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  • Players are organised into groups of 6 to 8 players of a similar standard
  • It is a mixed sex, singles league
  • Groups are put together by standard and there can be any combination of men and women in a group
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  • There are various scoring formats you can use for your match
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  • Players are placed in groups according to previous results in the League and, for new players, their Player Standard Questionnaire
  • Each player attempts to play each of the other players in their group once during the Round
  • A point is awarded for each set won
  • If you complete 3 matches before the mid-point of a Round you receive 2 bonus points and a bonus prize
  • The winner of the group is the player with the most points at the end of the Round
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Borough Gardens

Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1RT Tel: 01305 266861 full venue details »

Wey Valley Tennis Centre

436 Dorchester Road, Weymouth, Dorset, DT3 5AN Tel: 01305 813113/340122 full venue details »

St Osmunds Community Sports Centre

Barnes Way, Dorchester, DT1 2DZ Tel: 01305 756472 full venue details »

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Greenhill Gardens

Weymouth, DT4 7TH Tel: full venue details »

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Radipole Park Drive, Weymouth, DT3 5EZ Tel: full venue details »

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Portland, DT5 1AH Tel: full venue details »

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Portland Road, Weymouth, DT4 9BE Tel: full venue details »
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Collapse AllDorchester Singles - Round 20 | Thursday 10 June 2021 to Wednesday 4 August 2021 (Midpoint: Wednesday 7 July 2021)

Current Rankings:

  1. Chris Webb [W3, L1] 8 includes 2 bonus points
  2. David Harrison [W1] 2
  3. Ian Turner [W1, L1] 2
  4. Chris Ward [L1, UF1] 2
  5. Mike Greenfield 10.2 [L2, UF1] 2

Match Results:

Reveal CommentIan Turner bt Mike Greenfield (Jul 29) 6-4, 0-6, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Another very enjoyable three setter, peppered with some long deuce rallies. Thanks Mike, looking forward to our next match!"  -- Ian
Reveal CommentChris Webb bt Mike Greenfield (Jul 12) 6-3, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Close match completed just before the heavy rain fell. Mike won many of his points as a result of his strong forehand shots which is a real weapon."  -- Chris
Reveal CommentChris Webb bt Ian Turner (Jul 1) 7-5, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Close match. Ian was unlucky not to win the first set having held a set point at one stage. Both players shattered at the end."  -- Chris
Reveal CommentDavid Harrison bt Chris Webb (Jun 28) 6-4, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Enjoyable match. The score probably makes it look closer than it actually was as it felt to me that David was always in control"  -- Chris
Reveal CommentMike Greenfield v Chris Ward (Jun 28) 6-3, 4-6, 1-3 TBC

Player Comments:

  • "Good match. Lots of deuce points. Match was ended by heavy rain and subsequent court closure. Unfortunately, Chris is unable to finish the match as he is leaving the area."  -- Mike
Reveal CommentChris Webb bt Chris Ward (Jun 23) 6-2, 5-7, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Close match with some decent rallies"  -- Chris

Results

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

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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