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  • Players are organised into groups of 6 to 8 players of a similar standard
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Collapse AllEdinburgh Women's Singles - Round 8 | Thursday 15 April 2021 to Wednesday 9 June 2021 (Midpoint: Wednesday 12 May 2021)

Wow, what a Round!! It was amazing to see so many of you back on court after restrictions lifted – nearly 5,000 of you got straight back to tennis across 130 Leagues with more than 8,000 matches played so far and counting! Congratulations to everyone for a fantastic Round and also to our Group Winners, you lucky bunch. We’re looking forward to even more tennis in the coming weeks with Wimbledon on the horizon and also some Mixed Doubles and brand new Women’s Doubles Rounds launching in some areas, with more to follow later in the year. We look forward to seeing you next time – don’t forget to book your place early and get set for the summer season.

Group Summary:

Final Rankings:

  1. Natalie Quilter [W3] 6 WINNER
  2. Laura Bell McMillan [W2, L1] 4 RUNNER UP
  3. Ruth Sutherland 9.2 [W1, L2] 4 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Adele Todd [W1] 2
  5. Vicki McGee [L3] 2 includes 2 bonus points
  6. Alison Parker 10.2 [L1]

Match Results:

Adele Todd bt Alison Parker (Jun 4) 6-2, 6-2
Reveal CommentNatalie Quilter bt Laura Bell McMillan (May 13) 6-4, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Great game thank you Natalie! Some good rallies."  -- Laura Bell
Natalie Quilter bt Vicki McGee (May 9) 6-1, 6-0

Match of the Group:

Natalie Quilter bt Ruth Sutherland (May 6) 7-6 (7-5), 6-2
Reveal CommentRuth Sutherland bt Vicki McGee (May 2) 6-4, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "A great start to Sunday, thank you for hosting me at your club, Vicki. The first set was very close with lots of deuces and many fine cross court winners from Vicki. Good luck in your remaining matches."  -- Ruth
Reveal CommentLaura Bell McMillan bt Vicki McGee (Apr 29) 6-0, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Lovely match, thank you Vicki. Some nice rallies in there!"  -- Laura Bell
Reveal CommentLaura Bell McMillan bt Ruth Sutherland (Apr 18) 6-3, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "A great match, very even with lots of long rallies and lots of running. Thank you Ruth!"  -- Laura Bell

Results


Looking for previous matches? Visit the Edinburgh Women's archive. 


The results listed here include the current and previous Rounds matches for Edinburgh Women's.


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).


Comments:


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