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Collapse AllDocklands Singles - Round 40 | Thursday 28 October 2021 to Wednesday 22 December 2021 (Midpoint: Wednesday 24 November 2021)

Current Rankings:

  1. Justin Nel [W5] 12 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Devanshu Jain 8.2 [W3, L1] 8 includes 2 bonus points
  3. Carlos Parraga-Botero [W2, L1] 7 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Ed Hemphill [W2, L2] 6 includes 2 bonus points
  5. Jesus Martel [L4] 2 includes 2 bonus points
  6. Ivan Georgiev 7.1 [L4] 2 includes 2 bonus points
  7. Phil Zana 6.2

Match Results:

Reveal CommentJustin Nel bt Devanshu Jain (Dec 4) 6-2, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Cold, wet and windy evening which made it difficult to build rhythm, couple of lucky net-cords tipped the scales. Hopefully not serious damage from the fall you took bro, rematch as soon as possible "  -- Justin
Reveal CommentJustin Nel bt Ed Hemphill (Dec 2) 6-2, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Quality tennis match, loads of break points and set points saved, could easily have gone to a decider "  -- Justin
Reveal CommentJustin Nel bt Jesus Martel (Nov 21) 6-3, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Cold and windy day but proper pace and intensity to the rallies "  -- Justin
Carlos Parraga-Botero bt Jesus Martel (Nov 20) 6-2, 6-4
Reveal CommentEd Hemphill bt Ivan Georgiev (Nov 17) 6-4, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Ivan is a very consistent player and gets the extra ball back every rally. Was a fun match with some variety all round. "  -- Ed
Reveal CommentEd Hemphill bt Jesus Martel (Nov 13) 6-3, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "We had some great rallies and good variety from both of us made for a fun match. Cheers Jesus! "  -- Ed
Reveal CommentDevanshu Jain bt Jesus Martel (Nov 9) 6-3, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "It is always a pleasure playing with Jesus. Score doesn’t reflect the quality of this match. It was one of the most intense matches I have had in LTL including our previous encounters. For the first half of first set I had no solution to Jesus’s crazy defence and anticipation. The guy is literally everywhere. The only thing that didn’t work today was his forehand, which generally is great, and I could exploit that to win the game. Looking forward to playing again"  -- Devanshu
Reveal CommentJustin Nel bt Carlos Parraga-Botero (Nov 7) 6-7 (7-9), 6-4, [14-12]

Player Comments:

  • "Tough match in windy conditions, came down to the wire. "  -- Justin
Reveal CommentJustin Nel bt Ivan Georgiev (Nov 5) 6-4, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Good weather for November and good tennis all round"  -- Justin
Reveal CommentDevanshu Jain bt Ed Hemphill (Nov 3) 6-1, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Ed has a massive serve which isn’t a surprise given his height. I feel like one he gets in his rhythm he will be a hard guy to beat"  -- Devanshu
Reveal CommentDevanshu Jain bt Ivan Georgiev (Nov 2) 6-4, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "It’s always great playing Ivan, he is very consistent with minimal unforced errors Looking forward to our next encounter "  -- Devanshu
Carlos Parraga-Botero bt Ivan Georgiev (Oct 30) 6-3, 6-3

Current Rankings:

  1. Andrew Turnbull 9.2 [W4, L1] 10 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Johnny Lui [W2, L2] 7 includes 2 bonus points
  3. Joao Lacerda [W2] 4
  4. James Purdon [W1, L1, UF1] 3
  5. Jan Metcalf [L1, UF2] 3
  6. David Passarinho 10.1 [L1, UF1] 1
  7. Ismael Antequera [L2] 1
  8. Carina Schnuck [L1]

Match Results:

Reveal CommentAndrew Turnbull bt Carina Schnuck (Dec 5) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "This match was played in tough conditions (wind) which made it difficult for Carina; however, it was a fun game nonetheless and I'm sure on a different day the score could have been different. Thanks again!"  -- Andrew
Reveal CommentAndrew Turnbull bt David Passarinho (Nov 27) 6-4, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "It is always a pleasure and challenge to play David. The games were close and we had some fantastic points. Look forward to playing again soon. "  -- Andrew
Reveal CommentJames Purdon bt Ismael Antequera (Nov 23) 4-6, 6-3, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "A competitive match. Especially first two sets. A lot of short points with both players looking to come forward. "  -- James
James Purdon v Jan Metcalf (Nov 18) 3-6, 6-3 TBC
Reveal CommentJohnny Lui bt James Purdon (Nov 18) 6-1, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "The score doesn't reflect how competitive the match was. Lots of tight games. I knew I had to bring my A-game to counter James' defence. I swung as hard as I could and luckily enough went in. "  -- Johnny
Reveal CommentAndrew Turnbull bt Ismael Antequera (Nov 14) 6-3, 5-2 Ismael Antequera Retired

Player Comments:

  • "Ismael is a great player with insane defensive skills. It was a very close game and closer than the scoreline suggests. Towards the end of the second set his cramp got the better of him but it was a fantastic match nonetheless. Thank you and look forward to playing again soon. "  -- Andrew
Joao Lacerda bt Johnny Lui (Nov 14) 6-3, 6-2
Reveal CommentJohnny Lui bt Jan Metcalf (Nov 7) 7-6 (12-10), 2-6, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Very tight first set which I quite frankly stole from Jan. He then proceeded to wipe the floor with me in the second set. Not sure how I recovered to win the 3rd. Great match, great weather. "  -- Johnny
Joao Lacerda bt Andrew Turnbull (Nov 6) 6-0, 6-3
Reveal CommentDavid Passarinho v Jan Metcalf (Nov 1) 5-7, 6-2 TBC

Player Comments:

  • "Great match so far. David to serve."  -- David
Reveal CommentAndrew Turnbull bt Johnny Lui (Oct 30) 3-6, 6-2, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "This was a tough match which could have gone either way. Long rallies. Johnny demonstrated great variety especially with some awesome volleys and touch shots. Look forward to playing again "  -- Andrew

Current Rankings:

  1. Andrea Cecchetti [W4, L1] 10 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Maciej Wojtal [W2, L1] 7 includes 2 bonus points
  3. Felix Berief [W3, L1] 6
  4. Lee Giet [W1, L4] 6 includes 2 bonus points
  5. Anand Gutgutia [W2, L2] 5
  6. Henry Blazey 8.2 [W1, L2] 5 includes 2 bonus points
  7. Archie Williams [W1, L2] 3
  8. Zarko Pernar [W1, L2] 3

Match Results:

Andrea Cecchetti bt Anand Gutgutia (Dec 4) 7-5, 6-1
Reveal CommentFelix Berief bt Archie Williams (Dec 4) 3-6, 7-6 (7-4), 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Great game and good rallies. Looking forward to a potential rematch."  -- Felix
Reveal CommentAnand Gutgutia bt Zarko Pernar (Dec 1) 6-4, 2-6, [10-7]

Player Comments:

  • "Zarko is a spirited guy. We played through rain that lasted almost half hour. Was just lucky to win in the tiebreak. "  -- Anand
Reveal CommentFelix Berief bt Lee Giet (Nov 25) 2-6, 7-5, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Awesome game, good rallyes. Would love to play again."  -- Felix
Reveal CommentArchie Williams bt Andrea Cecchetti (Nov 25) 6-3, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the game, Andrea! Some really good points in the match. "  -- Archie
Maciej Wojtal bt Anand Gutgutia (Nov 24) 6-4, 3-6, 6-1
Andrea Cecchetti bt Maciej Wojtal (Nov 23) 6-3, 4-6, 6-4
Zarko Pernar bt Henry Blazey (Nov 21) 6-4, 6-4
Andrea Cecchetti bt Felix Berief (Nov 20) 7-6 (8-6), 6-3
Reveal CommentLee Giet bt Archie Williams (Nov 16) 6-1, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Weather conditions wasn't looking too great for the first 15 minutes, but fortunately the rain stopped soon after, and there was some really good rallies between us, especially in the second set. There were a lot of close games that went to deuce. Archie is a great player and has a nice all round game. Good luck with the rest of your games!"  -- Lee
Reveal CommentFelix Berief bt Henry Blazey (Nov 13) 6-1, 4-6, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Great game, could have gone either way in the 3rd set. Looking forward to playing again!"  -- Felix
Andrea Cecchetti bt Lee Giet (Nov 10) 6-4, 7-5
Reveal CommentHenry Blazey bt Lee Giet (Nov 7) 6-2, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Close in the second set! Really enjoyed it! Hope to play again soon! "  -- Henry
Maciej Wojtal bt Zarko Pernar (Nov 5) 6-0, 7-6 (12-10)
Reveal CommentAnand Gutgutia bt Lee Giet (Oct 29) 7-5, 2-6, [10-7]

Player Comments:

  • "Well played Anand! "  -- Lee

Current Rankings:

  1. Rahul Anand 9.2 [W3] 8 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Florian Behrend [W2, L1] 7 includes 2 bonus points
  3. Vadim Belotcaci 8.2 [W2, L2] 6 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Jean-Yves Bourges [W1, L1, UF1] 3
  5. Jonathan Bunney 8.2 [W1, L1] 2
  6. Michael Aroean [L1, UF2] 2
  7. Clement Stratford [L2, UF1] 1
  8. Kieran Wilkinson [L1]

Match Results:

Michael Aroean v Jean-Yves Bourges (Nov 26) 6-4, 6-7 (4-7) TBC
Reveal CommentRahul Anand bt Florian Behrend (Nov 23) 6-2, 5-7, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "a topsy-turvy match played over 2 days and 3 sets! what a debut on the local tennis league for you, Florian - best wishes for the rest of your matches :-)"  -- Rahul
Jonathan Bunney bt Vadim Belotcaci (Nov 20) 6-1, 6-3
Reveal CommentFlorian Behrend bt Vadim Belotcaci (Nov 19) 7-6 (9-7), 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Very tough and exhausting match, felt like 3h+.. but very fun! Good luck on the rest of the games!"  -- Florian
Reveal CommentFlorian Behrend bt Clement Stratford (Nov 16) 6-4, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Really great match, lots of fun. Had some really incredible rallies and was a really close game despite the score! Good luck to Florian with the rest of the round!"  -- Clement
Reveal CommentClement Stratford v Michael Aroean (Nov 12) 1-6, 7-6 (10-8) TBC

Player Comments:

  • "Really good match so far despite the weather, as a lefty Michael is very tricky to play! Looking forward to finishing the match soon! "  -- Clement
Reveal CommentVadim Belotcaci bt Clement Stratford (Nov 9) 6-4, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Great game, really fast paced and some great rallies! "  -- Clement
Reveal CommentRahul Anand bt Michael Aroean (Nov 7) 6-1, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "It was a surprisingly sunny mid-day and a good match to go with it - the score doesn’t do justice to the intensity on the points - Michael - sorry to see you elbow affecting your game else we would have seen a 3-setter! Good luck for the rest of your matches and I hope the elbow heals quickly…"  -- Rahul
Vadim Belotcaci bt Jean-Yves Bourges (Nov 7) 7-6 (8-6), 7-5
Reveal CommentJean-Yves Bourges bt Kieran Wilkinson (Nov 6) 6-4, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Great to get this match played, good luck for the rest of your games Kieran."  -- Jean-Yves
Reveal CommentRahul Anand bt Jonathan Bunney (Nov 6) 6-2, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Always a tough match against Jonathan. Thanks for the game, and best wishes for the rest of the league!"  -- Rahul

Current Rankings:

  1. Anna Metodieva 10.1 [W4, UF1] 11 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Benjy Nurick [W3, L1] 9 includes 2 bonus points
  3. Vik Khurana 9.1 [W3, L1, UF1] 9 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Richard Standring [W2, L1] 7 includes 2 bonus points
  5. Sandra Djambazovska [W1, L3] 4 includes 2 bonus points
  6. Ming-Jou Wu [L4] 3 includes 2 bonus points
  7. Kurt Williams 8.2 [W1, L2] 2
  8. Arun Menon [L2] 1

Match Results:

Reveal CommentVik Khurana v Anna Metodieva (Dec 4) 6-7 (3-7), 6-2 TBC

Player Comments:

  • "Really close and enjoyable match so far! Anna to serve at the start of the 3rd set"  -- Vik
Reveal CommentAnna Metodieva bt Kurt Williams (Nov 29) 6-0 Kurt Williams Retired

Player Comments:

  • "Tough day for Kurt who unfortunately needed to retire due to an injury- speedy recovery Kurt!"  -- Anna
Benjy Nurick bt Vik Khurana (Nov 28) 6-3, 6-2
Benjy Nurick bt Sandra Djambazovska (Nov 21) 6-1, 6-0
Vik Khurana bt Ming-Jou Wu (Nov 21) 6-4, 6-1
Reveal CommentAnna Metodieva bt Sandra Djambazovska (Nov 20) 6-0, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "One of the best matches I’ve played in a while which was tough luck for Sandra as she played well!"  -- Anna
Sandra Djambazovska bt Arun Menon (Nov 13) 2-6, 7-5, 6-4
Reveal CommentAnna Metodieva bt Benjy Nurick (Nov 13) 7-5, 4-6, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "What a battle!! We needed 2 and a half hours to complete our match that had so many turnarounds, and the score speaks for itself! Both of us slipping on the court then to be interrupted by staff with leaf blowers who came to clean up the court and only to finish the match in almost pitch black - thanks to the Canary Wharf scyscrapers to give a bit of light!"  -- Anna
Reveal CommentRichard Standring bt Ming-Jou Wu (Nov 10) 6-3, 0-6, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "A real rollercoaster of a game. Some great exchanges."  -- Richard
Benjy Nurick bt Richard Standring (Nov 7) 3-6, 6-3, 7-5
Reveal CommentAnna Metodieva bt Ming-Jou Wu (Nov 7) 7-6 (10-8), 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Really tough and windy conditions with sun in our eyes on one end made it hard to play, and it could have gone either way in the first so I got lucky! Second set was also quite competitive and the score doesn’t do it justice! Well played Ming - it was a pleasure!"  -- Anna
Reveal CommentRichard Standring bt Arun Menon (Nov 6) 6-3, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the game Arun"  -- Richard
Reveal CommentVik Khurana bt Kurt Williams (Nov 3) 6-3, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Always great to see and play Kurt. Really good match which was closer than the scoreline suggests"  -- Vik
Kurt Williams bt Ming-Jou Wu (Nov 3) 6-4, 6-4
Reveal CommentVik Khurana bt Sandra Djambazovska (Nov 1) 6-3, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Really great match as always with Sandra. Lots of close rallies. Good luck for the rest of the round!"  -- Vik

Current Rankings:

  1. Julio Zambon [W3, UF1] 8 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Chung Nguyen [W2, L1] 6 includes 2 bonus points
  3. Manya Kalia [W1, L2] 5 includes 2 bonus points
  4. MG Bouchard 10.1 [W1, UF1] withdrawn 2
  5. Gilles Koeppel [L4] 2 includes 2 bonus points
  6. Karim Delawalla
  7. Stavros Apostolou 10.2

Match Results:

Reveal CommentChung Nguyen bt Gilles Koeppel (Nov 22) 6-3, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Very nice match. Gilles played some nice volleys :)"  -- Chung
Manya Kalia bt Gilles Koeppel (Nov 19) 6-1, 6-1
Julio Zambon bt Chung Nguyen (Nov 14) 6-1, 6-2
Julio Zambon bt Manya Kalia (Nov 9) 6-2, 6-2
Reveal CommentChung Nguyen bt Manya Kalia (Nov 8) 3-6, 7-6 (8-6), 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Manya is very tough to play against. A very nice match overall! "  -- Chung
Reveal CommentJulio Zambon v MG Bouchard (Nov 1) 4-1 TBC

Player Comments:

  • "To be continued!"  -- Julio
Julio Zambon bt Gilles Koeppel (Oct 31) 6-0, 6-0
Reveal CommentMG Bouchard bt Gilles Koeppel (Oct 29) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "A one-sided encounter that didn't require too much effort, but Gilles is new to tennis, so to be expected. Offered some advice on getting the serve in more and it worked as his double faults dropped dramatically and we were able to fashion a few rallies. I'm sure that after completing the coaching courses Gilles will be more competitive, and it's very encouraging to see someone new to the sport happy to play in the darker months and throw themselves into some competitive matches so early. Thanks for the hit and welcome to the league, Gilles! Best of luck on your tennis journey! "  -- MG

Current Rankings:

  1. Biswadip Dasgupta [W4] 10 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Ilaria Cilano [W4, L2] 10 includes 2 bonus points
  3. Melih Ozturk 10.2 [W3, L1] 8 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Dmitry Demidov [W2] 4
  5. ANKITA MAHESHWARI [L4] 2 includes 2 bonus points
  6. Amelia Farebrother [L3] 2 includes 2 bonus points
  7. Kate Gocek [L3] 2 includes 2 bonus points
  8. Abdelaziz Elasmar 9.2

Match Results:

Ilaria Cilano bt ANKITA MAHESHWARI (Nov 30) 6-0, 6-0
Reveal CommentBiswadip Dasgupta bt ANKITA MAHESHWARI (Nov 24) 6-2, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Ankita got off to a flying start, racing to a 2-0 lead in the first set with some craftily placed winners. Thereafter it was a long haul back for me in the first set. Ankita seemed to be more distracted in the second set and I was able to emerge as the winner. Ankita is just starting out on her tennis playing life but she has a good feel for the court and a steady serve which she gets in more times than not (which is important). As she gains more confidence, she will surely become bolder in her shot selection and add to her stature on the tennis court."  -- Biswadip
Reveal CommentMelih Ozturk bt ANKITA MAHESHWARI (Nov 23) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Great to see Ankita progressing within the game by asking for quick tips and applying it. Much of the games ended with adv points. Good luck on your next games"  -- Melih
Reveal CommentMelih Ozturk bt Amelia Farebrother (Nov 22) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the great game Amelia!"  -- Melih
Ilaria Cilano bt Kate Gocek (Nov 16) 6-2, 6-1
Dmitry Demidov bt ANKITA MAHESHWARI (Nov 15) 6-0, 6-0
Reveal CommentDmitry Demidov bt Ilaria Cilano (Nov 12) 7-5, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Great game and lots of fun, despite brief rain and dodgy leaves on and around the court. It was a very competitive game including 6 match points - would be happy to play with Ilaria again!"  -- Dmitry
Ilaria Cilano bt Melih Ozturk (Nov 9) 6-2, 6-4
Reveal CommentBiswadip Dasgupta bt Kate Gocek (Nov 5) 6-3, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Kate is extremely agile with a sound array of shots, including a kick serve which is a work in progress and will become, once mastered, a potent weapon in her armoury. Several games went to deuce and the match overall was closer than the score suggests. With her love of tennis and PMA Kate is sure to improve further and turn into a fearsome competitor."  -- Biswadip
Reveal CommentMelih Ozturk bt Kate Gocek (Nov 3) 6-0, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the great game Kate!"  -- Melih
Reveal CommentBiswadip Dasgupta bt Ilaria Cilano (Nov 3) 6-1, 7-6 (7-1)

Player Comments:

  • "Great match on a sunny morning. Ilaria has a well organised game and matched me shot for shot in a marathon second set. It went all the way to a tie-break which I was lucky to walk off with. Competitive match with no quarter given and none asked for - we went at it hammer and tongs and toe to toe - but played in great spirit. Hope to play you again Ilaria and I am sure you will improve and get better!"  -- Biswadip
Ilaria Cilano bt Amelia Farebrother (Nov 1) 6-0, 6-4
Reveal CommentBiswadip Dasgupta bt Amelia Farebrother (Oct 28) 6-2, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Amelia put on an exceptionally brave performance despite being handicapped by coming back from illness and far from fully match fit. She has all the natural attributes of a fine athlete and once she has regained full fitness will be a formidable opponent. The prospects look very bright for Amelia's future on the tennis court."  -- Biswadip