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Collapse AllFinsbury Park Singles - Round 55 | Thursday 19 August 2021 to Wednesday 13 October 2021 (Midpoint: Wednesday 15 September 2021)

It was great to see so many players out on court during this Round, enjoying friendly, competitive tennis and making new friends. We hope you had a great time battling it out! There is just one more Round for 2021 and we’re looking forward to having you join us again. We think Local Tennis Leagues players are the keenest of them all, so it’ll be no surprise to see many of you back out there during the cooler months. Join now to secure your place!

Group Summary:

An exciting group with Razvan just taking the title ahead of David thanks to coming from a set down to win their head to head... well played!

Final Rankings:

  1. Razvan Telitoiu 8.1 [W4, L1] 10 includes 2 bonus points WINNER
  2. David George [W3, L1, UF1] 10 includes 2 bonus points RUNNER UP
  3. Uche Onyema 7.1 [W3, L1, UF1] 8 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Dayson Pais 10.2 [W1, L1, UF3] 4
  5. Christoph Roth 9.2 [W1, L4] 4
  6. Luca Calderone 8.1 [L4, UF1] 4 includes 2 bonus points
  7. Anjum Ham

Match Results:

Dayson Pais bt Christoph Roth (Oct 9) 6-2, 3-2 Christoph Roth Retired

Match of the Group:

Reveal CommentDavid George bt Christoph Roth (Oct 7) 4-6, 6-4, [11-9]

Player Comments:

  • "Coin toss for the win. Great hitting Chris - couldn’t be a closer game. Look forward to playing again. "  -- David
Dayson Pais v Luca Calderone (Oct 5) 6-1, 6-7 (4-7) TBC
Razvan Telitoiu bt Christoph Roth (Oct 2) 6-0, 6-3
Uche Onyema bt Luca Calderone (Sep 25) 7-6 (7-5), 6-2
Reveal CommentDavid George v Dayson Pais (Sep 21) 6-4 TBC

Player Comments:

  • "So far so good. Good hitting. TBC "  -- David
Reveal CommentRazvan Telitoiu bt David George (Sep 14) 0-6, 6-1, [12-10]

Player Comments:

  • "Very different first 2 sets and a very close tiebreak. Could have gone either way."  -- Razvan
Reveal CommentDavid George bt Luca Calderone (Sep 13) 7-5, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Great game - thanks Luca"  -- David
Reveal CommentRazvan Telitoiu bt Luca Calderone (Sep 11) 6-1, 2-6, [10-5]

Player Comments:

  • "Very close match with lots of long points."  -- Razvan
David George bt Uche Onyema (Sep 1) 6-2, 7-5
Reveal CommentRazvan Telitoiu bt Dayson Pais (Aug 29) 6-2, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Good match. Score is a bit unfair. I'm expecting a closer match next time."  -- Razvan
Uche Onyema bt Christoph Roth (Aug 28) 1-6, 6-4, 7-5
Dayson Pais v Uche Onyema (Aug 26) 6-4, 4-1 TBC
Christoph Roth bt Luca Calderone (Aug 25) 6-1, 7-6 (7-0)
Uche Onyema bt Razvan Telitoiu (Aug 23) 6-2, 6-3

Group Summary:

Final Rankings:

  1. Dario Llinares 7.2 [W4] 10 includes 2 bonus points WINNER
  2. Steven Campbell-Harris 9.2 [W2, L2] 5 RUNNER UP
  3. Darragh Deering [W2, L1] 4
  4. Alexis Michaelides [W1, L4] 4 includes 2 bonus points
  5. Josh Flatman 9.2 [W2, L1] 4
  6. Robert Dowling [W1, L3] 2
  7. Tom Bryant [L1]
  8. Phoenix Davies 10.2

Match Results:

Darragh Deering bt Steven Campbell-Harris (Oct 10) 3-6, 6-3, 6-2
Reveal CommentRobert Dowling bt Alexis Michaelides (Oct 8) 6-4, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Enjoyable game in the sunshine. Thanks Alexis"  -- Robert
Reveal CommentDario Llinares bt Darragh Deering (Oct 3) 7-5, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Tough game in very slippery conditions. Thanks Darragh."  -- Dario
Josh Flatman bt Robert Dowling (Sep 22) Walkover
Steven Campbell-Harris bt Alexis Michaelides (Sep 19) 7-5, 6-0
Steven Campbell-Harris bt Robert Dowling (Sep 15) 6-1, 7-5
Reveal CommentDarragh Deering bt Robert Dowling (Sep 13) 6-2, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the game, Robert. Not much in it."  -- Darragh
Alexis Michaelides bt Tom Bryant (Sep 12) 6-3, 6-4
Reveal CommentDario Llinares bt Alexis Michaelides (Sep 11) 6-3, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Good game in extremely tricky slippery condition. Autumn dew is definitely here."  -- Dario
Reveal CommentDario Llinares bt Josh Flatman (Sep 4) 6-4, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Really nice game with some big serving. Thanks Josh."  -- Dario

Match of the Group:

Reveal CommentDario Llinares bt Steven Campbell-Harris (Aug 22) 6-4, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Really close, competitive match in somewhat slippery conditions. Thanks Steven"  -- Dario
Josh Flatman bt Alexis Michaelides (Aug 21) 6-2, 6-2

Group Summary:

Another comeback from a set down in a title deciding head to head saw William finish top of the table... well played!

Final Rankings:

  1. William Shepherdson [W4] 10 includes 2 bonus points WINNER
  2. George Stewart 8.1 [W3, L2] 10 includes 2 bonus points RUNNER UP
  3. Andy Fraser [W1] 2
  4. Jonathan Moss [L2] 1
  5. Thomas Morten [L2]
  6. Usmaan Amin [L2]
  7. Isaac Storm

Match Results:

George Stewart bt Jonathan Moss (Oct 13) 5-7, 6-1, 6-3
Reveal CommentWilliam Shepherdson bt Usmaan Amin (Sep 27) 6-0, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "A very enjoyable match, with some very tight games"  -- William
George Stewart bt Usmaan Amin (Sep 13) 6-2, 6-2

Match of the Group:

William Shepherdson bt George Stewart (Sep 11) 5-7, 6-1, 7-6 (7-4)
Reveal CommentGeorge Stewart bt Thomas Morten (Sep 7) 6-2, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Far from the competition indicated by the score line, Tom’s serve proved tough to solve early on then at 2-2 it seemed like I got lucky on every critical point. A thoroughly enjoyable contest in some pretty gruelling heat. "  -- George
Andy Fraser bt George Stewart (Sep 5) 6-3, 1-6, 6-1
Reveal CommentWilliam Shepherdson bt Thomas Morten (Sep 2) 6-1, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the game Thomas! Very enjoyable" -- William
Reveal CommentWilliam Shepherdson bt Jonathan Moss (Aug 26) 6-0, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "A really enjoyable game, which was definitely closer than the score suggests."  -- William

Group Summary:

Final Rankings:

  1. Michael Carter 8.2 [W5, L1] 13 includes 2 bonus points WINNER
  2. Toby Lister [W2, L2] 8 includes 2 bonus points RUNNER UP
  3. James Kinnaird [W3, L2] 6
  4. Thomas Udale [W1, L2] 6 includes 2 bonus points
  5. Albert Jordana [W1, L4] 6 includes 2 bonus points
  6. Ross Greene [W2] 4
  7. Jonathan Small 10.2 [L3]
  8. Moritz Wolf

Match Results:

Reveal CommentMichael Carter bt Toby Lister (Oct 10) 6-2, 2-6, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Really good game befitting the players positioned first and second in the group at the latter stages. Some good, long rallies, I think one hit 25 shots (but who has time to count). Toby's a strong all round player, no obvious weakness. The difference today was probably that Toby went out and had a really good night out last night, whereas my night out clearly wasn't as good. "  -- Michael
Reveal CommentJames Kinnaird bt Albert Jordana (Oct 9) 7-5, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Well this was fun / knackering! Some long rallies in hot and sunny weather and a lot of deuces... Was lucky to win the second set in the end and a third could have gone either way, cheers Albert for a great game"  -- James
Reveal CommentMichael Carter bt Jonathan Small (Oct 3) 6-1, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Friendly game, played in a good spirit. Jonathan served some aces, so I had to be alert to the serve. He's getting back into tennis and I was lucky to catch him now, rather than perhaps, the next league, when he'll have more matches under his belt. "  -- Michael
Reveal CommentRoss Greene bt James Kinnaird (Oct 3) 6-2, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the game James"  -- Ross
Reveal CommentJames Kinnaird bt Jonathan Small (Oct 2) 6-0, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Wet and slippery conditions but game played in good spirit with some long rallies and competitive tennis. Thank you Jonathan!"  -- James
Reveal CommentMichael Carter bt Albert Jordana (Sep 18) 6-2, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "The score is unduly flattering and masks some some stunning forehand and backhand winners by Albert. Not for the first time, perhaps serve was key. The game was played in a warm and friendly spirit. "  -- Michael
Reveal CommentJames Kinnaird bt Toby Lister (Sep 14) 6-7 (5-7), 6-3, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Tough game in wet and slippery conditions. Well played James."  -- Toby
Reveal CommentAlbert Jordana bt Jonathan Small (Sep 11) 6-1, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks to Jonathan for accepting the game with such short notice and for a really nice evening of tennis. The game was closer than the score reflects."  -- Albert
Reveal CommentMichael Carter bt James Kinnaird (Sep 11) 6-3, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Some long rallies. Not quite Djokovic v Zverev 53 shots but still long. James has a surprise shot that I wasn't expecting. Match played in a very good spirit and was closer even than the score suggests, with many duece games. I was glad to get it done in two. Could have gone either way if it went to 3. "  -- Michael
Reveal CommentToby Lister bt Thomas Udale (Sep 11) 6-3, 4-6, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Good shotmaking from both sides with a lot of games going to deuce. Thanks for the match Tom."  -- Toby
Reveal CommentMichael Carter bt Thomas Udale (Sep 4) 2-6, 6-1, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Some good rallies. Then it was all about who better managed their serve. We even had an unexpected spectator, if not quite U.S Open crowds! Finsbury Park was virtually unbookable this weekend, so I was very grateful to Tom for making the journey to Bruce Castle. "  -- Michael

Match of the Group:

Reveal CommentRoss Greene bt Michael Carter (Aug 29) 6-7 (4-7), 6-3, [10-6]

Player Comments:

  • "Intense game, thanks Michael! "  -- Ross
Reveal CommentToby Lister bt Albert Jordana (Aug 26) 5-7, 6-3, [10-6]

Player Comments:

  • "This one came down to the wire. Albert surged to an early lead and edged out the first set, but I managed to stage a comeback in the second set. Ultimately, the third set tiebreak came down to a generous net cord and a shank in my favour, but was a great encounter with some great shotmaking from both sides. Cheers for the game Albert. "  -- Toby
Reveal CommentThomas Udale bt Albert Jordana (Aug 20) 5-7, 6-0, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Fantastic evening match, thank you!"  -- Thomas

Group Summary:

Final Rankings:

  1. Jamie Riggs-long 9.1 [W5, L1] 12 includes 2 bonus points WINNER
  2. Grégoire Iseli [W3, L2] 9 includes 2 bonus points RUNNER UP
  3. Alvin Yu [W1, L2] 5 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Pauls Ilzins 10.2 [W2] 4
  5. Alex Weaver [L2] 1
  6. Louis Hamaide [L1]
  7. Philip Harvey [L3]

Match Results:

Grégoire Iseli bt Philip Harvey (Oct 9) 6-2, 6-3
Reveal CommentJamie Riggs-long bt Louis Hamaide (Oct 5) 6-2, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Terrible wind tonight. Well played. "  -- Jamie
Pauls Ilzins bt Grégoire Iseli (Oct 4) 6-4, 3-6, [10-5]
Reveal CommentJamie Riggs-long bt Philip Harvey (Oct 3) 6-4, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Finally got to play at our 3rd or 4th attempt! Well played. "  -- Jamie
Reveal CommentJamie Riggs-long bt Alvin Yu (Sep 4) 6-0, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Tough second set!"  -- Jamie
Reveal CommentGrégoire Iseli bt Alex Weaver (Sep 1) 6-1, 0-6, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks Al, we did some nice rally!"  -- Grégoire
Reveal CommentJamie Riggs-long bt Alex Weaver (Aug 29) 6-1, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Good game Al, thanks! "  -- Jamie

Match of the Group:

Reveal CommentGrégoire Iseli bt Alvin Yu (Aug 29) 1-6, 6-4, 7-6 (7-5)

Player Comments:

  • "Thank you Alvin, it was great playing today."  -- Grégoire
Reveal CommentJamie Riggs-long bt Grégoire Iseli (Aug 22) 6-3, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Tough game today! Well played! "  -- Jamie
Alvin Yu bt Philip Harvey (Aug 21) 6-3, 6-0
Pauls Ilzins bt Jamie Riggs-long (Aug 20) 6-2, 6-1

Group Summary:

Another close group, but Alex won one more match and defeated runner up Oliver to finish top!

Final Rankings:

  1. Alex Bogustawski [W5] 10 WINNER
  2. Oliver Keen 9.2 [W4, L1] 10 includes 2 bonus points RUNNER UP
  3. Hannah Witton [W1, L3] 4 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Raashid Nayeem [W1, L1] 2
  5. Jon Sen 10.2 [W1, L2] 2
  6. Damien Le Ret [L4] 2 includes 2 bonus points
  7. Skye Saltzman 10.2 [L1]

Match Results:

Reveal CommentAlex Bogustawski bt Oliver Keen (Oct 8) 7-5, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks Oliver for a close competitive match, great fun. Some good shot making all round, your cross court backhand winner was the highlight!"  -- Alex
Reveal CommentAlex Bogustawski bt Damien Le Ret (Oct 2) 6-1, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for a good match Damien. I think it turned on the epic deuce at the start of the second set!"  -- Alex

Match of the Group:

Reveal CommentOliver Keen bt Raashid Nayeem (Oct 1) 6-4, 7-6 (8-6)

Player Comments:

  • "Very tense second set. Raashid fought his way back from 5-2 down to be set point in the tie-break. Warning: if you're going to lob this guy, get it right - he has a tremendous overhead. "  -- Oliver
Reveal CommentAlex Bogustawski bt Skye Saltzman (Sep 29) 7-5, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks Skye for a great close match. Very tricky windy conditions!"  -- Alex
Reveal CommentAlex Bogustawski bt Jon Sen (Sep 19) 6-1, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for a great match Jon. A lot closer than the scores suggest, a lot of games went to deuce."  -- Alex
Reveal CommentJon Sen bt Damien Le Ret (Sep 12) 7-5, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Great game, close match"  -- Jon
Reveal CommentOliver Keen bt Damien Le Ret (Sep 3) 7-5, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Tight, tense first set! Thanks for game - enjoyed it thoroughly"  -- Oliver
Reveal CommentHannah Witton bt Damien Le Ret (Aug 30) 7-5, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Great match! Thanks Damien - a proper workout!" -- Hannah
Reveal CommentOliver Keen bt Jon Sen (Aug 28) 6-3, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Very enjoyable - hope your back improves."  -- Oliver
Reveal CommentAlex Bogustawski bt Hannah Witton (Aug 27) 6-4, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks Hannah for a great even match, some excellent rallies. I was hanging in on my serve!"  -- Alex
Reveal CommentRaashid Nayeem bt Hannah Witton (Aug 24) 6-3, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for a fun game on a lovely evening Hannah! Good luck for the rest of the league. "  -- Raashid
Reveal CommentOliver Keen bt Hannah Witton (Aug 21) 6-1, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks Hannah - much closer than scores suggest."  -- Oliver

Group Summary:

Final Rankings:

  1. Adheeb Saibo [W3] 8 includes 2 bonus points WINNER
  2. Phil Piers 9.1 [W2, L2] 7 includes 2 bonus points RUNNER UP
  3. Oliver Secluna 8.2 [W2, L2] 4
  4. Ed Coughlan [W1] 2
  5. Ben Rodger [W1, L2] 2
  6. Tim Adkin [L3]
  7. Frankie Obertelli withdrawn
  8. Vatsal Aggarwal

Match Results:

Reveal CommentOliver Secluna bt Ben Rodger (Oct 10) 6-4, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "A great fun match in the afternoon soon."  -- Oliver
Reveal CommentEd Coughlan bt Phil Piers (Oct 3) 6-2, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Great game in slippery conditions! "  -- Ed
Reveal CommentOliver Secluna bt Tim Adkin (Sep 26) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Despite rhe scoreline, a fun match with some close games and good rallies."  -- Oliver
Reveal CommentBen Rodger bt Tim Adkin (Sep 19) 6-1, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Very competitive, shame about the weather!"  -- Ben
Reveal CommentPhil Piers bt Tim Adkin (Sep 12) 6-0, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the game Tim. I really enjoyed it."  -- Phil
Adheeb Saibo bt Ben Rodger (Sep 10) 6-4, 6-4
Phil Piers bt Oliver Secluna (Sep 9) 7-5, 6-3
Adheeb Saibo bt Oliver Secluna (Sep 8) 6-4, 6-3

Match of the Group:

Adheeb Saibo bt Phil Piers (Sep 4) 4-6, 6-1, [10-7]

Group Summary:

Final Rankings:

  1. Vincent Piana [W6, UF1] 15 includes 2 bonus points WINNER
  2. Lotfi Boughanmi [W3, UF1] 7 RUNNER UP
  3. Andrew Carr 10.2 [W3, L3] 7
  4. David Broadbent [W1, L1] 3
  5. Simon Inkpen 10.1 [L3] 1
  6. Celsa Ezra [L2] 1
  7. John Hall 10.1 [L1]
  8. Sergazy Kalmurzayev [L3]

Match Results:

Reveal CommentLotfi Boughanmi bt Sergazy Kalmurzayev (Oct 10) 6-2, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Tight game with nice rallye point"  -- Lotfi
Reveal CommentLotfi Boughanmi bt Andrew Carr (Oct 3) 6-2, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Tight game (in places!) with some good points played out! "  -- Andrew
Reveal CommentDavid Broadbent bt Andrew Carr (Oct 1) 6-3, 4-6, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Slugfest of a game! Lots of deuce and breaks! Cheers!"  -- Andrew
Andrew Carr bt Sergazy Kalmurzayev (Sep 21) 6-1, 6-0
Reveal CommentVincent Piana bt Andrew Carr (Sep 20) 6-1, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Andrew is getting back into playing and was getting sharper as the match went on. We played a good second set. Nice meeting you Andrew and good luck with the other games!"  -- Vincent
Vincent Piana bt John Hall (Sep 18) Walkover
Reveal CommentLotfi Boughanmi bt Simon Inkpen (Sep 16) 6-2, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Good game with friendly person"  -- Lotfi
Reveal CommentVincent Piana bt David Broadbent (Sep 12) 6-1, 0-6, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Crazy game! Completely opposing styles from both players made for a really good match with lots of great rallies. While I cruised in the first, David massively raised his game in the second, played amazing and I couldn't adapt to his style until the third. 3rd set was heavily disputed despite the score on paper. Really enjoyed it and wishing David all the best for the rest of the matches."  -- Vincent
Reveal CommentVincent Piana bt Celsa Ezra (Sep 11) 6-0, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Great meeting and playing with Celsa. We played some really good points in perfect weather. Good luck with the other games!"  -- Vincent
Reveal CommentVincent Piana bt Simon Inkpen (Sep 6) 6-1, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Good game in hot weather. Some good rallies in the second set. Thanks Simon."  -- Vincent

Match of the Group:

Reveal CommentAndrew Carr bt Celsa Ezra (Sep 5) 6-7 (5-7), 6-2, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "The fans were out in force on court 1 for an epic encounter. Celsa unsettled by Carr’s game of offputting dodgy serve throws, and eventually crumbled under the pressure."  -- Andrew
Reveal CommentVincent Piana v Lotfi Boughanmi (Sep 5) 3-6, 6-3, 2-1 TBC

Player Comments:

  • "Great game but sadly we ran our of floodlights and ended up in darkness, unable to complete the match. We'll see if we can find a way to finish this sometime"  -- Vincent
Reveal CommentVincent Piana bt Sergazy Kalmurzayev (Aug 28) 6-1, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Nice meeting and playing Sergazy. Good game with some good points"  -- Vincent
Andrew Carr bt Simon Inkpen (Aug 26) 0-6, 6-6, 3-0 Simon Inkpen Retired

Group Summary:

Final Rankings:

  1. John McGrath [W6] 14 includes 2 bonus points WINNER
  2. Shahed Islam [W4, L1] 10 includes 2 bonus points RUNNER UP
  3. Charlie Parsons [W2, L2] 6 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Ingrid Leake [W2, L2] 4
  5. Carmen O'Loughlin [W1, L4] 4
  6. Joanne Bronte 9.2 [W1] withdrawn 2
  7. Simon Shipman [L6] 2 includes 2 bonus points
  8. Drew Miller 10.2 [L1] withdrawn 1

Match Results:

Reveal CommentCharlie Parsons bt Simon Shipman (Oct 11) 5-3, 4-2

Player Comments:

  • "Really good fun and very close! thanks Simon"  -- Charlie
Reveal CommentJohn McGrath bt Ingrid Leake (Oct 9) 4-1, 4-0

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks ingrid- good workout to blow away our respective hangovers!"  -- John
Reveal CommentIngrid Leake bt Carmen O'Loughlin (Oct 2) 6-4, 5-7, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "An absolute epic marathon! Nothing in this at all- so many deuces and long rallies. A really fun game- let's play again sometime! :)"  -- Ingrid
Reveal CommentShahed Islam bt Carmen O'Loughlin (Sep 25) 6-2, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Carmen, thanks another brilliant match, some great rallies. Look forward to another game soon 🙂"  -- Shahed
Reveal CommentJohn McGrath bt Simon Shipman (Sep 25) 6-2, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Set amongst the honks and beeps of Finsbury Park traffic queueing to get into the petrol station, Simon and I resumed our rivalry from the last league. As often is the case, the final score belies a closer match and both of us improved from last time round. Great match and a great hit after the match. Good luck with the rest of your matches."  -- John
Reveal CommentJohn McGrath bt Carmen O'Loughlin (Sep 18) 6-3, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "A hot day at finsbury park. Carmen and I both discovered that hats are a good way of making your head even hotter. Tight first set and plenty of deuces throughout. We saved our best for the post match knock around I think. Great fun and we've motivated each other to play a bit more and keep on improving."  -- John
Reveal CommentShahed Islam bt Simon Shipman (Sep 17) 6-2, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks Simon. Fantastic game of tennis, so good that we even had India99 (police helicopter) come to watch us :-) "  -- Shahed
Reveal CommentJohn McGrath bt Shahed Islam (Sep 15) 6-0, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "After the rain, a match at chestnuts. Much closer than score suggests. Every one of my service games went to deuce. Some magical net play from us both and great support from shahed's son!"  -- John
Reveal CommentShahed Islam bt Ingrid Leake (Sep 12) 6-2, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Brilliant match, Ingrid. Let's get a few games in when you are free. Thanks. "  -- Shahed
Reveal CommentShahed Islam bt Charlie Parsons (Sep 10) 6-1, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Charlie, great match, excellent rallies. Thanks."  -- Shahed
Reveal CommentIngrid Leake bt Simon Shipman (Sep 8) 6-2, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Really enjoyable match with lots of great rallies and close games."  -- Ingrid
Reveal CommentJohn McGrath bt Drew Miller (Sep 5) 6-3, 5-7, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "A 3 set thriller in the evening sunshine. The crowds went wild. In the end, the player who had had something to eat triumphed. Thanks drew for getting us out on court and I reckon we taught those people beside us a lesson or two. Mainly about endurance. My legs hurt today."  -- John

Match of the Group:

Reveal CommentCharlie Parsons bt Carmen O'Loughlin (Sep 5) 7-6 (7-5), 4-6, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Really great match, very competitive and a lovely day for it!"  -- Charlie
Reveal CommentCarmen O'Loughlin bt Simon Shipman (Sep 1) 6-3, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Great match- lots of epic rallies!"  -- Carmen
Reveal CommentJohn McGrath bt Charlie Parsons (Aug 30) 6-1, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Both of our first matches in this league and good fun learning the slope of finsbury park court 4. Lots of deuces and occasionally we battled the curse of having to serve! Thanks Charlie "  -- John
Reveal CommentJoanne Bronte bt Simon Shipman (Aug 25) 6-0, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the match Simon, had a good run about court & quite novel with the saxophonist in the background! Good luck in rest of your matches…"  -- Joanne

Group Summary:

Final Rankings:

  1. Albane Duvillier [W6] 14 includes 2 bonus points WINNER
  2. Joanne Cumper [W5, L1] 12 includes 2 bonus points RUNNER UP
  3. Lucy Shakespeare 10.2 [W1, L2] 5 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Katharine Round [W1, L2] 2
  5. Sean Hays [L3] 1
  6. Aidana Serikova [L2]
  7. Jackie Hopfinger [L3]
  8. Emily Govan withdrawn

Match Results:

Reveal CommentAlbane Duvillier bt Aidana Serikova (Oct 1) 4-0, 4-0

Player Comments:

  • "Great pleasure to play with Aidana, lots of energy and smile."  -- Albane
Reveal CommentAlbane Duvillier bt Jackie Hopfinger (Sep 26) 6-0, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Great pleasure to play with Jackie. It was super nice to share training tips and tennis ideas. The score does not reflect the playfulness and inventiveness of the exchanges."  -- Albane
Reveal CommentJoanne Cumper bt Aidana Serikova (Sep 25) 4-0, 4-0

Player Comments:

  • "Lovely game - well played "  -- Joanne
Reveal CommentKatharine Round bt Jackie Hopfinger (Sep 23) 6-4, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Lots of fun to play Jackie again -and this was a very close match, with lots of long rallies and deuce games. Look forward to playing again soon!"  -- Katharine
Reveal CommentAlbane Duvillier bt Sean Hays (Sep 21) 4-2, 4-2

Player Comments:

  • "Such great fun and such an early start! The game was tight and Sean has the best slices shots ever! So nice to play."  -- Albane
Reveal CommentAlbane Duvillier bt Lucy Shakespeare (Sep 13) 6-4, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "great match! Real pleasure to play with Lucy with some killers short balls. Pity the floodlights did not switch on but we managed to conclude the match."  -- Albane
Reveal CommentLucy Shakespeare bt Sean Hays (Sep 11) 6-2, 7-6 (7-5)

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for a really fun match Sean!"  -- Lucy
Reveal CommentAlbane Duvillier bt Katharine Round (Sep 6) 6-2, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Some very funny rallies, a pleasure to play with Katharine."  -- Albane
Reveal CommentJoanne Cumper bt Sean Hays (Sep 4) 2-4, 4-1, 4-2

Player Comments:

  • "Delightful to meet you Sean, great game, well matched "  -- Joanne
Reveal CommentJoanne Cumper bt Katharine Round (Aug 31) 6-1, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Lovely to play you again! "  -- Joanne
Reveal CommentAlbane Duvillier bt Joanne Cumper (Aug 30) 6-4, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Great game! Real pleasure to play with Joanne, such a beautiful serve and deadly low mid courts shots!"  -- Albane
Reveal CommentJoanne Cumper bt Jackie Hopfinger (Aug 27) 6-1, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Lovely to see Jackie again, see you soon"  -- Joanne

Match of the Group:

Joanne Cumper bt Lucy Shakespeare (Aug 24) 6-1, 3-6, 6-3

Results


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The results listed here include the current and previous Rounds matches for Finsbury Park.


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.


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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).


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