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Horsham Park

North Street, Horsham, Sussex, RH12 1RL Tel: full venue details »

Horsham Sports Club

Cricketfield Road, Horsham, West Sussex, RH12 1TE Tel: full venue details »

Southwater Tennis Club

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The Bridge Leisure Centre

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Collapse AllHorsham Singles - Round 14 | Thursday 30 March 2023 to Wednesday 24 May 2023 (Midpoint: Wednesday 26 April 2023)

Final Rankings:

Pos. Name Played P Won W Lost L Bonus BNS Total PTS Form
1 Pawel Wlodyga 4 4 0 2 10 WWWW
2 Catalin Iordache 4 2 2 2 9 LWWL
3 James Burney 4 2 2 2 8 WLLW
4 Clarence Cheng 5 1 4 2 8 LLWL
5 Vladimir Sluchov 4 2 2 0 6 WLLW
6 Steve Bradley 1 0 1 0 1 L
7 Zachary Barber 0 0 0 0 0 0

Match Results:

Reveal CommentCatalin Iordache v Steve Bradley (May 24) 3-6, 6-2 TBC

Player Comments:

  • "Always a pleasure to play with Steve. He Always trying to put you in difficulty and tries to win the point and personally I appreciate that a lot on a player. Is not about keeping the ball into the court... anyway.. Steve couldn't play after we finish the second set due to his condition. He advise me to take the win. However I refuse. For me is important to enjoy the time on a tennis court and play some great tennis. Once again is not always about winning is more about playing and try your best. Get well Steve and for sure we shall see each other very soon on the court. Congratulations Pawel ( winner of the group) you are for sure the most entitled to win it as your tennis is great . Cheers "  -- Catalin
Vladimir Sluchov bt Catalin Iordache (May 22) 4-6, 6-4, 6-2
Reveal CommentPawel Wlodyga bt Vladimir Sluchov (May 19) 7-5, 4-6, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Vlad has been playing really decent tennis keeping that ball on the court and trying to make me making more errors, which worked well! First two sets very close. In the last one Vlad run out of stamina I guess as with new Crawley courts he spends hours daily practising :) which works! So keep up a good work mate and looking forward to another battle! "  -- Pawel
Reveal CommentJames Burney bt Vladimir Sluchov (May 18) 6-1, 4-6, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Enjoyable game against Vlad, when he was playing well in the 2nd set and the start of the 1st and 3rd we had some great games, really tight with lots of deuces. I was just more consistent throughout the whole match."  -- James
Reveal CommentPawel Wlodyga bt James Burney (Apr 26) 3-6, 6-1, 7-6 (7-4)

Player Comments:

  • "James was playing insanely well this evening in the first and beginning of the 2nd set. Great flat forehadns, drop shots, net play, everything worked for him and I felt helpless. Thankfully I’ve managed to hang on and Jame’s level eventually dropped abit, and with a bit of luck I’ve managed to finish that match in my favour. Great fun as always playing against James. Thanks and see you soon!"  -- Pawel
Reveal CommentVladimir Sluchov bt Clarence Cheng (Apr 22) 1-6, 6-1, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Another rollercoaster of a match. Surprisingly my second serve kept me alive and I was able to end up on top in this unforced mistakes fest. Clarence is a great addition to Horsham league. Great personality and well round tennis player. Was nice to meet you."  -- Vladimir
Reveal CommentCatalin Iordache bt Clarence Cheng (Apr 20) 3-6, 6-3, 7-6 (7-4)

Player Comments:

  • "A match that was NEGATIVLY been influenced by the ridiculous wind which decide to blow in all the possible directions... Sad for us tennis players to have such a bad weather at end of April... Myself and Clarence we can play way much better tennis that we played today. Rain save us so we will continue the game hopefully on a much better weather. Lovely to meet you Clarence you are such a great guy. I am sure we will play 100 times more:)"  -- Catalin
Reveal CommentClarence Cheng bt Steve Bradley (Apr 16) 7-5, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Steve is a very good player, with accurate serves and good forehand and backhand. The first set was closed and finished at 7:5. In the second set, I try to keep more focus on receiving the balls. Finally and luck finished at 6:2. I hope Steve can keep well and good luck in the coming games. "  -- Clarence
Reveal CommentCatalin Iordache bt James Burney (Apr 13) 1-6, 6-4, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "What a game we had! I had a very slow start like always unfortunately ( probably I need more warm up) and more focus on the game. Anyway James smashed point after point in the first set and he won it easily and well deserved with 6-1. I start serving well in the second set and bring some constancy in my game and managed to win the second one with 6-4. Third set was very balanced until 3-4 when James break my serve and was up 5-3! Wheather try to ruin our game with some showers. Managed to come back to 5-5 with some great services which helped me today massively on key points even managing to save two Match points. I break James service and manage to serve some aces on the last game for a 7-5 win! Is always a pleasure to play with James "  -- Catalin
Reveal CommentJames Burney bt Clarence Cheng (Apr 3) 5-7, 6-2, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Good to meet and play against Clarence. We had a really good match and so nice to play in the sun again. Very tight with some great points. I had to play well and fortunately I did, especially in the second and third sets, although admittedly also had several slices of luck - some ridiculous net cords went my way!"  -- James
Reveal CommentPawel Wlodyga bt Catalin Iordache (Apr 2) 7-5, 2-6, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Very close game as usual against Catalin. Many ups and downs on both sides. Managed to hold my nerves at the end and close that match in my favour. Good luck with the rest of your matches and see you soon! "  -- Pawel
Reveal CommentPawel Wlodyga bt Clarence Cheng (Apr 1) 6-7 (11-13), 7-5, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Great fun to play against Clarence. He is very solid player and doesn’t make many unforced errors. Very competitive! Good luck and looking forward to play you again"  -- Pawel

Final Rankings:

Pos. Name Played P Won W Lost L Bonus BNS Total PTS Form
1 Stephen Tall 4 4 0 2 10 WWWW
2 Chris Billington 5 4 1 2 10 WWLW
4 Jon Abbey 4 2 2 0 4 LWWL
5 Philip Harvey 3 1 2 0 2 LWL
6 Matt Cosgrave 5 0 5 2 2 LLLL
7 Neil Twelves 1 0 1 0 0 L

Match Results:

Reveal CommentChris Billington bt Neil Twelves (May 17) 6-1, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "A very enjoyable match with Neil as always. Although he hadn't played for a while, there were plenty of nice shots throughout the match. I'll look forward to meeting again in the next round."  -- Chris
Reveal CommentBALAZS GALAMBOS bt Jon Abbey (May 15) 6-1, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "A very enjoyable match, Jon played well. See you in the next round. "  -- BALAZS
Reveal CommentChris Billington bt BALAZS GALAMBOS (May 8) 6-1, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "This was the first time we have played and I'm looking forward to more matches in the future. Bali played some great shots but I just about managed to keep getting the ball back over the net and eventually take the win."  -- Chris
Reveal CommentStephen Tall bt Philip Harvey (May 8) 6-3, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "A very competitive and enjoyable match - lots of deuce games! I just about edged it and felt so stiff for the rest of the day...."  -- Stephen
Reveal CommentJon Abbey bt Matt Cosgrave (May 1) 6-1, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Really enjoyable match with some great rallies! "  -- Jon
Reveal CommentPhilip Harvey bt Matt Cosgrave (Apr 30) 6-3, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "A lovely sunny morning to play a very competitive match with some good rallies. Thanks for the game Matt and good luck for the rest of your matches."  -- Philip
Reveal CommentJon Abbey bt Chris Billington (Apr 26) 6-3, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Really enjoyable, tight match against Chris with some great rallies and lots of tie breaks! "  -- Jon
Reveal CommentStephen Tall bt BALAZS GALAMBOS (Apr 21) 6-3, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "A tight game, Balazs has impressive technique and produced some really great shots. "  -- Stephen
Reveal CommentStephen Tall bt Matt Cosgrave (Apr 20) 6-1, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "What started out as a cold, rainy evening soon cleared up and we were able to enjoy a good match that felt closer than the scoreline suggests. Matt's great company and I wish him all the best with the other matches"  -- Stephen
Reveal CommentStephen Tall bt Jon Abbey (Apr 16) 7-5, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "As the scoreline shows, this was a hard-fought match - and so many deuce games! Jon started really strongly, going 4-0 up in the first set, but then I managed to get my line and length back a bit. The match see-sawed a lot - in the second set Jon won the only love-game of the match - and in the end I edged it. Many thanks to Jon for a really tough, but really enjoyable, first match of the season for both of us."  -- Stephen
Reveal CommentChris Billington bt Matt Cosgrave (Apr 9) 6-1, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "A very enjoyable match with Matt as usual and we shared some good rallies throughout the contest along with some close games. Matt is improving all the time so I'll be ready for our next contest!"  -- Chris
Reveal CommentChris Billington bt Philip Harvey (Apr 8) 6-4, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Phil got off to a strong start in the first set, taking a 3-0 lead. Fortunately I was able to get going a bit from there and managed to win the first set 6-4. Roles were reversed in the second set where I took a 3-0 lead only to be pulled back by Phil but was able to eventually take the set 6-3. It's always a close game with Phil and I look forward to the next one."  -- Chris
Reveal CommentBALAZS GALAMBOS bt Matt Cosgrave (Apr 6) 6-1, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "A good start, Matt played well, and we had a few nice rallies. The weather was not perfect but it was an enjoyable game. Good luck Matt for the next one."  -- BALAZS


Looking for previous matches? Visit the Horsham archive. 

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

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).


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