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  • Players are organised into groups of 6 to 8 players of a similar standard
  • It is a mixed sex, singles league
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  • Players are placed in groups according to previous results in the League and, for new players, their Player Standard Questionnaire
  • Each player attempts to play each of the other players in their group once during the Round
  • A point is awarded for each set won
  • If you complete 3 matches before the mid-point of a Round you receive 2 bonus points and a bonus prize
  • The winner of the group is the player with the most points at the end of the Round
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Newbury, Berkshire, RG14 1DS Tel: full venue details »

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Collapse AllNewbury Singles - Round 15 | Thursday 19 August 2021 to Wednesday 13 October 2021 (Midpoint: Wednesday 15 September 2021)

It was great to see so many players out on court during this Round, enjoying friendly, competitive tennis and making new friends. We hope you had a great time battling it out! There is just one more Round for 2021 and we’re looking forward to having you join us again. We think Local Tennis Leagues players are the keenest of them all, so it’ll be no surprise to see many of you back out there during the cooler months. Join now to secure your place!

Group Summary:

Final Rankings:

  1. Gary Fox [W5] 12 includes 2 bonus points WINNER
  2. Dev Gurung [W3, L1] 8 includes 2 bonus points RUNNER UP
  3. Simon Niven [W2, L2] 6 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Mircea Lazar [L3] 3 includes 2 bonus points
  5. David Wollen 9.2 [L2] 1
  6. Wes Hutchins [L2]
  7. Lucio Falino withdrawn

Match Results:

Reveal CommentDev Gurung bt David Wollen (Sep 20) 2-6, 6-3, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Great game and enjoyed all of the rallies there. Would love to play you again David. Thank you for the game. "  -- Dev
Reveal CommentGary Fox bt David Wollen (Sep 17) 6-3, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Great match David. Sorry thatvyou did a Radecanu! But the first aid kit was in good shape. And you won that game from 30-15 down. You played some great tennis. Can I recommend that you play Dev next who is my new tennis best friend! :)"  -- Gary
Reveal CommentGary Fox bt Wes Hutchins (Sep 9) 6-1, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Wes. It was a pleasure to meet and play tennis. I really needed that tonight! Stay in touch and we can play again. Good luck with Dev next week."  -- Gary

Match of the Group:

Reveal CommentSimon Niven bt Wes Hutchins (Sep 8) 7-5, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Really enjoyed that Wes, very back and forth. Shame about the lights! Hope the move goes well. "  -- Simon
Reveal CommentGary Fox bt Simon Niven (Sep 3) 6-3, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Simon. It was a pleasure to play you again - without the rain! Great top spin and first serve. You are so fast around the court. Let's play at Victoria Park this winter. Big thumbs up!"  -- Gary
Reveal CommentGary Fox bt Mircea Lazar (Aug 31) 6-1, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Great to meet and play. Keep in touch if you want to play again or if you want me to introduce you to other keen singles or doubles players in Cold Ash or Newbury. All the best."  -- Gary
Reveal CommentSimon Niven bt Mircea Lazar (Aug 27) 7-5, 1-6, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Enjoyed that Mircea, lots of close games and could have gone either way. "  -- Simon
Reveal CommentDev Gurung bt Simon Niven (Aug 24) 6-2, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Great game Simon. Those slices were absolute monsters. Unlucky on the second set. We should definitely play again soon."  -- Dev
Reveal CommentDev Gurung bt Mircea Lazar (Aug 23) 6-0, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Great game Mircea. Some quality strokes there and good luck with rest of the games. "  -- Dev
Reveal CommentGary Fox bt Dev Gurung (Aug 20) 6-2, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Dev you were so much fun to play with. You have all the strokes and will beat me next time I'm sure. We must play again. I really enjoyed it."  -- Gary

Group Summary:

Final Rankings:

  1. Adam Cooper [W4, L1] 10 includes 2 bonus points WINNER
  2. Graham Kemp [W3, L2] 8 RUNNER UP
  3. Adam French [W2, L2] 4
  4. Philip Brown [W1, L2] 4
  5. Steve Tickle [W1, L2] 2
  6. Emily Ford [L2]
  7. Sevil Knight withdrawn

Match Results:

Reveal CommentAdam French bt Graham Kemp (Oct 13) 6-4, 1-6, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Well played Ads. Didn't take long to finish what we started 2 weeks ago,Adam was the deserved winner. The knock about after was the best tennis we've ever played...haha... Cheers Adam,until next time...😉"  -- Graham
Reveal CommentPhilip Brown bt Graham Kemp (Oct 9) 7-5, 2-6, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Again very nice game played in a very good spirit. Some long rallies, Graham played some great delicate shots with his soft hands. ThanksGraham"  -- Philip
Adam Cooper bt Steve Tickle (Oct 6) 6-3 Steve Tickle Retired
Reveal CommentGraham Kemp bt Adam Cooper (Oct 3) 7-5, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Adam and I resumed this match from last week,with the score at7-5/5-3 and deuce with Ads serving,so massive pressure,I felt his pain when he double faulted...a little unfair to lose the match that way...but we'll played Adam."  -- Graham
Adam French bt Philip Brown (Sep 30) 7-6 (7-5), 4-6, 6-4
Reveal CommentGraham Kemp bt Emily Ford (Sep 26) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "A lovely morning for tennis.... Well played Emily,when you warmed up in the 2nd set,there were some close game,2 going to duece. Thanks for the match,hopefully play again soon."  -- Graham
Reveal CommentAdam Cooper bt Philip Brown (Sep 13) 2-6, 6-4, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the game, was a fun one even though we had to split it over a couple sessions. Some great shots and good rallies, looking forward to playing again." -- Adam
Reveal CommentAdam Cooper bt Emily Ford (Sep 12) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the game Emily, was good fun and a great way to spend a Sunday. Good luck in the rest of your games and hope to play again soon."  -- Adam
Reveal CommentGraham Kemp bt Steve Tickle (Sep 12) 6-2, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Always a pleasure to play Steve,on what was a muggy Sunday night. We had some nice rallies,a little unfortunate we were often distracted by about 8 people on the next court, playing some kind of party tennis mixed with a bit of football,mixed with a conference call..but we got on with like true bits. Thanks for a great match Steve,hope to play again soon."  -- Graham

Match of the Group:

Reveal CommentSteve Tickle bt Adam French (Sep 11) 6-2, 7-6 (10-8)

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks Adam great game and so close - well done with those killer serves"  -- Steve
Reveal CommentAdam Cooper bt Adam French (Aug 26) 6-4, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Struggled through the low sun with our service games but some great rallys and it could have gone either way, Adam was even up 4-2 in the second set and he had me beat in terms of fitness but some net play by myself managed to bring things level. A close game with many deuces and many comebacks and a great introduction to the league, thanks for the game Adam and looking forward to playing again sometime. "  -- Adam


Looking for previous matches? Visit the Newbury archive. 

The results listed here include the current and previous Rounds matches for Newbury.

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).


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