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This is how it works:

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

The league is:

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

Key points

  • Matches are best of three sets; if a set reaches 6 games all it is decided by a tiebreak
  • The evening before the round starts you will receive an email with all the contact details of the players in your group. Contact details are also posted to your Account Page
  • Players are placed in groups according to past performance in the league and, for new players, their Player Standard Questionnaire
  • Each player attempts to play each of the other player on their group once during the round
  • A point is awarded for each set won
  • If you complete three matches before the midpoint of a round you receive 2 bonus points and a bonus prize (either a pair of Local Tennis Leagues dampeners, or a tube of tennis balls)
  • The winner of the group is the player with the most points at the end of the round
  • The winner of the group wins a voucher for £20 to be spent in the Local Tennis League online shop. A winner's certificate is also available on the winner's Account Page as a PDF file.
  • Where possible, winners of groups are promoted to the group above for the next round.

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New players will need to complete the player questionnaire before they can join a round. Once you’ve signed up, and for returning players you can join any of the upcoming rounds above.

For everything you need to know before you get started see the FAQs and review the Rules and Regulations, which all players agree to adhere to when playing in the leagues.

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Wythenshawe Park

Wythenshawe Road, Manchester, Lancashire, M23 0AB Tel: full venue details »

Manchester Tennis & Football Centre

Sportcity, Rowsley Street, Manchester, Lancashire, M11 3FF Tel: 0161 220 3800 full venue details »

Alexandra Park

Demesne Road, Moss Side, Manchester, Lancashire, M16 7JL Tel: full venue details »

Chorlton Park

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Longford Park

Edge Lane, Stretford, Manchester, M21 9TA Tel: full venue details »

Ladybarn Park

Burnage Lane, Withington, Manchester, Lancashire, M20 4XA Tel: full venue details »

Fallowfield Bowling and Lawn Tennis Club

81 Wellington Road,, (Opposite Withington Girls School), Fallowfield,, Manchester, M14 6BN Tel: 0161 224 4617 full venue details »

St Mary's Park

St Mary's Road, Prestwich, M25 1GG Tel: full venue details »

Bolton Arena

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Fletcher Moss Park

Wilmslow Road, Didsbury, Manchester, Lancashire, M20 2SW Tel: full venue details »

Other Venues

Blackley Recreation Ground

Cooper Lane, Blackley, Manchester, Lancashire, M9 0SA Tel: full venue details »

Boggart Hole Clough

Charlestown Road, Blackley, Manchester, Lancashire, M9 7DH Tel: full venue details »

Cheetham Park

Elizabeth Street, Manchester, Lancashire, M8 8BQ Tel: full venue details »

Cringle Park

Crossley Road, Levenshulme, Manchester, Lancashire, M19 2QP Tel: full venue details »

Crumpsall Park

Ash Tree Road, Crumpsal, Manchester, Lancashire, M8 5RX Tel: full venue details »

Debdale Park

1075 Hyde Roa, Gorton, Manchester, Lancashire, M18 7LJ Tel: full venue details »

Gartside Gardens

Kincardine Road, Manchester, Lancashire, M13 9WN Tel: full venue details »

Kirkup Gardens

Cotefield Road, Woodhouse Park, Manchester, Lancashire, M22 1UY Tel: full venue details »

Merseybank Playing Fields

Merseybank Avenue, Manchester, Lancashire, M20 2ZH Tel: full venue details »

Openshaw Park

Parkhouse Street, Openshaw, Manchester, Lancashire, M11 2FT Tel: full venue details »

"​I have now completed all of my matches in the Manchester Parks local tennis league and it has been a very enjoyable undertaking. I've met many friendly faces who've all shared the same passion for the sport and it was a great opportunity to expand my tennis network of friends,"

J Cullen

"I'm really enjoying the spirit and ethos of this League. It's not about winning and scoring brownie points but meeting new friends who share the same passion for the Sport of Champions. It's the spirit of the game that shines through. Thank you both for organising a really engaging event for anyone who wants to get fit and enjoy the benefits tennis has to offer," 

Stephen Reynolds

"Just wanted to say a quick thank you for making this happen! We're now entering our second round and although it can sometimes prove difficult to orchestrate 4 people (instead of just 2) the tennis has been great fun. Thanks again,"

Tom Brown

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Collapse AllManchester Parks Singles - Round 25 | Thursday 17 December 2020 to Wednesday 6 January 2021 (Midpoint: Wednesday 13 January 2021)

Current Rankings:

  1. Andy Horton [W1] 2
  2. Brian Taylor [W1] 2
  3. Rob Jozefowski [W1] 2
  4. James Mercer [L2]
  5. Thomas Store [L1]
  6. Andrew Lee 7.2
  7. Josemaria Handoyo
  8. Michael Best

Match Results:

Reveal CommentAndy Horton bt James Mercer (Jan 2) 6-1, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "We got surprisingly lucky re the conditions - the courts seemed frozen, but it actually gave us a good amount of grip (much better than if they were wet) and so we could play a normal match. Thanks very much for the game, James - was a lot of fun, and I look forward to our next match!"  -- Andy
Reveal CommentBrian Taylor bt Thomas Store (Dec 21) 6-0, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "A very soggy day (and court) however was an enjoyable and competitive game, was also good to play a couple of bonus sets"  -- Brian
Reveal CommentRob Jozefowski bt James Mercer (Dec 20) 6-2, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Managed to get the game in in-between the downpours. Court actually played well with only a couple of slips. Was a close game overall but I managed to keep closing out the games. Always good to play James."  -- Rob

Current Rankings:

  1. Michael Cocker [W2] 4
  2. Paul Cohen 8.1 [L1]
  3. Rob Slade 6.2 [L1]
  4. Chris Eastwood
  5. Edgar Stravinskas withdrawn
  6. Faiz Almansour
  7. Robert Topping

Match Results:

Michael Cocker bt Rob Slade (Jan 4) 6-2, 6-4
Reveal CommentMichael Cocker bt Paul Cohen (Dec 24) 6-3, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Cheers for the match today. Lots of great points and long rallies. Shall have to play each other again soon. All the best for the rest of your matches. "  -- Michael

Current Rankings:

  1. Daniel Baragan [W1] 2
  2. Yusuf Yaqub 9.2 [L1, UF1] 2
  3. Richard Lucas 8.1 [UF1] 1
  4. Jack Brough
  5. Paul Stalker
  6. Peter Barton
  7. Rufus Curnow

Match Results:

Reveal CommentDaniel Baragan bt Yusuf Yaqub (Dec 30) 6-3, 1-6, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Excellent match as usual. "  -- Daniel
Yusuf Yaqub v Richard Lucas (Dec 21) 6-2, 3-6, 2-4 TBC

Current Rankings:

  1. Bev Harley 9.2
  2. Christopher Gawthrope
  3. Hugo Mould
  4. Jessica Wynne
  5. Joe ODonnell
  6. Mark Bate
  7. Steve Hurdsfield 10.2 withdrawn

Current Rankings:

  1. Rafael De Amorim [W4, L1] 10 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Cameron Fawcett [W3] 8 includes 2 bonus points
  3. David Agnew [W2, L3] 7 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Joe Marwood [W2] 4
  5. Ilias Loumitis [L3, UF1] 4 includes 2 bonus points
  6. Stephen Warne [L2, UF1] 2
  7. Mark Dryden 10.2 [L2]

Match Results:

Reveal CommentCameron Fawcett bt David Agnew (Jan 4) 6-4, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Enjoyable game! "  -- Cameron
Reveal CommentRafael De Amorim bt Stephen Warne (Jan 3) 6-1, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Good game "  -- Rafael
  • "Conditions held up well. Much closer second set with some good rallies but Rafa a deserved winner, nice to meet and play you." -- Stephen
Reveal CommentStephen Warne v Ilias Loumitis (Jan 1) 6-0, 5-7 TBC

Player Comments:

  • "Good match this. Despite the 6-0 first set score it was a lot closer than that. I was in a good spot in the second set but Ilias flicked a switch and went on an amazing run of games with some unbelievable winners. Great rallies throughout, and whilst I’m very frustrated not to have closed it out before it got dark, I look forward to finishing the game soon against a nice guy. "  -- Stephen
Reveal CommentRafael De Amorim bt Mark Dryden (Dec 30) 6-4, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Good game. "  -- Rafael
Reveal CommentRafael De Amorim bt David Agnew (Dec 27) 4-6, 6-3, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Good game "  -- Rafael
Reveal CommentDavid Agnew bt Ilias Loumitis (Dec 26) 6-4, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Tricky conditions with strong wind and slippy courts. Great games - all close. Good to meet you Iliad "  -- David
Joe Marwood bt Ilias Loumitis (Dec 23) 6-3, 3-6, 6-0
Reveal CommentJoe Marwood bt David Agnew (Dec 23) 6-3, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Some great winning shots from Joe meant any mistakes were costly and I made a fair few. Well played Joe - good luck. "  -- David
Reveal CommentRafael De Amorim bt Ilias Loumitis (Dec 23) 6-1, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Very good game. "  -- Rafael
Cameron Fawcett bt Mark Dryden (Dec 22) 6-3, 6-0
Cameron Fawcett bt Rafael De Amorim (Dec 21) 6-2, 6-3
Reveal CommentDavid Agnew bt Stephen Warne (Dec 19) 6-1, 2-6, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Pleased to take Dave to 3 sets as he was probably the best player in the last group and usually beats me in 2! Some good shots from both. Dave started well as usual. But I found a purple patch in the middle to take the second set. Was up in the final set but Dave found another gear to take 6 games in a row to blitz the last! Well played mate. Always good fun against you. "  -- Stephen

Current Rankings:

  1. Masroor Ahmad [W4] 10 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Tom Long [W2, L1] 6 includes 2 bonus points
  3. Chibuike Iruloh [W1, L2] 5 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Hussayn Salem [W1, L3] 5 includes 2 bonus points
  5. Nigel Jepson [W1, L2] 4 includes 2 bonus points
  6. Natasha Bennell [L1]
  7. Brian Austin
  8. James Bennett

Match Results:

Chibuike Iruloh bt Hussayn Salem (Jan 4) 1-6, 6-1, 6-2
Hussayn Salem bt Natasha Bennell (Jan 3) 6-0, 6-0
Reveal CommentMasroor Ahmad bt Tom Long (Jan 3) 6-3, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Close games and good long rallies. Score does not reflect how close games were. Well played Tom but it was not your day."  -- Masroor
Reveal CommentMasroor Ahmad bt Nigel Jepson (Jan 1) 6-3, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Thank you for the game Nigel. Great rallies and tough first set. Good luck for the rest of your games."  -- Masroor
Reveal CommentNigel Jepson bt Chibuike Iruloh (Dec 27) 2-6, 6-2, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Nigel played really well on a tricky damp Astro surface. Beautiful forehand!"  -- Chibuike
Masroor Ahmad bt Hussayn Salem (Dec 24) 6-2, 6-1
Reveal CommentTom Long bt Nigel Jepson (Dec 23) 6-3, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Really good, competitive match with a lot of great rallies, had to dig deep for every point. Conditions were tough, soggy court and a bit windy. I probably had a slight advantage being a bit more used to the soggy astro. Well played Nigel, best of luck with the rest of your matches!"  -- Tom
Reveal CommentMasroor Ahmad bt Chibuike Iruloh (Dec 22) 6-2, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Great play by Mas. Very interesting match on a slightly damp court. All the best for the rest of your matches."  -- Chibuike
Reveal CommentTom Long bt Hussayn Salem (Dec 22) 6-0, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Well played Hussayn. Score doesn't tell the full story as there were some long rallies and a lot of close games. Good luck with the rest of your games Hussayn! "  -- Tom

Current Rankings:

  1. Warren Kwan [W3] 8 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Conor McGurran 10.2 [W2, L1] 6 includes 2 bonus points
  3. Matthew Hargraves [W2] 4
  4. Pawel Bugajski [W1, L3] 4 includes 2 bonus points
  5. Sohan Rabheru [W1] 2
  6. Emmanouil Filippou [L2] 1
  7. Martyn Shaw 10.2 [L2]
  8. AnneMarie Connolly [L1]

Match Results:

Reveal CommentSohan Rabheru bt Pawel Bugajski (Jan 2) 6-1, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Managed to finish just before next snowfall. Nice playing with you, Sohan. Good luck with the other games! "  -- Pawel
Reveal CommentConor McGurran bt AnneMarie Connolly (Jan 2) 6-0, 7-6 (7-2)

Player Comments:

  • "Great to get this match played in difficult conditions at the second attempt. Not either of our best tennis due to the slippy court but we did our best! Good luck for the rest of your matches."  -- Conor
Reveal CommentMatthew Hargraves bt Pawel Bugajski (Dec 29) 6-2, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Good match thanks Pawel. Great job clearing the court of snow!"  -- Matthew
Reveal CommentWarren Kwan bt Martyn Shaw (Dec 28) 6-0, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Well played Martyn! Good luck with the rest of your matches "  -- Warren
Reveal CommentMatthew Hargraves bt Emmanouil Filippou (Dec 27) 6-0, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "I enjoyed the match, a fun tennis day with a strong player! The courts were in excellent condition, and the weather was perfect (except for some medium wind at times)"  -- Emmanouil
Reveal CommentConor McGurran bt Martyn Shaw (Dec 22) 6-2, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the match. Some good rallies"  -- Conor
Reveal CommentWarren Kwan bt Pawel Bugajski (Dec 20) 6-1, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Very well played Pawel! It was nice playing with you, Good luck with the rest of your matches."  -- Warren
  • "Great game Warren, you were much better! Good luck with other games!" -- Pawel
Reveal CommentWarren Kwan bt Conor McGurran (Dec 19) 6-4, 7-6 (7-1)

Player Comments:

  • "A very close match as usual Conor! Very well played and good rallies! Looking forward to play with you again!"  -- Warren
Reveal CommentPawel Bugajski bt Emmanouil Filippou (Dec 19) 6-0, 2-6, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Great match in challenging weather conditions. Thank you Manos, and good luck with your other matches! "  -- Pawel

Current Rankings:

  1. Ross Hayes [W2, L1] 6 includes 2 bonus points
  2. John Boyle [W1] 2
  3. Steven Garman [W1] 2
  4. Sue Goodwin 9.2 [L2, UF1] 1
  5. John Watson 10.1 [UF1] 1
  6. William Knowles [L1]
  7. Daniel Spencer

Match Results:

Reveal CommentJohn Boyle bt Sue Goodwin (Jan 5) 6-2, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Last game before Lockdown, played on a fine winter morning. Well played John - look forward to playing again before too long."  -- Sue
Reveal CommentJohn Watson v Sue Goodwin (Jan 4) 7-5, 4-6, 0-1 TBC

Player Comments:

  • "A finely poised match stopped by the rain- hopefully we'll get to finish it off soon!"  -- John
Ross Hayes bt Sue Goodwin (Dec 24) 6-0, 6-2
Reveal CommentSteven Garman bt Ross Hayes (Dec 23) 6-1, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Really windy conditions but the better player won. Decent second set despite the weather."  -- Ross
Ross Hayes bt William Knowles (Dec 20) 6-1, 6-0

Current Rankings:

  1. Tom Gibbons [W1] 2
  2. Angeliki Andrikopoulou [L1]
  3. Artur Kanarek
  4. Diana Gall
  5. Linda Trivoluzzi
  6. Omar Arshad
  7. Vanessa Waldron

Match Results:

Reveal CommentTom Gibbons bt Angeliki Andrikopoulou (Dec 20) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the match Angeliki, nice to be back playing again. Great first game, you'll get me next time!"  -- Tom

Results

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The results listed here include the current and previous round of Singles matches for Manchester 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 (typically a free can of HEAD tennis balls). Bonus prizes must be claimed within 28 days using the link posted to the player's Account page. The link is also emailed to players.

Please note, while matches tied at one set all may be completed with a match tiebreak, singles matches completed to this shortened format, do not count toward bonus points.

Understanding the current rankings display: 
Player name, [LTA rating - if known], 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) 

Comments:
Reporters of results are encouraged to leave a comment on the "Report Your Score" form. Additional commentaries may be added by submitting a result revision (see the pencil icon next to your results)

Collapse AllManchester Parks Doubles - Round 5 | Thursday 22 August 2019 to Wednesday 30 October 2019 (Midpoint: Wednesday 25 September 2019)

To get more than three quarters of matches set up and played in doubles (with four diaries to juggle ... never easy) is quite an achievement. And these were impressive, action packed matches. Thanks so much for making it such a good round. Let's do it all again in the New Year!

Group Summary:

All but two matches played in Group One which is a brilliant achievement! Just as pleasing are the generous and supportive commentaries which really bring it all to life. The stand out team was Faiz & Callum who played and won all their matches but there were some tough encounters along the way, not least of which was the dramatic three-setter with Daniel and Tom. In the end Daniel and Tom have to settle for third place with Andrew and Martin avenging their defeat to the pair (another great match) by adding bonus points to earn the silver.

Final Rankings:

  1. Faiz Almansour & Callum Rothwell [W6] 14 includes 2 bonus points WINNER
  2. Andrew Barnes & Martin Medina [W3, L3] 10 includes 2 bonus points RUNNER UP
  3. Daniel Tierney & Tom Gathercole [W3, L1, UF1] 8
  4. Daniel Mohsin & Yusuf Yaqub [W3, L1] 8 includes 2 bonus points
  5. Stephen Warne & Stephen Purver [W2, L3, UF1] 7 includes 2 bonus points
  6. Tiago Muniz & Billy Haworth [W1, L5] 4 includes 2 bonus points
  7. Mark Bate & David Valentine [L5]

Match Results:

Reveal CommentStephen Warne & Stephen Purver bt Mark Bate & David Valentine (Oct 30) 6-2, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "A competitive match and a good laugh too to finish the round. "  -- Stephen
Reveal CommentDaniel Mohsin & Yusuf Yaqub bt Stephen Warne & Stephen Purver (Oct 28) 6-3, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Good match, even if we were second best! "  -- Stephen
Reveal CommentDaniel Tierney & Tom Gathercole bt Andrew Barnes & Martin Medina (Oct 28) 6-7 (5-7), 6-3, 7-6 (7-2)

Player Comments:

  • "A really enjoyable, well-contested match which lasted three hours and was played over two evenings. Almost every point had to be ground out with long, long rallies and deuce after deuce - and some very impressive returns of service! Daniel & Tom – thanks for a great game that was friendly and fun and sporting throughout . Good luck with your remaining fixtures," -- Martin
Reveal CommentStephen Warne & Stephen Purver v Daniel Tierney & Tom Gathercole (Oct 21) 3-6, 7-6 (7-4), 4-4 TBC

Player Comments:

  • "One of the most enjoyable doubles games in a long time. Lots of long rallies with great shots from all players. Second set virtually every game went to deuce, meaning the floodlights went off in the 3rd set with the score appropriately even at 4-4. Well played guys."  -- Stephen
Reveal CommentTiago Muniz & Billy Haworth bt Mark Bate & David Valentine (Oct 21) 6-3, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Mark and David made us run a lot. Some very close games and fun rallies! It was really enjoyable and we continued playing afterwards. Thanks guys! "  -- Tiago
Reveal CommentFaiz Almansour & Callum Rothwell bt Tiago Muniz & Billy Haworth (Oct 18) 7-5, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "On paper a straight forward win - far from it and I knew this would be the case as I’ve played against Billy before. 2 very close sets that could have gone either way. I think if they were to do doubles again they would win a few games for sure. We even did a 3rd set that was tied at 5-5 when the lights went out. Well played, guys "  -- Callum
Reveal CommentDaniel Tierney & Tom Gathercole bt Mark Bate & David Valentine (Oct 16) 6-2, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Good game, cheers lads."  -- Tom
Reveal CommentAndrew Barnes & Martin Medina bt Tiago Muniz & Billy Haworth (Oct 12) 6-2, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "The game was much closer than the scoreline suggests and included some of the best serves and ground strokes we’ve encountered. The court we had booked was closed due to a problem with the security door so we had to book another court a few miles away. Tiago & Billy - thanks for an enjoyable and friendly game – and good luck with your remaining matches."  -- Martin
Reveal CommentFaiz Almansour & Callum Rothwell bt Andrew Barnes & Martin Medina (Oct 9) 6-2, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Plenty of close games and long rallies. Well played Martin and Andrew"  -- Callum
Reveal CommentFaiz Almansour & Callum Rothwell bt Mark Bate & David Valentine (Oct 8) 6-0, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "You made a real fight for it in the second set recovering from 0-4. We even did an extra couple of sets and mixed up the doubles partners to get our moneys worth! Good fun - cheers for the game lads "  -- Callum
Reveal CommentFaiz Almansour & Callum Rothwell bt Daniel Mohsin & Yusuf Yaqub (Sep 25) 6-2, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Good competitive match. Second set could have gone either way - only one break of serve. We played at David Lloyd in Cheadle, courts are quality!"  -- Callum
Reveal CommentAndrew Barnes & Martin Medina bt Mark Bate & David Valentine (Sep 20) 6-0, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "We last met in the doubles tournament when we were both in Group 2. This was a thoroughly enjoyable match against two good players. We’ll definitely play again outside the tournament. The match had many deuces, some very long, hard-fought rallies with a good many recovery shots that no-one had the right to get back over the net. And Andrew and I had a couple of lucky net calls at critical points in each set. Thanks Mark and David for a super-friendly and super-competitive match – and good luck with your remaining games in the doubles and singles."  -- Martin
Daniel Mohsin & Yusuf Yaqub bt Andrew Barnes & Martin Medina (Sep 19) 7-5, 4-6, [10-7]
Reveal CommentFaiz Almansour & Callum Rothwell bt Stephen Warne & Stephen Purver (Sep 17) 6-1, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Thought me and Faiz played well and Stephen didn’t play how they know they can. Thanks for the game lads. Good luck to both of youse in your singles clash!"  -- Callum
Reveal CommentAndrew Barnes & Martin Medina bt Stephen Warne & Stephen Purver (Sep 12) 6-2, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "A friendly and enjoyable opening match played in the dark and the rain. I can barely remember a game that didn’t go to deuce and the rallies seemed to go on and on and on - and I don’t think I’ve ever seen so many shots land on the line. Stephen and Stephen – thanks for a sporting and challenging game and good luck with your remaining matches."  -- Martin
Reveal CommentDaniel Tierney & Tom Gathercole bt Tiago Muniz & Billy Haworth (Sep 12) 6-2, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Great game, thanks lads."  -- Tom
Reveal CommentStephen Warne & Stephen Purver bt Tiago Muniz & Billy Haworth (Sep 10) 6-3, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Closer than the score suggested. Fun game with good rallies played in a good spirit. All the best guys"  -- Stephen

Match of the Group:

Reveal CommentFaiz Almansour & Callum Rothwell bt Daniel Tierney & Tom Gathercole (Sep 7) 6-7 (4-7), 6-3, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Cracking game lads! 3 close sets. Hopefully play you again some time"  -- Callum
Daniel Mohsin & Yusuf Yaqub bt Tiago Muniz & Billy Haworth (Aug 30) 6-1, 6-2

Group Summary:

This really close group was decided by a single point, a point earned in an unfinished match between Victoria & Thomas and Francesco & Anuraag. It looked like that was shaping up to be a classic so if a single-set shoot-out has to decide the group winner this was a pretty good one! Well played to both teams on your excellent rounds.

Final Rankings:

  1. Victoria Empson & Thomas Gaukrodger [W4, UF1] 9 WINNER
  2. Francesco Rainone & Anuraag Guleria [W4, UF1] 8 RUNNER UP
  3. Charlotte Danvers & Wendy Breakell [W2, L3] 6
  4. Victoria Johnson & Martin Hunt [W2, L2] 4
  5. Fiona Howard & Amanda Friedland [L4] 1
  6. John Watson & Bernadette Mason [L3]
  7. Cheng(Ryan) Zhou & Anuraag Guleria withdrawn

Match Results:

Victoria Empson & Thomas Gaukrodger bt Victoria Johnson & Martin Hunt (Oct 29) 6-1, 6-2
Reveal CommentFrancesco Rainone & Anuraag Guleria bt John Watson & Bernadette Mason (Oct 23) 6-2, 7-6 (7-5)

Player Comments:

  • "Very good match especially in the second set.nerve racking finish for us."  -- Anuraag
Reveal CommentCharlotte Danvers & Wendy Breakell bt John Watson & Bernadette Mason (Oct 19) 6-3, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Fantastic match played today thanks for organising the court, and maybe we will see you in the singles round! "  -- Charlotte
Reveal CommentVictoria Empson & Thomas Gaukrodger v Francesco Rainone & Anuraag Guleria (Oct 16) 7-6 (7-2) TBC

Player Comments:

  • "Sadly ran out of time to finish. No availability between now and the end of the period to finish the match, due to people being away. "  -- Victoria
Reveal CommentFrancesco Rainone & Anuraag Guleria bt Fiona Howard & Amanda Friedland (Oct 14) 6-0, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Good game.Enjoyed despite the wet surface. The opponent's were very keen to play despite the weather so very happy we got the match done!"  -- Anuraag
Victoria Johnson & Martin Hunt bt Fiona Howard & Amanda Friedland (Oct 6) 6-2, 6-2
Reveal CommentFrancesco Rainone & Anuraag Guleria bt Charlotte Danvers & Wendy Breakell (Oct 6) 6-4, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for a good match, some great rallies. Ciao! "  -- Charlotte
Francesco Rainone & Anuraag Guleria bt Victoria Johnson & Martin Hunt (Oct 5) 6-2, 6-2
Reveal CommentVictoria Johnson & Martin Hunt bt Charlotte Danvers & Wendy Breakell (Oct 4) 3-6, 7-5, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Thank you for the match, you both played fantastic tennis." - Charlotte

Match of the Group:

Victoria Empson & Thomas Gaukrodger bt Charlotte Danvers & Wendy Breakell (Sep 29) 6-7 (1-7), 6-2, 6-4
Victoria Empson & Thomas Gaukrodger bt Fiona Howard & Amanda Friedland (Sep 22) 7-5, 6-4
Victoria Empson & Thomas Gaukrodger bt John Watson & Bernadette Mason (Sep 9) 7-6 (7-0), 6-2
Reveal CommentCharlotte Danvers & Wendy Breakell bt Fiona Howard & Amanda Friedland (Sep 1) 6-3, 3-6, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "A fantastic match with brilliance from all players, and fun despite the rain storms. Great to meet you and hope to play again another time. "  -- Charlotte

Results

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

Understanding the current rankings display: 
Players' names, W - tally of wins, L - tally of  losses, UF - tally of unfinished matches] 'n' - points won (if bonus points have been won a  note to this effect is added) 

Comments:
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