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  • 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

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  • 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 

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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. 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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Wythenshawe Park

Wythenshawe Road, Manchester, Lancashire, M23 0AB
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Manchester Tennis & Football Centre

Sportcity, Rowsley Street, Manchester, Lancashire, M11 3FF
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Alexandra Park

Demesne Road, Moss Side, Manchester, Lancashire, M16 7JL
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Chorlton Park

Chorlton-cum-Hardy, Manchester, Lancashire, M21 7RL
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Kingswood Park

Kingswood Road, Withington, Manchester, Lancashire, M14 6GG
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Longford Park

Edge Lane, Stretford, Manchester, M21 9TA
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Ladybarn Park

Burnage Lane, Withington, Manchester, Lancashire, M20 4XA
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Fallowfield Bowling and Lawn Tennis Club

81 Wellington Road,, (Opposite Withington Girls School), Fallowfield,, Manchester, M14 6BN
Tel: 0161 224 4617
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St Mary's Park

St Mary's Road, Prestwich, M25 1GG
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Bolton Arena

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Tel: 01204 488100
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Blackley Recreation Ground

Cooper Lane, Blackley, Manchester, Lancashire, M9 0SA
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Boggart Hole Clough

Charlestown Road, Blackley, Manchester, Lancashire, M9 7DH
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Cheetham Park

Elizabeth Street, Manchester, Lancashire, M8 8BQ
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Cringle Park

Crossley Road, Levenshulme, Manchester, Lancashire, M19 2QP
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Crumpsall Park

Ash Tree Road, Crumpsal, Manchester, Lancashire, M8 5RX
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Debdale Park

1075 Hyde Roa, Gorton, Manchester, Lancashire, M18 7LJ
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Fletcher Moss Park

Wilmslow Road, Didsbury, Manchester, Lancashire, M20 2SW
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Gartside Gardens

Kincardine Road, Manchester, Lancashire, M13 9WN
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Kirkup Gardens

Cotefield Road, Woodhouse Park, Manchester, Lancashire, M22 1UY
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Merseybank Playing Fields

Merseybank Avenue, Manchester, Lancashire, M20 2ZH
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Openshaw Park

Parkhouse Street, Openshaw, Manchester, Lancashire, M11 2FT
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Collapse AllManchester Parks Singles - Round 20 | Thursday 5 September 2019 to Wednesday 30 October 2019 (Midpoint: Wednesday 2 October 2019)

Current Rankings:

  1. John Daggett 6.2 [W5] 12 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Moshe Behar 7.2 [W2, L2] 7 includes 2 bonus points
  3. Simon Haigh 7.2 [W2, L2] 6 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Rodrigo Cristina 6.1 [W2] 4
  5. Robert Topping [W2, L1] 4
  6. Adam Posner [L3] 3 includes 2 bonus points
  7. Ryan Cooke [W1, L1] 2
  8. Callum Rothwell [L5] 2 includes 2 bonus points

Match Results:

John Daggett bt Robert Topping (Oct 12) 6-4, 6-2
Reveal CommentRodrigo Cristina bt Callum Rothwell (Oct 5) 6-0, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Fun match in a slippery court"  -- Rodrigo
John Daggett bt Callum Rothwell (Oct 3) 6-3, 6-0
John Daggett bt Moshe Behar (Sep 27) 6-0, 6-4
Robert Topping bt Callum Rothwell (Sep 26) 7-5, 6-1
Simon Haigh bt Callum Rothwell (Sep 25) 6-1, 7-6 (9-7)
Reveal CommentRobert Topping bt Moshe Behar (Sep 21) 7-5, 3-6, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Epic two-and-a-half hour battle on a gloriously sunny Saturday morning."  -- Robert
John Daggett bt Ryan Cooke (Sep 19) 6-3, 6-3
Moshe Behar bt Simon Haigh (Sep 18) 7-6 (7-3), 7-5
John Daggett bt Simon Haigh (Sep 17) 6-4, 6-2
Simon Haigh bt Adam Posner (Sep 15) 6-2, 5-7, 6-4
Moshe Behar bt Callum Rothwell (Sep 12) 6-4, 6-3
Rodrigo Cristina bt Adam Posner (Sep 8) 6-0, 6-0
Reveal CommentRyan Cooke bt Adam Posner (Sep 7) 6-1, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Well played a Ryan, an enjoyable match and you deserved to win."  -- Adam

Current Rankings:

  1. Richard Dishington 9.1 [W5, L2] 12 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Rob Slade 6.2 [W4, L2] 11 includes 2 bonus points
  3. James Mercer [W1, L4] 7 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Alhadi Boukr 9.1 [W1, L3] 6 includes 2 bonus points
  5. Richard Lucas 8.1 [W2, L2] 5
  6. Andrew Lee 7.2 [W2] 4
  7. Aniello Liguori [W1, L2] 3
  8. Shingi Aisam [W1, L2] 2

Match Results:

Reveal CommentRichard Dishington bt Shingi Aisam (Oct 19) 6-2, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "We played on a very slippy and wet court at wythenshawe park - looking forward to playing next time in better conditions!"  -- Richard
Reveal CommentRob Slade bt Shingi Aisam (Oct 18) 6-2, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "A lot of hard fought and close points and games, and a lot of rallies. Including the warmup I ran 3 miles and did an hour of cardio (more than 110 hpm) so not a bad workout. Shingi hasn’t played much tennis recently. If he’d been fit and match sharp, likely a very different result I think. A lot of cautious baseline play. "  -- Rob
Reveal CommentAniello Liguori bt James Mercer (Oct 16) 7-6 (8-6), 4-6, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "James playing you was like playing a wall! everything just kept coming back!"  -- Aniello
Reveal CommentAndrew Lee bt Richard Dishington (Oct 12) 6-3, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "On and off rain made the conditions difficult for both with a bit of a slippy court and heavy balls.. enjoyable game though with Richard - fit and fast and fun! Thanks "  -- Andrew
Richard Lucas bt Rob Slade (Oct 11) 6-3, 6-2
Reveal CommentRichard Lucas bt James Mercer (Oct 9) 3-6, 6-4, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Very close match, just a few key points that made the difference. James never gives up. Looking forward to our next match"  -- Richard
Shingi Aisam bt Aniello Liguori (Oct 8) 4-6, 6-2, 6-4
Richard Dishington bt Richard Lucas (Oct 7) 6-4, 6-1
Reveal CommentRob Slade bt Richard Dishington (Sep 28) 6-4, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Good match, fast pace attacking tennis. Played on the dome on the one court of three without puddles. Unusual experience in heavy rain, very noisy! "  -- Rob
Richard Dishington bt James Mercer (Sep 18) 6-2, 6-3
Reveal CommentRob Slade bt Alhadi Boukr (Sep 17) 6-0, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Lot of good hard fought rallies. Thanks for the match Hadi"  -- Rob
Reveal CommentRob Slade bt James Mercer (Sep 15) 4-6, 6-4, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Excellent long hard fought match! James is a very good baseline player, very fast and steady. "  -- Rob
Alhadi Boukr bt Richard Lucas (Sep 15) 6-1, 4-6, 6-1
Reveal CommentRichard Dishington bt Aniello Liguori (Sep 14) 6-2, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Enjoyable match with very close games. Good luck in your next matches."  -- Richard
Reveal CommentAndrew Lee bt Rob Slade (Sep 10) 7-5, 3-6, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Wyhthenshawe courts were booked for the match, but there was no way of getting the floodlights activated. At 3-3 in the first set we moved to David Lloyd club in Cheadle Royal. After a mess around with the lighting we re-commenced and saw through to the end of the match. "  -- Andrew
Reveal CommentRichard Dishington bt Alhadi Boukr (Sep 8) 6-4, 5-7, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Very close and long match! Looking forward to our next match. "  -- Richard
James Mercer bt Alhadi Boukr (Sep 7) 6-4, 3-6, 6-1

Current Rankings:

  1. Ben Western 9.2 [W4, L1, UF1] 11 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Faiz Almansour [W5, L1] 10
  3. Bradley Horrocks 8.2 [W4, UF1] 9
  4. James Leckie [W3, L2] 8 includes 2 bonus points
  5. Ranganath Ranganna [L4] 3
  6. Alec Kendray [L3] 1
  7. Denis O'Neill [L4]
  8. Rachel Butcher 9.1 [L1]

Match Results:

Faiz Almansour bt Ranganath Ranganna (Oct 20) 6-1, 7-5
Faiz Almansour bt Alec Kendray (Oct 19) 6-3, 6-3
Reveal CommentBen Western bt Denis O'Neill (Oct 17) 6-3, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "The score certainly doesn't reflect how the match went. There were two or three very long games in the second set with numerous deuces. If they hadn't gone my way in the end it could have been a different story. "  -- Ben
Bradley Horrocks v Ben Western (Oct 16) 6-2, 3-6, 3-3 TBC
Faiz Almansour bt Rachel Butcher (Oct 15) 6-4, 6-2
James Leckie bt Alec Kendray (Oct 12) 6-3, 6-1
Reveal CommentBradley Horrocks bt Faiz Almansour (Oct 10) 7-5, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Not great weather for it tonight, though with the constant poor weather lately we thought we'd go for it. The match improved as it went along and the court dried, with some long forehand to forehand rallies!"  -- Bradley
Faiz Almansour bt Denis O'Neill (Oct 7) 6-1, 6-1
James Leckie bt Denis O'Neill (Oct 6) 6-2, 6-1
Faiz Almansour bt Ben Western (Oct 5) 6-2, 6-1
Reveal CommentBradley Horrocks bt Ranganath Ranganna (Oct 4) 3-6, 7-5, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "This was a brutal match, the second set in particular - where all but a few games went to deuce! I was fortunate to extend it to a third, fighting back from 0-40 at 5-5 in the second set. I managed to find my best serving in the third which was crucial. Ranga may not have won yet in this group but it has to be due - no one will have an easy time playing him. All the best for future matches" - Bradley
Reveal CommentBradley Horrocks bt James Leckie (Sep 22) 7-5, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Tough match with James indoors, I had to fend off 1-4 and a set point in set 1. Luckily I won the tight games at the beginning of set 2, which helped me get over the line. Pretty chuffed to beat James, he’s got a great one handed backhand!"  -- Bradley
Ben Western bt Alec Kendray (Sep 21) 2-6, 7-6 (7-1), 6-2
Reveal CommentBen Western bt Ranganath Ranganna (Sep 20) 6-1, 3-6, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "I played consistently in the first set and won it fairly comfortably. Ranga played very well in the second set, hitting some brilliant drive volleys and passing shots. The third set was very tense and not great tennis, with both of us being very tentative. I finally managed to get the win in a tough match on a hot afternoon."  -- Ben
Bradley Horrocks bt Denis O'Neill (Sep 18) 6-1, 6-0
James Leckie bt Ranganath Ranganna (Sep 17) 6-3, 1-6, 6-1
Reveal CommentBen Western bt James Leckie (Sep 14) 6-1, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Jimmy wasn't at his best today but even so, the second set was close and we had some good rallies."  -- Ben

Current Rankings:

  1. Yusuf Yaqub 9.2 [W4, L1] 10 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Nana Osei [W3, L3] 10 includes 2 bonus points
  3. Gian Maria Negri Porzio [W2, L1] 7 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Dominic Hipwood [W1, L2] 5 includes 2 bonus points
  5. Shahul Ahamed [W1, L4] 5 includes 2 bonus points
  6. Paul Stalker [W2, L1] 4
  7. Tom Chappell [W1] 2
  8. Leah Hartshorne 9.2 [L2] 1

Match Results:

Reveal CommentTom Chappell bt Shahul Ahamed (Oct 19) 6-3, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks Shahul, well played."  -- Tom
Reveal CommentPaul Stalker bt Yusuf Yaqub (Oct 11) 6-3, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "A very enjoyable match."  -- Paul
Reveal CommentNana Osei bt Leah Hartshorne (Oct 2) 6-3, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Nice playing you again Leah. All the best. "  -- Nana
Reveal CommentPaul Stalker bt Nana Osei (Oct 1) 6-3, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Nana's Line calls were excellent."  -- Paul
Reveal CommentGian Maria Negri Porzio bt Dominic Hipwood (Sep 30) 6-2, 4-6, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "It's always a pleasure to play with Dom! Great rallies, a fantastic opponent!"  -- Gian Maria
Reveal CommentYusuf Yaqub bt Gian Maria Negri Porzio (Sep 26) 6-3, 4-6, 7-6 (10-8)

Player Comments:

  • "Amazing match!"  -- Yusuf
Reveal CommentYusuf Yaqub bt Shahul Ahamed (Sep 24) 7-5, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Good game. Well played Shahul. "  -- Yusuf
Shahul Ahamed bt Paul Stalker (Sep 19) 6-3, 6-4
Reveal CommentYusuf Yaqub bt Nana Osei (Sep 19) 7-6 (7-4), 3-6, [10-4]

Player Comments:

  • "Good long match in the heat, thanks Nana."  -- Yusuf
  • "Thanks for the match Yusuf. I was so knackered I just wanted to be off the court at a point. Thanks for agreeing to the option of a last set tie break. Still hurting for losing the first set after a point to 4:0 up. All the very best," -- Nana
Reveal CommentYusuf Yaqub bt Leah Hartshorne (Sep 18) 6-3, 2-6, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Most games went to deuce, very competitive match. Well played Leah. "  -- Yusuf
Reveal CommentGian Maria Negri Porzio bt Nana Osei (Sep 16) 6-4, 4-6, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Very intense match, with a lot of intense and long rally. A fantastic opponent, I would love to play with him again. The tennis club was a big let down. I was thinking about becoming a member, but after this experience I changed my mind. First, we had to go around, looking for someone to switch the lights on, wasting 20 mins. Even worse, at the end of the second set I had to use the restroom. After a couple of minutes ringing and knocking on the TC door, I gave up. I then asked a sir smoking a cigarette outside the Bridge club if he could help me. First he told me he couldn't do anything, then he had pity on me and let me in. There I was blocked by a rude woman:she told me I had no right to stay in. Luckily the previous man escorted me in
  • "Gian is the best player I have ever faced since joining the league. His first serve is like playing someone professional. Sure they will be over 120 mph. Was 'hit several times as I had no answers. Proud of myself getting the 2nd set however, Gian proved too strong on the 3rd set and deservingly won the match. Will love to play him again soon. All the very best Gian," -- Nana
Dominic Hipwood bt Shahul Ahamed (Sep 15) 6-4, 6-4
Reveal CommentNana Osei bt Dominic Hipwood (Sep 12) 6-3, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Tougher match than the score line suggest. I just managed to win and that’s all I can say maybe. Nice meeting you Dominic. "  -- Nana
Reveal CommentNana Osei bt Shahul Ahamed (Sep 10) 6-1, 4-6, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Good matched. Nice meeting you Shahul. All the very best in the rest of your matches."  -- Nana

Current Rankings:

  1. Stephen Purver [W5] 12 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Mark Bate [W5, L1] 12 includes 2 bonus points
  3. Alex Nevado [W2, L4] 9 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Martin Reynolds [W2, L2] 7 includes 2 bonus points
  5. Stephen Warne [W2, L4] 6 includes 2 bonus points
  6. Mohamed Salah Mahmoud [W1, L2, UF1] 4 includes 2 bonus points
  7. Michael Chiu [W1, L2] 3
  8. Max Dawiczewski 10.2 [L3, UF1] 1

Match Results:

Reveal CommentMark Bate bt Stephen Warne (Oct 19) 6-3, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Been awhile since we last played and always great matches, Stephen's serve let him down today after he started really well, We played a 3rd set where he hit some form and beat me, always a pleasure meeting up with you mate, speak soon"  -- Mark
  • "Well played Mark. Your serve was excellent and you hit some great shots. Good to play you again," -- Stephen
Michael Chiu bt Max Dawiczewski (Oct 17) 6-3, 6-2
Max Dawiczewski v Mohamed Salah Mahmoud (Oct 12) 3-4 TBC
Reveal CommentStephen Purver bt Martin Reynolds (Oct 12) 6-2, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Tough match - Martin gets to a lot of balls and sends them back with wicked slice. Well played!"  -- Stephen
Reveal CommentStephen Purver bt Mark Bate (Oct 5) 6-3, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Mark ended up stuck in traffic for an hour so I don't think that helped his preparation! Good luck with your other games, mate."  -- Stephen
  • "No excuses mate, I knew I had to be on my game to beat you and I didn't turn up really, that's not taking anything away from you, I was well beaten and outplayed, congrats Steve," -- Mark
Reveal CommentStephen Purver bt Stephen Warne (Oct 2) 6-2, 7-6 (7-2)

Player Comments:

  • "Chilly but dry and good conditions. We both played well in this match, and the second set was especially even although neither of us won a game on our own serve until the 8th game! We are doubles partners so I think we read each others games and that led to a close match. Stephen played some excellent deep forehands as ever and I had to rely on some good volleying to see me home in the end. Well played!"  -- Stephen
Reveal CommentMark Bate bt Michael Chiu (Oct 2) 3-6, 6-4, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Always tough to call our games but usually go with serve, whoever breaks usually wins the set, which was the case for the first 2 sets, Mike's elbow was playing up and he took a fall in the 4th game, but battled on, get to the physio mate!!, but well played anyway"  -- Mark
Reveal CommentStephen Purver bt Mohamed Salah Mahmoud (Sep 26) 7-6 (7-4), 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Not one for the purists on a damp night with drizzle on and off throughout. Both of us ended up sliding into the net and with wet balls, drop shots and slice were employed extensively. I was just glad to get over the line after Mohamed came back from 1-4 down in both sets. It was nice to meet you, Mohamed, and hopefully we can play again when it's dry."  -- Stephen
Reveal CommentAlex Nevado bt Stephen Warne (Sep 25) 7-5, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "What a nice match, not in the best conditions at all because when we were about to start the rain has appeared and the surface was a bit slippery, but it was great to play against Steve. A strong opponent who's got almost every ball in and resting my serves quite well. In the last set, we were both getting really accurate with the hits. Was a pleasure to meet you and good luck with the rest of your matches Steve, hope it goes well. "  -- Alex
  • "Great to meet you Alex. Your serve and forehand were very strong weapons. Enjoyed playing you," -- Stephen
Mohamed Salah Mahmoud bt Alex Nevado (Sep 21) 7-6 (7-3), 6-3
Reveal CommentMartin Reynolds bt Stephen Warne (Sep 20) 6-4, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "A very competitive match with some great rallies and shots. Lots of close games but Martin deserved the win. Well played"  -- Stephen
Reveal CommentAlex Nevado bt Michael Chiu (Sep 17) 6-3, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Good match, we both had good servings, unstoppable at all, but I was the luckiest this time. Michael is a strong opponent, he's got a strong serve and good backhand. It was a pleasure to play against you Chiu. Hope next matches go well. Regards,"  -- Alex
Reveal CommentMark Bate bt Martin Reynolds (Sep 16) 5-7, 6-3, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "The games in this group are so competitive!!, another close match, Martin beat me well last time so it was a great result for me this time, really close all the way, pleasure playing you Martin"  -- Mark
Reveal CommentStephen Warne bt Mohamed Salah Mahmoud (Sep 15) 6-2, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Strange win because conditions were so poor with a damp slow surface. It meant neither of us could play our best but there were still some good rallies. No doubt Mo is a very good player, but I just manage to adjust better to the conditions. "  -- Stephen
Reveal CommentStephen Purver bt Alex Nevado (Sep 14) 6-2, 4-6, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "This was a really tough game on a warm morning. I see from the other games that Alex has had some long matches and I'm not surprised because he has a lot of energy. The final set wasn't a fair reflection of the match, which was close throughout with lots of deuces. Mark said that Alex will only get better and I agree! Good game, Alex, and nice to meet you."  -- Stephen
Reveal CommentMark Bate bt Alex Nevado (Sep 11) 2-6, 6-3, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "I'm buzzin with this result, Alex is a very good player and will only improve and quickly, so glad I played him now!!, when he gets his serve right its unstoppable, we had lots of deuce games with Alex letting me back in games he should of won, good luck with the rest of your matches mate it was a really enjoyable match"  -- Mark
Reveal CommentStephen Warne bt Max Dawiczewski (Sep 8) 4-6, 7-5, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Matches between Max and I are always 3 sets and this was another marathon spanning just shy of 3 hours! Nothing between us in set 1 but Max broke the final game to take it. Second set I had to dig very deep to come back from 2-5 winning 5 in a row. Final set décider had more brilliant rallies, but I sneaked over the line at the end. A great match with some Great shots and less errors than in our game in the last round. Literally nothing between us again and a shame someone had to lose. Good luck with the other games mate."  -- Stephen
Reveal CommentMartin Reynolds bt Alex Nevado (Sep 7) 7-6 (7-5), 3-6, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "What a match! Martin is a powerful opponent who fights for every single ball. His backspin is quite accurate and the service as well. It was good to play my first match in a tournament with him! Thanks, Martin, hope it goes well!"  -- Alex
Reveal CommentMark Bate bt Max Dawiczewski (Sep 7) 7-6 (7-4), 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "What a 1st set, Max went into a 4-0 lead and I thought a whitewash was on the cards, then I won 5 in a row, the 10th game was a proper battle with neither of us conceding anything, Max came out on top and we went to a tie break which I edged, some absolute brilliant rallies, well played Max and a really nice guy "  -- Mark

Current Rankings:

  1. Jane Meloy [W5, L1] 13 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Daniel Baragan [W3, L1] 7
  3. Hannah Bewley 9.2 [W2, L2] 6 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Demetri Loizou [W2, L1] 4
  5. John Boyle [L4] 3 includes 2 bonus points
  6. James Ward [W1, L1] 2
  7. Sue Coppock-Grun [L3]
  8. Heather Morrey

Match Results:

Reveal CommentJane Meloy bt Demetri Loizou (Oct 19) 6-1, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the game. Nice to see a bit of sunshine!"  -- Jane
Reveal CommentJames Ward bt Daniel Baragan (Oct 18) 3-6, 6-4, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Great game, thanks Daniel!"  -- James
Hannah Bewley bt Sue Coppock-Grun (Oct 15) 6-4, 6-2
Reveal CommentJane Meloy bt James Ward (Oct 15) 6-2, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Lovely to meet you and thanks for the game, i really enjoyed it! :-)"  -- Jane
Reveal CommentDaniel Baragan bt Jane Meloy (Oct 8) 4-6, 6-4, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Best match of this year! Good game, Jane."  -- Daniel
Daniel Baragan bt John Boyle (Oct 5) 6-1, 6-2
Reveal CommentJane Meloy bt John Boyle (Sep 26) 6-1, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Great to play again, John......even in the rain!"  -- Jane
Hannah Bewley bt John Boyle (Sep 19) 4-6, 6-0, 6-3
Reveal CommentDemetri Loizou bt Hannah Bewley (Sep 18) 7-5, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Extraordinary match. All the best Hannah."  -- Demetri
Reveal CommentJane Meloy bt Hannah Bewley (Sep 17) 6-1, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the game, it was great to meet you :-)"  -- Jane
Daniel Baragan bt Sue Coppock-Grun (Sep 14) 6-2, 6-1
Reveal CommentJane Meloy bt Sue Coppock-Grun (Sep 13) 6-2, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Lovely to meet you, Sue...and to get a match in the sunshine! Good luck with the rest of your matches."  -- Jane
Reveal CommentDemetri Loizou bt John Boyle (Sep 8) 6-4, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Cracking match John."  -- Demetri

Current Rankings:

  1. Joe Bailey 10.2 [W5] 12 includes 2 bonus points
  2. David Agnew [W4, L2] 11 includes 2 bonus points
  3. Muhammad Rizal Fadhli Wibowo [W3, L1] 8 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Richard Farrage [W2, L3] 7 includes 2 bonus points
  5. Carrie Nixon [W1, L2] 2
  6. Martyn Shaw [L5] 2 includes 2 bonus points
  7. Chibuike Iruloh [L2]

Match Results:

Reveal CommentMuhammad Rizal Fadhli Wibowo bt Martyn Shaw (Oct 8) 6-2, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Playing under difficult conditions. It was a bit slippery and almost dark."  -- Muhammad Rizal Fadhli
Reveal CommentDavid Agnew bt Carrie Nixon (Oct 5) 6-1, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "A good game with plenty of deuce games - regularly caught out by Carrie’s volleys ."  -- David
Reveal CommentDavid Agnew bt Martyn Shaw (Oct 3) 6-1, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Stormy night - score didn’t do the game justice. Thanks for the game, Martyn. "  -- David
Reveal CommentRichard Farrage bt Carrie Nixon (Sep 26) 6-3, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the match, Carrie. You're a good player and I had to play at a decent standard to get the victory in the end. Glad we managed to beat the rain! Good luck in your other matches."  -- Richard
Carrie Nixon bt Martyn Shaw (Sep 21) 6-4, 7-5
Reveal CommentJoe Bailey bt Chibuike Iruloh (Sep 21) 6-2, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "I tough game on a very hot day! Well played."  -- Joe
Reveal CommentMuhammad Rizal Fadhli Wibowo bt David Agnew (Sep 20) 7-5, 1-6, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "A great game. David is a remarkable opponent."  -- Muhammad Rizal Fadhli
Reveal CommentRichard Farrage bt Martyn Shaw (Sep 19) 6-1, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the match, Martyn. Without wishing to sound like Bradley Walsh on The Chase, you're a better player than that score suggests. Some really enjoyable rallies and forays to the net. Best of luck in your other matches."  -- Richard
Reveal CommentMuhammad Rizal Fadhli Wibowo bt Richard Farrage (Sep 17) 3-6, 6-0, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "A good game. Really enjoyed it. I was struggling to deal with Richard's forehand throughout the game and I also made it difficult for myself with many unforced errors."  -- Muhammad Rizal Fadhli
  • "Great match, Rizal! You really stepped it up in the second and third sets. The crucial game was at 2-4 in the third when I contrived to surrender a 0-40 lead. Good luck in your other matches!" -- Richard
Reveal CommentDavid Agnew bt Richard Farrage (Sep 15) 6-0, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Good to play on a challenging rainy morning. Second set score more indicative of Richard’s improving game. "  -- David
  • "Thanks for the match, David! I was facing up to a dreaded double bagel at 0-6, 0-4, and so was grateful just to win a couple of games. You barely put a foot wrong and the ultimate score was more than fair. Good luck in your remaining matches." - Richard
Joe Bailey bt Muhammad Rizal Fadhli Wibowo (Sep 15) 6-1, 7-5
David Agnew bt Chibuike Iruloh (Sep 14) 6-3, 6-4
Joe Bailey bt Martyn Shaw (Sep 11) 6-0, 6-0
Reveal CommentJoe Bailey bt Richard Farrage (Sep 9) 6-1, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the match, Joe. You fully exploited my vulnerable second serve, and I couldn't get near your serve, so it was a much-deserved victory. Best of luck in your other matches!" -- Richard
Reveal CommentJoe Bailey bt David Agnew (Sep 7) 6-0, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Great best of three game, thanks David. "  -- Joe

Current Rankings:

  1. Katrina Macfarlane 10.2 [W3, L1] 9 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Fiona Howard 10.1 [W3, L2] 8
  3. John Watson 10.1 [W3, L1] 7
  4. Alex Kenyon 10.2 [W1, L1] 2
  5. Muskaan Ahmed [W1, L2] 2
  6. Jack Davy [L4] 1
  7. Jonathan South

Match Results:

Reveal CommentKatrina Macfarlane bt Muskaan Ahmed (Oct 12) 6-3, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Great game and lovely weather, well played Muskaan"  -- Katrina
Reveal CommentAlex Kenyon bt Fiona Howard (Oct 9) 2-6, 6-4, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Good fun, thanks :)"  -- Alex
John Watson bt Fiona Howard (Oct 8) 6-7 (3-7), 6-3, 7-6 (7-2)
Reveal CommentJohn Watson bt Jack Davy (Oct 4) 6-1, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "A very enjoyable, competitive match with Jack giving me a stern test with some excellent dropshots and his ability to chase down what seemed like lost causes. He had me worried when he went 4-2 up in the second but unfortunately with a bit of a break to book the second hour on court, he lost some momentum and I managed to just about scrape home."  -- John
Reveal CommentFiona Howard bt Muskaan Ahmed (Oct 4) 6-2, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Great game, was lovely to play Fiona"  -- Muskaan
Muskaan Ahmed bt Jack Davy (Oct 3) 4-6, 6-0, 6-3
Reveal CommentKatrina Macfarlane bt John Watson (Oct 2) 3-6, 6-1, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for a great match John, you really made me step up my game for the win, well played"  -- Katrina
  • "Great match! I found some form and also a bit of luck with my returning in the first set but after that, Katrina raised her game and started finding the corners making some shots impossible to play. It was looking for a while like it could go to a tiebreak in the final set but Katrina closed off the match in style." -- John
Reveal CommentFiona Howard bt Katrina Macfarlane (Oct 1) 6-3, 2-6, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Great match, I couldn't count how many times a game went to deuce "  -- Katrina
Reveal CommentFiona Howard bt Jack Davy (Sep 27) 6-3, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Damp but pleasant Manchester evening, Fiona hosted at the lovely Albert Tennis club."  -- Jack
Katrina Macfarlane bt Jack Davy (Sep 25) 6-0, 6-0
Reveal CommentJohn Watson bt Alex Kenyon (Sep 25) 6-1, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Nice friendly match on a murky evening on a mucky court..Alex's 3 consecutive volley run was a particular highlight!"  -- John

Current Rankings:

  1. Raphael Assier [W4] 8
  2. Sally Bolchover [W1, L1] 2
  3. Artur Kanarek [W1, L1] 2
  4. Joseph Chacko [L1]
  5. Mo Dow [L3]
  6. Omar Arshad
  7. Vanessa Waldron

Match Results:

Raphael Assier bt Joseph Chacko (Oct 19) 6-0, 6-0
Raphael Assier bt Sally Bolchover (Oct 12) 6-0, 6-3
Reveal CommentSally Bolchover bt Mo Dow (Oct 6) 6-1, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Lots of close deuces and great rallies (despite the rain!). "  -- Sally
Reveal CommentArtur Kanarek bt Mo Dow (Oct 6) 7-6 (7-5), 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Great points played out in this match. Thanks for a great game Artur. "  -- Mo
Raphael Assier bt Artur Kanarek (Sep 28) 6-1, 6-3
Raphael Assier bt Mo Dow (Sep 21) 6-1, 6-2

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) 

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

Current Rankings:

  1. Faiz Almansour & Callum Rothwell [W6] 14 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Andrew Barnes & Martin Medina [W3, L2, UF1] 10 includes 2 bonus points
  3. Daniel Tierney & Tom Gathercole [W2, L1, UF1] 6
  4. Daniel Mohsin & Yusuf Yaqub [W2, L1] 6 includes 2 bonus points
  5. Stephen Warne & Stephen Purver [W1, L2] 4 includes 2 bonus points
  6. Tiago Muniz & Billy Haworth [L5] 2 includes 2 bonus points
  7. Mark Bate & David Valentine [L3]

Match Results:

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
Andrew Barnes & Martin Medina v Daniel Tierney & Tom Gathercole (Oct 7) 7-6 (7-5), 3-6 TBC
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 CommentDaniel Tierney & Tom Gathercole bt Tiago Muniz & Billy Haworth (Sep 12) 6-2, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Great game, thanks lads."  -- Tom
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 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
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

Current Rankings:

  1. Victoria Empson & Thomas Gaukrodger [W3, UF1] 7
  2. Francesco Rainone & Anuraag Guleria [W3, UF1] 6
  3. Charlotte Danvers & Wendy Breakell [W2, L3] 6
  4. Victoria Johnson & Martin Hunt [W2, L1] 4
  5. Fiona Howard & Amanda Friedland [L4] 1
  6. John Watson & Bernadette Mason [L2]
  7. Cheng(Ryan) Zhou & Anuraag Guleria withdrawn

Match Results:

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
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
Victoria Johnson & Martin Hunt bt Fiona Howard & Amanda Friedland (Oct 6) 6-2, 6-2
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
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

Looking for previous matches? Visit the Manchester Parks archive.
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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