Collapse AllNorth Tyneside Singles - Round 15 | Thursday 16 January 2020 to Wednesday 11 March 2020 (Midpoint: Wednesday 12 February 2020)
A smallish round, but the vast majority (over 70%) of matches were played which, given the wintry weather, it is a testament to your passion and commitment. Here's to the next time we can get on court.
Three new players this time and judging from the matches, the foundation for many good round to come. Perhaps unsurprisingly, it was an experienced player (and returning group winner) who had the most successful run this time. Despite a loss to newcomer Joel, Steve's two good wins took him to the top of the table. Champ again!
- Steve Carpenter 9.1 [W2, L1] 4 WINNER
- Joel Allen [W1] 2 RUNNER UP
- Simon Pound [W1] 2
- Stephen Bowens [W1, L2] 2
- Lucy Dixon [L2]
Match of the Group:Joel Allen bt Steve Carpenter (Feb 20) 6-1, 6-1
How frustrating for David who in his fist first ever round, gets trumped by bonus points. Now it is actually extremely rare that you play all your possible matches, win them but still lose the group because another player has earned bonus points. But the secret to our champ's success is that Craig won a point for the set he took off David in what was easily the most exciting match of the group! Numbers permitting both players will get promoted next time and whatever happens, a round of applause to you both!
- Craig Taylor [W3, L1] 9 includes 2 bonus points WINNER
- David Campbell [W4] 8 RUNNER UP
- Peter McCue 9.2 [W1, L2] 3
- Dave Lee [W1, L2] 2
- Dimitrios (Dimi) Farmakis 10.2 [L4]