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Collapse AllMeadows, Edinburgh Singles - Round 42 | Thursday 10 August 2017 to Wednesday 4 October 2017 (Midpoint: Wednesday 6 September 2017)

As always, our Meadows players were faced with a real range of weather conditions, but as always this didn’t stop them from playing some really exciting and enjoyable matches! There were plenty of three-setters, tiebreaks and tight sets, complete with lengthy rallies and multiple deuces. Thanks for the lively match descriptions and friendly commentaries. A great round for the Meadows Tennis League!

Group Summary:

A clean sweep of six match wins allowed Kevin to secure the top spot in Group 1 this round – well played! Well done also to Niklas who was just two points behind. Adam showcased his lobs, Clive used his strong serve, Piotr and Gareth had great rallies, Tom demonstrated his powerful forehand, Kevin and Adam had a dramatic tiebreak, and Adam and Guillaume had a rollercoaster of a match!

Final Rankings:

  1. Kevin Stott 7.1 [W6] 14 includes 2 bonus points WINNER
  2. Niklas Heinemann 8.1 [W5] 12 includes 2 bonus points RUNNER UP
  3. Adam Leel 8.1 [W3, L4] 9 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Guillaume De Cremoux 8.1 [W2, L5] 8 includes 2 bonus points
  5. Gareth Beedham 7.2 [W3, L3] 7
  6. Clive Minshull 7.1 [W2, L4] 5
  7. Tom Johnston 9.2 [W2, L3] 5
  8. Piotr Szyba [W1, L5] 3

Match Results:

Reveal CommentGareth Beedham bt Adam Leel (Oct 3) 6-3, 5-7, [10-6]

Player Comments:

  • "Both of us agreed we would rather forget this match as the standard was pretty low. Gusty conditions meant we couldn't find a rhythm, at times resorting to tentative play. I lost consistency during the second set, whilst Adam did well keeping the ball in court, lobbing effectively, allowing me to make the errors and battle against the wind. We decided to play a match tie-break in lieu of the third set because the cut-off time for the flood lights (10pm) was approaching. As it happened they turned off early, at 9:56, during match point!! Although we agreed to replay the point and finish the match with only half the court lit, it was such an ugly win, ending with a pathetic drop shot - one of the few that actually worked!...Erased. "  -- Gareth
Reveal CommentGareth Beedham bt Clive Minshull (Sep 28) 6-3, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "An intense yet fun match against Clive. Thanks to a more comfortable string setup and better suited racket, I was able to play with somewhat more freedom than I've been used to in the past, whilst almost void of shoulder pain. Clive served pretty well as usual, but as the rallies progressed made a few more errors off the ground. I knew he was very capable of turning things around quickly (past experience!), so remaining focused during the second set was paramount to obtain the win. Will look forward to playing again in a future round. "  -- Gareth
Reveal CommentGareth Beedham bt Piotr Szyba (Sep 27) 6-1, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Peter has a strong kick serve, which he used to great effect during some key moments in the second set. We had some tight rallies but thankfully I managed to stay on top. "  -- Gareth
Reveal CommentKevin Stott bt Clive Minshull (Sep 26) 6-4, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Great match today. Clive started on fire and on the front foot but I managed to stem the tide and grind out a unlikely win. "  -- Kevin
Clive Minshull bt Adam Leel (Sep 25) 6-4, 6-4
Reveal CommentAdam Leel bt Tom Johnston (Sep 24) 6-4, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Good game with lots of long rallies. Tom played well despite nursing an elbow injury, which worsened the longer the match went on. Chuffed to get the win!"  -- Adam
Reveal CommentPiotr Szyba bt Guillaume De Cremoux (Sep 24) 4-6, 6-4, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "That flat and low bouncing serve was quite problematic for ma at the beginning, but after a while and a bit of warmup I could go lower on my legs to have the ball more on my shoulder level on the return. Sice then I was able ti keep Guillame more on the back of the court and not to give him so many short balls. I had to work really hard for the win and Guillame was punishing me for every single moment of deconcentration. Will surely play again with pleasure."  -- Piotr
Reveal CommentClive Minshull bt Tom Johnston (Sep 23) 6-3, 3-6, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Great game with Tom today, on a sunny meadows morning - welcome to the league! "  -- Clive
Niklas Heinemann bt Clive Minshull (Sep 18) 6-3, 6-2
Reveal CommentGuillaume De Cremoux bt Gareth Beedham (Sep 17) 4-6, 6-4, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "It is hard to believe I won after having been led 3/0 in the second set and 4/0 in the third. Gareth started to be less consistent and aggressive in the decider, which allowed me to come back and win the match. "  -- Guillaume
Reveal CommentAdam Leel bt Piotr Szyba (Sep 17) 6-4, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Piotr played really well, I found it difficult to get to grips with his serve, and I'm sure that when his preferred racket arrives he'll be a top player. Good game!"  -- Adam
Niklas Heinemann bt Gareth Beedham (Sep 14) 6-2, 7-5

Match of the Group:

Reveal CommentTom Johnston bt Piotr Szyba (Sep 12) 5-7, 7-5, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Really tight match with long games, service breaks and darkness creeping in towards the end of the 3rd set. Very enjoyable match and look forward to a rematch. "  -- Tom
  • "After a warmup and a good start by Tom I knew it's going to be a tough match. Luckily for me after a few matches and good preparations I finally played near my best and could slice back plenty of Tom's services to make him work hard for every game. Unfortunately Tom knows how to play long matches and I was the first one to run out of gas." Piotr
Kevin Stott bt Piotr Szyba (Sep 8) 6-3, 7-6 (7-4)
Kevin Stott bt Gareth Beedham (Sep 6) 6-4, 6-4
Reveal CommentKevin Stott bt Tom Johnston (Sep 3) 7-5, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "A good quality match against Tom whose big serve and fearsome forehand gave me plenty of problems. Glad to get the win"  -- Kevin
Reveal CommentGuillaume De Cremoux bt Clive Minshull (Sep 3) 4-6, 6-1, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "After a good start by Clive, his 4 hours and a half he played the day before started to take their toll and I had (at last) the time to push him back to the baseline in the second set. The decider was a battle of services; I was lucky to serve well at the end when it mattered. Nice weather and enjoyed winning the match after 8 defeats in a row!"  -- Guillaume
Reveal CommentKevin Stott bt Adam Leel (Aug 31) 6-1, 7-6 (7-5)

Player Comments:

  • "Great match with long extended rallies. Adam played really well and fought hard to get to a tie break in the second set. I'm managed to grind my way to a win"  -- Kevin
Niklas Heinemann bt Piotr Szyba (Aug 31) 6-1, 6-1
Niklas Heinemann bt Guillaume De Cremoux (Aug 27) 6-3, 6-0
Reveal CommentAdam Leel bt Guillaume De Cremoux (Aug 26) 7-5, 4-6, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "A rollercoaster of a match where we took turns to implode. Guillaume was leading 5-4 in the first set and had 1 or 2 set points, but I defended well and managed to steal the game before going on a 7 game winning-streak. At 4 love in the 2nd I thought I had it in the bag, but my game crumbled and Guillaume won 7 games in a row. At 1-1 in the 3rd set I found some consistency and more depth in my shots, while Guillaume went off the boil. I managed to close out a match which, in all fairness, Guillaume probably should have won."  -- Adam
Niklas Heinemann bt Adam Leel (Aug 21) 6-3, 6-2
Reveal CommentTom Johnston bt Guillaume De Cremoux (Aug 20) 6-3, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Nice morning match in the sun. Good couple of sets and just managed to hold serve together at the right times! Look forward to a rematch."  -- Tom
Kevin Stott bt Guillaume De Cremoux (Aug 19) 6-3, 6-3

Group Summary:

Patrick and Des battled on through the rain, Des and Louis had great rallies, Patrick and Louis played a very close three sets, Andre and Patrick had an enjoyable match, and Jamie and Patrick managed some drop serves, aided by the wind! Well done to Patrick for winning the group. It would be great to see some players scoring bonus points next time!

Final Rankings:

  1. Patrick Glennie 8.1 [W5] 10 WINNER
  2. Milo Rae 8.1 [W3, L1, UF1] 8 RUNNER UP
  3. Louis Pernet [W3, L2] 7
  4. Jamie Younger 9.1 [W1, L2, UF1] 2
  5. Des Reid 8.1 [L4] 1
  6. Andre Butler [L3]
  7. Jonathan Guild 8.2 withdrawn

Match Results:

Reveal CommentPatrick Glennie bt Des Reid (Sep 28) 7-6, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Great game only partly spoiled by the rain. Thanks"  -- Patrick
Patrick Glennie bt Milo Rae (Sep 27) 4-6, 6-4, 6-3
Milo Rae bt Louis Pernet (Sep 24) 6-2, 6-4
Louis Pernet bt Jamie Younger (Sep 22) 6-0, 7-5
Jamie Younger bt Des Reid (Sep 22) 5-7, 6-4, 6-3
Reveal CommentLouis Pernet bt Des Reid (Sep 21) 7-5, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Good match, great rallies! Thanks for the game!"  -- Louis
Milo Rae v Jamie Younger (Sep 19) 7-5, 3-1 TBC
Louis Pernet bt Andre Butler (Sep 18) 6-2, 6-4

Match of the Group:

Reveal CommentPatrick Glennie bt Louis Pernet (Sep 17) 5-7, 6-4, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Another very close match! Hope to play again soon. Well played!"  -- Louis
Milo Rae bt Andre Butler (Aug 31) 6-0, 6-2
Reveal CommentPatrick Glennie bt Andre Butler (Aug 29) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Fun game with some good rallies. Was a lot closer than the scores suggest. Hopefully play again sometime soon"  -- Patrick
Reveal CommentPatrick Glennie bt Jamie Younger (Aug 16) 6-4, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Fun game despite the conditions with us both pulling off wind assisted drop serves. I pulled through in the end but hope to play in better conditions at some point"  -- Patrick
Milo Rae bt Des Reid (Aug 13) 6-0, 6-0

Group Summary:

Andrea and Doug played a dramatic three sets with a tiebreak, David improved his serve, Andrea and David had plenty of deuces, Jim and Christiane had a tight three-setter, Steven and Andrea had lengthy rallies, and Christiane and David enjoyed some conversation in German! Well done to Doug for coming top of the group, and to Steven for being the only other player to score bonus points!

Final Rankings:

  1. Doug Brown 8.2 [W3, L2] 9 includes 2 bonus points WINNER
  2. David Wood 8.2 [W4, L1] 8 RUNNER UP
  3. Andrea Hermann [W4, L1] 8
  4. Steven Jones [W1, L3] 4 includes 2 bonus points
  5. Paul Smith 8.2 [W2] 4
  6. Jim Burke [W1, L3] 2
  7. Christiane Fischer- Smith [L5] 1

Match Results:

Reveal CommentDoug Brown bt Jim Burke (Oct 2) 6-1, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "On a very windy day of sunshine and short, light showers we played an interesting game of guess where the balls will go. Good fun and Jim knows how to close down the net but I just had enough judgment of the wind to get a few lobs in. Cheers. "  -- Doug
Reveal CommentDoug Brown bt David Wood (Sep 29) 6-3, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Another tough match against David. I know his game quite well now but can't always take advantage. But David was not at his best today and I managed to stay solid and positive. In fact that was what I was most pleased with. Taking positive shots and having a positive mindset. Really pleasing win against a tricky opponent. Thanks. "  -- Doug
Paul Smith bt Christiane Fischer- Smith (Sep 26) Walkover
Reveal CommentDavid Wood bt Jim Burke (Sep 26) 6-1, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Prob my best serving performance for a long time carried me to this score. Great to meet a new player from San Francisco!"  -- David
Reveal CommentDavid Wood bt Christiane Fischer- Smith (Sep 24) 6-0, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Danke for the German conversation opportunity Christiane as well as the match. "  -- David
Reveal CommentDavid Wood bt Andrea Hermann (Sep 23) 6-2, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Pretty happy with this win as I have had much closer matches with Andi in the past. After breaking in early in set one I managed to hold serve after about 8 deuces which encouraged me on. "  -- David
Reveal CommentAndrea Hermann bt Jim Burke (Sep 19) 6-0, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks a lot Jim! "  -- Andrea
Reveal CommentJim Burke bt Christiane Fischer- Smith (Sep 18) 3-6, 6-4, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Fun match!"  -- Jim
Reveal CommentAndrea Hermann bt Christiane Fischer- Smith (Sep 17) 6-1, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Thank you Christiane!"  -- Andrea
Reveal CommentAndrea Hermann bt Steven Jones (Sep 6) 6-4, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Good game with long ralleys!"  -- Andrea
Reveal CommentPaul Smith bt Doug Brown (Sep 5) 7-5, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Enjoyable, competitive match with the first set turning my way when I broke Doug out of nowhere when he was serving for the set. Somehow minutes later the set was mine. 2nd set was tight again with me going 2-0 up, then 2-2, 4-2, 4-4 before I finally clinched it in the gloom. Great match Doug, thanks & all the best."  -- Paul
Reveal CommentDavid Wood bt Steven Jones (Sep 5) 6-4, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Great to get my first match played - finally ... this was a very enjoyable match where i feel I held through with a good serving performance and a reasonable cache of good winners punctuated with plenty of horror stories!"  -- David
Reveal CommentSteven Jones bt Christiane Fischer- Smith (Sep 1) 6-1, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "This was a good match with Christiane under the floodlights. Lots of fun rallies. Hope to play again sometime!"  -- Steven

Match of the Group:

Reveal CommentAndrea Hermann bt Doug Brown (Aug 28) 7-5, 0-6, 7-6 (7-4)

Player Comments:

  • "Excellent match, with way too may aces from Doug;-). Particularly the last set we both gave everything, inclusive the lights giving up on us during tiebreak! Lucky you had the app. Thanks a lot for a great game, Doug!"  -- Andrea
Reveal CommentDoug Brown bt Steven Jones (Aug 23) 6-3, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Almost a year since we last played so good to play again. We were both serving quite well to begin with until I complimented Steven! Then he seemed to get a bit tentative and threw in a couple of double faults. In the 2nd set we both began to rally better but couldn't hold serve! Such is tennis! We finally settled into some long rally games and the set looked like it might go all the way. But we forgot about the light! Summer is ending and I perhaps adapted more quickly to the dimmer switch conditions to pull off the win. Looking forward to a rematch a little sooner this time. Cheers "  -- Doug

Group Summary:

It was incredibly close at the top of Group 4 this round, with Owen and Keith Michell finishing the round with the same number of points. The winner was decided by a head-to-head match which saw Owen come out on top – well played both! Keith Michell and Matthew had an exciting tiebreak, Alan and Keith Martin enjoyed the sunshine, Neil and Keith Martin had plenty of deuce points, Alan and Neil had good rallies, and Owen and Sam played a tight three sets!

Final Rankings:

  1. Owen Shea [W6] 12 WINNER
  2. Keith Michell [W5, L1] 12 includes 2 bonus points RUNNER UP
  3. Matthew Strachan 10.1 [W3, L2] 6
  4. Alan McConnach 8.2 [W2, L3] 4
  5. Neil Watts 10.1 [W1, L4] 4 includes 2 bonus points
  6. Keith Martin [L5] 2 includes 2 bonus points
  7. Sam Hughes 10.1 [L2] 1

Match Results:

Keith Michell bt Matthew Strachan (Sep 26) 6-4, 7-6 (7-3)
Reveal CommentAlan McConnach bt Keith Martin (Sep 23) 6-2, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Good mathc and lovely day in the September sun."  -- Alan
Owen Shea bt Keith Michell (Sep 18) 6-2, 6-1
Matthew Strachan bt Alan McConnach (Sep 17) 6-2, 6-2
Owen Shea bt Neil Watts (Sep 17) 6-0, 6-2
Matthew Strachan bt Neil Watts (Sep 16) 6-1, 6-0
Owen Shea bt Alan McConnach (Sep 16) 6-3, 6-3
Owen Shea bt Keith Martin (Sep 14) 6-1, 6-1
Keith Michell bt Sam Hughes (Sep 8) Walkover
Keith Michell bt Alan McConnach (Sep 2) 6-1, 6-2
Reveal CommentNeil Watts bt Keith Martin (Aug 27) 6-3, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "A really enjoyable match with quite a few competitive deuce points! Well done Neil and thanks for a great game. "  -- Keith
Reveal CommentMatthew Strachan bt Keith Martin (Aug 26) 6-4, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Great game. Some nice long rallies. Slightly slidy with recent rain and had a few sprinkles of rain in the second set but thankfully managed to get the game finished. Thanks for a great game! Matt"  -- Matthew
Owen Shea bt Matthew Strachan (Aug 20) 6-4, 7-5
Keith Michell bt Neil Watts (Aug 13) 6-3, 6-2
Reveal CommentAlan McConnach bt Neil Watts (Aug 13) 6-3, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Good game. Lots of good rallies. Fun to play, thanks Neil."  -- Alan

Match of the Group:

Owen Shea bt Sam Hughes (Aug 13) 6-3, 4-6, 6-4
Keith Michell bt Keith Martin (Aug 12) 6-0, 6-1

Group Summary:

It’s no coincidence that the only two players to score bonus points were the two who came top of the group – keen match organisation is so important! Nicely done Matt and Jonathan. Donald and Robert had plenty of deuce games during their epic match, Robert showcased his top-spin ground stroke, Michael and David had long rallies and a tiebreak, Donald demonstrated his powerful serves and forehand ground strokes, Matt used his consistent backhand, and Ruth and David had a marathon encounter!

Final Rankings:

  1. Matt MacDonald 9.1 [W6] 14 includes 2 bonus points WINNER
  2. Jonathan Ritchie 8.2 [W4, L1, UF1] 11 includes 2 bonus points RUNNER UP
  3. Robert Farago 8.2 [W3, L3] 7
  4. Michael Grieve 10.2 [W3, L3] 7
  5. Donald Crease 10.2 [W1, L2, UF1] 4
  6. Ruth Sutherland 10.2 [W1, L4] 2
  7. David Mackie [L5] 1

Match Results:

Reveal CommentRobert Farago bt David Mackie (Oct 4) 6-3, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "What a miserable Wednesday evening on the final night of the league. We both deserve bonus points just for turning up on a night that started with drizzle and ended with proper rain. A very long game at 4-3 proved to be the turning point. "  -- Robert

Match of the Group:

Reveal CommentDonald Crease bt Robert Farago (Sep 29) 3-6, 7-6 (7-2), 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "An epic match, with most of the games going to deuce. The pace slowed down a bit in the third set before Donald eventually managed to hold on for the win!"  -- Donald
Reveal CommentDonald Crease v Jonathan Ritchie (Sep 26) 6-3 TBC

Player Comments:

  • "Exciting set played in extremely gloomy conditions......."  -- Donald
Michael Grieve bt Donald Crease (Sep 24) 6-3, 4-6, 6-4
Robert Farago bt Michael Grieve (Sep 23) 5-7, 6-4, 6-3
Reveal CommentMatt MacDonald bt Robert Farago (Sep 22) 6-4, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Jeez that was tough! Robert is a leftie with a big loopy top-spin ground stroke which bamboozled me too often. Lost count at number of games that went to deuce. "  -- Matt
Reveal CommentJonathan Ritchie bt Ruth Sutherland (Sep 17) 6-3, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "A close match with me pulling away at the end of both sets. "  -- Jonathan
Reveal CommentMichael Grieve bt David Mackie (Sep 14) 7-6 (8-6), 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Close in every game, long rallies throughout."  -- Michael
Reveal CommentMatt MacDonald bt Donald Crease (Sep 14) 7-5, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "I think I was lucky to play Donald on his first match of the year! As the game went on his serves and forehand ground strokes were getting stronger. However, my consistent and accurate backhand got me the win although it all swung on holding the first set. - Matt"  -- Matt
Reveal CommentMichael Grieve bt Ruth Sutherland (Sep 10) 6-3, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Both players coped well with autumnal conditions!"  -- Michael
Jonathan Ritchie bt David Mackie (Sep 9) 6-4, 6-1
Matt MacDonald bt Michael Grieve (Sep 8) 6-3, 6-0
Reveal CommentRobert Farago bt Ruth Sutherland (Sep 8) 7-6 (7-2), 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Close game on a beautiful evening (windy, of course). "  -- Robert
Reveal CommentMatt MacDonald bt David Mackie (Sep 6) 6-0, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "A more competitive match than reflected in the score. David was getting the ball back and making Matt play the extra ball with more last volleys going astray than Matt was comfortable with"  -- Matt
Reveal CommentRuth Sutherland bt David Mackie (Sep 3) 6-2, 6-7 (5-7), 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Phew, a very close game with lots of games going to deuce. A lovely sunny day at the Meadows, with all the excitement of the Tour of Britain cycling event passing close by. But we were not distracted! David clinched the second set with some great winners. We were both very tired but the final set had to be played, and I managed to summon energy from somewhere to win the match. Well earned points for both of us :)"  -- Ruth
Reveal CommentJonathan Ritchie bt Michael Grieve (Sep 3) 6-2, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "A fun game with a tight third bonus set played after we completed the match."  -- Jonathan
Reveal CommentJonathan Ritchie bt Robert Farago (Aug 26) 6-3, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Close match played in the sun."  -- Jonathan
Reveal CommentMatt MacDonald bt Ruth Sutherland (Aug 22) 6-0, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Lovely calm warm evening on the Meadows for a game of tennis. This probably helped with good serve consistency from both players and few unforced errors."  -- Matt
Reveal CommentMatt MacDonald bt Jonathan Ritchie (Aug 20) 6-1, 2-6, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Jonathan hadn't played tennis for 12 weeks but It didn't feel like that in the second set"  -- Matt

Group Summary:

Once more, the top two players in the group are the only ones who scored bonus points – getting matches played can make all the difference! Congratulations Sivaraj and Colin. Simon and Jacqui played an exciting tiebreak, Jacqui and Laura had an enjoyable match, Sivaraj and Jacqui had many deuce games, Colin and Sivaraj played a tight three-setter, and Colin and Laura battled against the wind!

Final Rankings:

  1. Sivaraj Saxena 9.2 [W4, L1] 11 includes 2 bonus points WINNER
  2. Colin Gill [W4] 10 includes 2 bonus points RUNNER UP
  3. Simon Perry [W3, L1] 6
  4. Jacqui Farago 8.2 [W2, L3] 4
  5. Laura Wallace 9.2 [W1, L4] 2
  6. Rahul Panse [L5]
  7. Daniel Cryan 10.1 withdrawn

Match Results:

Jacqui Farago bt Rahul Panse (Oct 3) Walkover
Reveal CommentSimon Perry bt Jacqui Farago (Sep 27) 7-6 (7-5), 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Was a really fun match and both sets were close. "  -- Simon
Simon Perry bt Laura Wallace (Sep 24) 6-2, 6-3
Reveal CommentSimon Perry bt Rahul Panse (Sep 17) 6-1, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Was good fun and managed to finish before the rain came"  -- Simon
Reveal CommentSivaraj Saxena bt Simon Perry (Sep 16) 6-3, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Was always going to be a bit tricky playing tennis for the first time in 4 years. 8 double faults in a row in my first 2 service games backed that up. Improved as the match went on but Sivaraj was a worthy winner. "  -- Simon
Reveal CommentColin Gill bt Jacqui Farago (Sep 14) 6-3, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "A tough match but great fun, thanks Jacqui. "  -- Colin
Laura Wallace bt Rahul Panse (Sep 10) 6-3, 6-0
Reveal CommentJacqui Farago bt Laura Wallace (Sep 8) 6-3, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "I really enjoyed our match tonight! Had some brilliant points! Lots of fun. Hope to play again. "  -- Laura
Sivaraj Saxena bt Laura Wallace (Sep 3) 6-0, 6-2
Reveal CommentSivaraj Saxena bt Jacqui Farago (Sep 2) 6-2, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Score does not justify the number of deuce games and we had. Thanks for the play Jacqui."  -- Sivaraj
Reveal CommentColin Gill bt Rahul Panse (Sep 2) 6-0, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Perfect sunny conditions for a fun match. Thanks Rahul. "  -- Colin

Match of the Group:

Reveal CommentColin Gill bt Sivaraj Saxena (Aug 27) 6-4, 2-6, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Really enjoyable match that ebbed and flowed the whole way. I look forward to us playing again soon. "  -- Colin
Reveal CommentSivaraj Saxena bt Rahul Panse (Aug 20) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the game Rahul."  -- Sivaraj
Reveal CommentColin Gill bt Laura Wallace (Aug 16) 6-3, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "This was a three way competition between Laura, myself & the wind. Tough conditions made it difficult for both of us to find any rhythm and it was much closer than the score suggests. "  -- Colin
  • "Good fun, very windy!" -- Laura

Results

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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 free can of balls which we will post to you.

Legend: 
Player, [LTA rating], [win/loss/tie tally], points won

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Collapse AllMeadows, Edinburgh Doubles - Round 5 | Thursday 7 September 2017 to Wednesday 15 November 2017 (Midpoint: Wednesday 11 October 2017)

Current Rankings:

  1. Page Munro & Helen Boyd [W1] 2
  2. Dan Robertson & Katie Russell [L1]
  3. Jonathan Guild & Daniel Guild
  4. Shingo Hiraki & Evelin Kurdi
  5. Stewart Watson & David Wood

Match Results:

Page Munro & Helen Boyd bt Dan Robertson & Katie Russell (Sep 18) 6-0, 6-1

Results

Looking for previous matches? Visit the Meadows, Edinburgh archive.
The results listed here include the current and previous rounds 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 free can of balls which we will post to you.

Legend: 
Player, [LTA rating], [win/loss/tie tally], points won

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