed to do a lot of catching up. Lovely rallies and back hand slices. Indeed a great way to end this league and looking forward to more games with you - both in and off the leagues! Well played!"  -- Adeboyejo
Reveal CommentAdam Jenks bt Robert Nurden (May 23) 4-6, 6-1, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "I think Rob won the first 10 points , went on to win the first set and fully deserved it. Got the serve going in the second and the third was settled by an early break. Very enjoyable knock "  -- Adam
Asterios Diafas bt Matthew Voorbach (May 19) 5-7, 6-3, 6-0
Reveal CommentRobert Nurden bt Matthew Voorbach (May 16) 6-1, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "A flattering score line doesn't tell the whole story - lots of games that went to deuce that I just managed to edge out. Enjoyed the match and good luck with the remaining games."  -- Robert
Nathan Tickell bt Asterios Diafas (May 16) 6-3, 6-3
Reveal CommentNathan Tickell bt Matthew Voorbach (May 14) 6-1, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Lovely day to play Matthew. Some tough games in the first which the scoreline doesn't refelt. Matthew came out fighting in the 2nd set but a break at 2-2 was enough for me to just clinch it. Good luck in the rest of your games "  -- Nathan
Reveal CommentAdeboyejo Aribisala bt Robert Nurden (May 14) 7-6 (8-6), 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "A very good game with long rallies and consistency especially in the 1st set. Guess that set took a lot of gas away from Rob who still played solid in the second set. Well played mate! look foward to more games in the future. "  -- Adeboyejo
Asterios Diafas bt Anne Gimingham (May 14) 2-6, 6-3, 6-3
Adam Jenks bt Matthew Voorbach (May 12) 7-5, 6-2
Reveal CommentRobert Nurden bt Anne Gimingham (May 12) 6-1, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the game Anne, full of lots of very close rallies! Good luck with the remaining matches."  -- Robert
Reveal CommentAdam Jenks bt Richard Pender (May 11) 6-7 (2-7), 6-2, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Took a tense competitive deciding set with a break at 3-3 fair to stay we were shattered. Fantastic match overall with a bit of everything "  -- Adam
Reveal CommentAdeboyejo Aribisala bt Matthew Voorbach (May 7) 6-1, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "It was nice playing Matthew on a bright and sunny afternoon. Even though he hadn't played for a long time, he still had the game in him. Really enjoyed some fantasic rallies during the game. Well played and wish you a quick full return into the game. Cheers! "  -- Adeboyejo
Reveal CommentAdeboyejo Aribisala bt Richard Pender (May 7) 4-6, 7-5, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Whaooo! What a game! Now it's obvious why Richard had been unbeatable! Great shots and slices. We had long rallies and fantasic points all through the game. So many break of serves! Guess I was just lukky in the second set to have been able to turn it around. Great game Richard and look forward to many more games in and outside the leagues. Thank you"  -- Adeboyejo
Reveal CommentRichard Pender bt Robert Nurden (May 5) 6-4, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Very enjoyable match played in good spirit. Look forward to playing you again in the summer Rob"  -- Richard
Reveal CommentNathan Tickell bt Robert Nurden (May 3) 6-2, 7-6 (8-6)

Player Comments:

  • "Great game with Rob. Got a scare at 2 down in the first and managed to claw it back. Ran away in the 2nd to 5-2 but Rob came battling back! "  -- Nathan
Reveal CommentAdeboyejo Aribisala bt Anne Gimingham (Apr 30) 6-2, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "A great honour playing with Anne! Really shocked with the level of her fittness and aglitiy on the court. Some beautiful rallies also. I really hope to still be as fit and agile at her age. Thanks for the game!"  -- Adeboyejo
Reveal CommentNigel Smith bt Asterios Diafas (Apr 29) 6-3, 1-6, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "What a match, could have gone either way. Don’t think I will be able to walk tomorrow. Thanks for the match Asterios, I hope to play you again."  -- Nigel
Reveal CommentNigel Smith bt Robert Nurden (Apr 28) 6-3, 3-6, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Another epic contest with Rob who hasn’t played for six months. After a slow start Rob found his range and took the second set. Not sure what happened in the third set, but I’ll take it. I look forward to playing Rob again soon. Good luck with your remaining matches."  -- Nigel
Reveal CommentAdam Jenks bt Nigel Smith (Apr 25) 6-1, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "2 years since the last meeting and I think we’ve both improved Nigel was mixing up play and deserved more out of the second set. Good luck in the remaining matches "  -- Adam
Reveal CommentNigel Smith bt Matthew Voorbach (Apr 23) 6-4, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Great game with Matt, the score flatters me as it was closer than you might think. If Matt’s serve was firing the result could have gone the other way. Thanks Matt, enjoy the rest of the round"  -- Nigel
Reveal CommentAdam Jenks bt Adeboyejo Aribisala (Apr 23) 6-2, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "40-0 3-1 the heavens opened which interrupted what was looking like a competitive match"  -- Adam
  • "Took a while for us to get going so lucky to take the first set. Second set far more competitive could have gone either way "  -- Adam
Reveal CommentNathan Tickell bt Nigel Smith (Apr 19) 6-2, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Good game with Nigel, who has improved a lot since last playing. First set scoreline is flattering as a lot of games went to deuce. We kept serve right till the end in the 2nd with me just being able to clinch it. Play again soon! "  -- Nathan
Reveal CommentAdam Jenks bt Nathan Tickell (Apr 18) 6-2, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "We know each other’s games well so always expect the unexpected.. I went 5-0 up, Nathan was obviously still thinking about his holiday next week, but soon snapped into gear chopping me up then smashing some forehands. Luckily my serve held together and probably won me the spoils ! Have a great holiday mate."  -- Adam
Reveal CommentNigel Smith bt Anne Gimingham (Apr 17) 6-2, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Rain stopped play tbc"  -- Nigel
  • "At the continuation I started strongly and my strategy seemed to be working. In the second set Anne worked out my strategy and it was very close and competitive. Great fun game with lots of long rallies, thanks Anne."  -- Nigel
Reveal CommentMatthew Voorbach bt Anne Gimingham (Apr 16) 3-6, 6-3, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Really competitive game against Anne and a real workout on the court. Wish my service game was as consistent as Anne’s and I look forward to playing again in the future!"  -- Matthew
Reveal CommentAdam Jenks bt Asterios Diafas (Apr 16) 6-2, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Score didn’t reflect the match. Some long rallies and many deuce games. "  -- Adam
Reveal CommentRichard Pender bt Asterios Diafas (Apr 15) 6-1, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Lovely afternoon for a game. Nice to play without wind or rain! Asterios played better than the score suggests. He has a good serve and is solid on both his forehand and back hand. Consistency won me the match. Hope to play you again soon."  -- Richard
Reveal CommentRichard Pender bt Matthew Voorbach (Apr 12) 6-3, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Nice competitive game in very tricky conditions Matt will improve in his way through these league games Lots of winners from that racket of his! Thanks Matt"  -- Richard
Reveal CommentRichard Pender bt Nigel Smith (Apr 10) 7-5, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Both of us know each others game well which can lead to tight matches. Nigel got off to fast starts in both sets. In tricky windy conditions neither of us could settle into our game. The first set was tense and tight which I edged 7-5. The second started similar to the first, but once I got my nose in front I managed to force the result through. Long games with lots of deuces accounts for the 150 minute match!!"  -- Richard
Reveal CommentAdeboyejo Aribisala bt Asterios Diafas (Apr 7) 6-2, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Great game today with Asterios. A wonderful player with very great tennis techniques. I was fortunate that he hasn't played any tennis for over 5 months. Wish you well in the league and look forward to more games with you. Thank you!"  -- Adeboyejo
Reveal CommentAdam Jenks bt Anne Gimingham (Apr 7) 6-1, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • " I’ve to see you again Anne, great weather for a knock"  -- Adam
Reveal CommentRichard Pender bt Nathan Tickell (Apr 4) 6-2, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Given the way the warm up went I was expecting a winning result. First set was particularly competitive and did not truly reflect the score. Second set Nathan started well but I managed to claw my way back in aided by a few errors. Good game and look forward to playing Nathan again in future leagues "  -- Richard
  • "Given the way the warm up went I was not expecting a winning result. First set was particularly competitive and did not truly reflect the score. Second set Nathan started well but I managed to claw my way back in aided by a few errors. Good game and look forward to playing Nathan again in future leagues" -- Richard
Reveal CommentRichard Pender bt Anne Gimingham (Apr 4) 6-2, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Nice game on a lovely afternoon Anne played well and had me in trouble at the beginning of each set. Good luck with your remaining matches."  -- Richard
Nathan Tickell bt Anne Gimingham (Apr 3) 6-3, 6-2
Reveal CommentAdeboyejo Aribisala bt Nigel Smith (Apr 2) 6-2, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "It was really nice playing Nigel. Such a good game with wonderful rallies and lovely points. Really looking forward to more games. Many thanks for the game Nigel, you're such a wonderful competitor. I wish you all the best in the other matches."  -- Adeboyejo

Final Rankings:

Pos. Name Played P Won W Lost L Bonus BNS Total PTS Form
1 Gianfranco Puzzanghera 8 7 1 2 17 LWWW
2 David Stephens 5 4 1 2 10 WLWW
3 Kirn Chakraborty 7 5 2 0 10 WWLW
4 James Blanshard 5 2 3 0 5 WLWL
5 Pete Rose 3 2 1 0 4 LWW
6 Asha Patching 7 1 6 2 4 LLLL
7 Nicola Mason 5 0 5 2 3 LLLL
8 Tim Read 3 1 2 0 2 WLL
9 Jacob Ellis 1 0 1 0 1 L

Match Results:

Reveal CommentDavid Stephens bt Nicola Mason (May 24) 6-1, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Great game in the sun on an empty court! Thanks Nicki."  -- David
Reveal CommentJames Blanshard bt Nicola Mason (May 21) 6-0, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Great to meet you and a lovely evening to play tennis. Thoroughly enjoyed it! "  -- James
Reveal CommentTim Read bt Asha Patching (May 20) 6-2, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks Asha - really enjoyed that. beautiful day."  -- Tim
Reveal CommentKirn Chakraborty bt Gianfranco Puzzanghera (May 20) 6-2, 3-6, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Two hours of intense tennis, running side to side on a lovely morning. Looking forward to a rematch. "  -- Kirn
Reveal CommentKirn Chakraborty bt Tim Read (May 19) 7-5, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "What a game most games going to duece running from side to side. Looking forward to playing you again soon."  -- Kirn
Reveal CommentGianfranco Puzzanghera bt Pete Rose (May 19) 6-3, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Most difficult match in term of responding to his serve, never lost so many points with aces in this group, well done "  -- Gianfranco
Reveal CommentPete Rose bt Asha Patching (May 16) 6-2, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Good game on a lovely evening. Thanks Asha! "  -- Peter
Reveal CommentGianfranco Puzzanghera bt James Blanshard (May 14) 6-2, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Not a cliche to say the result doesn't reflect how hard this match was, we were both running for every impossible ball..."  -- Gianfranco
Reveal CommentGianfranco Puzzanghera bt Tim Read (May 13) 6-3, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Nice to play since your injury, I wish you a full recovery and many more tennis matches "  -- Gianfranco
Reveal CommentPete Rose bt Kirn Chakraborty (May 12) 6-3, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Great to play Kirn! "  -- Peter
Reveal CommentGianfranco Puzzanghera bt David Stephens (May 12) 6-1, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Frustrating to repeating same mistakes from both sides over and over but great match overall "  -- Gianfranco
Reveal CommentJames Blanshard bt Asha Patching (May 12) 6-3, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Some excellent rallies. Thanks for a great match"  -- James
Reveal CommentKirn Chakraborty bt Asha Patching (May 5) 6-2, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Great to meet you and getting this match played in a sunny day. Lots of deuces and made me work hard."  -- Kirn
Reveal CommentKirn Chakraborty bt James Blanshard (May 1) 6-4, 0-6, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Great to meet you today, destroyed me second set and had to put everything in the third set. "  -- Kirn
Reveal CommentGianfranco Puzzanghera bt Nicola Mason (Apr 25) 6-1, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Lucky to go organise with the sunshine and nice to keep fit playing tennis "  -- Gianfranco
Reveal CommentDavid Stephens bt Kirn Chakraborty (Apr 25) 7-5, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "A brutal game with many deuces, thanks for the game Kirn"  -- David
Reveal CommentDavid Stephens bt Asha Patching (Apr 25) 6-3, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Great game, some good rallies in the evening sun (sort of!)"  -- David
Reveal CommentGianfranco Puzzanghera bt Asha Patching (Apr 24) 6-2, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Early morning match to start well the working week and feeling much more energetic after playing tennis, thank you "  -- Gianfranco
Reveal CommentAsha Patching bt Nicola Mason (Apr 22) 6-0, 4-6, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Always great fun playing Nicki and once warmed up could have gone either way. Some lovely rallies and plenty of deuces! Thanks for the game see you on court soon and good luck with the rest! "  -- Asha
Reveal CommentDavid Stephens bt James Blanshard (Apr 20) 6-0, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the game James, some good rallys, welcome to cheltenham!"  -- David
Reveal CommentKirn Chakraborty bt Nicola Mason (Apr 18) 6-1, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Great meeting you and having our game today."  -- Kirn
Reveal CommentGianfranco Puzzanghera bt Jacob Ellis (Apr 8) 3-6, 6-3, 7-6 (10-8)

Player Comments:

  • "Finally a great day to be out on the court with long rallies and difficult shots. Epic match and that's only the start of our tournament..."  -- Gianfranco