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Collapse AllMeadows, Edinburgh Singles - Round 60 | Thursday 11 November 2021 to Wednesday 5 January 2022 (Midpoint: Wednesday 8 December 2021)

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

Group Summary:

Final Rankings:

  1. Radoslav Iliev 10.1 [W2, L2] 7 includes 2 bonus points WINNER
  2. Guillaume De Cremoux 8.1 [W3, L1] 6 RUNNER UP
  3. Benoit Loyer [W2, L1] 5
  4. Robin Soudj 8.2 [W1] withdrawn 2
  5. Lee Simmonds 8.1 [W1, L2] 2
  6. Colin Gill 8.1 [L3] 1

Match Results:

Reveal CommentGuillaume De Cremoux bt Lee Simmonds (Dec 27) 6-3, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "1 hour 40 despite the straight sets. The first set was good and tight with lot of winners on each side and good rallies. The first 4 games in the second set were crucial and Lee had game points in each of them, but broke down after I finally took the lead 3/1. "  -- Guillaume
Reveal CommentGuillaume De Cremoux bt Colin Gill (Dec 22) 6-3, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "0degC, humid and cloudy, with Colin being sick after his booster. Not a match that will be remembered in 1000 years."  -- Guillaume
Radoslav Iliev bt Colin Gill (Dec 21) 6-2, 6-3
Reveal CommentBenoit Loyer bt Colin Gill (Dec 10) 4-6, 6-2, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "It was so nice to play at Abercorn, thank you for the invitation Colin, I was pleased to play against you. Despite a too shinny sun, this match was really intersting, many rallyes and great points. I really enjoyed the surface but I definitely have to play more on it to be more confortable. "  -- Benoit
Reveal CommentGuillaume De Cremoux bt Radoslav Iliev (Dec 5) 6-4, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Not a good start for Radoslav, then it became a very even match until 3/3 in the second set. Then Radoslav got distracted and gave me the last 3 games. I was happy to get away with that."  -- Guillaume
Benoit Loyer bt Guillaume De Cremoux (Dec 3) 6-1, 6-4

Match of the Group:

Reveal CommentLee Simmonds bt Radoslav Iliev (Nov 21) 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (10-8)

Player Comments:

  • "Great match today with Rad. When he joined me on court just after 1pm, I did not think we would be leaving 3 hours later! First 2 sets, we both had a run of games to win the set. Final set was epic, over an hour long and I thought I was done for at 5-2 down but somehow managed to come back and win. Thanks for the match Rad, it was a pleasure to meet and play you for the first time. And once again, apologies for the FIVE dead net cords over the course of the match. "  -- Lee
Radoslav Iliev bt Benoit Loyer (Nov 18) 7-6 (8-6), 3-6, 6-3
Reveal CommentRobin Soudj bt Lee Simmonds (Nov 14) 6-3, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "A really good game filled with long and gruelling rallies . Thanks Lee it was pleasure playing and meeting you for the first time . "  -- Robin

Group Summary:

Final Rankings:

  1. Callum Macdonald 8.1 [W5] 12 includes 2 bonus points WINNER
  2. Seb Cotton 9.2 [W3, L1, UF1] 10 includes 2 bonus points RUNNER UP
  3. Neil Thompson [W3, L1] 6
  4. David Wood 8.2 [W2, L2, UF1] 6
  5. Zachary Williams [W1, L4] 6 includes 2 bonus points
  6. Keith Michell [L5] 2 includes 2 bonus points
  7. Robert Marshall [L1]

Match Results:

Reveal CommentNeil Thompson bt David Wood (Jan 5) 6-2, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "We managed a good game in the sunshine at the meadows avoiding ice patches on nearby courts. A close game throughout. David played aggressively and had some fantastic winners. Thanks for the game."  -- Neil
Reveal CommentSeb Cotton v David Wood (Jan 3) 5-7, 6-1, 1-2 TBC

Player Comments:

  • "Great match with Dave indoors, sadly could not finish as game is so tight. Dave serving at 2-1 in the 3rd set. "  -- Seb
Reveal CommentSeb Cotton bt Keith Michell (Dec 18) 6-1, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Great game with Keith today after the longest ever warm up for over an hour waiting for the ice to melt"  -- Seb
Reveal CommentCallum Macdonald bt David Wood (Dec 9) 4-6, 6-3, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "David started very well, playing aggressively and hitting some great winners. I managed to edge back into the match in the second set and was able to continue the momentum."  -- Callum
Reveal CommentNeil Thompson bt Zachary Williams (Dec 9) 3-6, 6-0, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Fun game at the meadows with generally good conditions. Zack started strong in the first set before I managed to come back. Some great rallies, thanks for the game."  -- Neil

Match of the Group:

Callum Macdonald bt Seb Cotton (Dec 5) 3-6, 6-4, 6-4
Reveal CommentDavid Wood bt Zachary Williams (Dec 5) 6-4, 2-6, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "A fun match with a good rallies & the additional challenge of a low bright sun … "  -- David
Reveal CommentZachary Williams bt Keith Michell (Dec 3) 6-3, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Really fun game with Keith at Priestfield. Lots of running and long rallies. Look forward to playing again."  -- Zachary
Reveal CommentCallum Macdonald bt Keith Michell (Nov 29) 6-2, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Fun match against Keith in the last of the light at Priestfield. Score flatters me slightly as every game was competitive."  -- Callum
Reveal CommentSeb Cotton bt Zachary Williams (Nov 28) 6-1, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Great game with Zac indoors, some beautiful long rallies. Scoreline does not reflect the close match, his serve is pretty good and I got lucky with some returns "  -- Seb
Reveal CommentCallum Macdonald bt Neil Thompson (Nov 27) 6-3, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Tricky conditions at times with gusts of wind, but we still managed plenty good rallies and both hit some nice shots. Thanks, Neil!"  -- Callum
Reveal CommentCallum Macdonald bt Zachary Williams (Nov 25) 6-2, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Great match against Zack with a lot fun rallies. There were several deuce games that could have gone either way. "  -- Callum
Reveal CommentSeb Cotton bt Robert Marshall (Nov 24) 6-1, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Great game with Robert tonight on the clay. Some lovely rallies with me just edging some important games. "  -- Seb
Reveal CommentDavid Wood bt Keith Michell (Nov 20) 6-3, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Always fun to play at Priestfield vs Keith. Pleased to come back from 0-3 down in set 2."  -- David
Reveal CommentNeil Thompson bt Keith Michell (Nov 17) 6-1, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Classic scores not representing the game and was close particularly in the first set. Had some excellent rallies. Thanks for the game Kieth."  -- Neil

Group Summary:

Final Rankings:

  1. David Marin [W1] 2 WINNER
  2. Gytis Balynas [L1] RUNNER UP
  3. Keith Martin
  4. Laura Bell McMillan
  5. Mhairi Reid
  6. Richard Lyon

Match Results:

Match of the Group:

Reveal CommentDavid Marin bt Gytis Balynas (Dec 5) 7-5, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Good match with some long deuces. Nice to play with you, Gytis."  -- David

Group Summary:

Final Rankings:

  1. Michael Thomson [W4] 10 includes 2 bonus points WINNER
  2. Helen McMahon 9.1 [W2, L2] 7 includes 2 bonus points RUNNER UP
  3. Sivaraj Saxena 8.2 [W2, L1] 6 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Ruth Sutherland 9.2 [W1, L3] 5 includes 2 bonus points
  5. Graeme White [L1]
  6. James Kinch [L2]

Match Results:

Reveal CommentHelen McMahon bt Ruth Sutherland (Dec 11) 6-0, 7-6 (7-5)

Player Comments:

  • "Great game with Ruth. I started the game energised and focused, while Ruth took a while longer to warmup. Ruth came back strong in the second set with some nice serves and attacking net play. Ruth was taking the lead 5-2, when I suddenly realised the thought of a third set wasn’t for me that day! I fought back and we reached a tiebreak. A super close, nerve-wracking tie break, which I just managed to clinch - with the help of some long deep breaths in between points. Always a fun match Ruth, thanks! "  -- Helen
Reveal CommentSivaraj Saxena bt Ruth Sutherland (Dec 5) 6-4, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks Ruth for a competitive and enjoyable match on a near perfect day for tennis. "  -- Sivaraj
Reveal CommentRuth Sutherland bt James Kinch (Dec 4) 6-2, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for a very enjoyable match, James, it was a pleasure to meet you. Good chats between games! Lots of competitive points and rallies. We braved the frosty conditions and were rewarded by the sun coming out. Our luck was in because we just finished the match before the rain came. Best of luck with your remaining matches, James."  -- Ruth
Reveal CommentMichael Thomson bt Graeme White (Nov 29) 6-4, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the match Graeme! A very close first set that could have went either way! Good luck with your remaining matches. "  -- Michael
Reveal CommentMichael Thomson bt Sivaraj Saxena (Nov 21) 6-4, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the match Siv! A lovely morning for tennis at the Meadows! Good luck with the rest of your matches. "  -- Michael
Reveal CommentHelen McMahon bt James Kinch (Nov 20) 6-3, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Great way to start the weekend. Sunny and dry morning, although quite a strong wind. Fun game, good rallies and some pin-point accurate shots hitting outside of the lines. Thanks James, enjoy the rest of the league round. "  -- Helen
Reveal CommentMichael Thomson bt Ruth Sutherland (Nov 18) 5-7, 6-2, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the match Ruth. Another very competitive one with the wind often causing havoc during rallies! "  -- Michael

Match of the Group:

Reveal CommentMichael Thomson bt Helen McMahon (Nov 15) 2-6, 6-4, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the match Helen! Definitely the longest and closest match that I’ve played! Really enjoyed it and look forward to playing you again in future leagues!"  -- Michael
Reveal CommentSivaraj Saxena bt Helen McMahon (Nov 13) 6-4, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Enoyable match with lot of good rallies and nice weather. Thanks for the game Helen."  -- Sivaraj

Results

Looking for previous matches? Visit the Meadows, Edinburgh archive. 

The results listed here include the current and previous Rounds matches for Meadows, Edinburgh.

Scoring Information:

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

Understanding the current rankings display: 

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

Comments:

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Collapse AllMeadows, Edinburgh Doubles - Round 8 | Thursday 17 June 2021 to Wednesday 11 August 2021 (Midpoint: Wednesday 28 July 2021)

Thanks for playing in another great Round of Local Tennis Leagues! We saw many new and returning players on court, with plenty of matches played across the UK. We hope you enjoyed meeting new people and experiencing fun battles in your local area. There’s more tennis to come later this month with new Singles and Doubles Rounds launching in various locations. Be sure to sign up now for your next Round while the sun is still shining this summer!

Group Summary:

Final Rankings:

  1. Dylan Balfour & Olivia Coombes [W1, L1] 3 WINNER
  2. Aaron Malcolm & Roddie Paterson [W1] 2 RUNNER UP
  3. Calum Mccart & Ryan Barnes [W1] 2
  4. Gerard Callis & Isma Navarro [L2]

Match Results:

Match of the Group:

Reveal CommentCalum Mccart & Ryan Barnes bt Dylan Balfour & Olivia Coombes (Aug 4) 4-6, 6-4, [10-3]

Player Comments:

  • "It was great to meet Olivia and Dylan. We enjoyed a really competitive match in the sun! Lots of fun rallies and good serving from everyone. Thanks for the game guys!"  -- Calum
Reveal CommentAaron Malcolm & Roddie Paterson bt Gerard Callis & Isma Navarro (Jul 21) 6-2, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "A lovely evening outside in Craiglockhart. Some good rallies and volleys throughout the game. Thanks again to Gerard & Ism."  -- Aaron
Reveal CommentDylan Balfour & Olivia Coombes bt Gerard Callis & Isma Navarro (Jul 10) 6-1, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "A super fun first match in the flood light of the meadows tennis courts. Loved playing against Gerard and Isma!"  -- Olivia

Results

Looking for previous matches? Visit the Meadows, Edinburgh archive.

The results listed here include the current and previous Rounds matches for Meadows, Edinburgh.

Scoring Information:

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

Understanding the current rankings display: 

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

Comments:

Reporters of results are encouraged to leave a comment on the "Report Your Score" form.