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Collapse AllMedway Singles - Round 18 | Thursday 27 September 2018 to Wednesday 21 November 2018 (Midpoint: Wednesday 24 October 2018)

We were pleased to welcome 3 new league players as well as several returners this time around, making for a good mix of old and new. Five of you showed great scheduling skills to earn the midway bonus points and help yourselves up the leader table, and the match commentaries reveal a range of playing styles and shot making. Thanks for taking part and we hope to see you all back in the next round!

Group Summary:

Congratulations to returning league player Kshitij for winning the group in commanding style, powering his way to 7 matches and finishing 2 points clear of runner up Elliot. Elliot commented on the power and consistency of Kshitij's shots in their head to head, which Gary tried to counter with slice drop shots. Kshitij commented on Prem's great court coverage while Elliot noted the consistency of Gary's forehand. So all in all some great tennis across the group!

Final Rankings:

  1. Kshitij Chauhan 8.2 [W7] 16 includes 2 bonus points WINNER
  2. Elliot Jones 8.2 [W5, L1] 12 includes 2 bonus points RUNNER UP
  3. Paul Hayes [W2, L4] 6 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Gary Beazleigh [W1, L2] 4 includes 2 bonus points
  5. Martin Winchester [W1, L3] 4 includes 2 bonus points
  6. James Howard [W1, L2] 2
  7. Prem Rai [L2] 1
  8. Nick Leeks 10.2 [L3]
  9. Gemma Hutchinson 10.1

Match Results:

Kshitij Chauhan bt Nick Leeks (Nov 17) 6-0, 6-0
Reveal CommentKshitij Chauhan bt Elliot Jones (Nov 16) 6-2, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Well done to Kshitij, he was far too powerful for me, i'm not used to playing anyone who hits it as hard consistently. Credit to Kshitij, and congratulations on winning the league!"  -- Elliot
Reveal CommentKshitij Chauhan bt James Howard (Nov 11) 6-0, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Good game with James and witnessed some incredible shots at the end. "  -- Kshitij
Kshitij Chauhan bt Paul Hayes (Nov 10) 6-0, 6-0
Elliot Jones bt James Howard (Nov 8) 6-4, 6-4
Reveal CommentElliot Jones bt Nick Leeks (Nov 6) 6-3, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Nick pushed me hard first set, i wasn't at my best unfortunately, happy to get the win, thanks Nick. "  -- Elliot
Reveal CommentJames Howard bt Paul Hayes (Nov 3) 6-2, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Great to meet Paul. Good match with the first four games all going to multiple dueces and against serve. It looked like it was going to be a long day. Paul's resistance was strong and the match swung on a few crucial points. Score did not reflect the match. Well played Paul. "  -- James
Reveal CommentKshitij Chauhan bt Prem Rai (Oct 21) 6-3, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Prem’s court coverage is great"  -- Kshitij
Reveal CommentKshitij Chauhan bt Gary Beazleigh (Oct 20) 6-0, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Good match with Gary. Great guy to play, with some good slice drops. "  -- Kshitij
Reveal CommentKshitij Chauhan bt Martin Winchester (Oct 19) 6-4, 2-1 Martin Winchester Retired

Player Comments:

  • "Martin forfeit the match at 1-2 score in the 2nd set. The site did not let enter any score less than 6 hence the score reported."  -- Kshitij
Reveal CommentPaul Hayes bt Nick Leeks (Oct 19) 6-0, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Great to meet Nick. Another nice guy and a lovely sunny day for tennis. Loving the league. Great to play new and different players."  -- Paul
Reveal CommentGary Beazleigh bt Martin Winchester (Oct 14) 6-1, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "A close match and a hard fought victory. We had some close games and some great points. Thanks for the game Martin, I enjoyed it. "  -- Gary
Reveal CommentMartin Winchester bt Paul Hayes (Oct 7) 6-1, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Was a good game Paul is a nice guy and we had some battling rallies. "  -- Martin

Match of the Group:

Reveal CommentPaul Hayes bt Prem Rai (Oct 5) 0-6, 6-4, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Great match."  -- Paul
Elliot Jones bt Martin Winchester (Oct 4) 6-1, 6-1
Reveal CommentElliot Jones bt Paul Hayes (Oct 2) 6-4, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Very enjoyable game with Paul, i led 5-1, 30-0 first set, but Paul did really well to get back in it, and was very close to making it 5-5. Happy to get the win, but Paul definitely hit the shot of the match, i thought i'd done enough with an attacking forehand but Paul hit a wonderful cross court rocket on the run. Well played Paul. "  -- Elliot
Reveal CommentElliot Jones bt Gary Beazleigh (Sep 30) 6-1, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Happy to start with a win! Gary is a top guy and his forehand was very consistent. Good luck to Gary for the rest of the league."  -- Elliot
  • "Thanks for the game Elliot. There were some close games and the scene was set for a heroic come back but it wasn't to be on this occasion. The better player won on the day," -- Gary