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  • We have doubles and singles rounds!
  • Players/teams are organised into groups of between 5 to 9 people of a similar standard
  • The league is mixed sex, so men and women play each other 
  • Groups are put together by standard and there can be any combination of men and women in a group (we do not guarantee a balance of men and women and you could be the only man in a group of women or vice versa!)
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  • Players arrange their own matches
  • You can play on any court that suits both players

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  • For everyone over the age of 18
  • We welcome beginners as well as advanced players.
  • Don't worry that you won't be good enough - playing matches is the best way to improve, and we use an online questionnaire to assess people's ability so you play only people of a roughly similar level
  • Affiliated to the LTA For adults aged 18 years and above 

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  • Matches are best of three sets; if a set reaches 6 games all it is decided by a tiebreak
  • The evening before the round starts you will receive an email with all the contact details of the players in your group. Contact details are also posted to your Account Page
  • Players are placed in groups according to past performance in the league and, for new players, their Player Standard Questionnaire
  • Each player attempts to play each of the other player on their group once during the round
  • A point is awarded for each set won
  • If you complete three matches before the midpoint of a round you receive 2 bonus points and a bonus prize (either a pair of Local Tennis Leagues dampeners, or a tube of tennis balls)
  • 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 bottle of Champagne which has to be collected from us. A winner's certificate is also available on the winner's Account Page as a PDF file.
  • Where possible, winners of groups are promoted to the group above for the next round.

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Collapse AllHighbury Fields Singles - Round 65 | Thursday 3 October 2019 to Wednesday 27 November 2019 (Midpoint: Wednesday 30 October 2019)

Current Rankings:

  1. Jackson Gash [W1, L1] 3
  2. Rory Brown [W1] 2
  3. Christopher Walker 10.2 [W1] 2
  4. Arturo Ruano [L1]
  5. Vivek Bisht 7.2 [L1]
  6. Daniel Petersen
  7. James Mraz
  8. Rob Portal

Match Results:

Reveal CommentChristopher Walker bt Jackson Gash (Oct 18) 4-6, 6-4, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Potentially the craziest match of tennis I have ever played in. Conditions were tricky with a slippy court but there were some ridiculous rallies and retrievals especially in the later stages of the match. Jack was in control for most of the first two sets but I managed to fight back and scrape through the second set. Jack went 3-0 up in the third set but I managed to clinch the final set 7-5 in a match that swung back and forth throughout and could have gone either way. There were some incredible 20+ point rallies in a very hard fought contest. Jack played some really nice backhand ground strokes and has possibly the best drop shot I've ever played against. Thanks for the great game. "  -- Christopher
Reveal CommentRory Brown bt Vivek Bisht (Oct 16) 7-5, 7-6 (7-5)

Player Comments:

  • "Deuce on Vivek's serve in the 2nd set, tbc"  -- Rory
  • "Really enjoyable match that lasted 3 hours for just 2 sets. Could have gone either way, looking forward to playing again!" -- Rory
Reveal CommentJackson Gash bt Arturo Ruano (Oct 13) 6-0, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Conditions were very tricky but Surmounted, and contrary to what the score line may suggest, some good tennis played by both. "  -- Jackson

Current Rankings:

  1. Eloy Mora Vargas 7.2 [W2, L1] 6 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Sean Girty 7.2 [W2, L2] 6 includes 2 bonus points
  3. John Durant 7.2 [W1, L2] 5 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Kyle May [W1] 2
  5. Michael Baldwin 7.2 [W1] 2
  6. Rodney Berling 7.2 [W1] 2
  7. Alexander Toope [L3] 2 includes 2 bonus points
  8. Hamish Warren

Match Results:

Rodney Berling bt Sean Girty (Oct 20) 7-6 (7-4), 6-1
Kyle May bt Eloy Mora Vargas (Oct 20) 6-3, 6-1
Reveal CommentEloy Mora Vargas bt Sean Girty (Oct 16) 6-3, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Great match, although some parts of the court were a bit wet and slippery, which make it trickier. Thanks for the game and all the best for future matches, Sean."  -- Eloy
Reveal CommentMichael Baldwin bt John Durant (Oct 16) 6-2, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Very enjoyable match with some great rallies."  -- Michael
Reveal CommentJohn Durant bt Alexander Toope (Oct 15) 6-2, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "A great battle .just done enough to win well played alex."  -- John
Reveal CommentEloy Mora Vargas bt Alexander Toope (Oct 13) 6-2, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "What a second set! Alex started the second set playing with my racket, as he broke the strings of the one he had, and he was leading 0-5. He had a few set points, but I managed to hold the set and ended up winning it. He's got a very powwerful serve and forehand! All the best in future matches."  -- Eloy
Reveal CommentSean Girty bt John Durant (Oct 6) 6-1, 3-6, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Another battle with John, not only playing each other but the wind made an unwelcome appearance. I managed to edge out the victory with some strong serving. Always a pleasure playing John"  -- Sean
Reveal CommentSean Girty bt Alexander Toope (Oct 4) 6-3, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Welcome to the league Alex. Watch out ladder 2, he has some serious weapons, especially that rocket serve! Pleased to get the win, as his timing on ground strokes was a bit off. Have a feeling the score line is likely to be very different the next time we play"  -- Sean

Current Rankings:

  1. Salim Ghozali [W1] 2
  2. Sam Kaplan [W1] 2
  3. George Vafakis [L1]
  4. Arthur Bernard [L1]
  5. Alessandro Camera 8.2
  6. Harry Hanham 10.2
  7. Robert Henniker-Heaton

Match Results:

Sam Kaplan bt Arthur Bernard (Oct 20) 6-4, 7-5
Salim Ghozali bt George Vafakis (Oct 17) 6-2, 6-2

Current Rankings:

  1. Daniel Solomon [W4, L1] 10 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Andrew Abboud [W2, L1] 7 includes 2 bonus points
  3. Samir Rashed 7.2 [W2] 4
  4. Kieran Lee [L3] 2 includes 2 bonus points
  5. Michael Cutbill 7.1 [L2] 1
  6. Paul Knipe [L1]
  7. Harry Vowles 8.1
  8. Nikolaus Endstrasser 9.1

Match Results:

Reveal CommentSamir Rashed bt Kieran Lee (Oct 22) 7-5, 7-6 (7-5)

Player Comments:

  • "Enjoyable hard-fought battle, thanks for the game Keiran"  -- Samir
Reveal CommentDaniel Solomon bt Andrew Abboud (Oct 22) 4-6, 6-2, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "A great game of tennis on a beautifully sunny October morning. Thanks for the game Andrew! "  -- Daniel
Reveal CommentAndrew Abboud bt Kieran Lee (Oct 21) 6-2, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "The slippery conditions didn’t help Kieran (who is very fast). Looking forward to playing again. "  -- Andrew
Daniel Solomon bt Paul Knipe (Oct 20) 6-4, 6-4
Reveal CommentSamir Rashed bt Daniel Solomon (Oct 17) 6-4, 7-6 (7-5)

Player Comments:

  • "A really enjoyable game with Dan despite slippy conditions, I look forward to playing again"  -- Samir
Reveal CommentDaniel Solomon bt Kieran Lee (Oct 16) 6-2, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Some great rallies, especially given the slippy and challenging conditions. "  -- Daniel
Reveal CommentAndrew Abboud bt Michael Cutbill (Oct 15) 6-7 (4-7), 6-2, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Given the weather forecast, Michael had the good sense of booking the ITC indoors (although the two slots were separated separated by 10 hours). We started at 8am, stopped at 5-5 and resumed at 6pm. Michael won the first set 7-6 and I won the second 6-2. Looking forward to completing the match and I hope we can do it in one session!"  -- Andrew
  • "Great to finally complete the match in a third session," -- Andrew
Reveal CommentDaniel Solomon bt Michael Cutbill (Oct 13) 6-4, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "As always, a great and tough match with Michael. Such an enjoyable game with some great rallies!!"  -- Daniel

Current Rankings:

  1. Petar Maksimovic [W2] 4
  2. Omer Cavusoglu 9.2 [W1] 2
  3. Tom Rache [W1, L1] 2
  4. Daniele Lupi [L3] 2 includes 2 bonus points
  5. Brendan Maginnis 8.1
  6. Joe Cocozza
  7. Joshua Bicknell
  8. Louis Carraz 10.2

Match Results:

Petar Maksimovic bt Daniele Lupi (Oct 21) 6-1, 6-1
Reveal CommentOmer Cavusoglu bt Daniele Lupi (Oct 18) 6-1, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Enjoyable match apart for a brief interruption due to the rain. Omar has a great serve. Good luck with the rest of the league. Daniele"  -- Daniele
Petar Maksimovic bt Tom Rache (Oct 18) 6-2, 6-2
Reveal CommentTom Rache bt Daniele Lupi (Oct 9) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Tom is a very good player, fair and easy to approach. The match was a real pleasure, not for the result by my side :-). Booked two hours, both needed for playing an effective match at the best of three sets. Good luck Daniele "  -- Daniele

Current Rankings:

  1. Aleph Degla 7.2 [W1, L2] 5 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Daniel Dobre 10.1 [L3] 5 includes 2 bonus points
  3. Jesper Lindborg [W2] 4
  4. Duncan Stroud 8.1 [W2] 4
  5. Albinas Uikis [W1, L1] 2
  6. Carlos Adams 9.2
  7. Ireo Ostacchini 7.2
  8. Simon Moore 7.2

Match Results:

Reveal CommentAleph Degla bt Daniel Dobre (Oct 20) 6-7 (2-7), 7-6 (7-5), 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Daniel was playing with a flu but outplayed me in a tight first set. After 12 set points lost over two sets I managed to win the second set. Despite the flu, Daniel came back from 1-4 to 4-5 before I finally managed to close it out 6-4. It might have been different without the flu... Great athleticism, good game!"  -- Aleph
Jesper Lindborg bt Albinas Uikis (Oct 19) 6-3, 6-2
Albinas Uikis bt Daniel Dobre (Oct 18) 6-3, 4-6, 6-0
Reveal CommentJesper Lindborg bt Aleph Degla (Oct 16) 6-2, 2-6, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Great and even match, Aleph is a machine. We had to break of after two sets with Aleph being in the lead in the 3rd set. Continued on saturday morning and I managed to squeeze out a win."  -- Jesper
Reveal CommentDuncan Stroud bt Daniel Dobre (Oct 6) 6-4, 4-6, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "A long tough match. Home advantage of knowing the surface helped me win the first set. Daniel then dug in and won the second set despite being a break down. The third set was very close as we were both tired and tight but eventually I managed to see it out. Well played Daniel and thanks for coming over to my club. "  -- Duncan
Reveal CommentDuncan Stroud bt Aleph Degla (Oct 5) 6-4, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "A great clay court match with Aleph. Long baseline rallies interspersed with some deft volleying. A very close fought match. Well played Aleph. "  -- Duncan

Current Rankings:

  1. Alan Revel 8.1 [W2, L1] 7 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Arnold Law 10.1 [W2, UF2] 6
  3. Tom Gatzen 8.1 [W2, L2] 6 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Nick Carpenter [W2, UF1] 5
  5. Sven Ladiges 9.2 [W1, L2] 5 includes 2 bonus points
  6. Michael Cole [L2, UF1] 1
  7. Sarah Quinlan [L2] 1
  8. Oliver Fryer 8.2

Match Results:

Reveal CommentNick Carpenter bt Alan Revel (Oct 22) 6-4, 2-6, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Good to meet Nick. Rather a contrast of styles between the two of us but it led to some nice points. Nick has a powerful serve which was slightly nullified by the damp conditions, but he has some lovely ground stokes and a nice touch at the net, had to get the lob out a few times."  -- Alan
Reveal CommentTom Gatzen bt Sarah Quinlan (Oct 21) 3-6, 6-4, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Another very competitive and hard fought match between Sarah and I. Just managed to get the better of this one but some epic rallies and very long games!"  -- Tom
Reveal CommentAlan Revel bt Michael Cole (Oct 21) 6-1, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Great match against Michael which saw a lot long points and games. Michael is very quick and gets lots back, and had an excellent drop shot which comes from nowhere, he got me with that on quite a few occasions. Michael is coming back to tennis and not sure result will be the same next time when he has more match practice under his belt. Best of luck for you next match Michael."  -- Alan
Reveal CommentArnold Law v Michael Cole (Oct 20) 5-7, 6-4, 2-4 TBC

Player Comments:

  • "Well played Michael. Great defensing skills and made very few errors. To be continued Michael to serve."  -- Arnold
Reveal CommentTom Gatzen bt Sven Ladiges (Oct 20) 7-5, 4-6, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Great game, very close throughout with a number of very long games. Well played!"  -- Tom
Reveal CommentArnold Law bt Tom Gatzen (Oct 19) 6-0, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Tom was not in his best condition to play but still managed to pull some big forehand winner from time to time. At start of the second set we broke each other back to back but at the end I managed to hold my serve. Thanks for the match. "  -- Arnold
Reveal CommentAlan Revel bt Sven Ladiges (Oct 19) 6-4, 7-6 (7-3)

Player Comments:

  • "Two and a quarter hours of intense and fun tennis with Sven. First set was v close, toe to toe with a break in the final game seeing me clinch it. That gave me some momentum and I got a decent lead, but Sven is clearly not someone who gives up easily and he fought back to take it to a tie break. Sven has a great serve and some v impressive ground strokes, man of which were stonking winners. Thanks for the match Sven and best wishes for the rest of your matches."  -- Alan
Reveal CommentNick Carpenter bt Tom Gatzen (Oct 16) 6-2, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "A great game of tennis all round, this was a game won on fine margins! "  -- Nick
Reveal CommentArnold Law v Nick Carpenter (Oct 13) 6-7 (3-7), 6-2, 1-1 TBC

Player Comments:

  • "Great job from Nick came back from 1:5 in the first set and won the tie break at the end. To be continued."  -- Arnold
Reveal CommentArnold Law bt Sarah Quinlan (Oct 8) 6-0, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "I just adapted to the condition of darkness and slippery ground a little better than Sarah. Thanks Sarah for the match."  -- Arnold
Reveal CommentSven Ladiges bt Michael Cole (Oct 5) 6-3, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Nice match and closer than the score indicates. Thanks Michael for a good start in the new round."  -- Sven

Current Rankings:

  1. Jack Thompson [W3] 8 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Dario Llinares 8.2 [W2] 4
  3. Daniel Neale 8.1 [W1, L2] 4 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Richard Day 9.1 [W1] 2
  5. Alex Hicks 7.2 [W1] 2
  6. Francois Soldan [L3] 2 includes 2 bonus points
  7. Lois Anderson [L2]
  8. Oliver Constance [L1]
  9. Tom Prescott

Match Results:

Daniel Neale bt Francois Soldan (Oct 22) 7-5, 6-3
Reveal CommentDario Llinares bt Daniel Neale (Oct 20) 7-6 (7-5), 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "A tremendous first set that could have gone either way. Great rallies and powerful ground game from Daniel I was defending against. Having snuck it, my serve started to improve and got me over the line. A very nice guy and a good sportsman. Much appreciated. Hope to play again."  -- Dario
Reveal CommentRichard Day bt Francois Soldan (Oct 20) 6-2, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Very enjoyable match. When Francois connects its gonna be a winner "  -- Richard
Reveal CommentDario Llinares bt Francois Soldan (Oct 19) 6-2, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Managed to get the game in despite slippery condition. Francois coming back to the game will be very dangerous very soon. Thanks for the game."  -- Dario
Reveal CommentAlex Hicks bt Lois Anderson (Oct 17) 6-4, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "After a 5:0 run of me net charging Lois started really mixing it up giving a really good challenging ever changing match. Drop shot serves, wide slices, powerful passing shots and some great lobs to mess with my mind. Thank you."  -- Alex
Jack Thompson bt Lois Anderson (Oct 14) 6-3, 6-2
Jack Thompson bt Oliver Constance (Oct 10) 6-2, 6-0
Jack Thompson bt Daniel Neale (Oct 6) 6-2, 6-3

Current Rankings:

  1. Sameer Singh [W3] 8 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Nick Perkins 8.1 [W1] 2
  3. Andrew Guthrey [W1, L1] 2
  4. David Beales 8.1 [L1, UF1] 1
  5. Julian Ricketts 9.1 [L1, UF1] 1
  6. Helen McNulty 8.2 [L2]
  7. Ben Mason 8.2
  8. Lewis Brayshaw

Match Results:

Reveal CommentJulian Ricketts v David Beales (Oct 20) 7-5, 5-7 TBC

Player Comments:

  • "I served for the match at 5-4 but David battled back and the match will resume with him serving in the 3rd set. "  -- Julian
Reveal CommentSameer Singh bt Andrew Guthrey (Oct 17) 6-3, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Nice evening for some tennis, thanks to Andrew for risking the uncertain weather. Closer match than the score indicates - we had some fun rallies in skiddy conditions. I probably benefitted from Andrew's slightly dodgy shoulder. Look forward to playing again soon. "  -- Sameer
Reveal CommentNick Perkins bt Helen McNulty (Oct 12) 6-2, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "A very competitive match. Helen battled back brilliantly to get to 5-4 up in the second set and I thought at that point that the tables had turned, but I managed to hang on and close it out."  -- Nick
Andrew Guthrey bt Julian Ricketts (Oct 10) 6-1, 6-1
Reveal CommentSameer Singh bt Helen McNulty (Oct 6) 6-2, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Good session of tennis at the newly resurfaced indoor courts! Some fine attacking play by Helen but I was able to find a way to come through. "  -- Sameer
Reveal CommentSameer Singh bt David Beales (Oct 5) 6-4, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Good competitive match with some incredible long rallies! First set was tight and could have gone either way. Great to get the new league underway with an enjoyable match, thanks David. "  -- Sameer

Current Rankings:

  1. Pietro Smacchia [W1] 2
  2. Matthew Hills [W1] 2
  3. Daniel Griffin [L2]
  4. Daniel Parris
  5. Francois Smit
  6. Jon Cottam
  7. Jonathan Chappell
  8. Nicholas Scott

Match Results:

Matthew Hills bt Daniel Griffin (Oct 15) 6-3, 6-2
Pietro Smacchia bt Daniel Griffin (Oct 5) 6-1, 6-1

Current Rankings:

  1. John White [W1] 2
  2. Tim Jones [W1] 2
  3. Benjamin Boelhouwer 9.2 [W1] 2
  4. Kieran Coleman [L1, UF1] 1
  5. Stefano Perino [L1] 1
  6. Brodie Neader [UF1]
  7. Thomas Han [L1]
  8. Neil O Grady withdrawn

Match Results:

Reveal CommentTim Jones bt Thomas Han (Oct 20) 6-4, 7-6 (7-3)

Player Comments:

  • "great match with long rallies. nice way to start a Sunday - thanks Thomas "  -- Tim
Reveal CommentJohn White bt Kieran Coleman (Oct 13) 6-4, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "An impressive display of drop shots and lobs that landed right on the baseline from John. We managed to compete the match just before the heavy rain set in. Thanks for the match."  -- Kieran
Reveal CommentKieran Coleman v Brodie Neader (Oct 11) 6-1, 2-3 TBC

Player Comments:

  • "Rain stopped play at the end of an epic fifth game in second set. "  -- Kieran
Benjamin Boelhouwer bt Stefano Perino (Oct 8) 6-1, 4-6, [10-5]

Current Rankings:

  1. Aldo Munoz [W3] 8 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Brett Galloway 8.1 [W3] 8 includes 2 bonus points
  3. Byron McCaughey [W2, L1] 7 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Tom Comins 10.2 [W2] 4
  5. Daniel Evans [L4] 3 includes 2 bonus points
  6. Velislav Velinov 10.2 [W1] 2
  7. Juan Brito [L3] 2 includes 2 bonus points
  8. Henry Oakes [L2]
  9. Steffan Knutson [L1]

Match Results:

Reveal CommentVelislav Velinov bt Byron McCaughey (Oct 22) 4-6, 6-3, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "A great and very competitive marathon match against Byron. It had a bit of everything - some long rallies, good winners and also some pretty nervy unforced errors. It could’ve easily gone either way with both of us missing a lot of break points deep into the third set, but eventually somebody had to win :D Thanks for the game!"  -- Velislav
Reveal CommentAldo Munoz bt Steffan Knutson (Oct 20) 6-4, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "It was a really tough match, full of long games and few mistakes from Steffan. Additionally, If some of your next rivals read this, my only one suggestion, its never try to win the points moving Steffan, because he is the fastest tennis player I have ever seen. Thank Steffan for this excellent match !!!"  -- Aldo
Reveal CommentByron McCaughey bt Juan Brito (Oct 20) 6-4, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Lovely Sunday morning for an excellent match. Really good rallies and overall really competitive match! "  -- Juan
Reveal CommentBrett Galloway bt Juan Brito (Oct 17) 6-1, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "A bit of a cliche, but this was much closer than the score suggests, lots of games went to deuce. Juan is yet another player in this group with wonderful technique, good to watch. A few too many errors perhaps held him back and I ran a lot of distances to maintain the rallies and keep the pressure on. Thanks"  -- Brett
Reveal CommentBrett Galloway bt Henry Oakes (Oct 14) 6-3, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Great to meet Henry. Played in wet conditions but again found court 11 to be very resilient. Match included some long rallies and had to work hard to defend his first serve, which is very decent. "  -- Brett
Reveal CommentByron McCaughey bt Daniel Evans (Oct 13) 3-6, 6-3, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Daniel has a wonderful technique - it was a close match. "  -- Byron
Reveal CommentAldo Munoz bt Juan Brito (Oct 13) 6-1, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "It was an excellent match ( The Andes Mountains classic). Juan has a brilliant drive and the match was much closer than the result. Good luck with your next rival!! Aldo Andres Munoz "  -- Aldo
Reveal CommentBrett Galloway bt Daniel Evans (Oct 10) 7-6 (8-6), 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Well done Daniel. For a teenager in his first league, this was a very impressive display. He has bags of technique and will surely be winning a lot matches if he keeps practising his defensive game and judging when to be a little more risk averse with his match play. A tough match on a windy evening. Thanks. Brett"  -- Brett
Reveal CommentTom Comins bt Daniel Evans (Oct 9) 6-3, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "A good close match, closer than score suggests with good rallies and nearly all games going to deuce. Tom just managed to win a few crucial points but was up against very good technical player in Dan...who will only get better! service let him down however and in windy conditions was hard to control. great fun and hope you go well in the future matches many thanks Tom"  -- Tom
Reveal CommentAldo Munoz bt Daniel Evans (Oct 7) 6-1, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Daniel has an excellent service and drive, with a little more training he will be a very difficult opponent. Good luck with the next match !!"  -- Aldo
Reveal CommentTom Comins bt Henry Oakes (Oct 6) 7-5, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "thank you Henry for a wonderful match with some great rallies and shots. there was a momentum shift after a strong start to the game from Henry for Tom to fight back and just win the first set. Henry broke early again only for Tom to get a bit of a roll and serve well in the wind to take second set. great fun close match and hope to play again soon many thanks Tom"  -- Tom

Current Rankings:

  1. Nigel Billen 7.2 [W2, L1] 6 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Christopher Hill 8.2 [W1, L2] 6 includes 2 bonus points
  3. Pierino Branella [W2] 4
  4. John Granshaw 9.2 [W2, L1] 4
  5. Marco Mandolini [W1, L1] 3
  6. Mark Hinchen [L1] 1
  7. Davide Rupiani [L2]
  8. Mark Nuttall

Match Results:

Reveal CommentNigel Billen bt John Granshaw (Oct 19) 7-5, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Another very close match with John on one of those sunny one moment, rainy the next days that have been a feature of this autumn. Somehow I managed to claw my way back into the second set turning round a 4-1 deficit and probably helped over the line by the tumble John took right at the end. But no permanent damage done and an excellent, very friendly tennis match."  -- Nigel
Reveal CommentMarco Mandolini bt Davide Rupiani (Oct 18) 6-1, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Great game "  -- Marco
Reveal CommentPierino Branella bt Nigel Billen (Oct 15) 6-3, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Fun game and pleasure to start the day with a competitive effort on the new courts in Highbury Fields. "  -- Pierino
Reveal CommentChristopher Hill bt Marco Mandolini (Oct 10) 7-5, 3-6, 7-6 (10-8)

Player Comments:

  • "A hard fought marathon taking fully three hours, two sets and four games in Clissold and a further 8 games and a tie break in HF! I couldn't hit a winner and Marco missed some smashes. Fantastic match!"  -- Christopher
Reveal CommentJohn Granshaw bt Christopher Hill (Oct 8) 4-6, 6-0, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "As always a pleasure to play with Chris with many good rallies and thrilling finishes. "  -- John
Reveal CommentNigel Billen bt Christopher Hill (Oct 7) 6-2, 2-6, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Played on the new solus court 11 which performed very nicely even in the light drizzle. Great match with Chris as always and he played brilliantly in the second set forcing me to change tactics for the third - which seemed to pay off. Great fun."  -- Nigel
Reveal CommentJohn Granshaw bt Mark Hinchen (Oct 5) 6-1, 3-6, [10-4]

Player Comments:

  • "Mark was a little rusty in the first set but came back strongly in the second set with more of his first serves going in and good net play. The tie break went in my favour and we just managed to finish before end of the booking, both pretty exhausted. Thanks for an enjoyable and competitive game Mark."  -- John
Reveal CommentPierino Branella bt Davide Rupiani (Oct 5) 6-3, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Fun match with Davide, pleasure to realize that courts 8,9, and 10 in Highbury Fields have been recently renewed."  -- Pierino

Current Rankings:

  1. Dan Connolly 10.2 [W3] 8 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Thomas Kaltenbrunner [L1]
  3. Hai Hoang [L1]
  4. Hugo Hessant [L1]
  5. Gerard Van Tonder 8.2 withdrawn
  6. Ian Mcgee 9.1
  7. James Mcelhinney 8.1
  8. Joshua Broadhurst 8.1
  9. Victoria Ridley

Match Results:

Reveal CommentDan Connolly bt Hugo Hessant (Oct 19) 7-6 (7-3), 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Another close match, this time with the lovely Hugo. Could have gone either way but my more consistent serve and lower unforced errors probably made the difference. Also came to the net took more risks in the second set when Hugo started to make a break for it which paid off. Awesome match, thanks Hugo!"  -- Dan
Reveal CommentDan Connolly bt Hai Hoang (Oct 18) 6-4, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Great match with Hai. A very tight two sets and Hai nearly ran away with the second set before I managed to scramble it back. A bit wet and wild out there but we managed the conditions well and the courts at Highbury dry quick. Some tight rallies and 4 or 5 lucky net cords either way added some drama. Thanks for the great match Hai!"  -- Dan
Reveal CommentDan Connolly bt Thomas Kaltenbrunner (Oct 15) 6-2, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Tough conditions to play in ( wet floor, moss on courts, terrible floodlights, don't recommend playing at Rosemary Gardens at night to anyone) but had some nice rallies. lovely to play with you Thomas."  -- Dan

Current Rankings:

  1. Eddie Lancaster 8.2 [W2, L1] 6 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Gabriel De Lastours 9.2 [W1] 2
  3. Phil Piers 9.1 [L1] 1
  4. Matthew Robbins 9.1 [L1]
  5. David Webber 9.2
  6. Jan-Hinnerk Fahrenkamp 10.2
  7. Joseph Burrows 9.2
  8. Lawrence Mottram
  9. Warwick Smith

Match Results:

Eddie Lancaster bt Phil Piers (Oct 20) 4-6, 6-3, 6-2
Reveal CommentEddie Lancaster bt Matthew Robbins (Oct 13) 6-4, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "We managed to hit the only patch of good weather all weekend. Great game, if a bit leafy."  -- Eddie
Gabriel De Lastours bt Eddie Lancaster (Oct 5) 6-2, 7-6 (7-5)

Current Rankings:

  1. Sam Holt 10.2 [W3] 8 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Lewis Vanstone [W1] 2
  3. Will Inman 10.1 [L1] 1
  4. Adam McCormack 8.2 [L1] 1
  5. Jamie Riggs-long 9.2 [L1]
  6. Tom D [L1]
  7. Edward De Petrucci
  8. Poonam Lloyd Williams 8.2

Match Results:

Sam Holt bt Jamie Riggs-long (Oct 20) 6-4, 6-2
Sam Holt bt Adam McCormack (Oct 17) 6-1, 4-6, 6-3
Reveal CommentLewis Vanstone bt Tom D (Oct 16) 6-1, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks again for the match Lewis. - Tom"  -- Tom
Sam Holt bt Will Inman (Oct 7) 3-6, 6-4, 6-0

Current Rankings:

  1. Mike Kingsley 9.2 [W2, L2] 6 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Helen Sudall [W1] 2
  3. Stefano Bandera [W1] 2
  4. Deborah Holton [L1]
  5. Ricardo Tocco 10.2 [L1]
  6. Andrew Beejay 10.1
  7. Emily Norman
  8. Sam Rubandhas 10.2

Match Results:

Stefano Bandera bt Mike Kingsley (Oct 20) 6-2, 6-3
Helen Sudall bt Mike Kingsley (Oct 19) 6-1, 6-2
Reveal CommentMike Kingsley bt Deborah Holton (Oct 15) 6-3, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "A fun match played in benign conditions. Enjoyed the combination of serious hitting and friendly conversation Deborah. Thank you, Mike "  -- Mike
Reveal CommentMike Kingsley bt Ricardo Tocco (Oct 13) 6-4, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "In the previous round we'd braved a force 7 crosswind at Finsbury Park. Thanks Ricardo for a fun match again, this time unfazed by threatening skies and a damp surface."  -- Mike

Current Rankings:

  1. Paul Sansom [W2] 4
  2. Rob Whitehouse 9.2 [W1] 2
  3. Orla MacSherry [W1, L1] 2
  4. Peter Bradley [L2] 1
  5. John Hall 10.2 [L1]
  6. Drew Miller 10.2
  7. Melanie Tompkins
  8. Nigel Purse 10.2
  9. Tom Cutbill

Match Results:

Reveal CommentPaul Sansom bt Orla MacSherry (Oct 20) 6-1, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Orla made me work for every point. Some great rallies and great to meet you!"  -- Paul
Reveal CommentRob Whitehouse bt John Hall (Oct 13) 7-5, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Bit wet but very enjoyable match"  -- Rob
Reveal CommentPaul Sansom bt Peter Bradley (Oct 10) 6-2, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Scoreline doesn't truly represent the match. Peter had a strong drop-shot and certainly made the points hard to win with some strong returns and long rallies."  -- Paul
Orla MacSherry bt Peter Bradley (Oct 9) 2-6, 6-4, 6-4

Current Rankings:

  1. Rad Swierkowski [W6] 14 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Jelena Dzakula [L1]
  3. Clare Finney [L1]
  4. Danielle Dove [L1]
  5. Gemma Champ 10.1 [L1]
  6. Jordan Philips [L1]
  7. Laurie Young 10.2 [L1]
  8. Marie Daigneault

Match Results:

Reveal CommentRad Swierkowski bt Laurie Young (Oct 21) 6-2, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "A fun match played indoors. Enjoyed the combination of serious hitting and friendly conversation. Thank you very much Laurie"  -- Rad
Rad Swierkowski bt Jelena Dzakula (Oct 19) Walkover
Reveal CommentRad Swierkowski bt Clare Finney (Oct 13) 6-1, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Thank you Clare."  -- Rad
Reveal CommentRad Swierkowski bt Gemma Champ (Oct 11) 6-0, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "A physically intense and well contested game in blustery conditions! A Very enjoyable match - Thanks Gemma"  -- Rad
Reveal CommentRad Swierkowski bt Danielle Dove (Oct 10) 6-4, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "A really enjoyable game played with the right spirit of fun and friendliness. Thanks Danielle."  -- Rad
Reveal CommentRad Swierkowski bt Jordan Philips (Oct 6) 6-4, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Fantastic game with Jordan on Sunday afternoon at Clissold park. We played a competitive match with many games going to deuce. Jordan was superior at the net and overall, we also had good court coverage despite the windy weather. Thank you so much for an enjoyable game Jordan."  -- Rad

Results

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Collapse AllHighbury Fields Doubles - Round 36 | Thursday 22 August 2019 to Wednesday 30 October 2019 (Midpoint: Wednesday 25 September 2019)

Current Rankings:

  1. Kyle May & Anthony Stone [W6] 14 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Ippolito Banfi & Alessandro Camera [W3, L3] 8 includes 2 bonus points
  3. Sean Girty & James Kirk [W2, L2] 7 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Jonathan Taylor & Stefan Visnjevac [W2, L2] 6 includes 2 bonus points
  5. Dirceu Pozzebon & Nick Shave [W1, L3] 5 includes 2 bonus points
  6. Tian Tsering & David Cook [W1, L2] 4 includes 2 bonus points
  7. David Rowland & Harry Hulme [L1]
  8. Simon Moore & Lois Anderson [L2]

Match Results:

Reveal CommentKyle May & Anthony Stone bt Ippolito Banfi & Alessandro Camera (Oct 21) 6-3, 7-6 (7-3)

Player Comments:

  • "This match was my swansong I incurred so many injuries winning group 2 and now group 1 and not dropping a set, I am going to bed now and not getting up until summer 2020. But kyle I am sure will keep winning because he is a very good player."  -- Anthony
Reveal CommentKyle May & Anthony Stone bt Dirceu Pozzebon & Nick Shave (Oct 19) 7-6 (7-4), 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Wow this was the hardest match so far Nick serve was hard to read and his returns as well. Best of luck with the rest of your matches. "  -- Anthony
Reveal CommentIppolito Banfi & Alessandro Camera bt Jonathan Taylor & Stefan Visnjevac (Oct 10) 7-6 (8-6), 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Very tight match with very intense rallies - it could have finished either way. Thanks Stefan and Jonathan and good luck on your next matches"  -- Alessandro
Reveal CommentIppolito Banfi & Alessandro Camera bt Simon Moore & Lois Anderson (Oct 9) 7-5, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Great playing Lois and Simon, we really enjoyed the match! "  -- Alessandro
Reveal CommentSean Girty & James Kirk bt Ippolito Banfi & Alessandro Camera (Sep 19) 6-3, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Hard hitting, good quality doubles match with some blistering ground strokes from Ippo & Allesandro. Our aggressive net play made the difference. Thoroughly enjoyable doubles match!"  -- Sean
Kyle May & Anthony Stone bt Tian Tsering & David Cook (Sep 18) 6-0, 6-1
Reveal CommentKyle May & Anthony Stone bt Simon Moore & Lois Anderson (Sep 17) 6-1, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "GREAT MATCH AND FUN GAMES AFTER THE MATCH, WE REALLY ENJOYED OUR SELF. "  -- Anthony
Dirceu Pozzebon & Nick Shave bt Ippolito Banfi & Alessandro Camera (Sep 15) 6-4, 6-3
Jonathan Taylor & Stefan Visnjevac bt Sean Girty & James Kirk (Sep 13) 7-6 (9-7), 1-6, 6-4
Kyle May & Anthony Stone bt Sean Girty & James Kirk (Sep 11) 6-0, 6-1
Reveal CommentSean Girty & James Kirk bt Dirceu Pozzebon & Nick Shave (Sep 9) 7-5, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Strong doubles match, with aggressive net play by both teams. Always a pleasure to play Nick & Dirceu "  -- Sean
Jonathan Taylor & Stefan Visnjevac bt Dirceu Pozzebon & Nick Shave (Sep 8) 6-4, 2-6, 6-2
Reveal CommentKyle May & Anthony Stone bt Jonathan Taylor & Stefan Visnjevac (Sep 3) 7-6 (7-5), 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Good match great net play, I pulled a calf muscle half way through the 1st set we were lucky to get this win. ---Anthony "  -- Anthony
Reveal CommentTian Tsering & David Cook bt David Rowland & Harry Hulme (Aug 25) 6-2, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Good match. Thank you guys! "  -- Tian
Reveal CommentIppolito Banfi & Alessandro Camera bt Tian Tsering & David Cook (Aug 23) 7-6 (7-4), 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "great match with very long and exciting rallies.. Ippo and I really enjoyed playing you guys! best of luck on your next matches. Alessandro and Ippo"  -- Alessandro

Current Rankings:

  1. Alex Hicks & John Durant [W3, UF1] 9 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Tim Edwards & Daniel Petersen [W3, L2] 8 includes 2 bonus points
  3. Samir Rashed & Rory Brown [W3, UF1] 6
  4. Caroline Gargaro & Simon Dormon [W2, L5] 6 includes 2 bonus points
  5. Alan Revel & Fatemeh Beyad [W1, L5] 5 includes 2 bonus points
  6. Oliver Bishop & Charlie Hudson [W2] 4
  7. Rudi Falla & Jordan Whitmore [W2, L1] 4
  8. Richard Beswick & Alex Stitt [L3]

Match Results:

Samir Rashed & Rory Brown bt Caroline Gargaro & Simon Dormon (Oct 16) 6-0, 6-0
Reveal CommentRudi Falla & Jordan Whitmore bt Alan Revel & Fatemeh Beyad (Oct 16) 6-1, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Some great rallies and shots throughout. Thanks guys "  -- Rudi
Reveal CommentOliver Bishop & Charlie Hudson bt Caroline Gargaro & Simon Dormon (Oct 15) 6-3, 7-6 (7-4)

Player Comments:

  • "A really enjoyable match on what seems like the first warm/ dry evening in October!"  -- Oliver
Reveal CommentSamir Rashed & Rory Brown bt Rudi Falla & Jordan Whitmore (Oct 14) 6-4, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "First set played in heavy rain - Second set brought with it some good tennis both sides of the net. Look forward to playing again!"  -- Rory
Reveal CommentAlan Revel & Fatemeh Beyad bt Richard Beswick & Alex Stitt (Oct 13) 6-3, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Enjoyable match on a blustery and damp afternoon. Some great tennis and the second set saw a lot of long deuce games which Fatemeh and I managed to sneak to give a rather deceptive scoreline. Thanks for the match Richard and Alex. "  -- Alan
Reveal CommentTim Edwards & Daniel Petersen bt Alan Revel & Fatemeh Beyad (Oct 9) 6-2, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Good match thanks guys"  -- Daniel
Reveal CommentTim Edwards & Daniel Petersen bt Caroline Gargaro & Simon Dormon (Oct 8) 6-1, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Great match good rallies thank you "  -- Daniel
Reveal CommentAlex Hicks & John Durant v Samir Rashed & Rory Brown (Sep 26) 7-6 (7-3), 5-5 TBC

Player Comments:

  • "Very close match so far. Look forward to continuing. Alex to serve."  -- Alex
Tim Edwards & Daniel Petersen bt Richard Beswick & Alex Stitt (Sep 25) 6-2, 6-4
Reveal CommentAlex Hicks & John Durant bt Caroline Gargaro & Simon Dormon (Sep 23) 6-2, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Some good fun games with long rallies and lots of net exchanges. Thank you."  -- Alex
Reveal CommentAlex Hicks & John Durant bt Tim Edwards & Daniel Petersen (Sep 18) 6-3, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "After several losses we finally got to play Tim and Daniel on home turf. A tough match but a win at last. Thank you."  -- Alex
Reveal CommentAlex Hicks & John Durant bt Alan Revel & Fatemeh Beyad (Sep 13) 6-3, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "After a nightmare start with no floodlights for 30 minutes we finally got underway. As usual with Alan some long rallies and long games. Thank you for a good match."  -- Alex
Reveal CommentRudi Falla & Jordan Whitmore bt Caroline Gargaro & Simon Dormon (Sep 11) 6-2, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Some really great rallies and winners popping up throughout! "  -- Rudi
Reveal CommentSamir Rashed & Rory Brown bt Tim Edwards & Daniel Petersen (Sep 10) 6-1, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "An enjoyable game, thanks guys!"  -- Samir
Reveal CommentOliver Bishop & Charlie Hudson bt Alan Revel & Fatemeh Beyad (Sep 7) 6-4, 3-6, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "A really enjoyable game played in some late summer sun."  -- Oliver
Reveal CommentCaroline Gargaro & Simon Dormon bt Richard Beswick & Alex Stitt (Sep 2) 6-1 Richard Beswick & Alex Stitt Retired

Player Comments:

  • "the games were closer than the scoreline suggests with plenty of deuces,....unfortunately Richard's calf muscle chose the last game of the set to pop so regrettably we didn't get to play on. Speedy recovery Richard , may your frozen artichokes work wonders !"  -- Caroline
Reveal CommentCaroline Gargaro & Simon Dormon bt Alan Revel & Fatemeh Beyad (Aug 28) 6-4, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "a very close match with some great rallies and net play . really enjoyable thanks Fatemeh and Alan."  -- Caroline

Current Rankings:

  1. Dario Llinares & Tom Prescott [W6] 14 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Helen McNulty & Rafael Medina [W3, L2] 9 includes 2 bonus points
  3. Carl Petrou & Tom Comins [W2, L3, UF1] 7
  4. Nancy Morgan & Charlie Scott [W3, L2] 6
  5. Jennifer Elver & Harry Vowles [W2, L1, UF1] 5
  6. Gerard Van Tonder & Alan Revel [W1, L1, UF2] withdrawn 4
  7. Tom Gatzen & Brett Galloway [W1, L2] 4 includes 2 bonus points
  8. Nicholas Scott & Hannah Franklin [L7] 4 includes 2 bonus points

Match Results:

Carl Petrou & Tom Comins bt Nicholas Scott & Hannah Franklin (Oct 19) Walkover
Nancy Morgan & Charlie Scott bt Nicholas Scott & Hannah Franklin (Oct 13) 7-5, 6-1
Reveal CommentNancy Morgan & Charlie Scott bt Carl Petrou & Tom Comins (Oct 13) 4-6, 7-6 (7-4), 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "very good close game with scores level. 1-1 in sets and 1-1 in games in decider...great fun and look forward to rearranging to finish match"  -- Tom
Reveal CommentDario Llinares & Tom Prescott bt Nancy Morgan & Charlie Scott (Oct 9) 7-5, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Really enjoyable game in near darkness. The first set was hard-fought. Allowed Tom and me to get a bit of confidence after than. Very nice guys Nancy and Charlie. Hope we play again."  -- Dario
Reveal CommentJennifer Elver & Harry Vowles bt Nancy Morgan & Charlie Scott (Oct 8) 6-3, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Really fun hitting tonight. Wet and slippy court conditions made for a tricky one but we still managed some good rallies. Thanks Nancy and Charlie, looking forward to the next one!"  -- Harry
Reveal CommentDario Llinares & Tom Prescott bt Helen McNulty & Rafael Medina (Oct 5) 6-1, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Really enjoyed the game, Rafael and Helen are really consistent. Some decent serving and net play did it for us."  -- Dario
Reveal CommentDario Llinares & Tom Prescott bt Carl Petrou & Tom Comins (Oct 2) 5-7, 6-0, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Really great game which ebbed and flow a lot. Some spectacular and some patient rallies. Carl and Tom are a very good team. Thanks for the game guys."  -- Dario
Helen McNulty & Rafael Medina bt Carl Petrou & Tom Comins (Sep 28) 7-5, 6-1
Helen McNulty & Rafael Medina bt Nicholas Scott & Hannah Franklin (Sep 23) 6-1, 6-1
Reveal CommentGerard Van Tonder & Alan Revel v Carl Petrou & Tom Comins (Sep 21) 0-6, 6-4, 3-1 TBC

Player Comments:

  • "An (unfinished) match of two halves with Carl and Tom playing so well in the first set, hitting the lines, putting away the volleys, serving aces which meant Gerard and I were blown away. The chaps went 2-0 up in the second set and it seemed it could be all over quickly, but we somehow managed to get back into it the second set mostly due to Gerard making some amazing gets and from there we got some momentum going. Looking forward to finishing the match."  -- Alan
Reveal CommentCarl Petrou & Tom Comins bt Jennifer Elver & Harry Vowles (Sep 19) 6-2, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "thanks for a really good game closer than score suggested with good quality rallies and some strong serving - very enjoyable and in great spirit on as nice Friday evening thank you Jen and Harry! all best for coming games Tom"  -- Tom
Reveal CommentGerard Van Tonder & Alan Revel v Jennifer Elver & Harry Vowles (Sep 18) 5-7, 7-6 (7-3), 4-3 TBC

Player Comments:

  • "A very enjoyable and highly competitive match. The match ebbed and flowed from the first game, which seemed to last forever. Harry's first serve and Jennifer's cross court backhand return of serve deserve special mention! Jennifer to serve when we resume. "  -- Gerard
Tom Gatzen & Brett Galloway bt Nicholas Scott & Hannah Franklin (Sep 16) 6-7 (5-7), 6-4, 7-5
Reveal CommentJennifer Elver & Harry Vowles bt Nicholas Scott & Hannah Franklin (Sep 16) 4-6, 6-2, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Close match against Nick and Hannah that had to be played over 2 sessions. Slippery one during the second session but still managed some good hitting. Great to play against this pair - looking forward to the next one!"  -- Harry
Dario Llinares & Tom Prescott bt Gerard Van Tonder & Alan Revel (Sep 11) 6-0, 6-2
Reveal CommentDario Llinares & Tom Prescott bt Tom Gatzen & Brett Galloway (Sep 10) 7-5, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Evenly matched teams lead to a very competitive match in which return games dominated. "  -- Dario
Helen McNulty & Rafael Medina bt Tom Gatzen & Brett Galloway (Sep 7) 6-2, 6-4
Reveal CommentNancy Morgan & Charlie Scott bt Helen McNulty & Rafael Medina (Sep 3) 6-2, 2-6, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Fantastic match that lasted over 2 hours! Helen and Rafael played very well and there were lots of great rallies with some great volleying. Lovely people as well. Thanks guys!"  -- Charlie
Reveal CommentGerard Van Tonder & Alan Revel bt Nicholas Scott & Hannah Franklin (Sep 1) 6-3, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Enjoyable match. Am sure Nick and Hannah start getting more positive results when they play more regularly as Hannah has some great ground strokes and Nick is quick around the court and has tricky sliced shots. A good combination. On our side Gerard played really well, in particular keeping us in the first set. Thanks all for playing."  -- Alan
Reveal CommentDario Llinares & Tom Prescott bt Nicholas Scott & Hannah Franklin (Aug 31) 6-1, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "A bit windy today. Hannah and Nick are really nice guys. Look forward to playing again sometime."  -- Dario

Current Rankings:

  1. Andrew Sims & Marco Mandolini [W6] 14 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Alex Hicks & Andrew Latto [W3, L2] 9 includes 2 bonus points
  3. Richard Standring & Luke Betham [W3, L2] 8 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Sabrina Aich & Christopher Walker [W2, L3] 8 includes 2 bonus points
  5. Gerard Wilson & Ireo Ostacchini [W2, L2] 7 includes 2 bonus points
  6. Ali Anwer & Eric Lu [L5] 4 includes 2 bonus points
  7. Adam Wood & Isabelle Hugh-Jones [L2]

Match Results:

Reveal CommentRichard Standring & Luke Betham bt Ali Anwer & Eric Lu (Oct 13) 6-3, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Fun game in a blessed 90 minute dry spell 🙏🏼"  -- Richard
Andrew Sims & Marco Mandolini bt Ali Anwer & Eric Lu (Oct 6) 6-3, 6-2
Andrew Sims & Marco Mandolini bt Gerard Wilson & Ireo Ostacchini (Sep 27) 6-3, 7-5
Gerard Wilson & Ireo Ostacchini bt Ali Anwer & Eric Lu (Sep 21) 6-1, 6-1
Reveal CommentRichard Standring & Luke Betham bt Adam Wood & Isabelle Hugh-Jones (Sep 19) 6-2, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Really fun game thanks guys!"  -- Luke
Alex Hicks & Andrew Latto bt Gerard Wilson & Ireo Ostacchini (Sep 19) 6-7, 7-6 (7-2), 7-5
Reveal CommentAndrew Sims & Marco Mandolini bt Richard Standring & Luke Betham (Sep 18) 6-2, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Good rallies in the haze of the Rosemary Gardens Floodlights. Cheers guys!"  -- Andrew
Gerard Wilson & Ireo Ostacchini bt Sabrina Aich & Christopher Walker (Sep 17) 2-6, 6-1, 6-3
Reveal CommentAndrew Sims & Marco Mandolini bt Alex Hicks & Andrew Latto (Sep 15) 6-1, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Fun game, despite one of our balls being stolen by a dog"  -- Andrew
Reveal CommentRichard Standring & Luke Betham bt Sabrina Aich & Christopher Walker (Sep 15) 4-6, 6-1, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Really fun game, great sportspeople, some exiting points and impressive shots from all"  -- Richard
Alex Hicks & Andrew Latto bt Richard Standring & Luke Betham (Sep 14) 6-3, 7-5
Andrew Sims & Marco Mandolini bt Sabrina Aich & Christopher Walker (Sep 13) 6-4, 6-2
Reveal CommentSabrina Aich & Christopher Walker bt Ali Anwer & Eric Lu (Sep 8) 6-3, 4-6, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "A very tight match that could have gone either way. It looked like it was going to go right to the wire before we caught a bit of momentum in the final set. An enjoyable match, thanks Eric and Ali."  -- Christopher
Reveal CommentSabrina Aich & Christopher Walker bt Alex Hicks & Andrew Latto (Sep 4) 6-4, 1-6, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Another rollercoaster match against Andrew and Alex with us managing to just edge the first set before getting comfortably beaten in the second. We played the full two hours with the game finishing just as the bells rung and the park was about to close! Thanks for another great game, Andrew and Alex. "  -- Christopher
Reveal CommentAlex Hicks & Andrew Latto bt Ali Anwer & Eric Lu (Sep 1) 6-1, 1-6, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Good close match. Some excellent down the line shots from Eric along with some sharp angled shots from Ali. Thank you."  -- Alex
Reveal CommentAndrew Sims & Marco Mandolini bt Adam Wood & Isabelle Hugh-Jones (Sep 1) 6-2, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for a fun match on a lovely evening"  -- Andrew

Current Rankings:

  1. Jens Hills & John Granshaw [W3] 6
  2. Susannah Oxley & Poonam Lloyd Williams [W1, L2] 4
  3. James O'sullivan & Luke Stanbury [W1] 2
  4. Catherine Royall & Daniel Parris [L2]
  5. Sarah Lancaster & Kirsten Johansson [L1]
  6. Matthew Robbins & Brian Mckenney withdrawn

Match Results:

Reveal CommentJames O'sullivan & Luke Stanbury bt Susannah Oxley & Poonam Lloyd Williams (Oct 10) 7-5, 4-6, [10-6]

Player Comments:

  • "A very tight match with some long deuces and great rallies. Unfortunately the rain came at the end of the second set so we had to settle it with a match tiebreak."  -- James
Susannah Oxley & Poonam Lloyd Williams bt Catherine Royall & Daniel Parris (Oct 5) 6-2, 6-2
Reveal CommentJens Hills & John Granshaw bt Susannah Oxley & Poonam Lloyd Williams (Sep 30) 6-4, 2-6, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Tight, competitive and fun match. After a shakey start, Jens and John won the first set only for Susannah and Poonan to come back strongly to win the second set. Third set stands at 4-2 to John/Jens with John to serve next. With how the match has gone so far, it could be anyone's game!"  -- John
  • "Final set was finished 30 September, starting our warm up in light drizzle and completing the game in moderately heavy rain. Both teams continued to fight to the end despite the weather with some excellent winning shots from both teams. It was a shame to finish the match!" -- John
Reveal CommentJens Hills & John Granshaw bt Catherine Royall & Daniel Parris (Sep 26) 6-2, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Enjoyable game played in very good spirit and the weather stayed dry for us. Thanks for the game Dan and Catherine."  -- John
Reveal CommentJens Hills & John Granshaw bt Sarah Lancaster & Kirsten Johansson (Sep 20) 6-2, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "A wonderful match full of long and memorable rallies with both teams finsihing them off with some superb winning shots. Very solid play all round and the score really does not reflect how close the games were. Thank you Sussanah and Kirsten for such a competitive game."  -- John

Current Rankings:

  1. Brett Galloway & James Murphy [W6] 14 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Christopher Hill & Jonas Niessen [W4, L1] 11 includes 2 bonus points
  3. Jamie Riggs-long & Matthew Raywood [W4, L2] 10 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Shari Xu & Nathalie John [W2, L3] 5
  5. Jim Humphris & Bill Knight [L4] 2 includes 2 bonus points
  6. Lynda Branch & James Rampton [L4] 1
  7. Harry Flower & Jeff Zroback [L2] withdrawn

Match Results:

Reveal CommentShari Xu & Nathalie John bt Lynda Branch & James Rampton (Oct 20) 7-5, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "We had so much fun, one of the nicest double so far and it happened to be our last. Lovely match, thanks Lynda and James"  -- Shari
Brett Galloway & James Murphy bt Christopher Hill & Jonas Niessen (Oct 20) 6-4, 4-6, 6-2
Jamie Riggs-long & Matthew Raywood bt Lynda Branch & James Rampton (Oct 19) 5-7, 6-4, [10-7]
Reveal CommentJamie Riggs-long & Matthew Raywood bt Shari Xu & Nathalie John (Oct 18) 5-7, 6-3, [12-10]

Player Comments:

  • "Close match. Shari and Nathalie were the better team on the day so hard luck. Well played "  -- Jamie
Reveal CommentJamie Riggs-long & Matthew Raywood bt Harry Flower & Jeff Zroback (Oct 10) 6-4, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Good game. Well played all. "  -- Jamie
Brett Galloway & James Murphy bt Harry Flower & Jeff Zroback (Oct 4) 6-2, 6-4
Reveal CommentShari Xu & Nathalie John bt Jim Humphris & Bill Knight (Oct 2) 6-3, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Some very good shots and very enjoyable tennis, thank you Jim & Bill!"  -- Shari
Reveal CommentBrett Galloway & James Murphy bt Lynda Branch & James Rampton (Sep 23) 6-3, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Difficult match on a wet surface. Lynda hit some excellent line winners and James some intelligent cross court back hands. Lovely playing with you both and good luck for your remaining matches."  -- James
Reveal CommentChristopher Hill & Jonas Niessen bt Jamie Riggs-long & Matthew Raywood (Sep 22) 6-3, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Great match! The rain held off and there were lots of tight rallies, sharp volleys and nice shots from both teams. Thanks Matt and Jamie."  -- Christopher
Reveal CommentChristopher Hill & Jonas Niessen bt Lynda Branch & James Rampton (Sep 20) 6-1, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "A much more competitve match than the score might suggest, played on a perfect evening for tennis and in a very good spirit. "  -- Christopher
Reveal CommentChristopher Hill & Jonas Niessen bt Shari Xu & Nathalie John (Sep 13) 6-0, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "not as uneven as the score might suggest, there were lots of deuces. Perfect evengin for a fun game."  -- Christopher
Reveal CommentJamie Riggs-long & Matthew Raywood bt Jim Humphris & Bill Knight (Sep 7) 6-2, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Good game, thanks all! "  -- Jamie
Reveal CommentBrett Galloway & James Murphy bt Jim Humphris & Bill Knight (Sep 6) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "A pleasure to meet Bill and Jim and we wish them well for the rest of the round. Brett"  -- Brett
Reveal CommentChristopher Hill & Jonas Niessen bt Jim Humphris & Bill Knight (Sep 5) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Very enjoyable game, Bill and Jim a bit rusty. "  -- Christopher
Brett Galloway & James Murphy bt Shari Xu & Nathalie John (Sep 4) 6-2, 6-1
Brett Galloway & James Murphy bt Jamie Riggs-long & Matthew Raywood (Sep 2) 6-2, 6-1

Current Rankings:

  1. Kate Youde & Colin Small [W3, L1] 9 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Pietro Bombonato & Enrico Burlini [W3] 8 includes 2 bonus points
  3. Jan Eales & Rodney Schwartz [W2, L1] 4
  4. Suzanne Van Dam & Peter Humphreys [L3] 1
  5. Henry Hepworth & Annabel Rolls [L1]
  6. Paul Jarrett & Eilis Leslie [L2]

Match Results:

Jan Eales & Rodney Schwartz bt Henry Hepworth & Annabel Rolls (Oct 19) 6-3, 6-3
Kate Youde & Colin Small bt Jan Eales & Rodney Schwartz (Oct 17) Walkover
Reveal CommentJan Eales & Rodney Schwartz bt Suzanne Van Dam & Peter Humphreys (Sep 29) 6-1, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "an absolutely delightful game despite the wind gusts and constant threat of rain. Some amazing points!"  -- Rodney
Kate Youde & Colin Small bt Paul Jarrett & Eilis Leslie (Sep 19) 7-5, 6-2
Pietro Bombonato & Enrico Burlini bt Kate Youde & Colin Small (Sep 8) 6-4, 4-6, 6-3
Reveal CommentKate Youde & Colin Small bt Suzanne Van Dam & Peter Humphreys (Sep 7) 6-4, 3-6, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for a fun, close match Suzanne and Peter"  -- Kate
Pietro Bombonato & Enrico Burlini bt Paul Jarrett & Eilis Leslie (Sep 5) 6-0, 6-2
Pietro Bombonato & Enrico Burlini bt Suzanne Van Dam & Peter Humphreys (Aug 25) 6-3, 6-3

Results

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The results listed here include the current and previous round of Doubles matches for Highbury Fields.

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 (typically a free can of HEAD tennis balls). In doubles, matches tied at one set all may be completed with a matchtiebreak and still count toward bonus points. Bonus prizes must be claimed within 28 days using the link posted to the player's Account page. The link is also emailed to players.

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) 

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