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  • Players are organised into groups of up to 8 people of a similar standard
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  • It is a mixed sex, singles league, so men and women play each other
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  • For everybody!
  • 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
  • Players are placed in groups according to past performance in the league and, for new players, their Player Standard Questionnaire
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  • 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 certificate and tennis prizes
  • Where possible, winners of groups are promoted to the group above for the next round.

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Collapse AllLee Valley Singles - Round 11 | Thursday 16 February 2017 to Wednesday 12 April 2017 (Midpoint: Wednesday 15 March 2017)

Another superb round in Lee Valley with nearly 80% of matches played and many of these hard fought encounters. Thanks for all of your continued efforts in making this league such a success, and we hope to see you back next time for much more tennis in the summer months.

Group Summary:

Having come fourth place in the previous round, Phil took it up a gear in this round, usurping previous winner Zafar to take the Group 1 crown! Plenty of tight 3 setters across the board too, with third place David in particular finding himself battling it out in a number of them. Well played all!

Final Rankings:

  1. Phil Zana 8.2 [W5, L1] 12 includes 2 bonus points WINNER
  2. Zafar Iqbal 7.2 [W4, L1] 9 RUNNER UP
  3. David Jahoda 8.2 [W2, L1, UF1] 5
  4. Ivan Georgiev 8.1 [L4, UF1] 4 includes 2 bonus points
  5. Datteri Andrea [W1, L1] 2
  6. Jason Stokes 10.1 [L2, UF2] 2
  7. Anthony Aikulola [L2] withdrawn

Match Results:

Zafar Iqbal bt Jason Stokes (Apr 7) 6-1, 6-4
Phil Zana bt Jason Stokes (Apr 1) 6-2, 6-3
Reveal CommentJason Stokes v Ivan Georgiev (Mar 29) 6-3, 1-6, 3-3 TBC

Player Comments:

  • "A good match and some very long rallies on a windy day at Lee Valley. Play was halted at 3-3 in the third set. "  -- Jason
David Jahoda v Jason Stokes (Mar 26) 6-2, 4-6, 4-5 TBC

Match of the Group:

Reveal CommentDavid Jahoda bt Zafar Iqbal (Mar 25) 5-7, 6-3, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Great match against Zafar, two hours not enough to decide it (third set 2:3 40:40). Zafar started well in the first set, I improved in the second, and the third set was in the balance when we ran out of time. Looking forward to finishing the match, it was fun! "  -- David
  • "We finished the match under the lights at Lee Valley. Was down 3-5 and thought it was over, but went for my shots and got lucky. Once again, fantastic match with Zafar!" -- David
Phil Zana bt Anthony Aikulola (Mar 25) 6-1, 6-2
Reveal CommentZafar Iqbal bt Ivan Georgiev (Mar 19) 6-0, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Played on a very windy Sunday morning. Ivan found the wind difficult to adjust to making a lot of errors which helped me to take the first set in record quick time! But as always Ivan came back fighting in the 2nd set, with more longer rallies and less unforced errors. I managed to hold off Ivans challenge taking the set 7-5. Nice to win a slightly easier match compared to our previous two encounters. Thanks Ivan. "  -- Zafar
Reveal CommentZafar Iqbal bt Phil Zana (Mar 12) 5-7, 6-4, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Another great game of tennis with Phil. Same scenario as last time with Phil taking the first set and and at 4-4 in the 2nd i had to dig deep to take it 6-4. There were some memorable rallies in between points with every onch of court being covered. I think i must have driven phil mad with my drop shots followed up with a lob which were very successful for me. The efforts of the first two sets had taken a lot of steam out of phil which showed in the decider. Phil as always very gracious in defeat. Thanks phil."  -- Zafar
Reveal CommentZafar Iqbal bt Anthony Aikulola (Mar 2) 6-4, 7-6 (7-5)

Player Comments:

  • "Anthony had the better start in both sets going up 4-1 and 5-2 respectively. But i hung in there and slowly clawed my way back in both sets taki g them 6-4, 7-5. Also Anthony was hampered by a previous ankle injury which didnt help his cause. It was still a good competitive match with some great rallies. Thanks Anthony. "  -- Zafar
Phil Zana v David Jahoda (Feb 26) 6-3, 3-0 TBC
Phil Zana bt Datteri Andrea (Feb 25) 6-1, 6-4
Phil Zana bt Ivan Georgiev (Feb 24) 7-6 (7-4), 7-5
Datteri Andrea bt Ivan Georgiev (Feb 20) 6-2, 6-2
David Jahoda bt Ivan Georgiev (Feb 19) 4-6, 6-2, 6-2

Group Summary:

Superb commitment from this group. Almost every player managed to play all available matches, as well as earning their bonus points too - with plenty of match commentaries too! Big round of applause for Bertie, who fought off some tough competition to take the win, just beating Patrick to the finish line by one point.

Final Rankings:

  1. Bertie Stephens 8.2 [W4, L1, UF1] 11 includes 2 bonus points WINNER
  2. Patrick Killing 9.1 [W4, L1] 10 includes 2 bonus points RUNNER UP
  3. Allan Kent-Lemon [W5, L1] 10
  4. Marco Magazzu 9.1 [W3, L2] 9 includes 2 bonus points
  5. Abisola Shoyemi 9.1 [W2, L4] 6 includes 2 bonus points
  6. Stefano Franzoso 10.1 [W1, L4, UF1] 4
  7. Giuseppe Passino [L6] 4 includes 2 bonus points
  8. Giacomo Costa

Match Results:

Reveal CommentAllan Kent-Lemon bt Stefano Franzoso (Apr 11) 7-5, 7-6 (7-0)

Player Comments:

  • "My longest match so far! Two hours for two sets.. Had there been a third set we might have been there till morning! A great all-round battle from beginning to end with no two points the same. Drop shots and passing winners at both ends. Really fun few sets."  -- Allan
Reveal CommentAllan Kent-Lemon bt Bertie Stephens (Apr 5) 7-6 (7-4), 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Am epic of a first set with some good running at both ends. Neither of us shy of a drop shot.. Then 4-4 in the tie break. Nail biting stuff."  -- Allan
Reveal CommentAllan Kent-Lemon bt Marco Magazzu (Apr 3) 6-3, 3-6, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Great match! Some really long rallies, lots of running.. Looking forward to playing again."  -- Allan
Reveal CommentAllan Kent-Lemon bt Abisola Shoyemi (Apr 1) 6-3, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "We were all square at 3-3 in the first and had some fantastic long rallies. Then at 0-5 down in the second Abi staged a great comeback! I managed to crawl over the line in the end though. Absolutely knackered."  -- Allan
Reveal CommentMarco Magazzu bt Stefano Franzoso (Mar 25) 6-1, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "The score doesn't reflect the number of points played! Very nice rallies with volleys, drop shots and ground strokes. Very hard fought. Stefano saved 4 match points before I was eventually able to seal the match. I had great fun. Thanks!"  -- Marco
Reveal CommentPatrick Killing bt Stefano Franzoso (Mar 19) 6-2, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Great match with lots of deuces and long rallies, was a pleasure"  -- Patrick
Allan Kent-Lemon bt Giuseppe Passino (Mar 19) 2-6, 6-1, 6-1

Match of the Group:

Reveal CommentAbisola Shoyemi bt Stefano Franzoso (Mar 18) 6-4, 2-6, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "What an EPIC match!!! I kept my cool in the first set and broke Stefano when he was serving to stay in the set and I won it 6-4! He won the second set comfortably...he was just hitting amazing winners and I had no answer. Then the 3rd set...i raced to a 4-1 lead and Stefano won 3 games in a row to level at 4-4 I was serving for the set at 5-4 and he broke again to level 5-5...I had to dig deep and eventually won the set 7-5. Thanks for a great match Stefano !"  -- Abisola
Reveal CommentMarco Magazzu bt Abisola Shoyemi (Mar 13) 6-4, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "A great match with insane rallies and crazy shots! Abi levelled to 4 all in the first set but I managed to hold nerves and close the first set. Second set seemed one way ticket to 3rd set for abi as I fell 3-0 before then switching and winning 6 games in a row. I really enjoyed this match!thank you Abi"  -- Marco
Reveal CommentMarco Magazzu bt Giuseppe Passino (Mar 12) 6-3, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Amazing match with an incredible come back from Giuseppe in the nail-biting second set. He saved more than 12 match point to eventually fall in the very long and tight 12th game of the second. set. I had a lot of fun. Thanks Giuseppe"  -- Marco
Reveal CommentBertie Stephens v Stefano Franzoso (Mar 11) 5-7, 6-1, 5-4 TBC

Player Comments:

  • "A great match so far, but sadly ending on a break of serve at 5-4 to make way for a kids tennis lesson, (like all Wimbledon finals have been known to be interrupted in the past). Almost every game went to deuce and many breaks of service; with the players needing to return to finish the match, there's no guarantee it will be over in one game. "  -- Bertie
Reveal CommentBertie Stephens bt Patrick Killing (Mar 11) 6-1, 7-6 (7-5)

Player Comments:

  • "Crazy game. The first set score is one sided but the match (and that set) certainly wasn't. In the second set, Killing raced to a 5-1 lead before somehow Stephens managed to edge back to 5-5. Killing broke for 6-5, with Stephens breaking back to take it to a tie-break. Stephens then led 5-1 in the tie break, before Killing levelled it at 5-5. Two lucky points later and the whirlwind match was over. Great fun, if not a bit fortunate for Stephens! "  -- Bertie
Reveal CommentAbisola Shoyemi bt Giuseppe Passino (Mar 11) 7-5, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Tough first set....I came back from 5-2 and eventually won it 7-5! I wasn't prepared for another long set so I stepped it up determined to win in two sets. Thanks for a great match Giuseppe," Abisola
Bertie Stephens bt Abisola Shoyemi (Mar 8) 6-4, 6-1
Reveal CommentStefano Franzoso bt Giuseppe Passino (Mar 5) 6-2, 5-7, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Crazy weather this Sunday but we were unbelievably lucky to be able to play and finish the match in OK conditions. We had also a rain break. The match was very tight and well fought. it could have gone either way. Great time with Beppe as always :-). Stef"  -- Stefano
Reveal CommentPatrick Killing bt Abisola Shoyemi (Mar 4) 6-3, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Another great match against Abi. The score line really doesn't reflect the match as basically every game went to deuce. Game two alone included 12(!) deuces and others got close to that figure. I simply got lucky to win more of those games in the end. Always a pleasure and good fun to play Abi though!"  -- Patrick
Reveal CommentPatrick Killing bt Allan Kent-Lemon (Mar 2) 7-6 (7-2), 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Good match with a very tight first set and plenty deuces as well as terrible serving from both of us ;)"  -- Patrick
Reveal CommentPatrick Killing bt Giuseppe Passino (Feb 26) 6-2, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "We played in the windiest conditions I ever played in but still managed to get in some nice points and winners in. Would have been very different in normal conditions but I'm lucky the weather seemed to be in my favour. Was good fun!"  -- Patrick
Reveal CommentBertie Stephens bt Marco Magazzu (Feb 26) 7-6 (7-2), 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Wonderful match, if not a little slippery. Both players loosing their feet at times, but still managing to have some awesome rallies. Stephens came back from 4-0 down in the first, with Magazzu fighting hard all the way through. An excellent, even match. Really enjoyed!"  -- Bertie
Reveal CommentBertie Stephens bt Giuseppe Passino (Feb 18) 7-5, 7-6 (7-2)

Player Comments:

  • "Nice match, very equilibrated and entertaining. I had a great time. "  -- Giuseppe

Group Summary:

Raul makes a splash in Group 3, playing and winning all 7 of his matches to take the prize...impressive stuff! It was no walk in the park however, with Jim coming particularly close to putting a halt to this winning streak. Well played too to runner up Claudio, who won 4 matches out of 6, and also to Liam, Yeser and Vasco who all managed to get in their bonus points.

Final Rankings:

  1. Raul Spilca [W7] 14 WINNER
  2. Claudio Lisi 10.2 [W4, L2] 11 includes 2 bonus points RUNNER UP
  3. Liam Keelan 10.1 [W3, L2] 9 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Joe Littlewood 10.1 [W4, L1] 8
  5. Yeser Gonzalez 9.1 [W2, L4] 8 includes 2 bonus points
  6. Jim Ward 9.2 [W1, L2] 3
  7. Vasco Silva [L6] 2 includes 2 bonus points
  8. David Harrison [L4] 1

Match Results:

Raul Spilca bt Claudio Lisi (Apr 8) 5-7, 6-0, 6-1
Reveal CommentRaul Spilca bt Joe Littlewood (Apr 3) 7-5, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "As anticipated, this was a great battle in (once again) tough conditions. Both of us took a while to settle, breaking each other a few times in an extremely tight first set. Second set is not at all representative of the gap between us, the confidence of winning the first set pulled me through in the end, while at the same time having a reverse effect on Joe. Thanks for a great match! "  -- Raul
Reveal CommentRaul Spilca bt David Harrison (Mar 30) 6-1, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "A very nice game, some really good points, particularly in the second set! Nice hit after the match with some bonus free coaching ! Thanks David "  -- Raul
Reveal CommentJoe Littlewood bt Yeser Gonzalez (Mar 26) 6-0, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Another windy day at LV, but a really good match that was in no way reflected in the score. Pretty much every game went to deuce, and we had some really good rallies! Thanks Yeser, and best of luck for the rest."  -- Joe
Reveal CommentRaul Spilca bt Vasco Silva (Mar 26) 6-3, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Yet another windy day (spot the theme here) but luckily we were able to complete the match. Match was way tougher than the score suggests, especially in the first set. Great hit after as well, thanks Vasco. Raul "  -- Raul
Reveal CommentYeser Gonzalez bt David Harrison (Mar 20) 6-3, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Yet another windy day in LV. Always fun playing David, though both our games were affected by the weather conditions. Thanks for the game."  -- Yeser
Reveal CommentJoe Littlewood bt Vasco Silva (Mar 19) 6-3, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Really windy conditions at LV meant this game never really hit its stride, but good to be playing nonetheless. Thanks for the match Vasco."  -- Joe
Joe Littlewood bt Jim Ward (Mar 17) 6-0, 6-1
Reveal CommentClaudio Lisi bt David Harrison (Mar 16) 4-6, 6-4, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the match!"  -- Claudio
Reveal CommentRaul Spilca bt Yeser Gonzalez (Mar 12) 6-2, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "A very enjoyable match, waaaaay tighter than the scoreline suggests! "  -- Raul
Reveal CommentJoe Littlewood bt Claudio Lisi (Mar 12) 6-1, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Miraculously windless conditions at LV helped make for a really good match. The first set score was an unfair reflection of a much closer contest, which got better and better as it went on, with some particularly good rallies and tense moments in the last 4 games of the second set. Thanks Claudio!"  -- Joe
Reveal CommentLiam Keelan bt Vasco Silva (Mar 11) 6-3, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Some long games and nice rallies but managed to get the win"  -- Liam

Match of the Group:

Reveal CommentClaudio Lisi bt Yeser Gonzalez (Mar 11) 6-2, 2-6, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Finally the weather has turned!! Nicely balanced match. A few too many unforced errors on both sides. Good fun though!"  -- Claudio
Reveal CommentRaul Spilca bt Jim Ward (Mar 11) 3-6, 6-3, [10-8]

Player Comments:

  • "Great game, a real slogfest in the heat of the spring sun! "  -- Raul
Raul Spilca bt Liam Keelan (Mar 9) 6-4, 7-5
Reveal CommentLiam Keelan bt Yeser Gonzalez (Mar 6) 6-0, 2-6, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Strange game, didn't give Yeser a look in first set, keeping the unforced errors down, before Yeser came storming back in the second hitting some great winners taking the set comfortably. But at 1-1 in the 3rd managed to get ahead to take the final set."  -- Liam
Reveal CommentClaudio Lisi bt Liam Keelan (Mar 4) 6-3, 5-7, [10-5]

Player Comments:

  • "Nice match - could have gone either way. "  -- Claudio
Reveal CommentYeser Gonzalez bt Vasco Silva (Mar 4) 7-6 (11-9), 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Crazy windy day in Lee Valley today which made play really hard. I got early advantage to 5-2 but Vasco came back to 5-5 and forced the tie break. After saving 3 set points I was lucky to clinch the set. Good luck for the rest of the league Vasco, thanks."  -- Yeser
Reveal CommentLiam Keelan bt David Harrison (Mar 1) 6-1, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Enjoyable game, quite a few errors on both sides but managed to get the win - Cheers David!"  -- Liam
Reveal CommentClaudio Lisi bt Vasco Silva (Feb 25) 6-1, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Very windy today. Let's hope for better weather next time."  -- Claudio
Jim Ward bt Vasco Silva (Feb 19) 6-0, 6-1

Group Summary:

Phil was keen to make an impression on his debut in the Lee Valley league sweeping past his opponents to record 5 straight victories. Miles played the most matches and he reaped the rewards of this good organisation combined with solid tennis as his 4 wins and bonus points put him level at the top with Phil. However, Phil proved too strong in their head to head and takes the crown this time.

Final Rankings:

  1. Phil Down [W5] 10 WINNER
  2. Miles Thomas 8.2 [W4, L2] 10 includes 2 bonus points
  3. Hitesh Tuteja 9.1 [W3, L2] 8 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Nick Mayes 10.1 [W3, L1] 8 includes 2 bonus points RUNNER UP
  5. Konstantinos Chrysikos [W1, L3] 3
  6. Vadim Belotcaci 9.2 [L5] 2 includes 2 bonus points
  7. Stephen Jones 9.1 [L3]

Match Results:

Reveal CommentPhil Down bt Stephen Jones (Apr 11) 6-2, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Enjoyable and hard fought match. "  -- Phil
Miles Thomas bt Konstantinos Chrysikos (Apr 9) Walkover
Reveal CommentPhil Down bt Konstantinos Chrysikos (Apr 8) 6-2, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Beautiful sunny day, good match, rather loud with hockey tournament going on but very enjoyable."  -- Phil
Reveal CommentMiles Thomas bt Stephen Jones (Apr 8) 6-4, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Always a pleasure to play stephen"  -- Miles
Reveal CommentPhil Down bt Vadim Belotcaci (Apr 4) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Enjoyable match with a blistery wind making it more interesting."  -- Phil
Reveal CommentPhil Down bt Miles Thomas (Apr 2) 6-1, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Really enjoyable match some good rallies. Miles played well and match was closer than score shows. "  -- Phil
Reveal CommentNick Mayes bt Vadim Belotcaci (Mar 17) 6-1, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Both players again having a lot of trouble with the wind, so to speak. Vadim staged a mini-comeback in the second, but Mayes prevailed in two."  -- Nick
Reveal CommentMiles Thomas bt Vadim Belotcaci (Mar 12) 6-2, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Vadim played some good points and the score flatters me a bit. "  -- Miles
Reveal CommentHitesh Tuteja bt Stephen Jones (Mar 12) 6-2, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Good match! Stephen was playing after a long break and committed quite a few unforced errors. His serve from the ad side though is a big weapon Stephen has. On any other day the scores might have been quite different. "  -- Hitesh
Konstantinos Chrysikos bt Vadim Belotcaci (Mar 9) 6-2, 6-3
Reveal CommentHitesh Tuteja bt Vadim Belotcaci (Mar 5) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "A much needed win after 2 consecutive losses. Clearly, Vadim was a little rusty this morning and I was in the zone. "  -- Hitesh
Reveal CommentPhil Down bt Hitesh Tuteja (Mar 3) 6-2, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Good match, better than the score shows. Really enjoyed it."  -- Phil
Reveal CommentNick Mayes bt Miles Thomas (Mar 3) 6-2, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "The plucky Glaswegian continued his strategy of rope-a-dope tennis, boring his opponent into making a mistake through defensive shots and long, slow rallies. Local lad Miles perked up in the second and had four set points, but Mayes stultified his way back to a two-set victory."  -- Nick
Reveal CommentMiles Thomas bt Hitesh Tuteja (Feb 26) 6-3, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Really enjoyable match. Hitesh was unlucky on some key points. "  -- Miles

Match of the Group:

Reveal CommentNick Mayes bt Konstantinos Chrysikos (Feb 24) 2-6, 6-3, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "We drank delight of battle with our peers, far on the ringing plains of windy Lee Valley (court 5)."  -- Nick
Hitesh Tuteja bt Nick Mayes (Feb 19) 6-1, 6-1

Group Summary:

Mathieu was once again involved in a 3 set thriller, with Peter his opponent this time round. He emerged victorious and this only helped to build his momentum as he finished unbeaten with 5 wins from 5. Well played to Jeffrey too who comes home in second just ahead of David. A shout out to Tamzin who was the only player to get all of her matches in - great work!

Final Rankings:

  1. Mathieu Neale [W5] 12 includes 2 bonus points WINNER
  2. Jeffrey Wan 10.1 [W3, L2, UF1] 8 RUNNER UP
  3. David Wake 9.1 [W3, UF1] 7
  4. Arthur Leymonie [W3, L2] 7
  5. Tamzin Amin 9.2 [W2, L4] 6 includes 2 bonus points
  6. Peter Hadjidakis 10.2 [L3] 4 includes 2 bonus points
  7. Martha Read [L5] 2 includes 2 bonus points

Match Results:

Reveal CommentDavid Wake bt Tamzin Amin (Apr 4) 7-5, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "The fact this game took well over 3 hours to play 2 sets says it all about how close it was. Tamzin deserved to win the second set and I managed to defend a few set points with some desperate defending. "  -- David
Reveal CommentMathieu Neale bt Arthur Leymonie (Apr 2) 6-2, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Fun game. Arthur hit pretty much all the winners and I retrieved. Some great points in there all the same."  -- Mathieu
Reveal CommentJeffrey Wan bt Tamzin Amin (Mar 28) 7-5, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Had to play in some strong wind. Overall, a nice match. Tamzin had some great backhands."  -- Jeffrey
Jeffrey Wan bt Martha Read (Mar 27) 6-0, 6-1
Reveal CommentArthur Leymonie bt Tamzin Amin (Mar 25) 6-3, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "A bit windy but it was a great game! Never easy as Tamzin gave me a hard time whenever I was playing by the net - some amazing lobs!"  -- Arthur
Reveal CommentArthur Leymonie bt Jeffrey Wan (Mar 23) 6-4, 3-6, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Great game and good rallies despite some strong winds at times"  -- Arthur
Jeffrey Wan v David Wake (Mar 22) 6-1, 2-6, 1-0 TBC
David Wake bt Martha Read (Mar 19) 6-0, 6-1
Reveal CommentDavid Wake bt Arthur Leymonie (Mar 19) 5-7, 6-3, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Despite the swirling wind this was a great match. Arthur is technically a good player and very sporting which led to the match being very enjoyable. Look forward to playing again."  -- David
Reveal CommentJeffrey Wan bt Peter Hadjidakis (Mar 15) 6-2, 3-6, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Great sets, had to face some strong top spins from Peter. Thanks for the match."  -- Jeffrey
Mathieu Neale bt Tamzin Amin (Mar 14) 6-0, 6-2

Match of the Group:

Reveal CommentMathieu Neale bt Peter Hadjidakis (Mar 9) 6-4, 6-7 (6-8), 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "ran out of time. "  -- Mathieu
Reveal CommentMathieu Neale bt Jeffrey Wan (Mar 8) 7-5, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Very close game that could have gone either way. Too many deuces, and not enough service holds! thanks Jeff."  -- Mathieu
Tamzin Amin bt Martha Read (Mar 7) 6-1, 6-1
Mathieu Neale bt Martha Read (Feb 28) 6-0, 6-0
Tamzin Amin bt Peter Hadjidakis (Feb 20) 6-2, 6-1
Reveal CommentArthur Leymonie bt Martha Read (Feb 19) 6-1, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Early Sunday morning match after 15 minutes of warm up. It was a first time for north Martha and myself - we had not yet played in a local tennis league! Martha did not make it easy for me and the score does not reflect the long rallies Martha and I got to play, especially in the beginning of the second set where it was harder and harder for me to win my serve. If you play Martha and decide to rush to the net be aware that she has amazing lobbing skills! Thanks Martha for the game"  -- Arthur

Group Summary:

Andrew, Nicola and Ben were all vying for the top spot on the podium as they finished on 8 points each. Andrew had set the pace throughout the round with a 4 match winning streak which included wins over Nicola and Ben, and this sees him take the gold. Nicola sneaked through her very close contest with Ben to take the silver. Well played all!

Final Rankings:

  1. Andrew Harding 10.2 [W4] 8 WINNER
  2. Nicola Zanon 10.1 [W3, L1] 8 includes 2 bonus points RUNNER UP
  3. Ben Cooper 10.2 [W3, L2] 8 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Lida Panagiotopoulou [W1, L3, UF1] 5 includes 2 bonus points
  5. Sam Schwab [L3, UF1] 2
  6. Max O'Donoghue [L2]

Match Results:

Andrew Harding bt Ben Cooper (Apr 11) 6-0, 6-4
Lida Panagiotopoulou v Sam Schwab (Apr 8) 2-6, 7-5 TBC

Match of the Group:

Andrew Harding bt Sam Schwab (Apr 3) 4-6, 6-4, 6-3
Reveal CommentAndrew Harding bt Nicola Zanon (Mar 25) 6-3, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Hope i got the score right "  -- Andrew
Reveal CommentAndrew Harding bt Lida Panagiotopoulou (Mar 21) 6-3, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Great game and person! "  -- Andrew
Reveal CommentLida Panagiotopoulou bt Max O'Donoghue (Mar 11) 6-0, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "A fun match on a lovely day."  -- Lida
Reveal CommentBen Cooper bt Sam Schwab (Mar 8) 6-1, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Really good game in lovely conditions and much closer than scoreline suggests"  -- Ben
Nicola Zanon bt Ben Cooper (Mar 7) 7-6 (7-4), 6-4
Nicola Zanon bt Lida Panagiotopoulou (Mar 5) 7-5, 6-4
Nicola Zanon bt Sam Schwab (Feb 26) 6-4, 6-4
Reveal CommentBen Cooper bt Max O'Donoghue (Feb 26) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "A fun game on a windy day at Lee Valley "  -- Ben
Reveal CommentBen Cooper bt Lida Panagiotopoulou (Feb 19) 7-5, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "A good and evenly matched game on a cold day at Lee Valley. "  -- Ben

Group Summary:

Great commitment here with all available matches played and everyone earning their bonus points - round of applause to you all. Minh records a full house of wins to put space between himself and the chasing pack at the top of the table. Matthew and Mayang were also on fine form to notch up the victories and tie on 10 points in the race for second place. There was little to choose between Matthew and Mayang in their head to head either, with Matthew just edging through 7-6 6-4 to finish as runner up.

Final Rankings:

  1. Minh Nguyen 10.2 [W5] 12 includes 2 bonus points WINNER
  2. Matthew Connaughton [W4, L1] 10 includes 2 bonus points RUNNER UP
  3. Mayang Parahita [W4, L2] 10 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Josh Cook 10.2 [W2, L3] 6 includes 2 bonus points
  5. Antonis Yfantis [W1, L4] 5 includes 2 bonus points
  6. Kallah Harpreet 10.2 [L5] 2 includes 2 bonus points
  7. Brigitte Boylan [L1] withdrawn

Match Results:

Mayang Parahita bt Josh Cook (Apr 13) 6-3, 6-1
Minh Nguyen bt Mayang Parahita (Apr 2) 6-1, 6-3
Josh Cook bt Antonis Yfantis (Mar 28) 6-2, 6-2
Minh Nguyen bt Matthew Connaughton (Mar 25) 6-2, 6-4
Matthew Connaughton bt Kallah Harpreet (Mar 24) Walkover
Antonis Yfantis bt Kallah Harpreet (Mar 19) 6-0, 6-2
Matthew Connaughton bt Mayang Parahita (Mar 14) 7-6 (7-2), 6-4
Matthew Connaughton bt Antonis Yfantis (Mar 13) 6-3, 7-6 (7-4)
Minh Nguyen bt Kallah Harpreet (Mar 12) 6-2, 6-1
Mayang Parahita bt Antonis Yfantis (Mar 12) 6-2, 3-6, 6-0
Minh Nguyen bt Antonis Yfantis (Mar 11) 6-2, 6-1

Match of the Group:

Reveal CommentMatthew Connaughton bt Josh Cook (Mar 5) 7-6 (7-5), 7-6 (8-6)

Player Comments:

  • "Really close game in very average weather! Thanks Josh."  -- Matthew
Mayang Parahita bt Brigitte Boylan (Feb 26) 6-1, 5-0 Brigitte Boylan Retired
Josh Cook bt Kallah Harpreet (Feb 26) 6-2, 6-4
Reveal CommentMinh Nguyen bt Josh Cook (Feb 25) 6-2, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Good rallies and points throughout the match. Unfortunately the weather was less nice with strong wind causing some hilarious points. "  -- Minh
Mayang Parahita bt Kallah Harpreet (Feb 18) 6-2, 6-0

Group Summary:

This group seemed to have the additional opponent of the wind to deal with in many matches - hats off to you all for soldiering on through. Ben's powerful performance earns him 6 wins and he's adds bonus points to his tally to become the clear new champion. On paper there was nothing to separate Simon and Anna following behind with both finishing on 12 points with the same win/loss record, but we did have a head to head between the two and Simon eked out the victory to take second.

Final Rankings:

  1. Ben Powell 10.2 [W6] 14 includes 2 bonus points WINNER
  2. Simon Ellis 10.2 [W5, L2] 12 includes 2 bonus points RUNNER UP
  3. Anna Tuckett 10.1 [W5, L2] 12 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Kurt Williams 9.2 [W4, L3] 9
  5. Trevor Davies 9.2 [W2, L4] 7 includes 2 bonus points
  6. Amar Thanki 10.2 [W2, L4, UF1] 7 includes 2 bonus points
  7. Chi Ukachuku 10.2 [L3, UF1] 1
  8. Jenny Greenfield [L6]

Match Results:

Reveal CommentKurt Williams bt Chi Ukachuku (Apr 12) 6-2, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Great to play Chi finally on the last day of the league. Weather held its own and the wind stayed away. We had some really great rallies that kept us both running. Chi had 2 really beautiful smash points. Well done. Best of luck Chi"  -- Kurt
Reveal CommentSimon Ellis bt Chi Ukachuku (Apr 11) 6-2, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Nice to play under the lights and we had some fun rallies. The match was tight at the start and Chi held a number of break points thanks to some big hitting. I just tried to keep moving my feet and run everything down and luckily I played better as the match went on. Thanks for the match, Chi! "  -- Simon
Reveal CommentAnna Tuckett bt Chi Ukachuku (Apr 8) 6-4, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the match Chi. We had some great rallies, especially in the first set. And it was a pleasure playing in such gorgeous weather."  -- Anna
Reveal CommentAmar Thanki bt Jenny Greenfield (Apr 3) 6-2, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for a good match Jenny! Games were a lot closer than scores suggest. Got a bit windy at times which made for a few interesting points, hope to play again soon, thanks! "  -- Amar
Reveal CommentBen Powell bt Kurt Williams (Apr 3) 6-3, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Kurt and I and a fantastic match in near-perfect weather. It was an incredibly tight match which probably could have gone to 3 sets given all the epic deuce battles we had! Thanks Kurt, looking forward to playing again."  -- Ben
Reveal CommentSimon Ellis bt Anna Tuckett (Apr 2) 6-4, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "We had perfect weather and were able to play some really good tennis in the sun. The match was close throughout and we both moved well, so there were some long rallies. Anna started strongly and held a 4-2 lead in the first set before I battled back. The second set then had a lot of deuce games but I managed to eek out the victory. Thanks for a great game, Anna!"  -- Simon
Reveal CommentAnna Tuckett bt Jenny Greenfield (Mar 28) 7-5, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for a great match Jenny. We had some long and very close rallies and it was a pleasure to play in the sunshine. Hope to play again soon."  -- Anna
Reveal CommentKurt Williams bt Jenny Greenfield (Mar 26) 6-1, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Beautiful sunny day. Slightly windy but less than of late. There were many deuce games and lovely rallies. Jenny was a pure joy to play and I'm sure we will play again. Could have easily gone to a third set but the wind was on my side today. Best of luck Jenny"  -- Kurt
Reveal CommentBen Powell bt Jenny Greenfield (Mar 23) 6-0, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Great match with Jenny. First set didn't tell a true story of how close it was, we had many long deuce games! Second set was much closer but I just managed to edge it. Thanks again!"  -- Ben
Reveal CommentAmar Thanki bt Kurt Williams (Mar 21) 6-4, 1-6, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for a great match Kurt! Shame about the wind, couldn't play our proper game. Some good rallies and long games made for an exciting 3 sets. Hope to play you again soon! "  -- Amar
Chi Ukachuku v Amar Thanki (Mar 19) 2-6, 7-6 (7-4) TBC
Reveal CommentSimon Ellis bt Jenny Greenfield (Mar 19) 6-0, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "An enjoyable match and we had some fun rallies despite the swirling wind. Jenny made me run all over the court for the win and consistency won the day in the end. Looking forward to playing again soon."  -- Simon

Match of the Group:

Reveal CommentKurt Williams bt Trevor Davies (Mar 19) 6-4, 6-7 (5-7), 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Very windy conditions. Ridiculous at times. Shame neither one of us were able to play the tennis we wanted to. Trevor an absolute gentleman and a pleasure of a match."  -- Kurt
Reveal CommentBen Powell bt Simon Ellis (Mar 16) 6-3, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Good match with some long competitive rallies which I just edged in the end. Thanks Simon!"  -- Ben
Reveal CommentAnna Tuckett bt Amar Thanki (Mar 13) 6-4, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for a fun match Amar. We had some great rallies and you were tough to beat (especially with that down the middle serve). Hope to play again soon. "  -- Anna
Reveal CommentTrevor Davies bt Amar Thanki (Mar 12) 6-4, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Fun match, damp at times but just managed to miss the heavier rain (and having been rained off last week, we were keen to play the match)."  -- Trevor
Reveal CommentBen Powell bt Anna Tuckett (Mar 12) 6-2, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Weather held off just long enough to finish our match, some great and long rallies made for a really close game which could have gone either way. Thanks Anna!"  -- Ben
Reveal CommentTrevor Davies bt Jenny Greenfield (Mar 11) 6-0, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Beautiful sunny day at Lee Valley. The games were much closer than the score line suggests. "  -- Trevor
Reveal CommentSimon Ellis bt Trevor Davies (Mar 4) 6-1, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "A competitive match and we both played some good tennis despite the wind. Trevor had a number of game points but I managed to win the big points when it mattered. Thanks for a enjoyable match, Trevor!"  -- Simon
Reveal CommentAnna Tuckett bt Kurt Williams (Mar 1) 6-2, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for a great match Kurt. We had some really good rallies, especially the last game of the final set, which was definitely one of the longest I have ever played!"  -- Anna
Reveal CommentAnna Tuckett bt Trevor Davies (Feb 26) 6-1, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for a fun match Trevor. It was a tough one for both of us with the very high winds at Lea Valley. Hopefully they'll put some bubbles up soon!"  -- Anna
Reveal CommentBen Powell bt Amar Thanki (Feb 26) 6-1, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Great match, second set was very tight, we had an epic deuce battle towards the end of the game which ultimately decided it. Nice one Amar!"  -- Ben
Reveal CommentSimon Ellis bt Amar Thanki (Feb 25) 6-1, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "A really tough day to play tennis, with the wind playing havoc with our serves and ground strokes. I played safe and consistent tennis in the first set, whereas the second swung back and forth before I closed it out. Thanks, Amar - looking forward to playing again in better conditions!"  -- Simon
Reveal CommentKurt Williams bt Simon Ellis (Feb 19) 7-5, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Great weather for a match. We had some great rallies and Simon kept me running. Great to have the weather back on our side! Kurt "  -- Kurt
Reveal CommentBen Powell bt Trevor Davies (Feb 19) 6-1, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Great match with Trevor, first set flew by but second he came fighting back with a close finish. Thanks for the game Trevor!"  -- Ben

Group Summary:

Ade's A* display of tennis saw him finish the round with maximum points and more importantly a title to add to his name. Jim also had a great round winning 5 matches out of 6 to comfortably take the runner up position. Thanks for your efforts in getting every match played - you all deserve a pat on the back!

Final Rankings:

  1. Ade Afolabi 9.2 [W6] 14 includes 2 bonus points WINNER
  2. Jim Minto 10.1 [W5, L1] 12 includes 2 bonus points RUNNER UP
  3. Andreas Iliopoulos [W4, L2] 8
  4. David Swan 10.1 [W3, L3] 7
  5. Kate Youde 10.2 [W2, L4] 5
  6. Maria Trofimova 10.1 [W1, L5] 2
  7. Margarita Perez Herra [L6]

Match Results:

Reveal CommentJim Minto bt Kate Youde (Apr 10) 6-4, 7-6 (7-3)

Player Comments:

  • "Really enjoyable game - I was fortunate to win, getting a few net cords along the way. Kate is a really good opponent and hope we play again some time. Thank you."  -- Jim
Ade Afolabi bt David Swan (Apr 9) 7-6 (8-6), 6-4
Reveal CommentDavid Swan bt Kate Youde (Apr 8) 6-1, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Fun game against Kate. Very good in the rallies, just let down by the serve so couldn't maintain pressure on my service games"  -- David
Andreas Iliopoulos bt Maria Trofimova (Apr 8) 7-6, 7-6 (7-5)
Maria Trofimova bt Margarita Perez Herra (Apr 7) 6-1, 6-1
Ade Afolabi bt Kate Youde (Apr 7) 6-1, 7-5
Andreas Iliopoulos bt Kate Youde (Apr 7) 6-4, 2-6, 6-3
Reveal CommentJim Minto bt Margarita Perez Herra (Apr 6) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the game Margarita. Many of the games were close, and I got some breaks. Thanks for playing."  -- Jim
Kate Youde bt Margarita Perez Herra (Apr 3) 6-1, 6-0
Reveal CommentAde Afolabi bt Maria Trofimova (Apr 2) 6-1, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Very enjoyable match. Maria pushed me hard in the second set. Looking forward to our next meet."  -- Ade

Match of the Group:

Andreas Iliopoulos bt David Swan (Mar 25) 6-4, 2-6, 7-5
Reveal CommentJim Minto bt Maria Trofimova (Mar 25) 6-2, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Much closer than the score suggests - the wind was a bit tricky but we had an enjoyable match with many even games. Thanks Maria and good luck!"  -- Jim
Reveal CommentDavid Swan bt Maria Trofimova (Mar 18) 6-0, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Have played Maria a few times now, and can say that she's way better than this scoreline. Didn't play her best, plus an awkward crosswind making things difficult"  -- David
Andreas Iliopoulos bt Margarita Perez Herra (Mar 15) Walkover
Reveal CommentAde Afolabi bt Jim Minto (Mar 14) 6-2, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Very enjoyable match with Jim, quite a few long rallies that seemed to always end in Jim's favour. I'm happy to have won in the end. Looking forward to our next meet."  -- Ade
Ade Afolabi bt Margarita Perez Herra (Mar 14) 6-0, 6-0
Ade Afolabi bt Andreas Iliopoulos (Mar 11) 6-3, 6-3
Reveal CommentJim Minto bt David Swan (Mar 11) 6-1, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for another good match David. Second set much more indicative of how close it was! good luck for the rest of the games."  -- Jim
Kate Youde bt Maria Trofimova (Mar 4) 6-4, 6-0
Reveal CommentJim Minto bt Andreas Iliopoulos (Mar 4) 6-3, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for an enjoyable match Andreas - many of the games were close, and we were both a bit rusty! Well played anyway and good luck for your next games."  -- Jim
David Swan bt Margarita Perez Herra (Feb 26) 6-1, 6-0

Results

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