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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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  • 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
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  • The winner of the group is the player with the most points at the end of the Round
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Primary Venues

Deal Indoor Tennis Centre

Park Ave, Deal, Kent, CT14 9UU Tel: full venue details »

Victoria Park

Mill Road, Deal, Kent, CT14 9AD Tel: full venue details »

Collapse AllDover Parks Singles - Round 1 | Thursday 4 November 2021 to Wednesday 29 December 2021 (Midpoint: Wednesday 1 December 2021)

You’ve made it through a chilly 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. As the New Year approaches, it might be 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:

Final Rankings:

  1. Gerard Beith 10.1 [W5] 10 WINNER
  2. Victoria Twyman [W4, L2] 10 includes 2 bonus points RUNNER UP
  3. Toby Caufield [W3, L2] 7
  4. Richard Mill [W3, L2] 6
  5. Tim Taylor [W1, L4] 4 includes 2 bonus points
  6. Barbora Klimkova [W1, L1] 2
  7. Kevin Thorn [L6] 2 includes 2 bonus points
  8. Brigitte Ryeland withdrawn
  9. Natasha Douglas

Match Results:

Richard Mill bt Toby Caufield (Dec 28) Walkover

Match of the Group:

Reveal CommentGerard Beith bt Toby Caufield (Dec 22) 4-6, 6-4, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Good match very competitive Nothing in it"  -- Gerard
Toby Caufield bt Kevin Thorn (Dec 21) 6-2, 6-0
Richard Mill bt Kevin Thorn (Dec 20) 6-0, 6-0
Richard Mill bt Tim Taylor (Dec 18) 6-4, 6-4
Gerard Beith bt Kevin Thorn (Dec 17) 6-0, 6-1
Reveal CommentToby Caufield bt Victoria Twyman (Dec 15) 6-4, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "close match"  -- Toby
Gerard Beith bt Tim Taylor (Dec 13) 6-0, 6-0
Reveal CommentGerard Beith bt Richard Mill (Dec 10) 6-4, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "The score doesn’t reflect what was a well contested match"  -- Gerard
Victoria Twyman bt Richard Mill (Dec 4) 6-0, 6-2
Reveal CommentGerard Beith bt Victoria Twyman (Dec 1) 7-5, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "A tough match from the start. Worthy opponent on a new surface unknown to either of us"  -- Gerard
Toby Caufield bt Tim Taylor (Nov 26) 6-3, 6-2
Tim Taylor bt Kevin Thorn (Nov 25) 6-1, 6-1
Barbora Klimkova bt Kevin Thorn (Nov 23) 6-0, 6-1
Victoria Twyman bt Tim Taylor (Nov 22) 6-1, 6-1
Victoria Twyman bt Kevin Thorn (Nov 18) 6-0, 6-0
Victoria Twyman bt Barbora Klimkova (Nov 9) 6-0, 6-0


Looking for previous matches? Visit the Dover Parks archive. 

The results listed here include the current and previous Rounds matches for Dover Parks.

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).


Reporters of results are encouraged to leave a comment on the "Report Your Score" form.