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  • We have doubles and singles rounds!
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Craiglockhart Tennis Centre

177 Collinton Road, Edinburgh, EH14 1BZ
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Collapse AllMeadows, Edinburgh Singles - Round 51 | Thursday 1 August 2019 to Wednesday 25 September 2019 (Midpoint: Wednesday 28 August 2019)

Current Rankings:

  1. Ben Bel [W6] 14 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Tom Johnston 7.2 [W3, L1, UF2] 10 includes 2 bonus points
  3. Luke Dalton 7.2 [W1, L4] 4 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Adam Leel 7.2 [W1, L1, UF1] 3
  5. Andrew Clarke [W1, L1, UF1] 3
  6. Louis Pernet [L3] 3 includes 2 bonus points
  7. Kevin Stott 7.1 [L2]
  8. Owen Shea

Match Results:

Reveal CommentTom Johnston v Adam Leel (Sep 18) 6-3, 3-6 TBC

Player Comments:

  • "Stopped due to bad light - to be continued "  -- Tom
Reveal CommentTom Johnston v Andrew Clarke (Sep 8) 1-6, 6-3, 1-4 TBC

Player Comments:

  • "To be completed."  -- Tom
Ben Bel bt Adam Leel (Sep 8) 6-2, 6-1
Ben Bel bt Andrew Clarke (Sep 7) 6-4, 7-5
Ben Bel bt Luke Dalton (Sep 1) 6-3, 6-1
Reveal CommentAndrew Clarke bt Luke Dalton (Aug 31) 6-4, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Great fun despite the weather trying it's hardest to prevent us playing."  -- Luke
Ben Bel bt Louis Pernet (Aug 28) 6-2, 6-1
Ben Bel bt Tom Johnston (Aug 26) 6-4, 6-0
Reveal CommentTom Johnston bt Kevin Stott (Aug 23) 6-4, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Really good game with Kevin - some good serving and tight games."  -- Tom
Reveal CommentTom Johnston bt Louis Pernet (Aug 15) 6-3, 5-7, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Nice match with Louis with a lot of swings in momentum! Glad to get the win."  -- Tom
Reveal CommentAdam Leel bt Luke Dalton (Aug 12) 6-3, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "A fun match on a nippy summer's evening. We both showed flashes of great tennis, I just had a wee bit more consistency."  -- Adam
Ben Bel bt Kevin Stott (Aug 9) 6-3, 6-3
Reveal CommentLuke Dalton bt Louis Pernet (Aug 8) 7-5, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Very evenly matched game with Louis which could have gone either way. Great match!"  -- Luke
Reveal CommentTom Johnston bt Luke Dalton (Aug 5) 6-1, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Good game with Luke to start off the round. Score not a true reflection of the game so very much looking forward to a rematch."  -- Tom

Current Rankings:

  1. Callum Macdonald 8.1 [W4] 10 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Stuart Falconer 9.1 [W4, L1] 10 includes 2 bonus points
  3. Alessio Sicilia [W3, L2] 8 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Matthew Strachan 8.2 [W3, L2] 6
  5. Keith Michell [L5] 4 includes 2 bonus points
  6. Sam Phipps [W1, L2] 3
  7. Pierre Henry 10.1 [W1, L1] 2
  8. Daniele Veronesi 9.2 [L2]
  9. Patrick Wilson [L1]

Match Results:

Matthew Strachan bt Daniele Veronesi (Sep 16) 6-3, 6-2
Reveal CommentStuart Falconer bt Sam Phipps (Sep 15) 7-5, 6-7 (6-8), 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "A really good game. Very close and quite a few lung-bursting rallies. Almost 3 hours and involving 3 courts as we kept getting shunted around, not having booked as we were advised by Edinburgh Leisure that it wouldn't be necessary. Looking forward to our next match"  -- Stuart
Reveal CommentStuart Falconer bt Matthew Strachan (Sep 8) 6-4, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "A really tight match with a couple of crazy pin-ball type rallies at the net. Glad to get over the line after two long sets."  -- Stuart
Reveal CommentSam Phipps bt Keith Michell (Aug 29) 7-6 (7-1), 4-6, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "A really enjoyable match that see-sawed through the first two sets. My serving picked up a bit in the third, which helped. Lots of great rallies throughout. Thanks Keith."  -- Sam
Reveal CommentMatthew Strachan bt Patrick Wilson (Aug 25) 6-2, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Really close game. Glorious early morning weather"  -- Matthew
Reveal CommentAlessio Sicilia bt Sam Phipps (Aug 24) 7-6 (8-6), 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Very good match. A lot of problems to maintain the serve. Really close since the last point. See you soon."  -- Alessio
Reveal CommentAlessio Sicilia bt Keith Michell (Aug 20) 7-5, 5-7, 7-6 (7-5)

Player Comments:

  • "Very long match played in 2 days. Really close every point. It was a very tricky match plenty of surprise. A pleasure play with Keith."  -- Alessio
Reveal CommentCallum Macdonald bt Alessio Sicilia (Aug 18) 6-4, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "A very tight match, with lots of deuce games, until the latter part of the second set. The wind made things a bit unpredictable but there was still some good tennis played. Thanks Alessio! "  -- Callum
Reveal CommentStuart Falconer bt Keith Michell (Aug 18) 6-0, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "A very enjoyable game. Tricky for both of us in a swirling wind and we made each other cover a lot of court. Thanks Keith."  -- Stuart
Reveal CommentAlessio Sicilia bt Daniele Veronesi (Aug 16) 6-4, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Really nice match. I enjoyed play with Daniele. The Italian derby was very close and good level."  -- Alessio
Matthew Strachan bt Alessio Sicilia (Aug 15) Walkover
Reveal CommentCallum Macdonald bt Keith Michell (Aug 12) 6-0, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Enjoyable match and closer than the scoreline suggests"  -- Callum
Reveal CommentStuart Falconer bt Pierre Henry (Aug 10) 6-1, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "A really warm, still afternoon at the Meadows. The games in the first set were closer than the scoreline suggests. Pierre made a strong comeback in the second set closing my lead to 4-3 but I managed to hold on for the last 2 games. Thanks Pierre"  -- Stuart
Reveal CommentCallum Macdonald bt Matthew Strachan (Aug 9) 6-1, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "I started well and managed to keep up the momentum. Matthew bailed me out by lending me his spare racquet when I got a broken string early in the second set!"  -- Callum
Reveal CommentPierre Henry bt Keith Michell (Aug 8) 6-2, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Lots of good rallies, on one of the only playable days of the week !"  -- Pierre
Reveal CommentCallum Macdonald bt Stuart Falconer (Aug 5) 6-4, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Two long and closely fought sets with both of us pulling off some brilliant shots. Thanks Stuart."  -- Callum

Current Rankings:

  1. Mark Delos Reyes 10.1 [W3, UF1] 9 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Aryan Baghbadrani [W2, L3] 7
  3. Corbin Chaplin 10.1 [W2, UF1] 5
  4. Colin Gill 8.2 [W2] 4
  5. Matt MacDonald 8.2 [L5] 4 includes 2 bonus points
  6. Alex Onyeador 8.2 [W1, L2] 2

Match Results:

Reveal CommentCorbin Chaplin v Mark Delos Reyes (Sep 18) 2-6, 7-6 (7-1) TBC

Player Comments:

  • "Great match yesterday. 2nd set really went to the wire with neither of us managing to get ahead until the tie break."  -- Corbin
Reveal CommentAryan Baghbadrani bt Alex Onyeador (Sep 18) 6-0, 7-6 (7-5)

Player Comments:

  • "Really enjoyable match with Alex under the floodlights at Craiglockhart. It was my first time playing on the artificial clay and I think it suits my play style more than the concrete Meadows courts. It certainly prolonged the rallies with either of us usually having to hit an audacious winner to end the point. The second set was much tighter with many transitions in momentum, switching rackets due to a string snap made it all the more interesting! Fortunately I managed to scrape through. Cheers Alex for the compelling match, and opening my eyes to the world of clay!"  -- Aryan
Reveal CommentAryan Baghbadrani bt Matt MacDonald (Sep 8) 6-2, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Matt and I were surprised to encounter almost perfect conditions this morning with little wind and plenty sun. Despite the scoreline, the conditions and pulsating rallies made this an enjoyable match, cheers Matt!"  -- Aryan
Reveal CommentCorbin Chaplin bt Aryan Baghbadrani (Sep 6) 3-6, 7-6 (11-9), 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Epic match! Great rallies that went on for ages and every time you thought the point was done the ball looped back over the net for a continuation of the battle! We played in the wind, a little in the dark, under the floodlights and in the sunshine the following day. Great game Aryan! "  -- Corbin
Mark Delos Reyes bt Matt MacDonald (Aug 25) 3-6, 6-3, 6-4
Reveal CommentCorbin Chaplin bt Matt MacDonald (Aug 23) 1-6, 6-4, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Really great conditions yesterday evening! First set flew by as Matt accurately put the ball through every gap I left open. Second set was a bit ropey with both of us losing our own service games but I managed to sneak through the last 2 games. The third set it was really just my legs that carried me through. Great game, thanks Matt!"  -- Corbin
Mark Delos Reyes bt Aryan Baghbadrani (Aug 22) 7-6 (7-5), 4-6, 6-1
Reveal CommentColin Gill bt Matt MacDonald (Aug 18) 6-4, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Matt started fast taking a 3-0 lead and I was fearing the worst. I managed to steady the ship and scrape the first set. The second set went a bit smoother and managed to see out the win. Thanks for a fun match Matt. "  -- Colin
Reveal CommentColin Gill bt Aryan Baghbadrani (Aug 17) 6-3, 5-7, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "A really fun match today but once again have to moan about the crazy swirling cross wind that made it difficult for both of us to get any rhythm. We did still manage some good rallies with both of us having very similar styles. "  -- Colin
Reveal CommentAlex Onyeador bt Matt MacDonald (Aug 15) 6-4, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "A very enjoyable game of Tennis with Matt, a true gent and very sporting. The first set almost slipped by as Matt made an incredible comeback from 4-0 down. The second set was a game of two halves, with Matt staging another rip roaring comeback. Very enjoyable game"  -- Alex
Reveal CommentMark Delos Reyes bt Alex Onyeador (Aug 7) 7-6 (9-7), 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Seems with all the rain outside playing indoor at Craiglockhart in the summer is nothing short of tortuous! Mark and I had a fantastic pulsating game which had us both doubled over trying to catch our breath! Mark held strong and broke back when I couldn't serve out the first set. He never lost his serve in the second and was a deserved winner! Thanks Mark" - Alex

Current Rankings:

  1. Alan McConnach 8.1 [W5] 12 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Gytis Balynas [W4, L2] 11 includes 2 bonus points
  3. Chris Rourke [W4, L1] 10 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Charlie Egan [L3] 1
  5. Niraj Welikala [L1] 1
  6. Jonathan Ritchie 8.2 [L3]
  7. Olivia Impey [L3]

Match Results:

Reveal CommentGytis Balynas bt Jonathan Ritchie (Sep 7) 6-1, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Wonderful weather and good match. The second set was close but luck was on my side."  -- Gytis
Reveal CommentGytis Balynas bt Charlie Egan (Sep 5) 6-2, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Good match like always against Charlie."  -- Gytis
Reveal CommentGytis Balynas bt Olivia Impey (Sep 2) 6-3, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "A good match in not very good conditions. It was a windy evening but still, we managed to have a nice match. Had a great time playing against Olivia."  -- Gytis
Reveal CommentAlan McConnach bt Charlie Egan (Sep 2) 2-6, 6-1, 7-6 (7-5)

Player Comments:

  • "Fantastic match. Charlie raced to an early lead in 1st set and closed it out very well. I managed to get the momentum back and took the 2nd set. This set up a back and forth final set with both of us playing some great tennis. In fairness a draw would have been the right result! Most enjoyable game I have played in for a long time. "  -- Alan
Reveal CommentChris Rourke bt Charlie Egan (Sep 1) 7-5, 7-6 (8-6)

Player Comments:

  • "A super close match in windy conditions the lead changed several times in the match and there were some really good points. Chris's tired legs managed to hold on just long enough to finish the 2nd set tie break which was close."  -- Chris
Reveal CommentAlan McConnach bt Chris Rourke (Aug 26) 6-0, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Good match with lots of great rallies. Thanks for the game Chris."  -- Alan
Reveal CommentAlan McConnach bt Jonathan Ritchie (Aug 25) 6-3, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Nice match in the Edinburgh sun. Lots of close games. I outlasted Jonathan in blazing heat. Thanks for the game."  -- Alan
Reveal CommentGytis Balynas bt Niraj Welikala (Aug 24) 4-6, 6-4, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Very enjoyable match in good conditions. We had to finish our last set on another day. I had a great time playing against Niraj, and looking forward to playing again against him. "  -- Gytis
Reveal CommentChris Rourke bt Jonathan Ritchie (Aug 20) 6-1, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Close match especially in 2nd set where we had the longest game ever with about 12 dueces. Good points, fun to play with Jonathan"  -- Chris
Chris Rourke bt Olivia Impey (Aug 16) 6-0, 6-2
Reveal CommentAlan McConnach bt Olivia Impey (Aug 12) 6-0, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Enjoyable game with Olivia. Lots of good rallies. Thanks for the game."  -- Alan
Reveal CommentAlan McConnach bt Gytis Balynas (Aug 6) 7-6 (13-11), 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Close game with Gytis. First set was very long with nothing between us, and ended in the longest tie break I have ever played !! 13-11. In the second ste I managed to get my nose in front early and closed out at 6-3. Gytis does have a unique style which makes it very challenging, I had to adapt my game and find different ways to win. Enjoyable match and some fantastic rallies. Ačiū Gytis!"  -- Alan
Reveal CommentChris Rourke bt Gytis Balynas (Aug 5) 3-6, 6-2, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "A good close match. Chris playing first match with new racket which was a challenge, as well as the good play from Gytis getting everything back! "  -- Chris

Current Rankings:

  1. Ruth Sutherland 9.2 [W4, L3] 10 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Robert Marshall [W4, L1] 9
  3. Helen McMahon 9.1 [W2, L4] 9 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Dominic Gorham [W4, L1] 8
  5. Alastair Noble [W4, L3] 8
  6. David Cullen [W2, L5] 8 includes 2 bonus points
  7. Ludovic Farine 9.2 [W3] 6
  8. Beth Allnutt [L6] 2 includes 2 bonus points

Match Results:

Reveal CommentLudovic Farine bt David Cullen (Sep 16) 6-1, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "DEUCE...We had so much good rallies with...DEUCE...David. 😀 The score doesn't...DEUCE...make it fair...Well...DEUCE...played David !"  -- Ludovic
Reveal CommentDominic Gorham bt Ruth Sutherland (Sep 16) 7-6 (7-4), 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Good math with Ruth, little bit of wind but otherwise a nice sunny evening! Ruth’s 4th day of matches in a row so a tie break with lots of deuces in the first set was the last thing needed! Good rallies and nice shots from both. Cheers Ruth "  -- Dominic
Reveal CommentRobert Marshall bt Ruth Sutherland (Sep 15) 6-2, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "A good match with plenty of rallies and some deuce games was glad to get the win and that the weather held out"  -- Robert
Reveal CommentLudovic Farine bt Ruth Sutherland (Sep 14) 6-3, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "That was a great match! We laughed a lot and were doing really nice shots! We felt like Mario tennis with super weird windy powers :D"  -- Ludovic
  • "You are spot on, Ludo! The Super Mario tennis match was great fun :)" - Ruth
Reveal CommentRuth Sutherland bt Alastair Noble (Sep 13) 6-4, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "A very tough, close match that could have gone either way. It was a struggle and I was pleased to get the win in the end. Thanks for the match, Alastair, and I hope to see you in the next round."  -- Ruth
Reveal CommentRobert Marshall bt Helen McMahon (Sep 11) 6-4, 0-6, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Really enjoyed this match but it went on forever with plenty of rallies and deuce games. I started the stronger but Helen came back and I was lucky to edge out the 1st set. Helen was really consistent in the second and won that easily. After several long games in third and a break for the lights to come on we shared breaks before I was able to edge it out though several point in the third would have been Hawkeyed! "  -- Robert
Reveal CommentLudovic Farine bt Alastair Noble (Sep 11) 6-4, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Finally got around to play a match! It was a very enjoyable evening - though quite windy!"  -- Ludovic
Dominic Gorham bt Beth Allnutt (Sep 10) 6-0, 6-1
Alastair Noble bt David Cullen (Sep 8) 6-2, 4-6, 6-2
Alastair Noble bt Helen McMahon (Sep 7) 5-7, 6-0, 6-4
Robert Marshall bt Beth Allnutt (Sep 4) 6-0, 6-1
Alastair Noble bt Robert Marshall (Sep 1) 2-6, 6-2, 7-5
Reveal CommentDavid Cullen bt Dominic Gorham (Sep 1) 6-2, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "A really enjoyable game with Dominic. Weather was sunny but windy. Good rallies and a lot of close games especially in the second set. Dominic was a very sporting opponent. Good luck Dominic in your remaining games. David"  -- David
Reveal CommentRobert Marshall bt David Cullen (Aug 31) 6-1, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Fun match in wind. I settled best in the conditions for the first set. David came back in the second which turned into a dog fight with the majority of the games going to deuce and it could have gone either way. We also discovered the new tennis bag essential dog bags aka net holders! "  -- Robert
Reveal CommentDominic Gorham bt Alastair Noble (Aug 30) 7-6 (7-4), 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Really good game with Alastair, had to stop at 5-4 with Alastair serving for the set due to heavy rain! Came back and first set decided by a tie-break. Second set had some great rallies and shots both sides but I managed to take the games - another day could have gone to Alastair. "  -- Dominic
Reveal CommentHelen McMahon bt Beth Allnutt (Aug 28) 6-0, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Good dry & sunny conditions at Leith Links. Had to wait half hour to get a court and then defend our place in the queue but finally got playing. Some nice rallies and sneaky shots. Thanks Beth"  -- Helen
Reveal CommentDominic Gorham bt Helen McMahon (Aug 27) 6-2, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Good match with a nice light pre-match drizzle to keep us on our toes. Some good rallies and shots from both sides."  -- Dominic
Reveal CommentRuth Sutherland bt David Cullen (Aug 25) 3-6, 6-3, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Another lovely morning at the Meadows, we are getting spoiled here in Edinburgh with this gorgeous weather. A super sporting match against David, we both really enjoyed it. We both played well and the match was very close. David’s serves were particularly strong and he won most of his service games I count myself very lucky to have just clinched the win this time. Best of luck in your remaining matches, David."  -- Ruth
Reveal CommentRuth Sutherland bt Helen McMahon (Aug 24) 3-6, 6-2, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "It's always a pleasure to play against Helen and today's was a fantastic match. A hot and sunny morning with the courts much in demand - we ended up playing the match over 3 courts, we kept getting moved on! We were both playing well and it really could have gone either way. Helen stormed the first set and I thought it wasn't going to be my lucky day. I managed to turn things round in the second set. The final set was so close. At one point I was 3-4 down and I thought it was all over but I just managed to hang on in there and I felt lucky that it was my turn to win today. Thanks Helen for a lovely, sporting game and the best of luck in the rest of your matches."  -- Ruth
Reveal CommentDavid Cullen bt Beth Allnutt (Aug 23) 6-4, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "A very enjoyable match with Beth. A close first set with good rallies. The second set also had many close games. Thank you for the match Beth. David"  -- David
Reveal CommentRuth Sutherland bt Beth Allnutt (Aug 20) 6-3, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "I really enjoyed our match, thank you Beth. We were lucky to play on a beautiful evening at the Meadows. Good luck with the rest of your matches."  -- Ruth
Alastair Noble bt Beth Allnutt (Aug 14) 6-0, 6-3
Reveal CommentHelen McMahon bt David Cullen (Aug 3) 6-4, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "A enjoyable, close match. Both sets taking similar patterns, with David getting off to a great start, then me finding my shots after a few games. Quite a few deuces! Thanks David "  -- Helen

Current Rankings:

  1. Keith Martin [W5, L1] 13 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Lindsay Maclean 9.2 [W3, L2] 8
  3. Roberta Bergero 9.2 [W2] 4
  4. Matthew Shaw 10.1 [W2, L1] 4
  5. Paulius Gudenas [W2, L2] 4
  6. Eve Boyle 10.2 [W1, L4] 4 includes 2 bonus points
  7. Gerard Callis 9.2 [L2]
  8. Laura Wallace 9.2 [L3]

Match Results:

Reveal CommentEve Boyle bt Paulius Gudenas (Sep 18) 6-3, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "It's perhaps not a very good idea to begin a match with three consecutive double faults, but thankfully that didn't set a pattern. There wasn't much more than a cigarette paper between us as this game see-sawed this way and that. Paulius was unfortunate to have some trouble from an old knee injury in the second set, allowing me to get to 5-0, but he fought back and came close to drawing level before I managed to stumble over the line. A good match on a lovely afternoon on the Meadows. Thanks, Paulius - hope to see you again in the next round!"  -- Eve
Reveal CommentKeith Martin bt Paulius Gudenas (Sep 12) 6-2, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "A really great match with lots of deuce/advantage/deuce/advantage points. The first few games in each set were close and it could have gotten tight in the second when a 3-0 lead became 3-2. Luckily I was able to hold on to finish it all. Thanks for an enjoyable match Paulius - good luck in the rest of the league. "  -- Keith
Reveal CommentPaulius Gudenas bt Laura Wallace (Sep 10) 6-4, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "It was challenging tennis match, with numerous lead changes and nice rallies. Laura quickly gained lead in the beginning of both sets, so claiming victory was tough task for me. Eventually I prevailed and completely enjoyed every moment of this duel. Best of luck to Laura in future matches! "  -- Paulius
Reveal CommentPaulius Gudenas bt Lindsay Maclean (Sep 8) 6-2, 0-6, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "What a thrilling tennis match, which took a place on sunny Sunday morning. Even though I managed to claim comfortable victory in first set, Lindsay completely outplayed me in second. The third set was really competitive, since both sides traded nice shots and intense rallies. Eventually I was the one who prevailed, but match could easily ended up in completely different way. Many thanks to Lindsay for great challenge and wish you all the best in future matches. "  -- Paulius
Reveal CommentLindsay Maclean bt Gerard Callis (Sep 7) 6-3, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "An enjoyable match in perfect playing conditons. Gerard started strong in the first set, breaking me straight away and then following up with some great serving. But I eased into it after a few games and managed to pull it back. The second set saw some great rallies. Thanks Gerard!"  -- Lindsay
Reveal CommentKeith Martin bt Gerard Callis (Sep 2) 6-0, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "A fairly gusty evening down at the Meadows which really tested both of us. A great second set with some good rallies - thanks Gerard and good luck in the rest of the league. "  -- Keith
Reveal CommentLindsay Maclean bt Matthew Shaw (Aug 31) 6-4, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "On any other (less windy!) day the results probably would've gone the other way! Matt has a demon serve, but the wind made it harder to control. Thanks for battling the conditions with me Matt!"  -- Lindsay
Reveal CommentMatthew Shaw bt Keith Martin (Aug 28) 1-6, 6-3, 7-6 (7-2)

Player Comments:

  • "A varied and intense match throughout. I'm so happy to have played this exciting match with Keith! I was steamrolled in the first set thanks to the variety of shots played by Keith. But I quickly found my way in the second set and managed to hold on to a break of serve to win the set. The final set was played equally on both sides with neither holding serve for the start of the set. However, Keith managed to break my serve to go 5-3. Beyond all odds and after multiple deuces and match points, I broke Keith's serve and consolidated with my own service game to level at 5-5. As the light was quickly fading on court 8, the tie-break went in my favour to close a match that in the end could have ended either way."  -- Matthew
Reveal CommentMatthew Shaw bt Eve Boyle (Aug 27) 6-1, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "I was very pleased with my first match this round and I had great fun meeting Eve as we two doubles players attempted to play singles! The drizzle made for some slippery conditions at certain points. There were a few unforced errors early in the match from both of us, but my serve was strong and some aces gave me the crucial advantage and confidence in this match."  -- Matthew
Reveal CommentRoberta Bergero bt Eve Boyle (Aug 25) 7-5, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "A bit too hot day for playing tennis (and I am Italian..), but we managed to finish our match. Both sets could have gone either way. Thanks Eve for putting up with me. Very nice to meet you and looking forward to play you again!"  -- Roberta
Reveal CommentKeith Martin bt Lindsay Maclean (Aug 23) 6-3, 2-6, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Lindsay and I have played each other loads and in true style, this was a really competitive match that either of us could have won. Once it got to the third set it really was anyone’s game - plenty of service breaks, match points saved and long deuce points. By the end we were both feeling the tiredness and it was the one break towards the end that sealed it. I tried a few lobs in this match but Lindsay was able to get them all back in play. A great match- thanks Lindsay! "  -- Keith
Reveal CommentLindsay Maclean bt Eve Boyle (Aug 18) 6-3, 7-6 (7-4)

Player Comments:

  • "What a great match with Eve (despite our 3rd player; the wind!). Lots of long rallies and deuce games. Eve really pulled it back in the second set and I was lucky to win the tie break (but not before Eve saved 4 match points!). Thanks Eve! "  -- Lindsay
  • "That second set was a memorable tussle, Lindsay! Thanks for a great game!" -- Eve
Reveal CommentKeith Martin bt Eve Boyle (Aug 15) 6-3, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "A really enjoyable match played in sunny-.if a little breezy- conditions. Some really great games and plenty of deuces too. Thanks Eve and good luck with the rest of the league. "  -- Keith
Reveal CommentKeith Martin bt Laura Wallace (Aug 13) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "A really enjoyable match played in the sunshine on the meadows. Good rallies and quite a few deuce games thrown in too. "  -- Keith
Reveal CommentRoberta Bergero bt Laura Wallace (Aug 12) 7-5, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Very enjoyable match, with tough games and good rallies. Thanks Laura! Looking forward to playing you again."  -- Roberta

Current Rankings:

  1. Eoin O Sullivan [W3] 8 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Colin Macbeth [W3] 6
  3. Sherlyn Delos Reyes 10.2 [W1, L3] 4 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Daniel Cryan 10.1 [W1, L1] 2
  5. Liam Kemp [L3] 1
  6. Vicky Fong [L1]
  7. Roxana Romero

Match Results:

Reveal CommentColin Macbeth bt Liam Kemp (Aug 31) 6-2, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Excellent rallies."  -- Colin
Reveal CommentEoin O Sullivan bt Liam Kemp (Aug 25) 6-2, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "This was a really enjoyable match on a beautiful, sunny Sunday morning. There were plenty of great rallies, many deuces, and lots of running around. Thanks for a great game Liam and hopefully see you soon. "  -- Eoin
  • "A good solid game, Eoin was able to reach and return nearly every shot I could hit, and rarely made errors. Plenty of deuces, though, and loads of long ralleys. Thanks for the game, Eoin, and hope to play again soon...." - Liam
Daniel Cryan bt Sherlyn Delos Reyes (Aug 24) 6-1, 7-5
Colin Macbeth bt Vicky Fong (Aug 21) 6-0, 6-1
Reveal CommentColin Macbeth bt Sherlyn Delos Reyes (Aug 21) 6-1, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Approximate scores, will ask opponent to confirm."  -- Colin
Reveal CommentEoin O Sullivan bt Daniel Cryan (Aug 20) 6-4, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "This was a really enjoyable match on a beautiful evening in the Meadows. The first set was very close and I was lucky to make 6 games as Daniel was on a serious comeback from 4-1. The second set included some of the best rallies of the match and plenty of deuces. Thanks for the great match Daniel, and best of luck with the rest of your games. "  -- Eoin
Reveal CommentEoin O Sullivan bt Sherlyn Delos Reyes (Aug 5) 6-0, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "This was a really enjoyable match on a beautiful evening at the Meadows! I struggled to deal with some killer serves from Sherlyn, and we had plenty of competitive rallies. A perfect way to start the round (and the win was a wee bonus). Thanks for the great match She, and hope to play again soon. "  -- Eoin
Reveal CommentSherlyn Delos Reyes bt Liam Kemp (Aug 3) 7-6 (7-4), 4-6, 7-6 (7-4)

Player Comments:

  • "Multiple deuces, great rallies, perfect weather, scorching heat, a perfect weekend tennis indeed!"  -- Sherlyn
  • "A seemingly never-ending 3 hours of thrilling, yet exhausting tennis. The momentum constantly switched between us both, until Sherlyn finished the final tie-break the strongest. Well done, Sherlyn!" -- Liam

Results

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The results listed here include the current and previous round of Singles 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 (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.

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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 AllMeadows, Edinburgh Doubles - Round 7 | Thursday 18 July 2019 to Wednesday 25 September 2019 (Midpoint: Wednesday 21 August 2019)

Current Rankings:

  1. Liam Craig & Jamie Irving [W4] 8
  2. David Hay & Philipp Edelmann [W2, L1] 4
  3. Laura Wallace & Will Henderson [W1, L2] 2
  4. Josef Svoboda & Adela Motyckova [L2] 1
  5. Christiane Fischer- Smith & David Cullen [L2]

Match Results:

Liam Craig & Jamie Irving bt Josef Svoboda & Adela Motyckova (Sep 15) 6-1, 6-0
David Hay & Philipp Edelmann bt Laura Wallace & Will Henderson (Sep 8) 6-0, 7-6 (7-4)
Liam Craig & Jamie Irving bt Laura Wallace & Will Henderson (Sep 7) 6-1, 6-1
Laura Wallace & Will Henderson bt Josef Svoboda & Adela Motyckova (Sep 1) 6-2, 2-6, 6-2
David Hay & Philipp Edelmann bt Christiane Fischer- Smith & David Cullen (Aug 21) 6-0, 6-0
Liam Craig & Jamie Irving bt Christiane Fischer- Smith & David Cullen (Aug 17) 6-0, 6-0
Liam Craig & Jamie Irving bt David Hay & Philipp Edelmann (Aug 14) 6-1, 6-2

Results

Looking for previous matches? Visit the Meadows, Edinburgh archive.
The results listed here include the current and previous round of Doubles 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 (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:
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)