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HOW IT WORKS:

  • 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
  • Contact details are emailed and posted to each player's account page the day before the Round begins
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  • You can play on any court that suits both players

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  • For beginners as well as advanced players

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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 their ITF World Tennis Number
  • 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 play 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
  • The winner of the group wins a voucher for £20 to be spent in the Local Tennis League online shop

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Primary Venues

Heavitree Pleasure Ground

Whipton Lane, Exeter, Devon, EX1 3DS Tel: full venue details »

Exeter University Tennis Centre

Stocker Road, Exeter, Devon, EX4 4QN Tel: 01392 723699 full venue details »

Cowick Barton Playing Field

Off Barton Road, via Church Path Road, Exeter, EX2 9DG Tel: full venue details »

Other Venues

Topsham Pleasure Ground

Exeter, Devon, EX3 0HG Tel: full venue details »

King George V Playing Field

Adjacent to Bridge Road, Exeter, Devon, EX2 7BA Tel: full venue details »

Exmouth Tennis Centre

Withycombe Village Road, Exmouth, EX8 3AE Tel: 01395 223355 full venue details »

Club Venues

Cranford Sports Club

42 Salterton Road, Exmouth, EX8 2EQ Tel: 01395 265771 full venue details »
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Collapse AllExeter Parks Singles - Round 40 | Thursday 1 September 2022 to Wednesday 26 October 2022 (Midpoint: Wednesday 28 September 2022)

Current Rankings:

Pos. Name Played P Won W Lost L Bonus BNS Total PTS Form
1 Lee Kulec-Elston 4 4 0 2 10 WWWW
2 Rob Prowse 4 1 3 2 4 LWLL
3 John Plunkett 2 1 1 0 3 WL
4 Artur Nowicki 1 1 0 0 2 W
5 Nick Lea 1 1 0 0 2 W
6 Paul Kerr 2 1 1 0 2 LW
7 Anthony Lee 3 0 3 2 2 LLL
8 Steve Doyle 1 0 1 0 0 L
9 Rory Gray 0 0 0 0 0 0

Match Results:

Artur Nowicki bt Rob Prowse (Sep 18) 6-0, 6-1
Reveal CommentLee Kulec-Elston bt Anthony Lee (Sep 17) 6-2, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Beautiful morning for tennis. The match was closer than the scoreline suggests. "  -- Lee
Reveal CommentRob Prowse bt Anthony Lee (Sep 15) 7-6 (7-2), 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "A real see saw match as usual but just managed to edge it in 2 sets. Ant has a fantastic off forehand and I saw many balls flying into my backhand corner out of my reach. Great game. "  -- Rob
Lee Kulec-Elston bt Paul Kerr (Sep 15) 6-3, 6-3
Reveal CommentNick Lea bt Anthony Lee (Sep 12) 6-1, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Well played Ant, good fun. "  -- Nick
Reveal CommentJohn Plunkett bt Rob Prowse (Sep 12) 6-1, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "fun lunchtime match with Rob with some really good rallies. "  -- John
Reveal CommentLee Kulec-Elston bt John Plunkett (Sep 7) 6-4, 2-6, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Another marathon match between John and myself. Total match time in excess of 3 hours. "  -- Lee
Reveal CommentPaul Kerr bt Steve Doyle (Sep 3) 7-6 (9-7), 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Gonna be a long second set! -- Paul"  -- Paul
Reveal CommentLee Kulec-Elston bt Rob Prowse (Sep 3) 6-0, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Extremely competitive match! Fun factor 10! Great weather for tennis. Rob has a beautiful forehand which got better, stronger and more accurate as the match wore on. I had to just hang in there and rely on slice and cheeky drop shots to secure the win. "  -- Lee

Results

Looking for previous matches? Visit the Exeter Parks archive. 

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

Scoring Information:

You earn one point for every set you win. Players who play 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:

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