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Collapse AllGravesend Singles - Round 1 | Thursday 28 July 2016 to Wednesday 21 September 2016 (Midpoint: Wednesday 24 August 2016)

Wow! What a fantastic start in Gravesend. 100% of all possible matches were played and four of the six of you got your bonus points. As sometimes happens in the first round of a new venture, the standard varied a little, but everyone took it in friendly good spirits. We hope to get you all tighter matches as the league develops but many thanks to everyone for such fantastic sportsmanship. Here's to round two!

Group Summary:

It's a pleasure to announce that Paul is the first every Gravesend Tennis League champ after a fantastic run of five wins. With his bonus points that neatly lobbed him two clear points ahead of Terry, who was also on fine form. But it is no exaggeration to say everyone is winner here. Not only was every single match played; every one came with a match report and some came with two! Every single player entered into the friendly competitive spirit of the league. Thanks very much to one and all.

Final Rankings:

  1. Paul Thienel [W5] 12 includes 2 bonus points WINNER
  2. Terry Mccarthy [W4, L1] 10 includes 2 bonus points RUNNER UP
  3. Lee Wendon 10.2 [W3, L2] 9 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Ian Dickety 10.2 [W2, L3] 4
  5. Jeff Chick 10.2 [W1, L4] 2
  6. Chris Cousins [L5] 2 includes 2 bonus points

Match Results:

Reveal CommentPaul Thienel bt Jeff Chick (Sep 17) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • Jeff is a much better player than score reflects just did not get going today happy with my play over the five games - Paul
Reveal CommentIan Dickety bt Chris Cousins (Sep 17) 6-1, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • Really enjoyable game where as well each other we were also both playing the wind! Chris really pushed hard in the second set - amazing to think he's only been playing a year. - Ian Ian has potential to take his game on...hope he succeeds. First set ran away ..second set much closer. Enjoyable match... - Chris
Reveal CommentIan Dickety bt Jeff Chick (Sep 13) 6-0, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • Not a classic between us two, but enjoyable nonetheless in unseasonable September warmth! - Ian
Reveal CommentLee Wendon bt Jeff Chick (Sep 6) 6-3, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • Lovely guy... You never know we're it's gonna go with jeff ! He hit some great shots that left me scratching my head. Great fun - Lee
Reveal CommentLee Wendon bt Ian Dickety (Aug 31) 6-4, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • Great match enjoyed it. Ian has a great solid game and we had some real great points. - Lee
Reveal CommentJeff Chick bt Chris Cousins (Aug 31) 7-5, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • Long games. Jeff played the better points and proved he was the fitter. Played with poor light in the latter stages but was grateful for the end of the game as really exhausted. All round good match.. - Chris
Reveal CommentPaul Thienel bt Chris Cousins (Aug 24) 6-0, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • Two very enjoyable sets with Chris and some nice games. - Paul Cloudcover provided a welcome shade from the sun. An enjoyable game. Paul played a fair and highly sporting match... - Chris
Reveal CommentPaul Thienel bt Ian Dickety (Aug 16) 6-4, 7-5, 0-0

Player Comments:

  • Two very competitive sets and highly enjoyable match with Ian, some very long games indeed. - Paul
Reveal CommentPaul Thienel bt Lee Wendon (Aug 15) 6-3, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • Really enjoyable game with some good play and rallies, Lee has quite a serve when it is flowing, played 3 sets and happy to play Lee anytime - Paul
Reveal CommentLee Wendon bt Chris Cousins (Aug 10) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • A game played in the right spirit competitive with sporting mutual encoragment. Lee played well with a good all round game. Deserved win. Useful feedback which was appreciated. - Chris
Reveal CommentPaul Thienel bt Terry Mccarthy (Aug 10) 6-2, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • Very competitive two sets with Terry including a very long third game in the second set whilst the football from the pitch next door kept coming onto the court! - Paul Another enjoyable game in which Paul was always in control and deserved to win! Looking forward already to next round! - Terry
Reveal CommentTerry Mccarthy bt Ian Dickety (Aug 8) 6-2, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • Another very enjoyable game which was much closer than the scores suggest. Many games to 30/40 and deuce! Good competitive match! - Terry

Match of the Group:

Reveal CommentTerry Mccarthy bt Lee Wendon (Aug 4) 6-4, 3-6, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • A VERY CLOSE MATCH which could have gone either way! Lee and I are looking forward to some more enjoyable games! - Terry
Reveal CommentTerry Mccarthy bt Jeff Chick (Aug 3) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • Another enjoyable game! Jeff was unlucky he had a rough train journey home and racket problems! We played a third set which went to a tie break so he felt a bit better at the end. My 1st time at windmill hill a very pleasant venue. - Terry
Reveal CommentTerry Mccarthy bt Chris Cousins (Jul 28) 6-1, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • A very sporting and enjoyable game! - Terry