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Collapse AllKennington & Brockwell Parks Singles - Round 59 | Thursday 24 June 2021 to Wednesday 18 August 2021 (Midpoint: Wednesday 21 July 2021)

Thanks for playing in another great Round of Local Tennis Leagues! We saw many new and returning players on court, with plenty of matches played across the UK. We hope you enjoyed meeting new people and experiencing fun battles in your local area. There’s more tennis to come later this month with new Singles and Doubles Rounds launching in various locations. Be sure to sign up now for your next Round while the sun is still shining this summer!

Group Summary:

It was tight at the top of Group 1 with Tom and Julian both tied on 7 points, however Tom won an extra match as well as their head to head so he finished as champ!

Final Rankings:

  1. Tom Punch 8.2 [W3, UF1] 7 WINNER
  2. Julian Leichtmann 7.1 [W2, L4] 7 includes 2 bonus points RUNNER UP
  3. Jolyon Lloyd [W3, L1] 6
  4. Alexander Moore [W2, L1] 5
  5. David Jovic 5.2 [W2, L1, UF1] 5
  6. Brian O'neill 6.2 [W1, L3] 4
  7. Chris Taylor [L3] 2

Match Results:

Match of the Group:

Reveal CommentTom Punch bt Brian O'neill (Aug 17) 7-6 (7-2), 4-6, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Always have great games with Brian and this was another incredibly tight match that could have so easily gone either way. Looking forward to the next one. "  -- Tom
Alexander Moore bt David Jovic (Aug 16) 6-4, 6-3
David Jovic bt Brian O'neill (Aug 11) 4-6, 6-0, 6-0
Reveal CommentJolyon Lloyd bt Alexander Moore (Aug 7) 7-5, 3-6, [10-6]

Player Comments:

  • "Tough match in some very dodgy conditions, ultimately decided in an edgy match tie break"  -- Jolyon
Reveal CommentTom Punch bt Julian Leichtmann (Aug 2) 4-6, 6-0, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Very enjoyable match with some big momentum swings. Couldn't get near Julian in the first set with him dictating play with some big hitting off both wings. He then went a bit cold in the second before I managed to edge a cagey third set. "  -- Tom
Tom Punch v David Jovic (Aug 1) 3-6, 6-4 TBC
Reveal CommentJulian Leichtmann bt Chris Taylor (Jul 30) 6-3, 2-6, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Very windy and rainy conditions. Not the greatest pleasure ton play but we made the most of it. Thanks Chris"  -- Julian
Reveal CommentTom Punch bt Jolyon Lloyd (Jul 28) 6-1, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Tight match with some great long rallies although littered with double faults from both of us. Look forward to a rematch soon. "  -- Tom
Reveal CommentJulian Leichtmann bt Brian O'neill (Jul 24) 6-1, 7-6 (7-5)

Player Comments:

  • "Brian came back from being 2:5 down in the 2nd set. I managed to get into the tie break where Brian had another massive comeback. I just about managed to bring it home in 2 sets. Fun match!"  -- Julian
Reveal CommentBrian O'neill bt Chris Taylor (Jul 22) 6-4, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Brutal game in 30 degree midday heat! Pretty much every game went to deuce...it was attritional to say the least! Glad to come away with the win...was seriously wilting towards the end..."  -- Brian
Reveal CommentJolyon Lloyd bt Chris Taylor (Jul 14) 7-5, 4-6, [10-8]

Player Comments:

  • "Tight contest unfortunately decided in a fairly scrappy match tie break!"  -- Jolyon
Reveal CommentJolyon Lloyd bt Julian Leichtmann (Jul 4) 6-3, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Very windy conditions, and two pretty tight sets with just a couple of breaks of serve deciding the outcome."  -- Jolyon
Alexander Moore bt Julian Leichtmann (Jul 3) 6-4, 6-1
David Jovic bt Julian Leichtmann (Jul 3) 6-2, 6-3

Group Summary:

Another close group with Tom and Ollie tied on 10 points apiece but Tom came out top thanks to winning their head to head!

Final Rankings:

  1. Tom Jessop [W3, L3] 10 includes 2 bonus points WINNER
  2. Ollie Grove [W4, L2] 10 includes 2 bonus points RUNNER UP
  3. Nicholas Ivin [W3, L1] 8 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Marcos Fernandez 6.2 [W2, L2] 7 includes 2 bonus points
  5. Hugo Williams [W1, L2] 4
  6. Seamus Taylor 10.1 [W1, L2] 2
  7. Joel Cox [L2] 1

Match Results:

Seamus Taylor bt Tom Jessop (Aug 4) 6-4, 1-6, [10-6]
Reveal CommentMarcos Fernandez bt Tom Jessop (Jul 29) 7-5, 7-6 (7-5)

Player Comments:

  • " What a game! My first time playing Tom and it was a super enjoyable match, it felt like every point from the get go was fought hard for with so many long entertaining rallies! There was very little between us, Tom has a beautiful backhand which he won many points with but I managed to stay consistently aggressive throughout which saw me just about get across the finish line with about 2 minutes to spare! look forward to our next match up!"  -- Marcos
Reveal CommentHugo Williams bt Ollie Grove (Jul 27) 6-4, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Cracking match, with some brilliant rallies and lots of aggressive groundstrokes from both sides...I nearly lost my nerve after leading 5-1 in the first, but happy I managed to pull through. "  -- Hugo
Reveal CommentTom Jessop bt Joel Cox (Jul 20) 6-0, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Fun match with Joel tonight. Joel has a huge serve which was fun to try and return and he hits a big ball on groundstrokes too. Some really exciting points and nice shots from us both. Best of luck for the rest of your matches!"  -- Tom
Reveal CommentOllie Grove bt Joel Cox (Jul 19) 3-6, 6-3, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Great fun game against a quality player with the hardest serve i've come across. His attacking play can be intimidating! Had to dig super deep on this one. Look forward to playing Joel again . Cheers"  -- Ollie
Reveal CommentOllie Grove bt Marcos Fernandez (Jul 16) 6-3, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Great game. Marco has an excellent slice and punishing precision on the offensive. Many games were battled out between deuce and advantage. Look forward tot he next one "  -- Ollie
Reveal CommentNicholas Ivin bt Hugo Williams (Jul 15) 6-2, 3-6, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Great game at brockwell park! Managed to pull ahead in the first set with some solid net play, however Hugo dominated from the baseline in the second set. Some really tough games throughout with several going back to deuce at least 4 times. Thanks for the game! "  -- Nicholas
Reveal CommentOllie Grove bt Seamus Taylor (Jul 14) 6-3, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Great game which could have gone either way, played under the floodlights in an eery empty park. Seamus is fast, gets to everything and has a beautiful backhand. A fantastic opponent for exciting points"  -- Ollie
Reveal CommentMarcos Fernandez bt Seamus Taylor (Jul 11) 6-1, 7-6 (7-4)

Player Comments:

  • "A very entertaining match overall with Seamus, particularly a tight second set which could have gone either way. Look forward to our next game together."  -- Marcos
Reveal CommentOllie Grove bt Nicholas Ivin (Jul 9) 6-0, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "This score is a terrible reflection of the game. Nick is a fantastic player with a huge serve. We carried on after finishing the match to play a social set and he took me apart with his serve. Thanks for the game, Nick!"  -- Ollie
Reveal CommentTom Jessop bt Ollie Grove (Jul 8) 6-3, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Fun match with Ollie played across two dates at Ruskin and Kennington Parks. Some fantastic points and on finishing the match we decided to continue playing a third set which was even closer. Look forward to another great game with Ollie soon!"  -- Tom

Match of the Group:

Reveal CommentNicholas Ivin bt Tom Jessop (Jul 5) 7-5, 4-6, [10-6]

Player Comments:

  • "Really great game at Ruskin with Tom! Got off to a strong start with an early break and managed to take the set at the last moment with some strong serving. Tom came back strong in the second set and never quite let me get back into it. Just about ground out the tie break as the weather turned bad. Need to get out of the habit of every game going to three sets! Thanks for a great game. "  -- Nicholas
Reveal CommentNicholas Ivin bt Marcos Fernandez (Jul 2) 5-7, 6-3, [10-8]

Player Comments:

  • "Great first game in league 2! Beautiful afternoon at KP, got off to a strong start in the first set with an early break but Marcos came back strong with two breaks at the end to take the set. Had to fight really hard in the second set to take it, and a tense championship tie break to finish. Thanks for the game! "  -- Nicholas
Reveal CommentTom Jessop bt Hugo Williams (Jun 29) 6-2, 4-6, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Amazing match with Hugo. Enjoyed it a lot. Everything left on the court by both of us!"  -- Tom

Group Summary:

Final Rankings:

  1. Ollie Richer [W3, UF1] 7 WINNER
  2. Richard Pelmore 10.1 [W3, UF1] 6 RUNNER UP
  3. Luke Abnett [W2, UF1] 4
  4. Daisuke Dei [W1, L2] 4 includes 2 bonus points
  5. Linus Ng [L4] 1
  6. Clive Mongelard [UF1]
  7. Ismael Antequera [L2]
  8. Quincy Simargool 7.2 [L1]

Match Results:

Ollie Richer v Luke Abnett (Aug 8) 7-5, 1-2 TBC
Ollie Richer bt Linus Ng (Jul 31) 6-1, 6-0
Reveal CommentRichard Pelmore bt Linus Ng (Jul 23) 6-1, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Difficult windy conditions, but enjoyed it a lot. Thanks Linus!"  -- Richard
Reveal CommentLuke Abnett bt Ismael Antequera (Jul 18) 6-3, 7-6 (7-1)

Player Comments:

  • "With most games going to deuce multiple times this was a hard fought contest in blistering heat - great match Ismail!"  -- Luke

Match of the Group:

Daisuke Dei bt Linus Ng (Jul 16) 6-0, 6-7 (5-7), 6-2
Reveal CommentRichard Pelmore bt Ismael Antequera (Jul 16) 6-0, 7-6 (7-4)

Player Comments:

  • "Real battle in the second set there between our opposing styles! Enjoyed it a lot"  -- Richard
Reveal CommentRichard Pelmore v Clive Mongelard (Jul 14) 5-6 TBC

Player Comments:

  • "Great start, looking forward to the rest!"  -- Richard
Ollie Richer bt Daisuke Dei (Jul 13) 6-4, 6-2
Ollie Richer bt Quincy Simargool (Jul 10) 6-2, 7-6 (7-5)
Reveal CommentLuke Abnett bt Linus Ng (Jul 1) 6-4, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Linus started strong but was unfortunately distracted by a minor ankle incident, otherwise the result could have been very different! Happy to hear you're fighting fit Linus and ready for your next match!"  -- Luke
Reveal CommentRichard Pelmore bt Daisuke Dei (Jun 29) 6-1, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the match Daisuke! Some very close games in slippery conditions - on a dry surface I think you might have been too quick for me to handle!"  -- Richard

Group Summary:

There were no fewer than 4 players tied on 4 points and 2 match wins at the top of the table so the final standings came down to head to heads and game difference, with Minchan taking top spot ahead of Conor... well played!

Final Rankings:

  1. Minchan Park [W2] 4 WINNER
  2. Conor Williets [W2, L1] 4 RUNNER UP
  3. Kieran Sampson 9.1 [W2, L1] 4
  4. Tom Preston [W2, L1] 4
  5. Andrew Gornall 10.2 [W1] 2
  6. Patrick Drysdale 9.2 [L3] 2
  7. Daniel Serrano Marguello 9.2 [L2]
  8. Jack Gallagher [L1]

Match Results:

Reveal CommentConor Williets bt Tom Preston (Aug 8) 6-2, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Really enjoyable game with Tom, lovely guy! Some fantastic holds of serve in the second set, both of us very difficult to break. Best of luck for the rest Tom! "  -- Conor

Match of the Group:

Tom Preston bt Patrick Drysdale (Aug 4) 7-6, 2-6, [10-6]
Reveal CommentKieran Sampson bt Patrick Drysdale (Jul 27) 6-4, 3-6, [10-8]

Player Comments:

  • "Tight match which could have gone either way!"  -- Kieran
Reveal CommentAndrew Gornall bt Patrick Drysdale (Jul 23) 6-1, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Fun game in some strange, windy conditions. I'm just glad the heat wave is over! All the best for the rest of your games!"  -- Andrew
Reveal CommentMinchan Park bt Conor Williets (Jul 14) 6-3, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Great evening game at Kennington. Some very tight moments and long rallies throughout, and some great passing shots and lobs from Conor! Thanks for a fun game Conor "  -- Minchan
Reveal CommentKieran Sampson bt Jack Gallagher (Jul 6) 6-1, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Good match with changeable conditions!"  -- Kieran
Reveal CommentConor Williets bt Daniel Serrano Marguello (Jul 4) 6-1, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "A windy day and some veryyyy long games. Lovely to meet you Daniel, best of luck for the rest of the round! :)"  -- Conor
Tom Preston bt Daniel Serrano Marguello (Jul 3) 6-3, 6-1
Reveal CommentMinchan Park bt Kieran Sampson (Jun 29) 6-3, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Good game to kick things off in the new league. Was able to snatch the first set thanks to some good first serves, but Kieran mounted a promising comeback from the end of the first and led the second set 3-0 with some great forehands. All in all felt a bit lucky to have finished the game in 2 sets - but thanks to Kieran for a great game!"  -- Minchan

Group Summary:

Jonathan and Paul were clear leaders in this group, both notching up 7 points from 3 wins, however Jonathan came from behind to win their head to head and finish as champ!

Final Rankings:

  1. Jonathan Walker [W3, L1, UF2] 7 WINNER
  2. Paul Ruenz [W3, L1] 7 RUNNER UP
  3. Luke Wilton [W1, L1, UF2] 3
  4. William Howarth [W1] 2
  5. Matthew Langford [L2, UF1] 2
  6. David Dean [L1, UF1] 1
  7. Rory Bishop [L2]
  8. Tom Morris 9.1

Match Results:

Paul Ruenz bt Luke Wilton (Aug 8) 6-1, 6-4
Luke Wilton v David Dean (Aug 1) 6-4, 3-6, 6-5 TBC
William Howarth bt Jonathan Walker (Jul 31) 6-4, 6-3
Paul Ruenz bt Matthew Langford (Jul 31) 4-6, 6-3, 6-2

Match of the Group:

Reveal CommentMatthew Langford v Jonathan Walker (Jul 27) 5-7, 7-6 (7-4) TBC

Player Comments:

  • "A competitive game to be continued!"  -- Matthew
Jonathan Walker bt David Dean (Jul 22) 6-3, 6-3
Paul Ruenz bt Rory Bishop (Jul 18) 4-0, 4-2
Reveal CommentLuke Wilton bt Matthew Langford (Jul 16) 6-3, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Really tough match in 26 degree heat, loads of long games and rallies in a second set that could have gone either way. Thanks for a great first match!"  -- Luke
Reveal CommentJonathan Walker bt Rory Bishop (Jul 6) 6-2, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Great game- thanks!"  -- Jonathan
Reveal CommentJonathan Walker bt Paul Ruenz (Jul 4) 4-6, 6-2, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Great game!"  -- Jonathan
Luke Wilton v Jonathan Walker (Jul 2) 4-4 TBC

Group Summary:

Final Rankings:

  1. Tom Wadelin [W5] 12 includes 2 bonus points WINNER
  2. George Penman 9.1 [W3, L2] 9 includes 2 bonus points RUNNER UP
  3. Pradyumna Jairam [W3, L2] 8 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Guy Peres [W2, L2] 4
  5. Sam Anderson [W1, L1] 2
  6. Thomas Odulate 9.1 [W1, L3] 2
  7. Logan Wilcox [W1, L3] 2
  8. Chris Moore [L3] 2

Match Results:

Reveal CommentGuy Peres bt Logan Wilcox (Aug 10) 6-2, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Well played Logan. Few more games under your belt and I think you’d comfortably beat me "  -- Guy
Reveal CommentTom Wadelin bt Thomas Odulate (Aug 5) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Quick game on a very bleak afternoon in Brockwell Park. Thomas struggled to get going during the match, but showed his class whilst rallying afterwards. Go well for the rest of the league Thomas. "  -- Tom
Reveal CommentPradyumna Jairam bt Guy Peres (Jul 30) 6-4, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Horrible conditions for a game of tennis, with some rain and plenty of wind, but we stuck it out. Both sets had some great games and points. Game of the match was at 4-3 in the second set, with atleast 10 deuces, each of us having many chances to close the game out. Thanks for a great game Logan and all the best for the rest of the league. "  -- Pradyumna
Reveal CommentPradyumna Jairam bt Logan Wilcox (Jul 29) 6-3, 7-6 (7-3)

Player Comments:

  • "Lovely Sunny morning for a game of Tennis, albeit a bit of a slippery court. Some great rallies throughout the course of the match, and Logan had some amazing winners. Second set saw us exchange the lead on multiple occasions, Logan saving two match points, before heading into the lead. Great game Logan, and all the best for the rest of the league. "  -- Pradyumna
Sam Anderson bt Thomas Odulate (Jul 28) 7-6 (7-2), 6-2
Reveal CommentGuy Peres bt Chris Moore (Jul 27) 6-3, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Cheers Chris and good luck for the rest. Some really tight games in there. "  -- Guy
Reveal CommentLogan Wilcox bt Chris Moore (Jul 26) 6-4, 3-6, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Really tight game with Chris. Had me running all over. Unfortunately, Chris pulled out after playing 3 games in the final set. I wish you the best in the rest of the league and hope you managed to get your phone fixed! Apologies for the scoring confusion Chris. "  -- Logan
Reveal CommentTom Wadelin bt Logan Wilcox (Jul 22) 6-2, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Good match on a lovely morning at Kennington Park. Lots of long deuce games that I just managed to clinch at the key moments. Considering this was Logan's first match in a few years he was really impressive - good luck for the rest of the league mate. "  -- Tom
Reveal CommentTom Wadelin bt Pradyumna Jairam (Jul 14) 6-0, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Good match on a lovely morning at Kennington Park. After a fairly one sided first set that was closer than it seems on paper but hinged on the big points, the second set was a real grind between both of us. Had some amazing rallies and we both put each other under a lot of pressure on serve. Thanks a lot for the game (and interesting chat) Pradyumna and go well for the rest of the round. "  -- Tom
Reveal CommentPradyumna Jairam bt George Penman (Jul 13) 4-6, 6-0, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Great start to the match by George, with some great deep winners. Got my momentum back in the second set, and we exchanged breaks throughout the third set. Really good match! All the best for the rest of the tournament George!"  -- Pradyumna
Reveal CommentTom Wadelin bt Sam Anderson (Jul 13) 6-1, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Good match on a baking evening at Ruskin Park, lots of long rallies and deuces. Sam really digs in well and caused lots of problems on the key points - really impressive considering it was his first match for about a year. Go well for the rest of the league Sam!"  -- Tom
Reveal CommentGeorge Penman bt Chris Moore (Jul 9) 5-7, 6-3, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Well played Chris, best of luck in the rest of the round. "  -- George
Reveal CommentTom Wadelin bt George Penman (Jul 7) 6-0, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "A good match on a grey (very early) morning at Brockwell Park. The match was tighter than the scoreline suggests with plenty of good rallies. Hope your ankle is OK George and go well for the rest of your matches. "  -- Tom
Reveal CommentGeorge Penman bt Guy Peres (Jul 6) 6-0, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "A windy windy match, best of luck for the rest, Guy. "  -- George
Reveal CommentThomas Odulate bt Pradyumna Jairam (Jul 2) 7-6 (7-3), 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Beautiful morning on the park and a very enjoyable game. Close but just nipped it! Well played Pradyumna"  -- Thomas

Match of the Group:

Reveal CommentGeorge Penman bt Thomas Odulate (Jun 25) 6-4, 7-6 (7-5)

Player Comments:

  • "Really hardfought match with some brilliant shots and some even better misses at the net. Thomas is a great guy with classy technique - had his serve been firing I'm pretty sure it would be straight sets the other way. Best of luck for the rest and let's have a hit some time :) "  -- George

Group Summary:

Final Rankings:

  1. Ross Arthurs [W5] 12 includes 2 bonus points WINNER
  2. Sunkalp Sharma 10.2 [W1, L1, UF4] 6 RUNNER UP
  3. Jonas Hermans [W2, L1, UF1] 6 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Adam Hill [W2, L1, UF1] 5
  5. Andrew Dick [W1, L1, UF1] 4
  6. Benedict Lam 8.2 [W1, L2, UF2] 3
  7. Flora Murphy [W1, L6] 2
  8. Ollie Dalton [L1, UF1]

Match Results:

Reveal CommentAndrew Dick bt Flora Murphy (Aug 16) 6-3, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Good match - some exciting rallies. Well played!"  -- Flora
Reveal CommentRoss Arthurs bt Benedict Lam (Aug 14) 6-2, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "A really enjoyable Saturday morning of tennis in the sun. Lots of close games, particularly in the first set which could have gone either way. Thanks for a fun game Benedict! "  -- Ross
Flora Murphy bt Ollie Dalton (Aug 13) Walkover
Adam Hill bt Benedict Lam (Aug 12) 6-4, 6-4
Reveal CommentAdam Hill bt Flora Murphy (Aug 11) 6-4, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Great match ended in unfortunate fashion with two net cords! "  -- Adam
Adam Hill v Sunkalp Sharma (Aug 9) 6-7 (4-7), 7-5 TBC
Reveal CommentRoss Arthurs bt Sunkalp Sharma (Aug 5) 6-2, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Another game packed full of great rallies with Sunny. It was a wet evening for it though we managed to play through. Thanks Sunny & good luck for the rest of the league "  -- Ross
Reveal CommentSunkalp Sharma bt Flora Murphy (Aug 3) 6-1, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Great to play Flora in an enjoyable match, best of luck in the rest of the league!"  -- Sunkalp
Reveal CommentSunkalp Sharma v Benedict Lam (Aug 1) 3-6, 6-4, 4-4 TBC

Player Comments:

  • "Another highly competitive match with Benedict going into a final set with me to serve. "  -- Sunkalp
  • "Tried our best to finish given inclement weather and holiday but it wasn’t to be!" -- Sunkalp
Reveal CommentSunkalp Sharma v Ollie Dalton (Jul 27) 7-5 TBC

Player Comments:

  • "A first set with a lot of fun exchanges - looking forward to resuming. My serve to start the second set (I think?!)"  -- Sunkalp
Reveal CommentBenedict Lam bt Flora Murphy (Jul 24) 6-1, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Fortunately the thunderstorm never came so we were able to play. The score doesn't reflect some of the competitive long rallies and shot-making abilities from Flora. Good luck with the rest of the league."  -- Benedict
Reveal CommentSunkalp Sharma v Jonas Hermans (Jul 23) 7-6 (7-3), 4-2 TBC

Player Comments:

  • "A tough but enjoyable first set - looking forward to resuming the second when we get the chance. Jonas to serve (I believe!)"  -- Sunkalp
Reveal CommentAndrew Dick v Benedict Lam (Jul 14) 6-4, 5-4 TBC

Player Comments:

  • "Tough match with long rallies, we hoped to complete but I've just got over an injury I sustained in another match 3 weeks ago."  -- Andrew
Reveal CommentRoss Arthurs bt Flora Murphy (Jul 13) 6-1, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "A lovely eve for tennis! The match had lots of rallies that played out for that extra one or two unexpected shots and closely fought games that decided the course! Thanks for a fun game, Flora! "  -- Ross

Match of the Group:

Reveal CommentJonas Hermans bt Andrew Dick (Jul 11) 6-4, 4-6, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Good first set. We both broke each other serves a couple of times, so it could have gone either way. Looking forward to completing the match."  -- Jonas
Reveal CommentJonas Hermans bt Flora Murphy (Jul 9) 6-3, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Fantastic game with some very long rallies. Second set was very close with each of us having chances to win it. Great way to start the weekend, thanks for the match Flora!"  -- Jonas
Reveal CommentRoss Arthurs bt Adam Hill (Jul 5) 6-3, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "A good game to start off the week. Adam was firing some great serves throughout - I just managed to edge ahead in both sets! Thanks Adam & good luck for the rest of the league! "  -- Ross
Reveal CommentRoss Arthurs bt Jonas Hermans (Jul 4) 6-2, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Rain almost halted play, though just in time the sun came out and conditions were hot! With a host of long & hard fought rallies, a really enjoyable game to start off the league, thanks Jonas! "  -- Ross

Group Summary:

Final Rankings:

  1. Vasishta Dasari [W6] 14 includes 2 bonus points WINNER
  2. Oliver Husbands 8.2 [W5, L1] 12 includes 2 bonus points RUNNER UP
  3. Heather Cobb 10.2 [W3, L2] 8 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Joseph Olarewaju [W2, L3] 6 includes 2 bonus points
  5. Rob Collingbourne [W2, L4] 5
  6. David Nicholls [L5] 2
  7. Murali Satchithananda [L2]
  8. Nick Chapman 9.2 [L1] withdrawn

Match Results:

Reveal CommentJoseph Olarewaju bt Rob Collingbourne (Aug 16) 4-0, 4-2

Player Comments:

  • "A very enjoyable match with long rallies and many deuce games but I was soundly beaten by Joseph's powerful first serve and consistent baseline groundstrokes. Well played, Joseph."  -- Rob

Match of the Group:

Reveal CommentRob Collingbourne bt David Nicholls (Aug 8) 7-6 (7-5), 6-7 (3-7), 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "We started the match with a few heavy showers, had a rainbow in the middle and finished in sunshine. We managed two tie-breaks sets before we ran out of time (and energy) – a recovery ice bath now before the 3rd set in two days time. Thanks for braving the conditions, David" -- Rob
Vasishta Dasari bt Joseph Olarewaju (Aug 8) Walkover
Reveal CommentVasishta Dasari bt David Nicholls (Aug 3) 3-6, 6-1, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "David played some great tennis in the first set, including some very consistent serving. I had to work hard to turn it around. Really enjoyable game, played in great spirit. Thanks David and good luck with your other matches."  -- Vasishta
Reveal CommentRob Collingbourne bt Murali Satchithananda (Aug 3) 6-3, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "A very sporting match played in lovely conditions. It was much closer than the score suggests with some of the longest rallies I've played for a long while. Thanks for the game, Murali, and good luck with the rest of your matches. "  -- Rob
Reveal CommentHeather Cobb bt David Nicholls (Jul 27) 6-1, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "The weather held up and we got to play on a lovely sunny evening -- with too much sun on one side of court 4 @Kennington Park ! A good match all the same, thanks David."  -- Heather
Reveal CommentHeather Cobb bt Rob Collingbourne (Jul 24) 6-2, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "A muggy and damp morning at Kennington park.....which nonetheless made for an enjoyable match! Thanks Rob."  -- Heather
Reveal CommentVasishta Dasari bt Oliver Husbands (Jul 21) 6-2, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Great match against Oliver, he was definitely starting to pick out my weaknesses in the 2nd set which was pretty tight in the end! Well played Oliver. "  -- Vasishta
Reveal CommentVasishta Dasari bt Murali Satchithananda (Jul 18) 6-3, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Great game with lots of hard fought points. Not to mention the intense heat we were both battling! Well played Murali"  -- Vasishta
Reveal CommentOliver Husbands bt Joseph Olarewaju (Jul 18) 6-3, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Joseph has a nice serve when it goes in. Add power and we will all be in trouble."  -- Oliver
Reveal CommentOliver Husbands bt David Nicholls (Jul 16) 6-1, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "A lesson in humility! Well played Oliver!"  -- David
Joseph Olarewaju bt David Nicholls (Jul 15) 4-2, 5-3
Reveal CommentOliver Husbands bt Heather Cobb (Jul 14) 6-3, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "The score line doesn't reflect the amount of rallies in the match. Heather is a very stubborn player who defends very well. There were soo many deuce points. Only My serve have me a slight advantage. I can't remember a time when I had to do so much running. Well played Heather "  -- Oliver
Reveal CommentVasishta Dasari bt Rob Collingbourne (Jul 8) 4-0, 2-4, 4-2

Player Comments:

  • "Really enjoyable match with a few momentum swings along the way. Well played Rob and good luck with the rest of your matches."  -- Vasishta
Reveal CommentHeather Cobb bt Joseph Olarewaju (Jul 5) 6-3, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "A VERY soggy Monday evening, with our set played start to finish in the rain....look forward to continuing the match"  -- Heather
Reveal CommentOliver Husbands bt Rob Collingbourne (Jul 5) 6-3, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "After two rain-offs we finally got to play with a ridiculously early start. I managed to win a few games in the first set before Oliver hit his stride and he ran away with the second set. All played with good humour so a good start to the day. Good luck with the rest of your games, Oliver. "  -- Rob
Oliver Husbands bt Nick Chapman (Jul 1) 6-1, 6-2
Reveal CommentVasishta Dasari bt Heather Cobb (Jun 30) 6-4, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Great first match! Heather almost ran away with it in the first, somehow managed to pull it back but some great rallies along the way and quite a few hard fought games going to deuce. Good luck with the rest of the league Heather. "  -- Vasishta

Group Summary:

Final Rankings:

  1. David Thomas [W2, L2, UF1] 8 includes 2 bonus points WINNER
  2. Michael Chin 8.2 [W3, UF1] 7 RUNNER UP
  3. Mark Fleming 9.1 [W2, L2] 7 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Marco Bolgeri 9.1 [L3] 3 includes 2 bonus points
  5. Ato Andoh [W1] 2
  6. Mike Begent 8.2 [W1, L1] 2
  7. Manuel Sanchez [L1]
  8. Jan Komarek

Match Results:

Michael Chin v David Thomas (Aug 4) 7-6 (7-5), 4-6 TBC
Reveal CommentMichael Chin bt Manuel Sanchez (Aug 1) 6-1, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Fun match despite difficult conditions, thanks Manu"  -- Michael
Reveal CommentMike Begent bt Mark Fleming (Jul 28) 6-1, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "It started drizzling, we kept playing. It started raining, we kept playing. The rain got heavy, we kept playing. Thunder and lightning, kept playing. The rain stopped, sun came out, we finished playing, soaked to the bone! Despite the conditions this was a fun match as always with Mark"  -- Mike

Match of the Group:

Reveal CommentMichael Chin bt Mark Fleming (Jul 17) 5-7, 6-4, 7-6 (7-5)

Player Comments:

  • "Tough match against Mark as usual. Thanks a lot for the fun match."  -- Michael
Ato Andoh bt David Thomas (Jul 16) 6-0, 7-5
Reveal CommentMark Fleming bt Marco Bolgeri (Jul 15) 6-3, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Great to see Marco again - close match with deuces galore, and I happened to come out on top. Splendid game. Here's to the next match!"  -- Mark
Reveal CommentDavid Thomas bt Marco Bolgeri (Jul 13) 6-2, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for match Marco. We had some really fun rallies mixed in there:) "  -- David
Reveal CommentMichael Chin bt Marco Bolgeri (Jul 11) 6-4, 3-6, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Great match, thanks Marco!"  -- Michael
Reveal CommentDavid Thomas bt Mike Begent (Jul 7) 6-3, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "A windy day that definitely shortened the rallies, a tricky match on top of that hill. Thanks for the game Mike!"  -- David
Reveal CommentMark Fleming bt David Thomas (Jul 2) 5-7, 7-6 (7-5), 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Lovely sunny day & a long match. I think I was lucky here:- David is a very good player Thanks for the match"  -- Mark

Group Summary:

Final Rankings:

  1. Enrico Ricciardi [W4] 10 includes 2 bonus points WINNER
  2. Matthew Steans [W1, L4] 6 includes 2 bonus points RUNNER UP
  3. Javier Pordomingo [W2] 4
  4. Mark Creedon 9.2 [W1, L3] 4
  5. Joseph Henry 8.2 [W1, L1] 2
  6. Richard Alexander [W1, L2] 2
  7. Christiaan Lette withdrawn
  8. John Macdonald 9.2 withdrawn

Match Results:

Javier Pordomingo bt Matthew Steans (Aug 17) Walkover

Match of the Group:

Javier Pordomingo bt Mark Creedon (Aug 13) 4-6, 6-2, 7-5
Matthew Steans bt Mark Creedon (Aug 12) 4-2, 1-4, [10-3]
Reveal CommentEnrico Ricciardi bt Richard Alexander (Jul 25) 6-0, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "I say it and I mean it that the match was far more competitive than the score suggests. We also had a nice social chat between games, swapped some tips on how to play better and managed to finish just before storm hit London for the rest of the afternoon"  -- Enrico
Reveal CommentEnrico Ricciardi bt Joseph Henry (Jul 21) 4-1, 4-1

Player Comments:

  • "A heel injury affecting Joseph made it very difficult for him to play at his best. We will do a re-match soon"  -- Enrico
Reveal CommentRichard Alexander bt Matthew Steans (Jul 13) 6-1, 1-6 Matthew Steans Retired

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the match and no worries we didnt finish - another one in dry conditions some time! "  -- Richard
Reveal CommentMark Creedon bt Richard Alexander (Jul 13) 6-3, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Really enjoyable match. We both improved as the match went on and was played in a great spirit which made it fun - and we swapped tips on how we can improve our games, which is always needed and appreciated! "  -- Mark
Enrico Ricciardi bt Mark Creedon (Jul 6) 6-1, 6-0
Reveal CommentJoseph Henry bt Matthew Steans (Jul 4) 6-3, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Enjoyable match with Matthew. Plenty of winners from both less percentage tennis. At least in the first set"  -- Joseph
Reveal CommentEnrico Ricciardi bt Matthew Steans (Jul 3) 6-2, 4-6, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Matthew is a good player, I could see his tennis skills were rusty as this was his first match after recovering from a knee injury. Great company as well, I really loved the chat between games. It started raining, the court wasn't slippery per se but I am sure he played more conservatively fearing a fall and another injury. I look forward to a re-match in a dry condition"  -- Enrico

Group Summary:

This was a close group with 4 players winning 2 matches each and Alex and Dom both notching up 7 points, so it all came down to their head to head which Alex won in a match tiebreak... well played!

Final Rankings:

  1. Alex Valerio [W2, L2] 7 includes 2 bonus points WINNER
  2. Dom Ladden [W2, L1] 7 includes 2 bonus points RUNNER UP
  3. George Beck 9.1 [W2] 4
  4. Charles Holroyd 10.2 [W2] 4
  5. Suzanne Bend 8.2 [W1, L1] 2
  6. Emma James [L4] 1
  7. Matthew Stow [L1]
  8. Natasha White
  9. Paolo Ruiu

Match Results:

Match of the Group:

Reveal CommentCharles Holroyd bt Emma James (Aug 18) 6-4, 5-7, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "A marathon match which took 3 attempts to finish. Very close and very good fun. "  -- Charles
Reveal CommentCharles Holroyd bt Alex Valerio (Aug 15) 6-4, 4-6, [10-3]

Player Comments:

  • "A great match, very close and with lots of deuces. Only managed 2 sets in 1hr 45 mins, so had to play a tie break for the last set."  -- Charles
George Beck bt Emma James (Jul 22) 7-5, 6-2
Reveal CommentDom Ladden bt Emma James (Jul 21) 6-1, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Flattering score line, good game"  -- Dom
Reveal CommentDom Ladden bt Suzanne Bend (Jul 17) 6-4, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Flattering score, toe to toe in brutal sun"  -- Dom
Reveal CommentAlex Valerio bt Dom Ladden (Jul 13) 4-1, 0-4, [10-6]

Player Comments:

  • "Great game with Dom, especially as he had played a session beforehand! Look forward to the rematch."  -- Alex
Reveal CommentAlex Valerio bt Emma James (Jul 11) 6-0, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "I had a great match with Emma, her cross court forehand is formidable and she has some really great pace and power. Just need to work on the service game!"  -- Alex
Reveal CommentSuzanne Bend bt Alex Valerio (Jul 3) 6-3, 7-6 (7-0)

Player Comments:

  • "Another fun match against Alex with lots of long points and games."  -- Suzanne
George Beck bt Matthew Stow (Jun 25) 6-1, 6-2

Group Summary:

Final Rankings:

  1. Moses Kabba 9.2 [W3, L2, UF1] 9 includes 2 bonus points WINNER
  2. Brian Logan [W3] 6 RUNNER UP
  3. Elinor Wakefield 8.2 [W3, L1] 6
  4. Luca Pezzoni [W2, L1] 6 includes 2 bonus points
  5. Shane Walters [W1, L1] 2
  6. Thomas James [UF1] 1
  7. Constance Des Marais [L3]
  8. Chris Storey-Smith [L2]
  9. Georgina Yorke [L2]

Match Results:

Elinor Wakefield bt Constance Des Marais (Aug 14) 4-2, 4-0
Brian Logan bt Moses Kabba (Aug 13) 6-1, 6-3
Shane Walters bt Constance Des Marais (Aug 1) 4-2, 4-0
Reveal CommentElinor Wakefield bt Chris Storey-Smith (Aug 1) 6-2, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Great match, with very tight last few games."  -- Elinor
Brian Logan bt Georgina Yorke (Jul 22) 6-1, 6-0
Reveal CommentMoses Kabba bt Constance Des Marais (Jul 20) 6-1, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Connie ran everything down and was extremely competitive. "  -- Moses
Elinor Wakefield bt Luca Pezzoni (Jul 16) 6-4, 6-3
Reveal CommentMoses Kabba bt Elinor Wakefield (Jul 14) 6-4, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "“What a beautiful sun” - Exclaimed Elinor as she was about to hit a serve down the line. Great moment "  -- Moses
Luca Pezzoni bt Moses Kabba (Jul 12) 6-4, 6-3
Brian Logan bt Shane Walters (Jul 9) 6-1, 6-1
Luca Pezzoni bt Georgina Yorke (Jul 5) 6-3, 6-2

Match of the Group:

Reveal CommentThomas James v Moses Kabba (Jul 3) 2-6, 7-6 (7-2), 1-3 TBC

Player Comments:

  • "Moses’ serve. Deuce. "  -- Thomas
Reveal CommentMoses Kabba bt Chris Storey-Smith (Jun 26) 6-4, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Good to play in another location and Chris had an orange adidas top which made him play even better. Play of the match - great return deep to the base line off my hard serve to the forehand side. I stretched to return on the left side only to be foiled by a drop shot. "  -- Moses

Group Summary:

Another close title race with Natasha just pipping Griff to the post thanks to winning their head to head... well played!

Final Rankings:

  1. Natasha Fowlie 10.2 [W4] 8 WINNER
  2. Griff Jones [W4, L1] 8 RUNNER UP
  3. Zo Ahmed [W2, L2] 5
  4. Susannah Ward [W1] 2
  5. Rob Wood 10.2 [W1, L1] 2
  6. James Cochrane [W1, L1] 2
  7. Nick Cantwell [W1, L4] 2
  8. Florine Van de Werff [L3]
  9. Paul Burkinshaw [L2]

Match Results:

Natasha Fowlie bt Zo Ahmed (Aug 17) 6-1, 6-2
Zo Ahmed bt Nick Cantwell (Aug 16) 7-5, 6-4
Griff Jones bt Florine Van de Werff (Aug 5) 6-0, 6-0
Nick Cantwell bt Florine Van de Werff (Aug 4) 6-2, 6-0
Reveal CommentNatasha Fowlie bt Griff Jones (Jul 30) 6-3, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Great game. Strong wind and dodgy balls added an unpredictable element, could have gone either way…"  -- Natasha
Griff Jones bt Nick Cantwell (Jul 27) 6-1, 6-0
Reveal CommentGriff Jones bt James Cochrane (Jul 26) 7-5, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Great game"  -- Griff
James Cochrane bt Zo Ahmed (Jul 26) 6-0, 2-6, 6-3
Zo Ahmed bt Florine Van de Werff (Jul 24) 6-4, 6-0
Susannah Ward bt Nick Cantwell (Jul 13) 6-4, 6-4
Natasha Fowlie bt Nick Cantwell (Jul 12) 6-3, 7-5
Natasha Fowlie bt Rob Wood (Jul 9) 6-3, 6-4

Match of the Group:

Reveal CommentRob Wood bt Paul Burkinshaw (Jul 5) 6-1, 7-6 (7-1)

Player Comments:

  • "A really enjoyable match with lots of rallies."  -- Rob
Griff Jones bt Paul Burkinshaw (Jun 28) 6-2, 6-2