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Collapse AllKingston Parks Singles - Round 13 | Thursday 4 November 2021 to Wednesday 29 December 2021 (Midpoint: Wednesday 1 December 2021)

You’ve made it through a chilly Round – nice work! It’s always great to see matches played all year round and we hope you had fun meeting new people and improving your tennis skills. As the New Year approaches, it might be time to start thinking about those resolutions and maybe Local Tennis Leagues can help. The dates for your 2022 Rounds are online now, so be sure to secure your place.

Group Summary:

Final Rankings:

  1. Sam Hillier [W5] 10 WINNER
  2. Rahil Sorathia [W4, L1] 10 includes 2 bonus points RUNNER UP
  3. Charlie Tait [W4, L3] 8
  4. Leila Panesar Morris 8.2 [W2, L3] 7 includes 2 bonus points
  5. Piers Lee [W2, L5] 7 includes 2 bonus points
  6. Guy Crozier-Vernon [W3] 6
  7. Jenny Barker [W1, L5] 3
  8. Philip Niland [L4] 3

Match Results:

Charlie Tait bt Jenny Barker (Dec 28) 6-3, 6-0
Charlie Tait bt Philip Niland (Dec 27) 6-4, 6-1
Sam Hillier bt Charlie Tait (Dec 22) 6-3, 7-5
Sam Hillier bt Piers Lee (Dec 21) 6-1, 6-1
Sam Hillier bt Philip Niland (Dec 21) 6-7 (5-7), 6-2, 6-3
Reveal CommentGuy Crozier-Vernon bt Rahil Sorathia (Dec 21) 6-0, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Great to meet you Rahil. The score does not reflect your quality - good, solid player and we had some great rallies. Looking forward to playing in the new year"  -- Guy
Charlie Tait bt Leila Panesar Morris (Dec 20) 6-4, 6-0
Reveal CommentGuy Crozier-Vernon bt Piers Lee (Dec 19) 6-4, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the match Piers. Some great points and close games. Have a good Xmas. "  -- Guy
Sam Hillier bt Jenny Barker (Dec 12) 3-6, 6-3, [10-8]
Charlie Tait bt Piers Lee (Dec 12) 6-1, 6-1
Reveal CommentGuy Crozier-Vernon bt Charlie Tait (Dec 7) 6-2, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Great match with Charlie. He hit some brilliant down the line winners in the second set. Thanks for the game mate. "  -- Guy
Rahil Sorathia bt Jenny Barker (Dec 6) 6-4, 6-2
Reveal CommentLeila Panesar Morris bt Piers Lee (Dec 3) 3-6, 6-3, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "This was a good fight and close match, thank you Piers"  -- Leila
Reveal CommentJenny Barker bt Philip Niland (Dec 2) 7-5, 4-6, 7-6 (7-5)

Player Comments:

  • "Such a friendly but well fought match on both sides. Great rallies and both of us played well despite having to finish at a later date. Really enjoyable and I feel lucky to have got the win!" -- Jenny

Match of the Group:

Sam Hillier bt Leila Panesar Morris (Nov 28) 6-1, 6-7 (2-7), 7-6 (7-2)
Piers Lee bt Philip Niland (Nov 21) 4-6, 7-5, 6-2
Reveal CommentLeila Panesar Morris bt Jenny Barker (Nov 20) 7-5, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Great close match, thank you Jenny"  -- Leila
Piers Lee bt Jenny Barker (Nov 14) 6-0, 6-1
Rahil Sorathia bt Charlie Tait (Nov 12) 6-1, 7-5
Rahil Sorathia bt Piers Lee (Nov 11) 6-3, 6-0
Rahil Sorathia bt Leila Panesar Morris (Nov 6) 6-1, 6-1

Group Summary:

Final Rankings:

  1. Martyn Booth [W6] 12 WINNER
  2. Neil Aitken [W3, L3] 10 includes 2 bonus points RUNNER UP
  3. Nick Vidts [W4, L3] 9
  4. Rian Torres [W3, L3] 7
  5. Chris Hayes [W3, L2] 6
  6. Brian Phillips [W2, L1] 4
  7. Colin Banks [W1, L4] 4
  8. Grant Tillyer [L6] 2 includes 2 bonus points
  9. Sebastian Hardman

Match Results:

Reveal CommentMartyn Booth bt Chris Hayes (Dec 21) 6-3, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Really long and good quality game. Thanks Chris!"  -- Martyn
Reveal CommentNick Vidts bt Rian Torres (Dec 18) 7-5, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Not best timing for Rian because of plenty of tennis in previous days, but still pleasant game and close first set! Thanks for coming out Rian and hope to play again"  -- Nick
Reveal CommentRian Torres bt Chris Hayes (Dec 17) 6-3, 7-6 (7-4)

Player Comments:

  • "2 sets in 2 hours. What an epic match! You are so consistent, You upped your game in the second set to go 5-2 up. So I had to raise my game to get the second set. We'll sleep well tonight though! Thanks. Rian"  -- Rian
Reveal CommentChris Hayes bt Nick Vidts (Dec 16) 7-6 (7-2), 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Great game thanks Nick! - epic first set and more evenly matched than the second set score suggests. "  -- Chris
Reveal CommentRian Torres bt Colin Banks (Dec 16) 7-6 (7-4), 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "True to our initial word, we both targeted each other's backhands, until I started going for your forehand. Really tight enjoyable game. Thanks!"  -- Rian
Reveal CommentMartyn Booth bt Rian Torres (Dec 15) 6-4, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Utterly shattered after this match, Rian had me running all over the court for the entire match,!"  -- Martyn
Reveal CommentRian Torres bt Grant Tillyer (Dec 14) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Interesting game, Grant. Thanks"  -- Rian
Reveal CommentMartyn Booth bt Nick Vidts (Dec 13) 6-2, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "A good game which the score poorly reflected. Thanks Nick!"  -- Martyn
Reveal CommentBrian Phillips bt Nick Vidts (Dec 10) 7-5, 5-7, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Really enjoyable game played over 3 days due to weather, and always in difficult conditions. Every game very tight."  -- Brian
Reveal CommentNick Vidts bt Grant Tillyer (Dec 9) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "We finally found a day without rain to play our match. Big score difference, but Grant had a couple good chances to get on the scoreboard beginning of the match. Thanks for the game Grant!"  -- Nick
Reveal CommentMartyn Booth bt Brian Phillips (Dec 3) 6-2, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Great game, thanks!"  -- Martyn
Reveal CommentChris Hayes bt Colin Banks (Dec 3) 1-6, 7-6 (7-5), [10-4]

Player Comments:

  • "Epic game thanks Colin! Crazy score. A lot of closely fought rallies and some tense moments in the tie breaks!"  -- Chris
Reveal CommentNick Vidts bt Colin Banks (Dec 2) 3-6, 6-2, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Colin and I have played multiple times and it is always close. The court was a bit slippery at times, but weather was great for a tight and entertaining match. Good fun!"  -- Nick
Martyn Booth bt Grant Tillyer (Nov 30) 6-1, 6-0
Reveal CommentChris Hayes bt Neil Aitken (Nov 27) 6-2, 7-6 (7-4)

Player Comments:

  • "Great game, thanks Nick"  -- Chris
Reveal CommentNick Vidts bt Neil Aitken (Nov 24) 6-3, 5-7, [10-8]

Player Comments:

  • "Fantastic game thanks Nick. I’m sure we’ll play again! I keep losing 8-10 in tie breaks :-( lol"  -- Neil

Match of the Group:

Reveal CommentMartyn Booth bt Neil Aitken (Nov 23) 6-7 (5-7), 6-4, [10-8]

Player Comments:

  • "A really tough match. Neither of us could hold serve until the 11th game, then the 12th game held too for a tie break. Neil stayed in front throughout. The second set, one hold was the difference. In the super breaker, Martyn ran to a 5-1 lead before being pegged back. Neil's double-fault, unfortunately, finished the match."  -- Martyn
Reveal CommentNeil Aitken bt Rian Torres (Nov 19) 4-6, 6-4, [10-8]

Player Comments:

  • "3-0 down in first set… thought I was going home very quickly!! Great game. Thanks Rian. Hopefully play again"  -- Neil
Reveal CommentBrian Phillips bt Grant Tillyer (Nov 15) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Good to get out for a game. Grant admirably played on despite a shoulder injury. "  -- Brian
Reveal CommentNeil Aitken bt Colin Banks (Nov 12) 7-5, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Roller coaster game. Great match and looking fwd to playing again. Hopefully less slippery next time too. Good luck in your other games Colin!"  -- Neil
Reveal CommentColin Banks bt Grant Tillyer (Nov 9) 6-0, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the match. Nice to meet you Grant."  -- Colin
Reveal CommentNeil Aitken bt Grant Tillyer (Nov 7) 6-0, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Lovely morning and really nice game. Some great challenges at the net. Good luck in your next games Grant"  -- Neil

Results

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

Scoring Information:

You earn one point for every set you win. Players who complete three or more matches by the mid-point of the Round receive 2 bonus points and a bonus prize. Bonus prizes must be claimed within 28 days using the link emailed to the player.

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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