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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!)
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  • 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

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Manchester Tennis & Football Centre

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"​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,"

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Collapse AllManchester Parks Singles - Round 18 | Thursday 4 April 2019 to Wednesday 29 May 2019 (Midpoint: Wednesday 1 May 2019)

More than 150 matches were played across the nine groups in another well contested round in Manchester. There were many exciting battles for the top spots and a great show of sportsmanship too, so thanks for all your efforts everyone. Here's to more of the same throughout the summer!

Group Summary:

John was determined to keep hold of his group one crown, winning all five on the matches he played without dropping a set and bagging bonus points to deservedly add another title to his name. Ryan was the only player to make it onto court for every match and thanks to four victories he is rewarded for his efforts with the runner up spot. A shout out to James for rescuing Ryan when his car got stuck in the mud!

Final Rankings:

  1. John Daggett 6.2 [W5] 12 includes 2 bonus points WINNER
  2. Ryan Cooke [W4, L2] 11 includes 2 bonus points RUNNER UP
  3. Peter Macniak [W2, L3] 7 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Neil Gaskell 6.2 [W3, L2] 6
  5. Simon Haigh 8.1 [W1, L3] 3
  6. James Mercer [L4] 2 includes 2 bonus points
  7. Andrew Lee [L1]

Match Results:

Neil Gaskell bt Peter Macniak (May 17) 6-2, 6-4
Neil Gaskell bt Simon Haigh (May 15) 7-5, 6-1
John Daggett bt Ryan Cooke (May 14) 6-1, 6-0
John Daggett bt James Mercer (May 13) 6-4, 6-1
Ryan Cooke bt Neil Gaskell (May 5) 6-2, 6-4
Reveal CommentPeter Macniak bt Simon Haigh (May 4) 3-6, 6-0, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Big improve from Simon good tennis again very close last set and match. Peter,"  -- Peter
Reveal CommentPeter Macniak bt James Mercer (Apr 29) 7-5, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Very good tennis and very tight result Peter"  -- Peter
Ryan Cooke bt Andrew Lee (Apr 28) 6-3, 6-3
Neil Gaskell bt James Mercer (Apr 28) 6-1, 6-0
Simon Haigh bt Ryan Cooke (Apr 26) 4-6, 6-2, 7-5
John Daggett bt Simon Haigh (Apr 20) 6-1, 6-3
Reveal CommentJohn Daggett bt Peter Macniak (Apr 19) 7-6 (7-0), 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Good long match in the heat, lots of deuces."  -- John
John Daggett bt Neil Gaskell (Apr 14) 6-0, 6-1
Reveal CommentRyan Cooke bt James Mercer (Apr 13) 6-3, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Massive thanks to James for Driving to Halfords to get a tow rope to pull my car out of the mud at Wythenshawe park- owe you big time."  -- Ryan

Match of the Group:

Ryan Cooke bt Peter Macniak (Apr 6) 2-6, 6-4, 7-5

Group Summary:

Chris showed no signs of nerves on his debut, emerging victorious from several close contests to finish with five wins under his belt and top the podium. Richard L fully tested Chris' title winning credentials in their exhausting head to head, and thanks to his tight victory over runner up rival Richard D he comes home with the silver.

Final Rankings:

  1. Chris Eastwood [W5] 10 WINNER
  2. Richard Lucas [W3, L2] 7 RUNNER UP
  3. Richard Dishington 9.1 [W2, L3] 7 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Edgar Stravinskas [W3, L1] 6
  5. Christopher Dean 8.2 [L5] 5 includes 2 bonus points
  6. Georgios Ntelopoulos [W1, L3] 4 includes 2 bonus points
  7. Alhadi Boukr 9.1 [W1, L1] 2
  8. Rodrigo Cristina 6.2 withdrawn

Match Results:

Reveal CommentChris Eastwood bt Edgar Stravinskas (May 27) 6-2, 7-6

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks Edgar. Some great shots by you"  -- Chris
Reveal CommentRichard Lucas bt Christopher Dean (May 26) 6-2, 3-6, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Well played Richard. The more consistent player on the day won."  -- Christopher
Reveal CommentEdgar Stravinskas bt Richard Dishington (May 19) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "The score doesn't reflect the match we played, had some really great rallies. Hopefully we'll play again, thanks"  -- Edgar
Reveal CommentChris Eastwood bt Georgios Ntelopoulos (May 19) 7-5, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Well played George. You hit some great winners! "  -- Chris
Reveal CommentEdgar Stravinskas bt Richard Lucas (May 12) 6-2, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks Richard, looking forward to play again"  -- Edgar
Richard Dishington bt Christopher Dean (May 11) 5-7, 6-1, 6-1
Reveal CommentChris Eastwood bt Richard Lucas (May 4) 2-6, 7-6, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Power vs Durability in an epic match. Great game Richard. Phew, I need a lie down! "  -- Chris
Chris Eastwood bt Richard Dishington (Apr 28) 6-3, 2-6, 6-3
Reveal CommentRichard Lucas bt Georgios Ntelopoulos (Apr 27) 6-0, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Result does not reflect the match with Georgios. We had lots of back of the court long hard hitting rallies. "  -- Richard
Richard Dishington bt Alhadi Boukr (Apr 22) 6-2, 6-2
Reveal CommentRichard Lucas bt Richard Dishington (Apr 20) 7-6 (7-5), 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "I was lucky to win the first set as Richard was always ahead. Just the odd important points separated us at crucial moments during the match. Yet another enjoyable match with Richard."  -- Richard
Chris Eastwood bt Christopher Dean (Apr 18) 6-4, 6-1
Edgar Stravinskas bt Georgios Ntelopoulos (Apr 13) 7-5, 7-5
Alhadi Boukr bt Christopher Dean (Apr 10) 6-3, 7-5

Match of the Group:

Georgios Ntelopoulos bt Christopher Dean (Apr 7) 3-6, 6-3, 7-5

Group Summary:

Robert roared into the lead thanks to five straights wins and bonus points, though it wasn't always a walk in the park. Eugene produced a terrific comeback to force a third set decider in his epic encounter with the new champ and runner up Ranganath proved to a tricky customer in their "really tough" match. Kudos to Callum, Joe, Yusuf and Ranganath too for playing six matches!

Final Rankings:

  1. Robert Topping [W5] 12 includes 2 bonus points WINNER
  2. Ranganath Ranganna [W4, L2] 10 includes 2 bonus points RUNNER UP
  3. Eugene Fulchini [W3, L2] 9 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Callum Rothwell [W3, L3] 8 includes 2 bonus points
  5. Joe Hardingham [W2, L4] 7 includes 2 bonus points
  6. Yusuf Yaqub 10.1 [W2, L4] 6 includes 2 bonus points
  7. Mike Dench [L4]
  8. Daniel Mohsin

Match Results:

Match of the Group:

Robert Topping bt Eugene Fulchini (May 20) 6-4, 3-6, 6-3
Joe Hardingham bt Mike Dench (May 18) 6-2, 6-0
Reveal CommentEugene Fulchini bt Joe Hardingham (May 17) 6-3, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Enjoyed the match played indoors felt like I had 3 sets very warm indoors "  -- Eugene
Ranganath Ranganna bt Joe Hardingham (May 8) 6-4, 6-4
Reveal CommentRobert Topping bt Ranganath Ranganna (May 6) 6-4, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Really tough match, could easily have gone the other way."  -- Robert
Ranganath Ranganna bt Mike Dench (May 5) 6-3, 6-3
Robert Topping bt Joe Hardingham (Apr 30) 6-1, 6-1
Reveal CommentRanganath Ranganna bt Yusuf Yaqub (Apr 30) 6-3, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Great match and yusuf showed great sportsmanship. "  -- Ranganath
Reveal CommentRanganath Ranganna bt Callum Rothwell (Apr 29) 7-5, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Great match on a beautiful day "  -- Ranganath
Reveal CommentEugene Fulchini bt Yusuf Yaqub (Apr 26) 6-0, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Another good work out"  -- Eugene
Reveal CommentEugene Fulchini bt Ranganath Ranganna (Apr 24) 7-5, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Very enjoyable match go work out "  -- Eugene
Reveal CommentCallum Rothwell bt Mike Dench (Apr 21) 6-0, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the game Mike, enjoy your holiday and all the best with the rest of your games "  -- Callum
Reveal CommentYusuf Yaqub bt Mike Dench (Apr 19) 6-2, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Well played Mike. Pleasure meeting you."  -- Yusuf
Robert Topping bt Callum Rothwell (Apr 19) 6-2, 6-3
Reveal CommentJoe Hardingham bt Yusuf Yaqub (Apr 16) 6-3, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Good competitive match. Really enjoyed it. Thanks for travelling to play Yusuf."  -- Joe
Reveal CommentCallum Rothwell bt Eugene Fulchini (Apr 14) 6-1, 7-6 (8-6)

Player Comments:

  • "Wow, what a match! From 4-0 up in the second set to saving 2 set points 5-4 down, to a tense tie break! "  -- Callum
Robert Topping bt Yusuf Yaqub (Apr 13) 6-2, 6-3
Reveal CommentCallum Rothwell bt Joe Hardingham (Apr 13) 1-6, 6-2, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Well played Joe, most games went to deuce , very competitive throughout"  -- Callum
Reveal CommentYusuf Yaqub bt Callum Rothwell (Apr 11) 7-5, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Very competitive match. Could have gone either way! Looking forward to play you again Callum."  -- Yusuf

Group Summary:

A round of applause to Ricardo who powered to a clean sweep of wins and bonus points to deservedly clinch the group four crown. Ben battled to wins over Dominic, Rachel and Bradley in matches that "could have gone either way" and with another more comfortable win to his name too he climbs into the runner up spot.

Final Rankings:

  1. Ricardo Paiva 10.1 [W5] 12 includes 2 bonus points WINNER
  2. Ben Western 9.2 [W4, L2] 10 includes 2 bonus points RUNNER UP
  3. Stephen Purver [W2, L3, UF1] 8 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Bradley Horrocks 9.1 [W2, L3] 7 includes 2 bonus points
  5. Rachel Butcher 9.1 [W1, L1, UF1] 4
  6. Shoukat Ali 9.1 [W1, L2] withdrawn 4 includes 2 bonus points
  7. Dominic Hipwood [L4] 3
  8. Rik Wolland withdrawn

Match Results:

Reveal CommentRicardo Paiva bt Ben Western (May 22) 6-0, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Good game, with the perfect point from Ben, no chances on that amorti. Good luck on the next round."  -- Ricardo

Match of the Group:

Reveal CommentBen Western bt Dominic Hipwood (May 19) 7-6 (7-5), 3-6, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "A very close and tiring match. Could have gone either way. Thanks to Dom for some honest line calls when I couldn't be sure whether his shots were in or out!"  -- Ben
Rachel Butcher v Stephen Purver (May 14) 6-3, 6-7 (2-7) TBC
Reveal CommentStephen Purver bt Dominic Hipwood (May 11) 6-1, 3-6, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Another close game in this group. The court was damp and slippery early on and that helped me, but once it dried out it was very even. We both played some good shots, especially lobs. Well played, Dominic and good luck with the rest of the round."  -- Stephen
Reveal CommentBen Western bt Rachel Butcher (May 6) 3-6, 6-3, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "This was the third time we had played each other and all of them have gone the distance. This was another very hard-fought contest, with some long rallies and a smattering of very good shots, mostly Rachel's passing shots when I made the mistake of coming to the net. I just managed to win the war of attrition at the end. I hope Rachel doesn't mind me quoting her - playing against you makes me hate tennis. 'Nuff said!"  -- Ben
Reveal CommentBradley Horrocks bt Stephen Purver (May 2) 6-2, 1-6, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "This was an amazing game, with big shifts in momentum and even me having to make a racquet change near the end! Stephen's slices caused me problems all game. Hope to meet again in the league!"  -- Bradley
Ricardo Paiva bt Dominic Hipwood (May 2) 6-3, 7-5
Reveal CommentRicardo Paiva bt Bradley Horrocks (Apr 28) 6-2, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Great rallies in a good weather day. Thanks for the match Bradley"  -- Ricardo
Reveal CommentRicardo Paiva bt Stephen Purver (Apr 23) 6-3, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Some exciting rallies. Good luck Stepehn on the next matches."  -- Ricardo
Reveal CommentBen Western bt Shoukat Ali (Apr 22) 6-3, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "A close match on a beautiful, hot day. We had some very good rallies and there were a few great shots."  -- Ben
Reveal CommentRachel Butcher bt Bradley Horrocks (Apr 19) 6-2, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the game Bradley, some fun points! "  -- Rachel
Reveal CommentShoukat Ali bt Stephen Purver (Apr 14) 7-5, 7-6 (10-8)

Player Comments:

  • "Great match!! Many long rallies. Could have gone either way. Well played Stephen. Good luck in future matches. "  -- Shoukat
Reveal CommentBradley Horrocks bt Dominic Hipwood (Apr 14) 6-2, 4-6, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Another close match! We did well to have so many long rallies given the windy conditions."  -- Bradley
Reveal CommentStephen Purver bt Ben Western (Apr 13) 6-3, 7-6

Player Comments:

  • "A very tactical game with a lot of slice and not many winners. Service holds were at a premium! A couple of centimetes either way on a few shots made a difference to me taking the second set tie-break 7-4. Well played, Ben, and good luck with the rest of the round."  -- Stephen
Reveal CommentRicardo Paiva bt Shoukat Ali (Apr 11) 6-3, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Good game with some long rallies."  -- Ricardo
Reveal CommentBen Western bt Bradley Horrocks (Apr 7) 2-6, 6-0, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Peculiar match this one, every set started very one sided yet the match as a whole was very competitive. I managed to pull back to 4-4 from 0-4 in the final set but Ben won the two nervy games at the end. Well played Ben!"  -- Bradley

Group Summary:

There was lots of action in group five with every player playing at least five matches - great stuff! The race for the title went right to the wire with front runners Leah and Nana both recording six wins and bonus points. Crucially however, Leah also won a set in her lengthy loss to Martin and this gives her the extra point she needs to sneak into top spot.

Final Rankings:

  1. Leah Hartshorne 9.2 [W6, L1] 15 includes 2 bonus points WINNER
  2. Nana Osei [W6, L1] 14 includes 2 bonus points RUNNER UP
  3. Martin Reynolds [W4, L3] 10
  4. Michael Chiu [W4, L3] 9
  5. Patrick Lambton 9.2 [W3, L2] 7
  6. Max Dawiczewski 10.2 [W2, L5] 6 includes 2 bonus points
  7. Richard Farrage [L6] 4 includes 2 bonus points
  8. Maciej Dluzen [W1, L5] 3

Match Results:

Leah Hartshorne bt Max Dawiczewski (May 28) 6-4, 7-6 (9-7)
Reveal CommentPatrick Lambton bt Michael Chiu (May 25) 7-5, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Really good fun game. Lots of serve and volley from Micheal and some really nice rapid fire rallies where we both ended up at the net."  -- Patrick
Martin Reynolds bt Leah Hartshorne (May 24) 4-6, 7-5, 6-2
Reveal CommentPatrick Lambton bt Max Dawiczewski (May 23) 6-2, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Fun game of tennis on a lovely sunny evening."  -- Patrick
Reveal CommentPatrick Lambton bt Martin Reynolds (May 22) 6-3, 4-6, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Excellent game. Martin is almost impossible to hit a winner against and always seemed to be in the right place at the net."  -- Patrick
Reveal CommentMichael Chiu bt Max Dawiczewski (May 19) 6-2, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Well played Max. Thank you for being a good sport and persevering on a tricky court."  -- Michael
  • "The court was wet and slippery which made it almost impossible to run. Michael has a very good technique and it could have been an interesting match if we played in better conditions. Nevertheless, he deserved to win and I hope we'll have a chance to play again." Max
Reveal CommentNana Osei bt Martin Reynolds (May 17) 7-5, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Tougher game with some punishing rallies. Thanks for the game Martin. You have a very good slice and you won 5 straight games in the first set and I do not know how I managed to close that set after your surge from 0:5 down. All the very best. "  -- Nana
Reveal CommentNana Osei bt Michael Chiu (May 15) 6-3, 7-6

Player Comments:

  • "Good match on a hot sunny day. You recovered from 4 . 1 to lead 6 5 Mike but i am sure your fitness let you down to close the set. Nice meeting you. All the best in the rest of your matches. "  -- Nana
Leah Hartshorne bt Patrick Lambton (May 15) 6-2, 3-6, 6-1
Max Dawiczewski bt Maciej Dluzen (May 12) 6-2, 3-6, 6-2
Reveal CommentMartin Reynolds bt Richard Farrage (May 12) 6-0, 4-6, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Well played, Martin, a well-deserved victory. Some really enjoyable rallies, although I was wilting under the sun by the end! Good luck in your remaining matches."  -- Richard
Martin Reynolds bt Maciej Dluzen (May 11) 6-1, 7-6 (7-5)
Reveal CommentMichael Chiu bt Richard Farrage (May 11) 6-0, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "It was a pleasure to meet you Richard. Best of luck in next matches."  -- Michael
  • Well played, Mike, you're a great player and I just couldn't handle the spin you were generating on the ball. Thanks for the serving tips! Good luck in the rest of your matches.
Reveal CommentMaciej Dluzen bt Richard Farrage (May 5) 7-5, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Great meeting you, Maciej, and I really enjoyed the match today. You played very well, especially from 1-3 down in the second set. Best of luck in your remaining matches!" Richard

Match of the Group:

Reveal CommentMichael Chiu bt Martin Reynolds (May 5) 4-6, 6-2, 7-6 (7-5)

Player Comments:

  • "Pleased to meet you Martin and well played."  -- Michael
Reveal CommentMichael Chiu bt Maciej Dluzen (May 4) 6-1, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "It was a pleasure meet and play you. Hopefully play you again."  -- Michael
Reveal CommentNana Osei bt Patrick Lambton (Apr 29) 6-0, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the game Paddy. Had to raise my game after losing my last match. All the very best in your remaining matches. "  -- Nana
Martin Reynolds bt Max Dawiczewski (Apr 29) 6-1, 6-3
Reveal CommentLeah Hartshorne bt Richard Farrage (Apr 25) 6-0, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the match, Leah. You're a great player with fantastic variation and depth on your shots. Best of luck in your remaining matches and thanks for providing me with the opportunity to play on clay for the first time!," -- Leah
Reveal CommentMax Dawiczewski bt Richard Farrage (Apr 22) 2-6, 6-3, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Tough match. I have lost the first set and had to work hard for each point. Many rallies were long and we waited for the opponent to make an error. It’s been 4-4 in the third set and anyone could take it. "  -- Max
  • "Thanks for the match, Max, really enjoyed it. It was a lovely sunny morning for it, if rather hotter than I'm used to! You have great variety in your shots and you deserved to win. Best of luck in your remaining matches!" -- Richard
Reveal CommentLeah Hartshorne bt Michael Chiu (Apr 20) 6-4, 1-6, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Great game in hot conditions. Some brilliant rallies with a variety of shots. Came down to unforced errors in the end. Good luck in your other matches."  -- Leah
Reveal CommentLeah Hartshorne bt Nana Osei (Apr 19) 6-4, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Leah has a greater fitness level. Well done. You played so well and you were very competitive. I was very much spent. "  -- Nana
Reveal CommentNana Osei bt Max Dawiczewski (Apr 17) 6-2, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Max has a very good and effective backhand. Many of the service games went to deuce and I guess I had the slight urge to win the crucial points. All the best in your future matches. "  -- Nana
Reveal CommentNana Osei bt Maciej Dluzen (Apr 14) 6-2, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks Maciej for the match. Difficult conditions today. All the best in your next match. "  -- Nana
Reveal CommentLeah Hartshorne bt Maciej Dluzen (Apr 13) 6-3, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Really enjoyed our match today. "  -- Leah
Reveal CommentNana Osei bt Richard Farrage (Apr 9) 6-3, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Totally shattered after a very tough match. I lost count of the number of dueces played and though it was only two sets, I felt we had been in the court 'forever'. Hard luck Richard because you played well especially in the second set and I do not know how I came back from 1-4 down. "  -- Nana
  • "Thanks for the match, Nana. Really enjoyed it. Some great rallies and you managed to somehow retrieve seemingly lost causes when I was convinced I was going to win the point! Best of luck in your remaining fixtures." Richard

Group Summary:

There were epic encounters left, right and centre in this group, including Mike's best ever singles match with Floriana and Mark beating Mike in an exhausting game - well played everyone. Mark and Bev pulled clear of the field at the top and ultimately their head to head is decisive in determining the new champ. Now Bev beat Mark in a "tough slog" but the set Mark won in this match gives him the point he needs to climb into the lead. It would be great to see everyone make it off the start line next time.

Final Rankings:

  1. Mark Bate [W3, L1] 9 includes 2 bonus points WINNER
  2. Bev Harley 9.2 [W3] 8 includes 2 bonus points RUNNER UP
  3. Mike O'Docherty 10.1 [W1, L2] 5 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Alex Whitington [W1] 2
  5. Floriana Amicone [L3] 2
  6. Daniel Jones [L2]
  7. Alia Mahmood
  8. David Agnew

Match Results:

Reveal CommentMark Bate bt Floriana Amicone (May 11) 6-3, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Good meeting you Flo, I know you were a bit frustrated with your game today, tennis is a strange sport with confidence a big part of it and luckily I had it today, thank god!!, we had some good rallies tho, all the best with your season"  -- Mark
Reveal CommentBev Harley bt Mark Bate (Apr 29) 6-4, 2-6, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Another tough slog with you Mark!!! Tired legs now after too many deuces. Really enjoyed playing you again. Good luck with the rest of your matches "  -- Bev
  • "Well played Bev, good meeting up again and some belting rallies, I look forward to the next match!!" -- Mark
Reveal CommentMike O'Docherty bt Floriana Amicone (Apr 28) 3-6, 6-1, 7-6 (7-5)

Player Comments:

  • "That was, no word of a lie, the best singles match I have ever had :) proper tennis all the way and both players trying to win every single point. Thanks Flo - it could have gone either way!"  -- Mike
  • "Really enjoyed this match, it was nothing short of an epic! Great tennis on both sides and loads of incredible rallies," -- Floriana
Reveal CommentBev Harley bt Daniel Jones (Apr 23) 7-5, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Great game with a hard forehand to deal with! "  -- Bev

Match of the Group:

Reveal CommentMark Bate bt Mike O'Docherty (Apr 21) 6-4, 3-6, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "What a game!! in sweltering heat, I'm too exhausted to say anything else, except well played Mike!!"  -- Mark
Bev Harley bt Mike O'Docherty (Apr 19) 6-0, 7-5
Reveal CommentMark Bate bt Daniel Jones (Apr 19) 6-4, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Blimey, sweltering Friday morning, really close game, especially the 2nd set lot's of juices, Dan has a really hard, quick forehand shot which caught me out alot, bit of a pre derby game this with Utd coming out on top, hope its the same result Weds :) good luck with the rest of your matches mate"  -- Mark
Reveal CommentAlex Whitington bt Floriana Amicone (Apr 6) 4-6, 6-4, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Epic match to start the season! Gorgeous day & some thrilling, tight rallies. Really enjoyable game - time for a long, lie down! "  -- Alex

Group Summary:

Robert and Stephen both notched up five wins and bonus points to finish level at the top and make it a very close call for the group crown. The match between the two therefore determines the new champ and Robert came through this close contest 7-5 6-3 to take the prize by the smallest of margins. Kudos also to third placed George for making it onto court for six matches.

Final Rankings:

  1. Robert Lindley 10.2 [W5] 12 includes 2 bonus points WINNER
  2. Stephen Warne [W5, L1] 12 includes 2 bonus points RUNNER UP
  3. George Alaimo 10.2 [W3, L3] 6
  4. Carrie Nixon [W2, L3] 6 includes 2 bonus points
  5. John Watson 10.1 [W1, L4] 3
  6. Michael Mawson [W1, L1] 2
  7. Sue Goodwin 9.2 [L5] 1
  8. Lizzie Ritchie

Match Results:

CARRIE NIXON bt Sue Goodwin (May 25) 6-2, 6-4
Michael Mawson bt George Alaimo (May 25) 6-3, 6-1
Reveal CommentStephen Warne bt Michael Mawson (May 24) 6-0, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Got lucky with this game because Mike is a very good and honest competitor, but because it was his first game for a while there was a rustiness in set 1. I managed to keep consistent. Second set was much tighter and I had to really fight and eventually claim the match. Some really good points. Enjoyed playing you again Mike All the best with the remaining games"  -- Stephen
CARRIE NIXON bt John Watson (May 17) 6-2, 6-4
George Alaimo bt Sue Goodwin (May 17) 6-1, 6-0
Reveal CommentStephen Warne bt George Alaimo (May 14) 6-2, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "An enjoyable game. Ultimately decided on me making less unforced errors. That doesn’t detract from the quality of the shots and rallies from us both. Many points were long and very tight. Thanks for the game George."  -- Stephen
Reveal CommentJohn Watson bt Sue Goodwin (May 4) 6-0, 4-6, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "I know from playing Sue before that's she's a tough competitor and I had to work hard to get the victory in the third set...excellent match with some real ebbs and flows, thanks Sue!"  -- John
Reveal CommentGeorge Alaimo bt John Watson (May 2) 6-3, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "A great game with lots of big shots!"  -- George
  • "Great match- lots of ferocious hitting from us both!" John
Reveal CommentStephen Warne bt John Watson (Apr 29) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "I think this was just a case of me playing at my best and John perhaps not being at his best. I’m sure if we played again it would be a lot closer. Thanks for the game John. "  -- Stephen
  • "Thanks Steven, you're right I didn't get much luck today, even my netcords didn't seem to have much effect on the ball! Having said that, Steven served consistently well, chased down everything and I struggled to find anywhere to place a winner. Enjoyed the match though!," -- John
Reveal CommentGeorge Alaimo bt CARRIE NIXON (Apr 28) 6-4, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Really enjoyed this game - lots of good rallies!"  -- George
Reveal CommentStephen Warne bt Sue Goodwin (Apr 23) 6-0, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Closer than the score suggested with some long rallies. Many games went to Deuce too. Well played Sue, All the best in the other games "  -- Stephen
Reveal CommentRobert Lindley bt George Alaimo (Apr 22) 6-3, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Cheers George, it was a decent match once we both remembered we could play tennis. Good luck in the remainder of your matches."  -- Robert
Reveal CommentRobert Lindley bt CARRIE NIXON (Apr 19) 7-5, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Close match not much in it at all. Thanks for the game Carrie"  -- Robert
Reveal CommentRobert Lindley bt Stephen Warne (Apr 17) 7-5, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks Steve, close match and I'm sure we'll play again :)"  -- Robert
Reveal CommentRobert Lindley bt Sue Goodwin (Apr 14) 6-0, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Nice to meet you Sue. Thanks for coming to Bury."  -- Robert
Reveal CommentStephen Warne bt CARRIE NIXON (Apr 11) 6-1, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Decent game in good conditions. Some really good long rallies, especially in the second set. Nice to get a competitive 3rd set for extra practice as well. Well played Carrie. Good luck in the future games."  -- Stephen

Match of the Group:

Reveal CommentRobert Lindley bt John Watson (Apr 6) 3-6, 6-3, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Second set really could have gone either way. John's a solid competitor for sure. Thanks for the game."  -- Robert

Group Summary:

Paul hardly put a foot wrong in this round, winning all five of the matches he played give himself a excellent chance of the group crown. Fiona joined Paul on twelve points at the top but with a defeat in their thrilling head to head she has to settle for the silver this time. Great to see nearly everyone perfecting their scheduling skills to earn a bonus prize and a special mention to Bernadette for playing every match on offer.

Final Rankings:

  1. Paul Spilsbury [W5] 12 includes 2 bonus points WINNER
  2. Fiona Howard 10.1 [W4, L2] 12 includes 2 bonus points RUNNER UP
  3. Chibuike Iruloh [W4, L1] 10 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Bernadette Mason 9.2 [W3, L4] 10 includes 2 bonus points
  5. Nicola Roberts [W2, L4] 8 includes 2 bonus points
  6. Martyn Shaw [W2, L4] 7 includes 2 bonus points
  7. Irene Ofei 10.2 [W1, L4] 4 includes 2 bonus points
  8. Henry Stanimeros [W1, L3] 4

Match Results:

Martyn Shaw bt Nicola Roberts (May 28) 4-6, 7-5, 6-3
Reveal CommentHenry Stanimeros bt Nicola Roberts (May 25) 7-6 (7-4), 4-6, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Great match, really enjoyed this - longest match I’ve ever played!"  -- Henry
Reveal CommentBernadette Mason bt Henry Stanimeros (May 22) 6-2, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for a great game, good luck with your remaining matches."  -- Bernadette
Reveal CommentChibuike Iruloh bt Bernadette Mason (May 18) 6-3, 1-6, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Great match, some really good rallies."  -- Bernadette
Reveal CommentNicola Roberts bt Bernadette Mason (May 15) 1-6, 6-4, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for an enjoyable match. The score in games doesn't reflect how close they all were. Some games we thought would never end with too many deuces to count!"  -- Nicola

Match of the Group:

Reveal CommentBernadette Mason bt Martyn Shaw (May 14) 7-6 (7-5), 7-6 (9-7)

Player Comments:

  • "Brilliant match on a warm evening. Deuce was definitely the theme of the match! "  -- Bernadette
Reveal CommentFiona Howard bt Henry Stanimeros (May 13) 6-4, 2-6, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Such a lovely game with lots of deuces, you’ve got some fantastic shots and it could have gone either way. Hopefully we will play again in the future. Good luck with your remaining games "  -- Fiona
Reveal CommentPaul Spilsbury bt Fiona Howard (May 6) 6-1, 3-6, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for a great match, Fiona, you played some lovely shots and you are a difficult player to work out. You ran for everything and made me run too! Good luck in your remaining matches."  -- Paul
Reveal CommentFiona Howard bt Irene Ofei (May 4) 6-4, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Had a lovely game with Irene who has some lovely shots, on the first set neither of us could keep our serve then I got a lucky break. It truly was a pleasure meeting you Irene and I look forward to playing you again. Good luck in the rest of your games "  -- Fiona
  • " Thanks Fiona, wishing all the best too," -- Irene
Reveal CommentPaul Spilsbury bt Nicola Roberts (May 1) 6-3, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for a great match Nicola. It was a close first set and you played some powerful deep shots with deadly accuracy! Good luck for the rest of your matches."  -- Paul
Reveal CommentPaul Spilsbury bt Martyn Shaw (Apr 28) 6-1, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the match Martyn, you were just starting to get into the match in the second set and became a dangerous opponent. Good luck for the rest of your matches."  -- Paul
Reveal CommentPaul Spilsbury bt Chibuike Iruloh (Apr 22) 6-2, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for a great match Chibuike, you played some fine ground strokes in a close and well-contended match. Good luck in the rest of your games."  -- Paul
Reveal CommentChibuike Iruloh bt Irene Ofei (Apr 20) 6-4, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Very hot day for tennis. Irene that was a seesaw first set. "  -- Chibuike
  • "Real nip & tuck Chibuike but totally enjoyed it. Best wishes," -- Irene
Reveal CommentChibuike Iruloh bt Nicola Roberts (Apr 18) 6-0, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks Nicola for good match. All the best for your remaining matches "  -- Chibuike
Reveal CommentFiona Howard bt Martyn Shaw (Apr 16) 5-7, 7-6 (9-7), 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "What started as a warm afternoon soon turned to rain. What a great match we had an amazing amount of deuces. Martyn is fantastic at the net. In one set I was up by 4 games thinking I’d got it in the bag, but Martyn came back some amazing shots. It could have gone either way, I just got lucky on this occasion. Good luck with the rest of your matches and hope to play you again soon, I’ll need a month to recover thou "  -- Fiona
Reveal CommentPaul Spilsbury bt Bernadette Mason (Apr 15) 6-2, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Brilliant game, hope you enjoy the league!! "  -- Bernadette
Martyn Shaw bt Irene Ofei (Apr 14) 6-3, 6-1
Reveal CommentNicola Roberts bt Fiona Howard (Apr 14) 6-3, 4-6, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "A very enjoyable match with some very close games. We lost count of the number of deuce points! "  -- Nicola
Reveal CommentBernadette Mason bt Irene Ofei (Apr 13) 6-3, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks Irene good match, sorry we had so many distractions in the second set!!! "  -- Bernadette
Reveal CommentFiona Howard bt Bernadette Mason (Apr 12) 6-3, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "It’s such a pleasure to play Bernie and it definitely could have gone either way. We both had some lucky shots and the amount of deuces was unreal. Good luck with the rest of your matches "  -- Fiona
Reveal CommentChibuike Iruloh bt Martyn Shaw (Apr 11) 6-3, 7-6 (7-0)

Player Comments:

  • "Great evening to play tennis. Lots of break of serve. Martyn has a lovely service motion and played net balls very well."  -- Chibuike
Reveal CommentIrene Ofei bt Henry Stanimeros (Apr 8) 3-6, 6-0, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks Henry for a great opener, some fantastic exchanges and good passing shots. Wishing you all the best for the rest of your matches!"  -- Irene

Group Summary:

There was little to choose between the front runners in this group with both Jane and John finishing five wins to the good and with bonus points too. On court however Jane found another gear, convincingly winning their head to head in straight sets to secure the gold and a promotion next time. Hats off to Matthew who showed fantastic enthusiasm to play every match.

Final Rankings:

  1. Jane Meloy [W5] 12 includes 2 bonus points WINNER
  2. John Boyle [W5, L1] 12 includes 2 bonus points RUNNER UP
  3. Matthew Rosewarne [W4, L3] 10 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Alyson Sheppard [W3, L2] 7
  5. Mo Dow [W2, L4] 6 includes 2 bonus points
  6. Thomas Heavey 10.2 [W1, L3] 4 includes 2 bonus points
  7. Mehrnaz Rezaie [W1, L4] 3
  8. Vanessa Waldron [L4]

Match Results:

Reveal CommentMatthew Rosewarne bt Vanessa Waldron (May 28) 6-2, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Lots of games went to deuce and good comeback in the second set from 5-1 to 5-4. Good luck if you join future tennis leagues"  -- Matthew
Alyson Sheppard bt Vanessa Waldron (May 21) Walkover
Reveal CommentAlyson Sheppard bt Mo Dow (May 19) 6-1, 7-6 (7-0)

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for a fun match Mo :-)"  -- Alyson
Reveal CommentMehrnaz Rezaie bt Vanessa Waldron (May 18) 6-2, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Nice to play Venessa. Good luck to you for next matches."  -- Mehrnaz
Mo Dow bt Vanessa Waldron (May 17) 6-2, 6-1
John Boyle bt Mehrnaz Rezaie (May 12) 6-2, 6-4
Reveal CommentAlyson Sheppard bt Matthew Rosewarne (May 8) 6-2, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Good match thanks Matthew despite the annoying spectators at the end!"  -- Alyson

Match of the Group:

Reveal CommentMo Dow bt Mehrnaz Rezaie (May 6) 4-6, 6-2, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Lovely to play Mehrnaz again. Plenty of deuce points and good rallies."  -- Mo
Jane Meloy bt Thomas Heavey (May 5) 6-0, 6-0
Reveal CommentJohn Boyle bt Alyson Sheppard (May 4) 1-6, 6-3, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Really great match, John’s slice is a killer shot!"  -- Alyson
Reveal CommentJohn Boyle bt Thomas Heavey (Apr 29) 7-6 (7-4), 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Brilliant first set, was toe-to-toe the whole way but hat's off to John he nailed the tie-break. Really enjoyable tennis with some long rallies, tight deuce points in lovely evening sun."  -- Thomas
Reveal CommentJane Meloy bt John Boyle (Apr 28) 6-2, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Some great rallies! Thanks for the game John "  -- Jane
Jane Meloy bt Mehrnaz Rezaie (Apr 28) 6-0, 6-2
Jane Meloy bt Alyson Sheppard (Apr 28) 6-0, 6-0
Reveal CommentMatthew Rosewarne bt Thomas Heavey (Apr 26) 6-4, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Third time lucky getting the game played. Played in damp conditions which helped my serve as the ball stayed low. Some good rallies and Thomas has a good serve. Good luck in the rest of the tournament and hope you can get match 3 completed by the midpoint "  -- Matthew
Reveal CommentJohn Boyle bt Matthew Rosewarne (Apr 19) 6-4, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Hot conditions, half the games went to deuce but only 4 games were held on serve. Good luck in rest of your games "  -- Matthew
Reveal CommentMatthew Rosewarne bt Mo Dow (Apr 18) 6-1, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Some good rallies, scoreline was flattering. Good luck in the rest of your games, Mo"  -- Matthew
John Boyle bt Mo Dow (Apr 15) 6-3, 6-1
Thomas Heavey bt Mo Dow (Apr 14) 6-4, 6-1
Reveal CommentJane Meloy bt Matthew Rosewarne (Apr 7) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "My first game since school! Really enjoyed it - thanks Matthew."  -- Jane
Reveal CommentMatthew Rosewarne bt Mehrnaz Rezaie (Apr 6) 6-4, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Some good rallies and a tough match in warm conditions. All the best for the future games"  -- Matthew

Results

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Collapse AllManchester Parks Doubles - Round 4 | Thursday 23 May 2019 to Wednesday 31 July 2019 (Midpoint: Wednesday 26 June 2019)

Current Rankings:

  1. Shingi Aisam & George Worton [W1] 2
  2. Dominic Hipwood & Gian Maria Negri Porzio [W1, L1] 2
  3. Edgar Stravinskas & Daniel Hibbert [W1] 2
  4. Callum Rothwell & Daniel Jones [L2] 1
  5. Stephen Purver & Stephen Warne
  6. Tom Brown & Mike O'Docherty
  7. Tom Gathercole & Daniel Tierney

Match Results:

Reveal CommentEdgar Stravinskas & Daniel Hibbert bt Callum Rothwell & Daniel Jones (Jun 16) 4-6, 6-4, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "A really fun and competitive match. The score on the last set really flatters us. Great guys to play against and some fun points "  -- Daniel
Dominic Hipwood & Gian Maria Negri Porzio bt Callum Rothwell & Daniel Jones (Jun 9) 6-2, 6-3
Shingi Aisam & George Worton bt Dominic Hipwood & Gian Maria Negri Porzio (Jun 3) 6-1, 6-1

Current Rankings:

  1. Martin Medina & Andrew Barnes [W2] 4
  2. Irene Ofei & Nana Osei [W1] 2
  3. Mark Bate & David Valentine [W1, L1] 2
  4. Fiona Howard & Amanda Friedland [W1, L1] 2
  5. John Watson & Bernadette Mason [L2] 1
  6. Henry Stanimeros & Lizzie Ritchie [L1]
  7. Catherine Gallon & Lisa McCarrick

Match Results:

Reveal CommentMartin Medina & Andrew Barnes bt Mark Bate & David Valentine (Jun 13) 6-3, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "A friendly and competitive match played indoors because it rained all week. There were some excellent serves from David and Mark and it was deuce after deuce in the first few games then some long, long rallies with recovered shots that no-one had any right to get back. Thanks for the game and good luck with your remaining matches. "  -- Martin
  • "Our 2nd competitive doubles match and we were taught a tough lesson by 2 good players, well done Martin and Andrew," -- Mark
Reveal CommentMark Bate & David Valentine bt John Watson & Bernadette Mason (Jun 11) 6-3, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "It was a good close game, with some really good rallies and a few laughs, great meeting you Bernie and John again ,good luck for the rest"  -- Mark
Reveal CommentFiona Howard & Amanda Friedland bt John Watson & Bernadette Mason (May 31) 2-6, 7-6, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Good game played in great spirits. Very evenly matched, Our first ever victory in the Doubles Tennis League. Bring it on! John and Bernie were great opponents and we had some good rallies in a very close match. "  -- Amanda
Reveal CommentIrene Ofei & Nana Osei bt Fiona Howard & Amanda Friedland (May 26) 6-2, 7-6 (7-2)

Player Comments:

  • "A good match with a some twists and turns and oh the wind to contend with.....totally enjoyable though. Thanks for the match Fiona & Amanda and best wishes for the rest of the round."  -- Irene
Reveal CommentMartin Medina & Andrew Barnes bt Henry Stanimeros & Lizzie Ritchie (May 25) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for an enjoyable and friendly opening match to shake the rust off the racquets, Henry and Lizzie. Some exciting rallies and one or two very nice shots in a match which was much closer than the score suggests. Good luck with your remaining matches."  -- Martin

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) 

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